Buckle Up: It’s Time to Count Down the Top 66 Road Trippin’ Songs of All Time

Head out on the highway and turn up the driving jams now.

Matt Simeone
March 28, 2024

It’s nearly Memorial Day weekend, and Road Trip Radio (Ch. 301) is counting down the top road trippin’ songs — as chosen by you, our listeners!

From The Doobie Brothers to Dua Lipa, you voted for your favorite volume-up-windows-down jams, and now it’s time to hear the winners played in order during the official 2024 edition of the “Top 66 Road Trippin’ Songs of All Time” special.

Cruise on into summer with this revved-up and refreshed countdown, airing throughout the long weekend on Road Trip Radio. Stream it anytime, anywhere, with the SiriusXM app.

Countdown Contenders

Check out the road-trip-ready songs our listeners voted on:

Around the World – Daft Punk
Highway To Hell – AC/DC
I Want You to Want Me – Cheap Trick
Love in an Elevator – Aerosmith
In a Big Country – Big Country
Roll On (Eighteen Wheeler) – Alabama
A Thousand Miles from Nowhere – Dwight Yoakam
Ventura Highway – America
Freeway Of Love – Aretha Franklin
Roll On Down The Highway – Bachman-Turner Overdrive
Ticket To Ride – The Beatles
Save A Horse (Ride A Cowboy) – Big & Rich
Lovely Day – Bill Withers
White Wedding – Billy Idol
Get Outta My Dreams – Billy Ocean
Roam – The B-52’s
Jet Airliner – Steve Miller Band
Livin’ On A Prayer – Bon Jovi
Holding Out For A Hero – Bonnie Tyler
Foreplay/Long Time – Boston
Born To Run – Bruce Springsteen
Thunder Road – Bruce Springsteen
Summer Of ’69 – Bryan Adams
Convoy – C.W. McCall
The Distance – Cake
Ride Like The Wind – Christopher Cross
No Particular Place To Go – Chuck Berry
Ride – Twenty One Pilots
Adventure Of A Lifetime – Coldplay
Fantastic Voyage – Coolio
Travelin’ Band – Creedence Clearwater Revival
We Are Family – Sister Sledge
Highway Star – Deep Purple
Space Truckin’ – Deep Purple
Panama – Van Halen
Under Pressure – David Bowie & Queen
American Pie – Don McLean
Rockin’ Down The Highway – Doobie Brothers
Levitating – Dua Lipa
Rio – Duran Duran
September – Earth, Wind & Fire
Two Tickets To Paradise – Eddie Money
Drivin’ My Life Away – Eddie Rabbitt
Electric Avenue – Eddy Grant
Free Ride – Edgar Winter Group
I’m Still Standing – Elton John
The Final Countdown – Europe
Dreams – Fleetwood Mac
Cruise – Florida Georgia Line
Slow Ride – Foghat
Learn To Fly – Foo Fighters
All Right Now – Free
Friends in Low Places – Garth Brooks
Cars – Gary Numan
Freedom ’90 – George Michael
The Heat Is On – Glenn Frey
Radar Love – Golden Earring
Paradise City – Guns N’ Roses
You Make My Dreams – Hall & Oates
Stay with Me – Faces
Vehicle – Ides Of March
Lust For Life – Iggy Pop
Running On Empty – Jackson Browne
Escapade – Janet Jackson
Mr. Brightside – The Killers
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
Jack And Diane – John Mellencamp
R.O.C.K. In The U.S.A. – John Mellencamp
Rock This Town – Stray Cats
I’ve Been Everywhere – Johnny Cash
Don’t Stop Believin’ – Journey
Point Of No Return – Kansas
Walking On Sunshine – Katrina And The Waves
East Bound and Down – Jerry Reed
Danger Zone – Kenny Loggins
Footloose – Kenny Loggins
Rock And Roll All Nite – Kiss
Immigrant Song – Led Zeppelin
Fly Away – Lenny Kravitz
Old Town Road (Remix) – Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus
Holiday Road – Lindsey Buckingham
Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now – McFadden & Whitehead
Around The Way Girl – LL Cool J
Working For The Weekend – Loverboy
Free Bird – Lynyrd Skynyrd
Mustang Sally – Wilson Pickett
Paradise By The Dashboard Light – Meat Loaf
Stayin’ Alive – Bee Gees
Return of the Mack – Mark Morrison
Maniac – Michael Sambello
Alive – Pearl Jam
Kickstart My Heart – Motley Crue
Spirt In The Sky – Norman Greenbaum
Crazy Train – Ozzy Osbourne
Sledgehammer – Peter Gabriel
Happy – Pharrell Williams
Little Red Corvette – Prince
Don’t Stop Me Now – Queen
Blitzkrieg Bop – Ramones
As It Was – Harry Styles
Ready To Go – Republica
You Get What You Give – New Radicals
Joyride – Roxette
Send Me On My Way – Rusted Root
I Can’t Drive 55 – Sammy Hagar
Every Day Is A Winding Road – Sheryl Crow
Blinding Lights – The Weeknd
All Star – Smash Mouth
Born To Be Wild – Steppenwolf
Higher Ground – Stevie Wonder
Interstate Love Song – Stone Temple Pilots
Come Sail Away – Styx
Jump Around – House of Pain
Fly – Sugar Ray
Take The Long Way Home – Supertramp
Everybody Wants To Rule The World – Tears For Fears
Ramblin’ Man – The Allman Brothers Band
I Get Around – The Beach Boys
Fun Fun Fun – The Beach Boys
Drive My Car – The Beatles
Day Tripper – The Beatles
Good Times Roll – The Cars
Should I Stay Or Should I Go – The Clash
Long Train Runnin’ – The Doobie Brothers
Life In The Fast Lane – The Eagles
Hollywood Nights – Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
Mr. Blue Sky – Electric Light Orchestra
Vacation – The Go Go’s
Truckin’ – The Grateful Dead
Chevy Van – Sammy Johns
Love Rollercoaster – The Ohio Players
Back On The Chain Gang – The Pretenders
I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) – The Proclaimers
Go All The Way – The Raspberries
Sympathy for the Devil – Rolling Stones
Fly Like An Eagle – Steve Miller Band
Train in Vain – The Clash
Life Is A Highway – Tom Cochrane
Runnin’ Down A Dream – Tom Petty
Africa – Toto
Beautiful Day – U2
Dreams – Van Halen
One Headlight – Wallflowers
Low Rider – War
Trippin’ Down The Freeway – Weezer
On The Road Again – Willie Nelson
Gimme All Your Lovin’ – ZZ Top
Surrender – Cheap Trick
American Girl – Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
I Wanna Be Sedated – The Ramones
Crossroads – Cream
Smells Like Teen Spirit – Nirvana
Desire – U2
Middle of the Road – The Pretenders
Enter Sandman – Metallica
Magic Carpet Ride – Steppenwolf
We Will Rock You / We Are the Champions – Queen
Take Me Home Tonight – Eddie Money
Take Me Home, Country Roads – John Denver
Spirit in the Sky – Norman Greenbaum
Back in Black – AC/DC
Takin’ Care Of Business – Bachman-Turner Overdrive
Little Deuce Coupe – The Beach Boys
More Than a Feeling – Boston
Are You Gonna Go My Way – Lenny Kravitz
Long Road to Ruin – Foo Fighters
Drive By – Train
Moves Like Jagger – Maroon 5 feat. Christina Aguilera
Shut Up and Drive – Rihanna
Stuck in the Middle with You – Stealer’s Wheel
Ride Wit Me – Nelly
Hit the Road Jack – Ray Charles
Boulevard – Jackson Browne
Take It Easy – Eagles
Rocky Mountain Way – Joe Walsh
You’re My Best Friend – Queen
Car Wash – Rose Royce
Uptown Funk – Bruno Mars
Take My Breath – The Weeknd
Roar – Katy Perry
L.A. Woman – The Doors
I Can See Clearly Now – Jimmy Cliff
Here Comes the Sun – The Beatles
Ride Captain Ride – Blues Image
Best Day of My Life – American Authors
Summertime – DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince
Summer Nights – John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John
Magic – The Cars
All Summer Long – Kid Rock
Summertime Girls – Y&T
Blister in the Sun – Violent Femmes
California Love – 2Pac
Cruel Summer – Taylor Swift
Soak Up the Sun – Sheryl Crow
Hot Fun in the Summertime – Sly & the Family Stone
Dancing in the Street – Martha & the Vandellas
Girls Just Want to Have Fun – Cyndi Lauper