885 countdown

WXPN Radio

The premier guide for new and significant artists in rock, blues, and folk - including NPR-syndicated World Cafe ®

XPoNential Radio

24/7 Musical discovery. A unique mix of emerging and heritage blues, rock, world, folk, and alt-country artists.

World Cafe Archives

Join David Dye as he navigates the World Cafe through live performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.

Folk Radio

Folk music radio streaming on the web; Americana, Roots Music, recordings, and stories from folk's best.
Listen Live

885 Ultimate Road Trip Songs playback

The Songs that Make You Want to Hit the Road!

Ranked by Votes

Click to View the Entire 885 List
Ranked by Votes
(PDF format)

By Artist
Click to View the Entire 885 List
Ranked by Artist
(PDF format)

The List

351The Doobie BrothersChina Grove Buy
352MatisyahuKing Without A Crown Buy
353Cat StevensOn The Road To Find Out Buy
354Dire StraitsTelegraph Road Buy
355Patti SmithGloria Buy
356Nas & Damien MarleyRoad To Zion Buy
357Jackson BrowneThe Road Buy
358The White StripesSeven Nation Army Buy
359Free EnergyBang Pop Buy
360John LennonWatching The Wheels Buy
361Bob DylanSubterranean Homesick Blues Buy
362Fairport ConventionWho Knows Where The Time Goes Buy
363David JohansenFrenchette Buy
364The TemptationsPapa Was A Rolling Stone Buy
3654 Way StreetAnnie Also Ran Buy
366Elvis Costello & The Attractions(What's So Funny 'bout) Peace, Love And Understanding Buy
367Little FeatDixie Chicken Buy
368Neil YoungLike A Hurricane Buy
369Sheryl CrowLeaving Las Vegas Buy
370Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet BandAgainst The Wind Buy
371Dave DudleySix Days On The Road Buy
372Talking HeadsTake Me To The River Buy
373Ricky NelsonTravelin' Man Buy
374Joni MitchellCalifornia Buy
375Van MorrisonWavelength Buy
376The StampedersSweet City Woman Buy
377Johnny CashRing Of Fire Buy
378The Rolling StonesMoonlight Mile Buy
379The BeatlesA Day In The Life Buy
380EntrainMother Street Buy
381Joe JacksonSteppin' Out Buy
382Pink FloydWish You Were Here Buy
383ColdplayViva La Vida Buy
384The EaglesOl' 55 Buy
385Neil Young & Crazy HorseCortez The Killer Buy
386The Allman Brothers BandMountain Jam Buy
387The Black CrowesWiser Time Buy
388The ByrdsWasn't Born To Follow Buy
389Indigo GirlsPower Of Two Buy
390Citizen CopeBrother Lee Buy
391Gnarls BarkleyCrazy Buy
392DawesWhen My Time Comes Buy
393Neil Young & Crazy HorseDown By The River Buy
394AerosmithWalk This Way Buy
395The Who5:15 Buy
396Tom RushUrge For Going Buy
397The CrusadersRodeo Drive (High Steppin') Buy
398Eddie MoneyTwo Tickets To Paradise Buy
399Otis Redding(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay Buy
400Bruce Springsteen Drive All Night 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.

Your Amazon Purchases Support WXPN

Forget trying to classify them and just listen: Railroad Earth’s Session, and “Katie Cruel’s” importance in music, tonight on...

For the last handful of weeks on Folkadelphia Radio, we’ve been focusing on a featured song, digging a little into its history,...Read More

The ever-evolving Kite Party will celebrate their new record on May 8 at PhilaMOCA

On May 6, Kite Party will unveil their second full-length album, Come on Wondering. On May 8, they’ll celebrate with a record...Read More

Singer-songwriter Abi Reimold celebrates her EP release this Saturday at Hong Kong Garden

Philly-based songstress Abi Reimold – also a photographer and occasional contributor to The Key – will celebrate the...Read More

DRGN King, Family Vacation, Big Tusk, Ghost Gum and more scheduled to play show on Record Store Day at Vinyl Revival...

If you were already having a hard time planning out how you were going to celebrate Record Store Day on April 19, things just got a...Read More

Redbull’s Sound Select pairs Philly artists Embarker and Chris Forsyth with Oneohtrix Point Never

Redbull’s Sound Select monthly feature, showcases local artists across the country is bringing some additional recognition to...Read More