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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

301Counting CrowsMrs. Potter's Lullaby Buy
302Cyndi LauperI Drove All Night Buy
303Dropkick MurphysI'm Shipping Up To Boston Buy
304The BeatlesWhy Don't We Do It In The Road Buy
305Eric ClaptonMainline Florida Buy
306Frank SinatraFly Me To The Moon Buy
307The Grateful DeadCasey Jones Buy
308R.E.M.Can't Get There From Here Buy
309Joni MitchellUrge For Going Buy
310A Tribe Called QuestI Left My Wallet In El Segundo Buy
311Louis ArmstrongSt. James Infirmary Buy
312RushFly By Night Buy
313Elvin BishopTravelin' Shoes Buy
314WilcoImpossible Germany Buy
315The B-52sRock Lobster Buy
316Iggy PopThe Passenger Buy
317Joni MitchellBig Yellow Taxi Buy
318Pink FloydBrain Damage Buy
319SuperbusRadio Song Buy
320Bob Marley & The WailersThree Little Birds Buy
321PhishFree Buy
322Joni MitchellCoyote Buy
323The Grateful DeadBox Of Rain Buy
324Bob DylanHurricane Buy
325Cheryl WheelerDriving Home Buy
326PhishWeekapaug Groove Buy
327Ike & Tina TurnerProud Mary Buy
328Led ZeppelinOver The Hills And Far Away Buy
329Soul SurvivorsExpressway To Your Heart Buy
330Jerry HarrisonRev It Up Buy
331Bonnie RaittThe Road's My Middle Name Buy
332The Ting TingsThat's Not My Name Buy
333Edwin Starr25 Miles Buy
334Melissa EtheridgeYou Can Sleep While I Drive Buy
335My Morning JacketOne Big Holiday Buy
336Pat Metheny GroupLast Train Home Buy
337Steely DanMy Old School Buy
338Tom Petty Time To Move On Buy
339The Traveling WilburysEnd Of The Line Buy
340Tom Petty & The HeartbreakersLearning To Fly Buy
341Fountains Of WayneTraffic And Weather Buy
342Crosby, Stills & NashSouthern Cross Buy
343The BeatlesI've Got A Feeling Buy
344Woody GuthrieOregon Trail Buy
345Lou ReedSweet Jane Buy
346Dave Matthews Band#41 Buy
347The SpinnersRubberband Man Buy
348Flamin' GrooviesShake Some Action Buy
349The Marshall Tucker BandThis Old Cowboy Buy
350Gram ParsonsReturn Of The Grievous Angel 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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