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Top 40 Road Trip Songs

A Summer Time Playlist

Ryan Bender with a rental car

We’re hitting the road tomorrow and heading for a weekend trip to Minneapolis. Every good road trip needs a playlist, so I’ve put this summer-y one together, and I thought I would share it with you. Ryan and I would love to hear all about your favorite road trip songs too – so please share your favorites in the comments!

  1. Ain’t Wastin’ Time No More, The Allman Brothers Band
  2. Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere, Neil Young
  3. Twenty Miles, Deer Tick
  4. Twenty-Five Miles, Edwin Starr
  5. Doo Wop (That Thing), Lauryn Hill
  6. Where Is My Mind?, Pixies
  7. Valerie, Amy Winehouse
  8. If My Heart Was a Car, Old 97’s
  9. Blue Eyes, Middle Brother
  10. Out On The Tiles, Led Zeppelin
  11. Heroes And Villains, The Beach Boys
  12. Somebody to Love Me, Mark Ronson
  13. Tumbling Dice, The Rolling Stones
  14. The Underdog, Spoon
  15. Whoever You Are, Geggy Tah
  16. It’s Summertime, Flaming Lips
  17. Rumour Has It, Adele
  18. Say Hey (I Love You), Michael Franti & Spearhead
  19. Who Do You Love, Bo Diddley
  20. 10 A.M. Automatic, The Black Keys
  21. Good Times Roll, The Cars
  22. More Than A Feeling, Boston
  23. Overdrive, Foo Fighters
  24. Time To Pretend, MGMT
  25. 1901, Phoenix
  26. Bohemian Rhapsody, Queen
  27. I Will Survive, Cake
  28. Hey Ya!, Outkast
  29. Love Shack, B-52s
  30. California Love, Tupac
  31. Take Your Mama, Scissor Sisters
  32. Spanish Pipedream, The Avett Brothers
  33. Rave On, Buddy Holly
  34. For Those About To Rock, ACDC
  35. Hold On, Alabama Shakes
  36. I Need a Dollar, Aloe Blacc
  37. You, Atmosphere
  38. What Is Life, George Harrison
  39. Two Of Us, The Beatles
  40. Home, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros

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