Best Driving Songs for a Summer Road trip

After a long chilly winter, it's time to start thinking about those well-deserved summer road trips. Even more importantly, it's time to put together that playlist of songs that will accompany you on your getaway and offer the feeling of freedom, vibrancy, and joy. Below are some tunes that are sure to keep you singing and your fingers tappin':


"Lovely Day" by Bill Withers: Any Bill Wither's tune is a great companion in or out of your car. Listening to "Lovely Day" with the windows down and the sunroof open can turn any dreary mood into positive feelings.


"Africa" by Toto: This Toto song is guaranteed to bring some zest and good vibrations.


"American Pie" by Don McLean: It's almost impossible not to belt this favorite tune at the top of your lungs.


"Lyin’ Eyes" by The Eagles: With the 3-part harmonies and very beatable chorus, even the grumpiest of drivers and passengers are sure to shift that lousy mood around.


"500 Miles" by the Proclaimers: These Scottish guys sure know how to create a wildly catchy tune. It's almost impossible to be bored when this song comes on; Everyone will stop and sing along.


"Dream On" by Aerosmith: "Dream On, Dream On, Dream On, Dream Until Your Dreams Come True!" There's an affirmation worth singing! Bang your head to the beat and belt at the top of your lungs. Why? Because That's undoubtedly what Steven Tyler and the boys would want.


Some other must-have songs for your summer road trip playlist:


  • “Like A Rolling Stone” by Bob Dylan, ...

  • “On the Road Again” Willie Nelson,  ...

  • “Little Red Corvette” by Prince

  • “Mustang Sally” by Wilson Pickett, ...

  • “Hit The Road Jack” by Ray Charles

  • "Midnight Rider” by Allman Brothers Band

Feel free to contact us at Carlsbad Auto Service if you would want any more song suggestions for your summer road trip. Our skilled auto mechanics provide the most quality auto repair in the region, and we welcome you to experience our 5-star customer service for yourself. We’re located at 3181 Tyler Street, Carlsbad, CA 92008. We look forward to your visit!


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