Summer Playlist: Top 20 Driving Songs

Ah, summer. The perfect time to take to the streets and just go. Summer driving is one of life’s little pleasures, and even if gas prices seem to be rising faster than the temperature, there’s nothing like rolling down the car windows, cranking up the stereo and hitting the open road. The perfect playlist is crucial while traveling, and whether you’re cruising around your hometown or taking a weekend trip, here is a list of some of the most popular summer driving songs of all time put together by yours truly. Enjoy.

1. AC/DC – Highway To Hell

2. Van Halen – Panama

3. Bruce Springsteen – Born To Run

4. The Beach Boys – 409

5. Nat King Cole – Route 66

6. Steppenwolf – Born To Be Wild

7. The Eagles – Take It Easy

8. Guns N’ Roses – Paradise City

9. Wilson Pickett – Mustang Sally

10. Boston – More Than A Feeling

11. Heart – Barracuda

12. Michael Jackson – Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough

13. Cream – Crossroads

14. The Beatles – Twist And Shout

15. B-52’s – Roam

16. Fleetwood Mac – Don’t Stop

17. KC & The Sunshine Band – Get Down Tonight

18. Elvis – Burning Love

19. Journey – Wheel In The Sky

20. The Talking Heads – Once In A Lifetime

What are some of your favorite songs to listen to behind the wheel?  

About Brittney French

Brittney is a journalist and media relations specialist who lives in St. Louis, Mo. When she's not blogging for Lebanon Ford, she is the author of a women's column and also writes about music, events, and St. Louis sports. Having little knowledge in the automotive industry, Brittney provides valuable insight on cars for those who may be in the same boat. She can be found on Facebook and Twitter @brittfrancois.