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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

851KansasDust In The Wind Buy
852Big StarBack Of A Car Buy
853Billy JoelNew York State Of Mind Buy
854Elvis CostelloAlison Buy
855Nina SimoneSinner Man Buy
856The Rolling StonesBeast Of Burden Buy
857The Beach BoysCalifornia Girls Buy
858Dead MilkmenBitchin' Camero Buy
859Dixie ChicksThe Long Way Around Buy
860R.E.M.Radio Free Europe Buy
861Sonic YouthTeenage Riot Buy
862Jackson BrowneThe Load Out / Stay Buy
863Martin SextonHappy Buy
864The Mamas & The PapasCalifornia Dreaming Buy
865The Beach BoysWouldn't It Be Nice Buy
866David BowiePanic In Detroit Buy
867Foo FightersEverlong Buy
868Jeff BuckleyLast Goodbye Buy
869WarAll Day Music Buy
870Built To SpillCar Buy
871The KinksYou Really Got Me Buy
872Lynyrd SkynyrdTuesday'S Gone Buy
873ZZ TopGimme All Your Lovin' Buy
874Jackson BrowneNothing But Time Buy
875Talking HeadsThank You For Sending Me An Angel Buy
876The Jimi Hendrix ExperienceHighway Chile Buy
877Local NativesSun Hands Buy
878SubdudesAll The Time In The World Buy
879Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet BandHollywood Nights Buy
880Fountains Of Wayne92 Subaru Buy
881Joan Jett & The BlackheartsI Love Rock N Roll Buy
882The ReplacementsLeft Of The Dial Buy
883Talking Heads(Nothing But) Flowers Buy
884PhishBouncing Around The Room Buy
885Bob DylanOne More Cup Of Coffee 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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