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The Songs that Make You Want to Hit the Road!

Ranked by Votes

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Ranked by Votes
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The List

451PhishBack On The Train Buy
452BlurSong 2 Buy
453KansasCarry On Wayward Son Buy
454The Grateful DeadShakedown Street Buy
455Bon JoviLivin' On A Prayer Buy
456Little FeatFat Man In The Bathtub Buy
457The DoorsLight My Fire Buy
458Lenny KravitzFly Away Buy
459Tori AmosA Sorta Fairytale Buy
460Dar WilliamsTraveling Again (Traveling I) Buy
461AC-DCYou Shook Me All Night Long Buy
462Lou ReedWalk On The Wild Side Buy
463Mott The HoopleAll The Way From Memphis Buy
464Mark KnopflerWhat It Is Buy
465Johnny CashFolsom Prison Blues Buy
466Tom Petty & The HeartbreakersInto The Great Wide Open Buy
467Vampire WeekendCape Cod Kwassa Kwassa Buy
468Jerry ReedEast Bound And Down Buy
469Creedence Clearwater RevivalBad Moon Rising Buy
470Little VillageShe Runs Hot Buy
471Robert Plant & Alison KraussGone Gone Gone (Done Moved On) Buy
472The ClashLondon Calling Buy
473U2In God's Country Buy
474AmericaHorse With No Name Buy
475Bruce Springsteen Backstreets Buy
476MGMTKids Buy
477UtopiaThe Road To Utopia Buy
478DanzigMother Buy
479RoyksoppEple Buy
480The Beach BoysSurfin' Safari Buy
481Pop StaplesDown In Mississippi Buy
482PhoenixLisztomania Buy
483The Old 97'SWon't Be Home Buy
484Frank SinatraSummer Wind Buy
485ColdplayClocks Buy
486Kt TunstallSuddenly I See Buy
487Ten Years AfterI'm Going Home Buy
488Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros40 Day Dream Buy
489The Grateful DeadU.S. Blues Buy
490Ani DifrancoGravel Buy
491Led ZeppelinRock And Roll Buy
492Van MorrisonMoondance Buy
493GomezSee The World Buy
494The BeatlesGood Day Sunshine Buy
495The RamonesRockaway Beach Buy
496Big CountryIn A Big Country Buy
497J.J. CaleCall Me The Breeze Buy
498Josh RitterKathleen Buy
499My Morning JacketGolden Buy
500The CureJust Like Heaven 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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