" OK, despite the meteorological evidence out there, it is the height of summer. And the height of summer is the time of the Road Trip. For any dyed-in-the-wool lover of cars, there is no better way to pay homage to "
Road Trip Playlist
These are our top 20 tunes for a roadtrip. What tunes make your long distance drives go a little quicker? Leave a comment and let us know…
4. Driving South: Stone Roses
Manc attitude par excellence with pounding riffs from the Monkey Men.
5. Autobahn: Kraftwerk
Glorious misanthropy from the centre of Euro dystopia.
6. I fought the Law: The Bobby Fuller Four
Original Rebel Music: let the desert winds blow!
7. Left turn on arrow only: Davie Allan and the Arrows
Obscure and burning strings straight out of the Lost Highway.
8. Learn to Fly: Foo Fighters
Dave Grohl and co bring you a contemporary classic that sounds better than sex on the car radio.
9. Johnny B Goode: Chuck Berry
Essential roots rock meant for swift cruisin’.
10. Dead Man’s Curve: The Wipeouts
A dispatch from the beginnings of street racing culture.
11. Shut Down: The Beach Boys
Leave the Noseriders alone chaps. Stick to the four to the floor.
12. Phat Planet: Leftfield
A tick and a tock. Put the pedal to the metal!
13. Live Injection: The Upsetters
A downshift and a change of pace that still goes with the flow.
14. Highway to Hell: AC/DC
Nod your head and flash the steer’s horns on the highway, baby.
15. Plug In Baby: Muse
Contemporary roughness for the blacktop in our time.
16. Song 2: Blur
17. 2-4-6-8 Motorway: Tom Robinson
Perennial dad rock that evokes the British Leyland vehicle of your imagination.
18. Down the road I go: Johnny Jenkins
Dirty harp-driven blues from the southland.
19. Something Else: Eddie Cochran
He died in a Ford Consul in Chippenham. What a rocker!
20. Shaking All Over: Ricky Valance
We end with a slick rocking classic.
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