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50 songs to add to your post-lockdown road trip playlist

Windows down, pedal to the metal and music blaring. There really is nothing better than a road trip. When you need a bit of escapism, getting in the car, taking in the scenery and travelling to your favourite spot is sometimes the only thing needed to clear your mind.

We’re sure that many of you are missing being able to spontaneously jump in the car and get out on the open road, so we’ve put together 50 of our favourite essential road trip songs you can look forward to singing along to once the lockdown has been lifted. Curating the perfect road trip playlist is a great way to pass the time whilst at home!

  1. Bruce Springsteen, “Born to Run”
  2. Queen, “Bohemian Rhapsody”
  3. Bob Dylan, “Like A Rolling Stone”
  4. Lynyrd Skynyrd, “Sweet Home Alabama”
  5. Willie Nelson, “On the Road Again”
  6. Prince, “Little Red Corvette”
  7. Grateful Dead, “Truckin’”
  8. The Eagles, “Hotel California”
  9. Iggy Pop, “Passenger”
  10. Wilson Pickett, “Mustang Sally”
  11. The Beatles, “Day Tripper”
  12. AC/DC, “Highway to Hell”
  13. Toto, “Africa”
  14. Simon & Garfunkel, “America”
  15. Journey, “Don’t Stop Believin’”
  16. AC/DC, “Back in Black”
  17. Canned Heat, “Going Up the Country”
  18. The Beach Boys, “I Get Around”
  19. Electric Light Orchestra, “Mr. Blue Sky”
  20. AC/DC, “Thunderstruck”
  21. Steppenwolf, “Born to Be Wild”
  22. The Proclaimers, “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)”
  23. Tom Petty, “Runnin’ Down A Dream”
  24. AC/DC, “You Shook Me All Night Long”
  25. Allman Brothers Band, “Ramblin’ Man”
  26. Stevie Wonder, “Master Blaster Jammin”
  27. Tom Cochrane, “Life Is a Highway”
  28. Jackson Browne, “Running On Empty”
  29. Cyndi Lauper, “I Drove All Night”
  30. Stone Temple Pilots, “Interstate Love Song”
  31. The Rolling Stones, “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction”
  32. Golden Earring, “Radar Love”
  33. U2, “Where The Streets Have No Name”
  34. Guns N’ Roses, “Welcome to The Jungle”
  35. Nirvana, “Breed”
  36. Jackson Browne, “Running on Empty”
  37. Whitesnake, “Here I Go Again”
  38. Arcade Fire, “Keep the Car Running”
  39. Paul Simon, “Graceland”
  40. Talking Heads, “Road to Nowhere”
  41. The Eagles, “Take It Easy”
  42. Chuck Berry, “Route 66”
  43. Johnny Cash, “I’ve Been Everywhere”
  44. Lindsey Buckingham, “Holiday Road”
  45. Christopher Cross, “Ride Like the Wind”
  46. Tom Petty, “Runnin’ Down a Dream”
  47. The Beatles, “Two of Us”
  48. Red Hot Chilli Peppers, “Scar Tissue”
  49. Ray Charles, “Hit the Road Jack”
  50. Sheryl Crow, “Every Day Is a Winding Road”

Add these songs to your post-lockdown road trip playlist, play it on full volume, and feel like you’re back on the road already.

Stay safe, stay indoors. We wish you and your family good health during this time, and we’ll see you soon.