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The Songs that Make You Want to Hit the Road!

Ranked by Votes

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The List

801Dr. DogWorst Trip Buy
802Elvis Costello & The AttractionsAccidents Will Happen Buy
803The James GangFunk #49 Buy
804Crowded HouseWeather With You Buy
805The DoorsMoonlight Drive Buy
806The Hold SteadyMassive Nights Buy
807Jethro TullLocomotive Breath Buy
808Alice CooperUnder My Wheels Buy
809YesStarship Trooper Buy
810Katrina & The WavesWalking On Sunshine Buy
811HeartCrazy On You Buy
812Joni MitchellAmelia Buy
813Depeche ModeNever Let Me Down Again Buy
814James Mc MurtryChoctaw Bingo Buy
815Eric ClaptonSan Francisco Bay Blues Buy
816The Moody BluesNights In White Satin Buy
817MuseUprising Buy
818The Grateful DeadMission In The Rain Buy
819XTCRunaways Buy
820Brandi CarlileDying Day Buy
821Free EnergyFree Energy Buy
822Blind MelonChange Buy
823North Mississippi AllstarsShake 'Em On Down Buy
824U2Sunday Bloody Sunday Buy
825The FoundationsBuild Me Up Buttercup Buy
826Counting CrowsRound Here Buy
827David BowieYoung Americans Buy
828Eric ClaptonAfter Midnight Buy
829Ray LamontagneThree More Days Buy
830Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet BandGet Out Of Denver Buy
831PrinceLet'S Go Crazy Buy
832Bob Marley & The WailersOne Love / People Get Ready Buy
833Dave Matthews BandTwo Step Buy
834Paul SimonYou Can Call Me Al Buy
835The Rolling StonesRocks Off Buy
836Aimee Mann & Michael PennTwo Of Us Buy
837Eric JohnsonCliffs Of Dover Buy
838Led ZeppelinWhole Lotta Love Buy
839The Rolling StonesJumpin' Jack Flash Buy
840Belle & Sebastian(I Believe In) Travellin' Light Buy
841ChicagoCall On Me Buy
842Indigo GirlsSouthland In The Springtime Buy
843Creedence Clearwater RevivalMidnight Special Buy
844R.E.M.Stand Buy
845Okkervil RiverLost Coastlines Buy
846A Tribe Called QuestAward Tour Buy
847Bruce Springsteen Hungry Heart Buy
848The Chicago Transit AuthorityBeginnings Buy
849Paul SimonHearts And Bones Buy
850Bee GeesStayin' Alive 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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