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Best music to drive by-like Radar Love


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Posted on Feb 15, 2012 11:21:18 AM PST
Snoo says:
REO Speedwagon: Live..."You Get What You Play For"

Just let it rip all the way through !

Posted on Feb 15, 2012 12:03:10 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Feb 15, 2012 12:09:29 PM PST
Hey! Shift transmission to "Drive", tie a brick on the gas pedal, turn the volume to "turn brain to tapioca pudding" and try out...
Ramblin' - Marshall Tucker Band
Lazy or Highway Star - Deep Purple
Shin Kicker - Rory Gallagher
Jeff Beck - Freeway Jam
Hocus Pocus - Focus
Low Rider - War
Southbound or Trouble No More by the Allman Brothers...
There's millions more, but the stompin', steady groove is what matters, and some of these posts are great music, but not road songs.
The solution is to hold parties and make "Mix-tape" CDs for yer ride, with friends - young and old - naming favorites; from unlikely sources great suggestions will come...like, f'rinstance, Glenn Miller's "In the Mood" is great driving music, as is the William Tell Overture(AKA the Lone Ranger theme).
So, pick out a time, buy CD blanks (and refreshments of preference) and call up your friends(and tell 'em to bring Roadsongs)!

Posted on Feb 15, 2012 1:44:05 PM PST
W. Rehs says:
Born to Be Wild-Steppenwolf
Flirt'n with Disaster-Molly Hatchet

and for the slow at heart:
Groovin' by the Young Rascals

but...........there are so many more

Posted on Feb 15, 2012 2:00:31 PM PST
Bklyn-Born says:
A nice, fast-paced Black Sabbath set:

Supernaut
Children Of The Grave
Paranoid
Afterforever
Turn Up The Night
Mob Rules
Die Young
Neon Knights
Wishing Well

Posted on Feb 15, 2012 6:54:36 PM PST
B L T says:
Commander Cody And His Lost Planet Airmen - "Hot Rod Lincoln"

A good driving song that's nothing like "Radar Love"...

Canned Heat - "Going Up The Country"

Posted on Feb 15, 2012 9:42:07 PM PST
S. Stalcup says:
I found out this weekend "Metastasis" by Naked Raygun is AWESOME for driving on the Reagan/O'Hare tollways. Also, big thanks to Top Gear, "20th Century Boy" by T. Rex is a BRILLIANT song to drive to, ignoring how Bolan went out (I know, it's as ghoulish as having La Bamba and Alive as an in-flight double feature, but it's still a great song). I'm also a big fan of "Having an Average Weekend" by Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet, better known as the theme to Kids in the Hall.

And if one shares my latent white trash tendencies: "East Bound and Down" by Jerry Reed ("Fred, don't look.")

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 16, 2012 12:53:46 PM PST
mac says:
B L T: Those two songs are perfect!

Posted on Feb 16, 2012 1:14:45 PM PST
Roadhouse Blues: The Doors
Autobahn: Kraftwerk
One Headlight: The Wallflowers

Posted on Feb 16, 2012 2:11:00 PM PST
zlh67 says:
What about Queen's "Don't Stop Me Now"???

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 16, 2012 4:04:51 PM PST
C A Yaniga says:
Also On the Road Again by Canned Heat

Posted on Mar 28, 2012 12:01:44 PM PDT
Pete Townshend does a nice version of "On The Road Again" in his live concerts and there's a decent drone in there like runnaway monks lookin' for love....

Posted on Mar 29, 2012 8:06:34 AM PDT
Good Call B L T. Comander Cody- HOT ROD LINCOLN great driving song.I hadn't heard that song in many years,but it was the first song I thought of when i saw this post.

Posted on Mar 29, 2012 10:34:09 AM PDT
C. Brooke says:
Keeping with the intention of the discussion:

- Slow Ride: Foghat
- Livin' On The Open Road: Duanne Allman [with Delaney & Bonnie]
- The Weight: Duanne Allman [with Aretha Franklin]
- Long Time Gone: The Allman Bros
- Driving South: Jimi Hendrix
- Turn The Page: Bob Seger
- Mercury Blues: Steve Miller
- Ice Cream Man: Van Halen
- Highway Star: Deep Purple
- Gear Jammer: George Thorogood

Posted on Mar 29, 2012 11:53:14 AM PDT
Had an accident once to: 'Neon Knights' (Black Sabbath)

Got a ticket once to: 'Steeler' (Judas Priest)

Threw a wheel bearing once to: 'Whole Lotta Rosie' (AC/DC)

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 30, 2012 9:58:41 PM PDT
zlh67 says:
Good call on the Steve Earle, Jeff P, although you left out his BEST driving tune: "This Highway's Mine (Roadmaster)"

Posted on Apr 10, 2012 6:53:29 AM PDT
Motorbikin' by Chris Spedding.
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