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The Top 50 Songs All About Cars and Driving

Sep 25, 2014

 

To give you a break from the every day auto news updates, we've decided to give your eyes a rest and let your ears do the work!  We've compiled a list of the top 50+ songs all about cars and driving over the years.  Let us know what you think and feel free to post in the comments below if we've missed one of your favorites!   

 

Little Deuce Coupe - Beach Boys - an upbeat ballad about Ford's Duece Coupe

 

 

Fun, Fun, Fun, (‘Till Her Daddy Takes Her T-Bird Away) - A fun summer tune about a young girl enjoying life with a lead foot!

 

 

409 - A young man saving up for his 409 

 

 

I Get Around - Another Beach Boys  Classic About Crusin' in Your Car 

 

 

The Distance - Cake - One of their best songs... about auto racing and chick chasing...

 

 

Free Ride - The Edgar Winter Group - One of my favorite folk rock songs about driving. 

 

 

Drive My Car - The Beatles - A funky tune from the classic band about letting his girlfriend do what most of us won't, drive his car.  

 

 

Rihanna - Shut Up and Drive - She's looking for a driver who's qualified... 

 

 

GTO - Ronny & the Daytonas - Classic about a GTO

 

 

The Cars - Gary Numan - He feels safe in his cars... and would love to live in one.

 

 

 

Route 66 - Chuck Berry - Get your kicks on this famous highway... 

 

 

Pink Cadillac - Bruce Springsteen - He loves her for her car... 

 

 

Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett - Slow down Sally, slow down... 

 

 

 

18 Wheels and a Dozen Roses - Kathy Mattea - A few more miles... and you'll be home 

 

 

American Ride - Toby Keith - Nothing like American Muscle for this Country Mega Star

 

 

All I Wanted Was a Car - Brad Paisley - He doesn't want to be a star... he just wants a car... 

 

 

 

Take Me Home Country Roads - John Denver - Almost heaven, West Virginia... nothing like some good ol' country roads... they'll take you home.

 

 

 

Fast Car - Tracy Chapmen - She's got what we all want... a fast car.  

 

 

Highway to Hell - ACDC - Also known as rush hour traffic in Los Angeles... 

 

 

General Lee - Johnny Cash - About the Duke Boys and everyone's favorite Charger...

 

 

Take it Easy - The Eagles - A song about women and highway life... 

 

 

Thunder Road - Bruce Springsteen - She ain't a beauty but hey she's all right... 

 

 

Riding Dirty - Chamillionaire - Trying to catch me? 

 

 

Hot Rod Heart - John Fogerty - A man who loves some good old American Muscle 

 

 

Greased Lightning - John Travolta - Systomatic, hydromatic, ultramatic... why it could be... Keep talking WHOAH keep talking...

 

 

Road to Nowhere - Talking Heads - With GPS, we hardly ever get lost anymore... 

 

 

King of the Road - Ken Carson -  How we feel in our new cars... 

 

 

Paradise by the Dashboard Light - Meat Loaf - This song is about "Parking", not driving... 

 

 

Low Rider - War - Get a little higher... 

 

 

Let Me Ride - Dr Dre - It became essential that you had hot cars in your video after this song came out... 

 

 

I Drove All Night - Roy Orbison - Lucky for him he didn't run out of gas... 

 

 

Chevrolet - ZZ Top - Get down in your bad ass Chevy 

 

 

Get Outta My Dreams, Get into My Car - Billy Ocean - Its a fact, chicks like hot cars. 

 

 

Brand New Cadillac - The Clash - They're not singing about your daddy's caddy... 

 

 

Passenger Side - Wilco - "SHOT GUN!!!"  

 

 

Drive - The Cars - A song about a designated driver... AMEN.  

 

 

 

Life is a Highway - Tom Cochrane - You're gonna ride it all night long...

 

 

 

Camaro - Kings of Leon - Were really cool in the 90's 

 

 

On the Road Again - Canned Heat - Harmonicas ROCK.  

 

 

Car Wash - Rose Royce - Something you should probably do more often...

 

 

 

Mercedes Benz - Janis Joplin - A song about cars we can't afford.  Oh Lord, won't you buy me...

 

 

American Pie - Don McLean - Drive your Chevy to the Levy 

 

 

Hot Rod Lincoln - Commander Cody - Let me tell you a story... 

 

 

On the Road Again - Willie Nelson - WIllie LOVES driving... 

 

 

Fantastic Voyage - Coolio - Come on y'all lets take a ride

 

 

Im in Love With My Car - Queen - We are too... 

 

 

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