Windows up or windows down, we’re on the road this summer. Whether it’s Route 66 or Route 27, to the Grand Canyon or to the Rockaways, it’s a great song or two that help us through the traffic and keeps us moving even at a standstill. Here are some tunes that may not help you get there faster, but will make the journey more memorable. It’s a good return trip, too.

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  1. Wimmen From Coast To Coast — Lightnin’ Hopkins, Big Joe Williams, Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee
  2. On the Road Again — Canned Heat
  3. Hideaway — Eric Clapton, John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers
  4. Hey Bo — Eddie Bo
  5. It’s Up To You Now — The Black Keys
  6. Life of Sin — Sturgill Simpson
  7. The Wind — Zac Brown Band
  8. When Will I Be Loved — Linda Ronstadt
  9. Drive South — John Hiatt
  10. Wine Lips — Lydia Loveless
  11. Road Runner (Single Version) — Bo Diddley
  12. Get It While You Can — Janis Joplin
  13. Come Running — Van Morrison
  14. Ain’t Nothing You Can Do (Single Version) — Bobby Bland

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