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885 Ultimate Road Trip Songs playback

The Songs that Make You Want to Hit the Road!

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The List

751Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet BandRamblin' Gamblin' Man Buy
752John MellencampPink Houses Buy
753WilcoHeavy Metal Drummer Buy
754The Flying Burrito BrothersSix Days On The Road Buy
755Jimmy BuffettMargaritaville Buy
756StyxCome Sail Away Buy
757Bob WeirCassidy Buy
758Led ZeppelinImmigrant Song Buy
759Everything But The GirlDriving Buy
760Jonny LangRed Light Buy
761Mark KnopflerDo America Buy
762Talking HeadsThis Must Be The Place (Naïve Melody) Buy
763Steve EarleTelephone Road Buy
764Pat Metheny GroupPhase Dance Buy
765George HarrisonAny Road Buy
766Grand Funk RailroadFootstompin' Music Buy
767Loudon Wainwright IiiDead Skunk Buy
768ZZ TopWaitin' For The Bus Buy
769Bruce Springsteen The Rising Buy
770The SweetBallroom Blitz Buy
771Elvis Costello & The AttractionsNo Action Buy
772TuataraAfterburner Buy
773Amy CorreiaThe Bike Buy
774New RadicalsYou Get What You Give Buy
775Randy NewmanI Love L.A. Buy
776Bachman-Turner OverdriveTakin' Care Of Business Buy
777Blue Oyster Cult(Don't Fear) The Reaper Buy
778CakeSatan Is My Motor Buy
779Fleet FoxesRagged Wood Buy
780Van MorrisonJackie Wilson Said (I'm In Heaven When You Smile) Buy
781Bob DylanShelter From The Storm Buy
782Luka BloomThe Acoustic Motorbike Buy
783Modest MouseTiny Cities Made Of Ashes Buy
784The Rolling StonesWild Horses Buy
785Talking HeadsCities Buy
786Yeah Yeah YeahsMaps Buy
787Danny O'KeefeThe Road Buy
788The Moody BluesRide My See-Saw Buy
789The CarsJust What I Needed Buy
790The Flaming LipsDo You Realize? Buy
791North Mississippi Allstars51 Phantom Buy
792Modest MouseTrucker's Atlas Buy
793Sonny LandrethLevee Town Buy
794Tori AmosCornflake Girl Buy
795Dave Matthews BandCrash Into Me Buy
796Beth OrtonStolen Car Buy
797Chuck ProphetSummertime Thing Buy
798BlackfootHighway Song Buy
799Al StewartRoads To Moscow Buy
800Ben FoldsRockin' The Suburbs Buy

Voted on by XPN Listeners

Thanks to the over 6,300 XPN Listeners and Members who voted in this year's Countdown, and to XPN's Business Sponsors, Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, Bryant Heating and Cooling Systems and Philadelphia Brewing Company for their support of the 885 Ultimate Road Trip Songs Countdown.

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