What are the best songs to listen to on a road trip?
What do you listen to on a long drive?

Best Road Trip Songs To Sing whiles Traveling

Road trip!!Whoooooooooo!. Road trips are very interesting, fun, and exciting. You are going to love it if you sort yourself with the best road trip songs. For you to experience an amazing road trip, you need music not just any but the best. Music they say is good for the soul and I totally agree with at notion.

You could be wondering which music would soothe me best while on a road trip?

Worry less because I’m going to show you some best songs for the road.

What are the best songs to listen to on a road trip?

You can choose songs depending on your musical preferences. You can either opt for rock classics, RNB, gospel, country music, pop music just to name a few.

Here are 6 lists of best songs for the road;

Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd

This song is by a southern band called Lynyrd Skynyrd. the song was released in 1974.it is a country-rock track and it will be for the road if you’re interested in country music.

Little Red Corvette by Prince

The song was released in 1983 and it is pop music. This song talks about a one-night stand with a beautiful promiscuous woman. This song will be good for a pop song lover.

Another One Bites the Dust by Queen

This song is a funk-rock disco song which was released in 1980 by a British band called Queen. Amazingly, this song has won an award for favorite pop /rock songs. Apparently, this song would come in handy for folks who prefer funk rock disco songs.

Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars

This song is a funk pop-soul-boogie-disco-pop track. What an interesting combination we have here? It was released in 2014. the lyrics of this song talk about fashion, traditional masculinity, and self-love. As the name depicts uptown funk is all about being funky. Are you a lover of a little funk-pop, soul music, boogie then this song is for you?

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Take it Easy By Eagles

An American rock band called the eagles sang this song. The song was released in 1972.

It is a country-rock track. This song talks about “You Shouldn’t Get Too Big Too Fast”. If you are a lover of countryside music like myself, then this song is just perfect for the road.

I’ve Been Everywhere By Jonny Cash

This song was released in 1962 and sung by Jonny Cash. This is a Country track and it talks about someone who has been traveling around. A good song for the road if love country music.

What is the Best Spotify Road trip playlist?

Spotify is an app where you can listen to songs. You can download Spotify from google play store or apple store. Create an account then voila you can start making your list. Not having Spotify on your device, you can do it the normal way also by just downloading the list of songs onto your device.

Here are some lists of best songs you can find on Spotify;

  • Classic road trip songs e.g. Take it easy by Eagles
  • 70’s road trip songs e.g. Don’t Stop by2004
  • Indie Road trip songs e.g., Astrovan by Mt. Joy
  • Road Trip Sing-Along Songs e.g. No Rain by Blind Melon
  • Road Trip e.g., Somebody To you by The Vamps

What kind of music do we play on a road trip?

Music comes with preferences.it would depend on the kind of music you would love to listen to while on a road trip. You can go for classic songs, sing-along songs, indie rock songs, country songs, etc. Let me help you with some examples of the kind of music you can play on a road trip.

We have: I drove All Night by Cyndi Lauper, Fast Car by Tracy Chapman, Love Shack by the B-52, Keep the Car Running by Arcade Fire.

What do you listen to a long drive?

Don’t listen to very fast-paced music. You can go for slower music such as Jazz and soft rock. I suggest country music. It is very soothing and classy.

What do you listen to a long drive?

What should I name my road trip playlist?

Naming songs could depend on the genre, mood and the moment, the group you are experiencing the road trip.

Let me suggest some names for you.

  • Let’s say you are on a road trip with that special someone, you can name your playlist Hang with Boo or the Night we Met.
  • Road trip with the family too be could Family Affair.
  • If you are alone too, you could go with names likes Keep Moving, Alone with My Thoughts, Groovy Moment Alone, etc.

What do you Call Old School Playlists?

Old schools are songs that were played in the late 70s,80s, etc. Examples are Born To run by Bruce Springsteen, Tiny Dancer by Elton John

Road Trip Songs with Friends

Road trip songs with friends. Are you going for a trip? Listening to the best music with your friends will be very helpful.
Road trip songs with friends

Here are some road trip songs you can listen to with your friends;

  • Baby, I’m Yours By Breakbot
  • On Top of The World by Imagine Dragons
  • While I’m Alive By STRFKR
  • Best Day  of My Life by American Authors
  • Something Good Can Work by Two Door Cinema Club
  • Go Outside By Cuts
  • Girls by The 1975

Road Trip Songs with Parents

Here are some songs you can listen to with the family;

  • Road Tripping By Red Hot Chilli Peppers
  • Nut Bush City Limits By Ike and Tina Turner
  • Drive My car by The Beatles
  • Drive By The Cars
  • I’m on my way By The Proclaimers
  • American Pie By Don Mclean

Road Trip Songs with Guitar

Here are some road trip songs with more guitar sounds;

  • L.A Woman By The Doors
  • Good Vibrations By The Beach Bags
  • Low Rider By War
  • Radar Love By Golden Earring
  • Highway Star By Deep Purple

Road Trip Songs In Hindi

Here are some suggestions for you;

  • Dil Chahta Hai
  • Chaiyya Chaiyya
  • Tu Hai Ki Nahi
  • Safarnama
  • IIahi

Road Trip Songs for Videos

Below are some song suggestions for you;

  • Wake Me Up By Avicii
  • Welcome home By Radical Face
  • Send Me On My Way By Rusted Root
  • From Gold By Novo Amor


Music is life. Listening to the Best Road Trip Songs To Sing whiles Traveling brings you a refreshing life. You get energized and feel great. We believe this article has brought a new feeling to your traveling experience. Leaving a comment below will be appreciated.