GQfluffy
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Road Songs

Mon Dec 11, 2006 4:55 am

In light of the "Classic Rock" thread...

I ask you, the facetious psychotic a.net non-av crowd, for your all-time favorite road songs. I'm going home next Thursday for the Christmas break, and it's a good 4 hour drive. I'm tired of all the CDs I have, and am kind of at a loss for what I want and don't want to burn. Give me your best shot...
This isn't where I parked my car...
 
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RE: Road Songs

Mon Dec 11, 2006 5:13 am

Quoting GQfluffy (Thread starter):
Give me your best shot...

Shame on me for this one, but... uhm... driving home for Christmas with a friend who was offering me lift, which also took about four hours, I got to like "Driving Home for Christmas" by Chris Rea. The radio played it and both her and me instantly started laughing.  Smile
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RE: Road Songs

Mon Dec 11, 2006 5:15 am

999 bottles of beer on the wall, 999 bottles of beer... take one down... pass it around, 998 bottles of beer on the wall!

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KFLLCFII
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RE: Road Songs

Mon Dec 11, 2006 5:26 am

Older:

Tom Petty - Free Fallin'
Led Zeppelin - Rock and Roll
.38 Special - Hold on Loosely
AC/DC - You Shook Me All Night Long
The Allman Brothers Band - Jessica
Black Crowes - Hard to Handle
Bob Seger - Turn the Page
Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama
George Thorogood - Bad to the Bone
Guns N' Roses - Sweet Child O' Mine
Stevie Ray Vaughan - Pride and Joy
ZZ Top - La Grange

Newer:

Incubus - Wish You Were Here
Collective Soul - Heavy
Filter - God Damn Me
Coldplay - Clocks
Foo Fighters - Everlong

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Duff44
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RE: Road Songs

Mon Dec 11, 2006 5:56 am

Stone Temple Pilots - Interstate Love Song
Silvertide - Devil's Daughter (listen here, Windows Media .asx format)
Alter Bridge - Open Your Eyes
AC/DC - Highway to Hell
AC/DC - Hell's Bells
Boston - More Than a Feeling (yeah, not new... I know)
Def Leppard - Pour Some Sugar on Me
Buckcherry - Lit Up
Green Day - Walking Contradiction
Guns N' Roses - Paradise City
Led Zeppelin - Rock and Roll
Oasis - I Hope, I Think, I Know
Ozzy Osbourne - Crazy Train
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RE: Road Songs

Mon Dec 11, 2006 6:10 am

Golden Earring - Radar Love
John Denver - Take me home country roads  Wink
Steppenwolf - Born to be wild
Van Halen - Panama
Sniff 'N' the Tears - Driver Seat
Roxette - Joyride
 
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RE: Road Songs

Mon Dec 11, 2006 10:13 am


 Big grin
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RE: Road Songs

Mon Dec 11, 2006 11:11 am

Oh, Atlanta - Little Feat
Wicked Game - Chris Isaak
Kingdom Come - Coldplay
Money for Nothing - Dire Straits
All She wants to do is Dance - Don Henley
Lucky Man - E, L & P
Running on Empty - Jackson Browne
Pink Houses - John Mellencamp
Silver Thunderbird - Marc Cohn
Last Train Home - Pat Metheny

and one song that is a MUST if you are on interstate 95

Let it Roll - Little Feat
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Traindriver
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RE: Road Songs

Mon Dec 11, 2006 12:54 pm

If you're driving a truck, Willin' by Little Feat.

I have Sirius satelite radio in the car. So when I'm driving I usually
listen to the Classic Rock, The Stones, the Who or the Folk Music
station.
 
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RE: Road Songs

Mon Dec 11, 2006 1:06 pm

Driver's Seat - Sniff 'n the Tears
Driving Away From Home - It's Immaterial
Drive - Cars
Driving Home For Christmas - Chris Rea
Baby You Can Drive My Car - The Beatles
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RE: Road Songs

Mon Dec 11, 2006 1:42 pm

A couple of others:

America - I prefer the version by Yes
If I'm driving to NYC, New York State Of Mind by Billy Joe.
Up around Boston, Dirty Water by the Standells and Roadrunner
by Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers.
Ol' 55 by Tom Waits
 
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RE: Road Songs

Tue Dec 12, 2006 5:11 am

The wheels on the bus go round and round, round and round, round and round
The wheels on the bus go round and round, All the way along.
 
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RE: Road Songs

Tue Dec 12, 2006 5:37 am

Quoting GQfluffy (Thread starter):
Give me your best shot...

Don't Fear The Reaper-Blue Oyster Cult
Ain't Talkin' Bout Love-Van Halen
Cryin in the Rain-Whitesnake
CHina Grove-The Doobie Brothers
Bring Me to Life-Evanesence
Cool The Engines-Boston
Dance The Night Away-Van Halen
Doctor My Eyes-Jackson Browne
Driving the Last Spike-Genesis
My City Was Gone-The Pretenders
Hanging By a Moment-Lifehouse
I'm Gonna Getcha Good-Shania Twain
Father to Son-Queen
Learning to Fly-Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
Ghosts Dancing-Simple Minds
No Excuses-Alice in Chains
Only Time Will Tell-Asia
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CastleIsland
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RE: Road Songs

Tue Dec 12, 2006 6:24 am

Speaking objectively (  Wink ), I'd say all of my band's songs are good.

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