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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

251GomezAirstream Driver Buy
252Janis JoplinMercedes Benz Buy
253BostonMore Than A Feeling Buy
254Creedence Clearwater RevivalUp Around The Bend Buy
255Bachman-Turner OverdriveRoll On Down The Highway Buy
256Marc CohnWalking In Memphis Buy
257The Beach BoysGood Vibrations Buy
258Gov't MuleMule Buy
259The Allman Brothers BandMelissa Buy
260The Grateful DeadScarlet Begonias Buy
261Bonnie Raitt & John PrineAngel From Montgomery Buy
262NellyRide Wit Me Buy
263Elton JohnTiny Dancer Buy
264Fleetwood MacGo Your Own Way Buy
265Bruce Springsteen The Promised Land Buy
266The SmithsA Rush And A Push And The Land Is Ours Buy
267Modest MouseDashboard Buy
268The BeatlesHere Comes The Sun Buy
269The Grateful DeadOn The Road Again Buy
270The OutlawsGreen Grass And High Tides Buy
271The Rolling StonesStart Me Up Buy
272The CarsDrive Buy
273Bruce SpringsteenOpen All Night Buy
274Jackson BrowneTake It Easy Buy
275Talking HeadsLife During Wartime Buy
276Dave Matthews BandAnts Marching Buy
277James TaylorSweet Baby James Buy
278Mumford & SonsLittle Lion Man Buy
279The Doobie BrothersBlack Water Buy
280Henry GrossSassafras Buy
281R.L. BurnsideLet My Baby Ride Buy
282The DoorsPeace Frog Buy
283AC-DCBack In Black Buy
284John ColtraneGiant Steps Buy
285Bob Marley & The WailersExodus Buy
286The ClashShould I Stay Or Should I Go Buy
287Broken BellsThe High Road Buy
288James TaylorCountry Road Buy
289New PornographersThe Bleeding Heart Show Buy
290The WhoWon't Get Fooled Again Buy
291Gladys Knight & The PipsMidnight Train To Georgia Buy
292Tears For FearsEverybody Wants To Rule The World Buy
293The Avett BrothersKick Drum Heart Buy
294Sheryl CrowSteve Mc Queen Buy
295The VerveBittersweet Symphony Buy
296Asleep At The WheelRoute 66 Buy
297Little FeatFeats Dont Fail Me Now Buy
298Violent FemmesBlister In The Sun Buy
299The WallflowersOne Headlight Buy
300Bad CompanyMovin' On 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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