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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

601MGMTElectric Feel Buy
602Steve EarleCopperhead Road Buy
603Kirsty Mac CollIn These Shoes? Buy
604Grace Potter & The NocturnalsStop The Bus Buy
605The WhoThe Real Me Buy
606The B-52sDevil In My Car Buy
607Sinead LohanNo Mermaid Buy
608Simon & GarfunkelBaby Driver Buy
609Joe CockerYou Can Leave Your Hat On Buy
610Bruce Springsteen Spirit In The Night Buy
611Temper TrapSweet Disposition Buy
612Martin SextonDiner Buy
613The Hold SteadySequestered In Memphis Buy
614Snow PatrolChasing Cars Buy
615Ray Lamontagne & The Pariah DogsBeg, Steal Or Borrow Buy
616The SmithsThere Is A Light That Never Goes Out Buy
617Kings Of LeonSex On Fire Buy
618The Grateful DeadEyes Of The World Buy
619Liz PhairDivorce Song Buy
620Bob DylanGirl From The North Country Buy
621The ClashTrain In Vain Buy
622The BeatlesAcross The Universe Buy
623Chuck BerryRoute 66 Buy
624Elton JohnRocket Man Buy
625GorillazFeel Good Inc. Buy
626Michael Franti & SpearheadSound Of Sunshine Buy
627Richard ThompsonMGB-GT Buy
628Vampire WeekendWalcott Buy
629Elvis PresleyMystery Train Buy
630Chris WhitleyBig Sky Country Buy
631Talking HeadsAnd She Was Buy
632Bruce SpringsteenTunnel Of Love Buy
633The CranberriesDreams Buy
634MotorheadAce Of Spades Buy
635Ozzy OsbourneCrazy Train Buy
636Paul SimonMe And Julio Down By The School Yard Buy
637Marvin Gaye & Tammi TerrellAin't No Mountain High Enough Buy
638Mott The HoopleDrivin' Sister Buy
639Bruce CockburnSilver Wheels Buy
640Chris ReaThe Road To Hell Buy
641The BandThe Night They Drove Old Dixie Down Buy
642Gerry RaffertyBaker Street Buy
643Bonnie RaittWrite Me A Few Of Your Lines / Kokomo Blues Buy
644Bright EyesFour Winds Buy
645Daft PunkBurnin' Buy
646The DoorsBreak On Through Buy
647Captain BeefheartZig Zag Wanderer Buy
648Southside Johnny & The Asbury JukesI Don't Want To Go Home Buy
649R.E.M.(Don't Go Back To) Rockville Buy
650Arlo GuthrieAlice's Restaurant 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.