Top 50 All-Time Road Trip Tunes

Top 50 All-Time Road Trip Tunes

What is it about a road trip that’s so alluring? Perhaps it’s the feeling of freedom that comes from driving along a highway that stretches to the horizon and beyond, or maybe it’s the excitement of traveling to new and different places. The only thing that can make a road trip even better is the right music, which is why we’ve compiled a list of our top 50 road trip music for your consideration. Download them from iTunes or Amazon, create your own soundtrack to complement the road trip vibe, then hit play, roll down your windows and drive!

Top 50 All-Time Road Trip Tunes

1. I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) – The Proclaimers (3:37)

2. Ventura Highway – America (3:47)

3. Margaritaville – Jimmy Buffett (with Alan Jackson) (4:24)

4. Take It Easy – The Eagles (3:30)

5. Cruisin’ – Smokey Robinson (4:27)

6. Hotel California – The Eagles (6:30)

7. Around The World – Daft Punk (7:07)

8. Running On Empty – Jackson Browne (5:20)

9. The Waiting (Is The Hardest Part) – Tom Petty (3:54)

10. Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd Skynyrd (4:45)

11. Life In The Fast Lane – The Eagles (4:46)

12. Free Fallin’ – Tom Petty (4:14)

Road Trip13. Low Rider – War (3:08)

14. Ramblin’ Man – Allman Brothers (4:58)

15. Panama – Van Halen (3:31)

16. Mr. Blue Sky – Electric Light Orchestra (5:06)

17. Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car – Billy Ocean (5:36)

18. Walking On Sunshine – Katrina And The Waves (4:00)

19. Electric Avenue – Eddy Grant (3:47)

20. Road Trippin’ – Red Hot Chili Peppers (3:30)

21. (Get Your Kicks On) Route 66 – Nat King Cole (2:59)

22. Paradise City – Guns ‘N Roses (6:46)

23. No Particular Place To Go – Chuck Berry (2:43)

24. Beautiful Day – U2 (4:08)

25. Slow Ride – Foghat (8:14)

26. Livin’ On A Prayer – Bon Jovi (4:12)

27. Runnin’ Down A Dream – Tom Petty (4:23)

28. Already Gone – The Eagles (4:13)

29. Drive My Car – The Beatles (2:25)

30. (Come On And Take A) Free Ride – Edgar Winter Group (3:08)

31. Magic Carpet Ride – Steppenwolf (4:25)

32. Here I Go Again – Whitesnake (4:36)

33. Holiday Road – Lindsay Buckingham (2:13)

34. Hit The Road Jack – Ray Charles (2:00)

35. Up Around The Bend – Creedance Clearwater Revival (2:41)

36. Start Me Up – Rolling Stones (3:33)

37. Every Day Is A Winding Road – Sheryl Crow (4:16)

38. I Can’t Drive 55 – Sammy Hagar (4:25)

39. Born To Run – Bruce Springsteen (4:31)

road trip40. Long Way Home – Supertramp (5:02)

41. Roam – B-52s (4:54)

42. Go Your Own Way – Fleetwood Mac (3:34)

43.Fast Car – Tracy Chapman  (3:20)

44. Free Bird – Lynyrd Skynyrd (9:06)

45. Little Red Corvette – Prince (4:56)

46. I’ve Been Everywhere – Johnny Cash (3:17)

47. On The Road Again – Willie Nelson (2:38)

48. Born To Be Wild – Steppenwolf (3:30)

49. I Get Around – The Beach Boys (2:12)

50. Life Is A Highway – Tom Cochrane (4:37)

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