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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

51The BeatlesTwo Of Us Buy
52The Grateful DeadChina Cat Sunflower / I Know You Rider Buy
53Led ZeppelinRamble On Buy
54The DoorsRiders On The Storm Buy
55Wilson PickettMustang Sally Buy
56Rusted RootSend Me On My Way Buy
57U2Beautiful Day Buy
58Bob DylanTangled Up In Blue Buy
59The Allman Brothers BandBlue Sky Buy
60AmericaVentura Highway Buy
61The EaglesLife In The Fast Lane Buy
62Don McleanAmerican Pie Buy
63MeatloafParadise By The Dashboard Light Buy
64The Arcade FireKeep The Car Running Buy
65Bob DylanHighway 61 Revisited Buy
66Gary NumanCars Buy
67The B-52sLove Shack Buy
68The B-52sRoam Buy
69Bob DylanLike A Rolling Stone Buy
70Tom WaitsOl' 55 Buy
71CreamCrossroads Buy
72Jimi HendrixCrosstown Traffic Buy
73Bruce SpringsteenPink Cadillac Buy
74R.E.M.Driver 8 Buy
75The ProclaimersI'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) Buy
76The Go-Go'sVacation Buy
77The Rolling StonesSympathy For The Devil Buy
78The New Christy MinstrelsGreen Green Buy
79Arlo GuthrieCity Of New Orleans Buy
80Tom Petty Free Fallin' Buy
81RushRed Barchetta Buy
82Crosby, Stills & NashMarrakesh Express Buy
83David BrombergNew Lee Highway Blues Buy
84Son VoltWindfall Buy
85Chuck BerryNo Particular Place To Go Buy
86The Beach Boys409 Buy
87Sammy HagarI Can't Drive 55 Buy
88Lynyrd SkynyrdSweet Home Alabama Buy
89G Love & Special SauceI-76 Buy
90Red Hot Chili PeppersRoad Trippin' Buy
91CakeThe Distance Buy
92Bruce SpringsteenJungleland Buy
93YesAmerica Buy
94Led ZeppelinGoing To California Buy
95TrafficLow Spark Of High Heeled Boys Buy
96The Beach BoysDon't Worry Baby Buy
97Blues ImageRide Captain Ride Buy
98Chuck BerryPromised Land Buy
99John DenverTake Me Home, Country Roads Buy
100The BeatlesThe Long And Winding Road 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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