There is no better way to pass the time when driving on the open road than listening to the appropriate music. Not only can this help to stave off boredom, but the right genres may actually provide memories to what might have otherwise represented a somewhat monotonous experience.
Let’s take a look at ten classic tunes to download or stream when taking your next adventure (1). You will likely be surprised at the sheer variety of choices!
1. Bruce Springsteen: Born to Run
This masterpiece from the 1980s embodies the open road and in fact, the entire song is based around a personal journey to a better place.
2. Whitesnake: Here I Go Again
This is a great choice if you will be travelling alone due to the lyrics themselves. It is nonetheless a catchy tune that will help to pass the time.
3. Lynyrd Skynyrd: Sweet Home Alabama
This next classic has been heard on the open road for years. It offers a catchy melody, plenty of passion and a tune that will breathe life into an excursion.
4. Roy Orbison: I Drove All Night
Considering the theme of this song, it only stands to reason that it has made our list. This tune is particularly appropriate if you are driving a long distance to visit a loved one.
5. Grateful Dead: Truckin’
Whether driving across the midwestern United States or on a lonely stretch of the M& motorway, this Grateful Dead anthem should always be included.
6. Don Henley: The Boys of Summer
This whimsical and somewhat nostalgic tune oozes 1980s flavour and its smooth rhythm will provide plenty of room for personal contemplation during your journey.
7. Van Halen: Jump
This next song is great if you wish to obtain a bit of much-needed energy during a long haul. Turn up the volume and enjoy!
8. Steppenwolf: Born to be Wild
This 1960s classic has become popular in recent years due to its freedom-inspired overtones. Born to be Wild is another must-have tune within your playlist.
9. The Proclaimers: I’m Gonna Be (also known as 500 miles)
Even if you might not be travelling the entire 500-mile distance, this UK classic will help to add a spark of anticipation into any road trip.
10. Kenny Loggins: Danger Zone
Whether travelling by motorcycle or car, Danger Zone provides the perfect combination of adrenaline, heart-pounding lyrics and amazing guitar riffs.
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