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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

201Woody GuthrieThis Land Is Your Land Buy
202Sheryl CrowEveryday Is A Winding Road Buy
203Ryan Adams & The CardinalsLet It Ride Buy
204Peter GabrielSolsbury Hill Buy
205Mark KnopflerSailing To Philadelphia Buy
206Modest MouseFloat On Buy
207Bob Marley & The WailersPositive Vibrations Buy
208Simon & GarfunkelHomeward Bound Buy
209The Grateful DeadBertha Buy
210Dusty SpringfieldSon Of A Preacher Man Buy
211Citizen CopeSon's Gonna Rise Buy
212The Arcade FireNo Cars Go Buy
213John PrineAin't Hurtin' Nobody Buy
214The Allman Brothers BandWhipping Post Buy
215Dar WilliamsAre You Out There Buy
216Van MorrisonDomino Buy
217The BeatlesGet Back Buy
218Pink FloydFearless Buy
219The BeatlesGood Morning Good Morning Buy
220James TaylorCarolina In My Mind Buy
221Elvis Costello & The AttractionsPump It Up Buy
222Tom Petty You Dont Know How It Feels Buy
223Indigo GirlsCloser To Fine Buy
224John HiattTennessee Plates Buy
225Bright EyesAnother Travelin' Song Buy
226Johnny WinterHighway 61 Revisited Buy
227Norman GreenbaumSpirit In The Sky Buy
228U2I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For Buy
229The CarsLet's Go Buy
230Jerry GarciaThe Wheel Buy
231David BowieMoonage Daydream Buy
232Bruce Springsteen Born In The U.S.A. Buy
233Jesse Colin YoungRidgetop Buy
234Stone Temple PilotsInterstate Love Song Buy
235Booker T. & The M.G.'sGreen Onions Buy
236Led ZeppelinStairway To Heaven Buy
237Judas PriestHeading Out To The Highway Buy
238Van MorrisonBright Side Of The Road Buy
239The BeatlesKansas City / Hey, Hey, Hey, Hey Buy
240Bruce SpringsteenNew York City Serenade Buy
241Blind FaithCan't Find My Way Home Buy
242Pink FloydRun Like Hell Buy
243The ChurchUnder The Milky Way Buy
244The BandUp On Cripple Creek Buy
245TrafficGlad / Freedom Rider Buy
246Bob DylanDesolation Row Buy
247The Marshall Tucker BandTake The Highway Buy
248Beastie BoysNo Sleep Till Brooklyn Buy
249Little FeatOh Atlanta Buy
250John MayallRoom To Move 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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