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The Songs that Make You Want to Hit the Road!

Ranked by Votes

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The List

551Foutnains Of WayneI-95 Buy
552Talking HeadsThe Great Curve Buy
553Talking HeadsPsycho Killer Buy
554BudgieBreadfan Buy
555Lucinda WilliamsJackson Buy
556Sheryl CrowSoak Up The Sun Buy
557The BeatlesHelter Skelter Buy
558The Gaslight AnthemThe '59 Sound Buy
559Richie HavensHere Comes The Sun Buy
560David BowieHeroes Buy
561The Grateful DeadRipple Buy
562Steve Wynn & The Miracle 3Amphetamine Buy
563Neil YoungUnknown Legend Buy
564Tom WaitsDiamonds On My Windshield Buy
565Ryan BinghamSouthside Of Heaven Buy
566CreamI Feel Free Buy
567Norah JonesCome Away With Me Buy
568David LindleyMercury Blues Buy
569TelevisionMarquee Moon Buy
570The BeatlesThe Ballad Of John And Yoko Buy
571Warren ZevonLawyers, Guns And Money Buy
572The DecemberistsCalifornia One / Youth And Beauty Brigade Buy
573The Doobie BrothersTakin' It To The Streets Buy
574GorillazStylo Buy
575The PixiesHere Comes Your Man Buy
576Conor OberstSausalito Buy
577Van HalenRunnin' With The Devil Buy
578Steve GoodmanCity Of New Orleans Buy
579Bruce Springsteen Dancing In The Dark Buy
580TrainHey, Soul Sister Buy
581BostonForeplay / Long Time Buy
582Jackson BrowneThe Road And The Sky Buy
583U2One Buy
584The HighwaymenHighwayman Buy
585Los Lonely BoysHeaven Buy
586The Steve Miller BandJet Airliner Buy
587Bruce Springsteen Kitty's Back Buy
588Tom RushOn The Road Again Buy
589Lyle LovettL.A. County Buy
590Francis DunneryAmerican Life In The Summertime Buy
591Creedence Clearwater RevivalI Heard It Through The Grapevine Buy
592The B-52SPlanet Claire Buy
593RadioheadLet Down Buy
594Geggy TahWhoever You Are Buy
595Richard ThompsonCooksferry Queen Buy
596The Allman Brothers BandAin't Wastin' Time No More Buy
597Arlo GuthrieThe Motorcycle Song Buy
598Lyle LovettThat's Right (You're Not From Texas) Buy
599PhishChalk Dust Torture Buy
600Soul II SoulKeep On Moving 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.