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Bethlehem –> Boston: 80s on 8 playlist from Alan Hunter

“Peter Gabriel’s Sledge Hammer and Talking Heads’ Once in a Lifetime are a couple of my favorites, period, whether you’re on a road trip or not,” says 80s on 8 DJ and original MTV VJ Alan Hunter. “And you’ve always … Continued

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Buffalo –> Bethlehem: 90s on 9 playlist from Ron Ross

What makes a great road trip song? “It’s a great song when I’ve flirted with exceeding the speed limit and I’m playing drums on the steering wheel,” says 90s on 9 programmer Ron Ross. “C’mon N Ride It by Quad … Continued

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Chicago –> Cleveland

Sometimes just hopping in the car and listening to your favorite songs is the ultimate escape. So any song that mentions cars or driving seem to automatically make you want to take a trip, says Rock and Roll Hall of … Continued

MUSIC, WHAT'S ON

St. Louis –> Chicago: Bluesville playlist from Tony Colter

According to Bluesville‘s Tony Colter, there’s no city for the blues like Chicago. “If you’re headed to sweet home Chicago, make sure to visit Buddy Guy’s Legends,” says Tony. “That’s the mecca of blues clubs. And there’s Rosa’s Lounge — … Continued

COUNTRY, MUSIC, WHAT'S ON

Lubbock –> Austin: Willie’s Roadhouse playlist from Dallas Wayne

What makes Willie Nelson’s On The Road Again the perfect road trip song? Well, according to Willie’s Roadhouse DJ Dallas Wayne, On The Road Again has “forward momentum.” In fact, all of Dallas’ favorite road trip songs have “a certain … Continued

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San Francisco –> Reno: The Spectrum playlist from Mark Goodman

Mark Goodman loves the thrill of the drive; the feeling of covering ground in his car. “Being able to take in the sights of this country mile by mile is a truly exhilarating experience,” The Spectrum host says. “Add a … Continued

MUSIC, POP

Grand Junction –> Albuquerque: The Coffee House playlist from Jon Maxwell

There’s nothing like warm weather to inspire a summer road trip. Or, more specifically, a summer road trip playlist! According to The Coffee House‘s Jon Maxwell, the perfect summer road trip playlist should be relaxing and comfortable — because goodness … Continued

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Cleveland –> Buffalo: A 1st Wave playlist from DJ Richard Blade

Hello, Cleveland! (Sorry, we couldn’t resist the obligatory Spinal Tap reference). Or should we say “Goodbye Cleveland!” You’re about to hit the road from Cleveland, OH to Buffalo, NY and it’s time to switch gears (and channels) to 1st Wave, … Continued

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Albuquerque –> Lubbock: Radio Margaritaville playlist from Kirsten Winquist

The best thing about road tripping as far as Radio Margaritaville‘s Kirsten Winquist is concerned? The element of surprise. “I love getting out of that every day environment that you become so used to and going out and seeing new sites … Continued

ALTERNATIVE, MUSIC

Austin –> Dallas: Alt Nation playlist from Jeff Regan

Say you’re taking a road trip from Austin to Dallas, TX. How do you pass the time? I mean, that’s a solid three hours right there (according to Google Maps, anyway). Well, lucky for all y’all Texas road trippers, Alt … Continued