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joesomebody
04-26-2006, 01:52 PM
Alright... Some friends and I are driving to Vegas for Memorial Day weekend, conviently this is also my Birthday weekend. What I'm needing are some suggestions for songs to burn onto cd's for this road trip.

What we have so far:

Lonliest Day - System of a Down
100% Texan - Robert Earl King
Pour Some Sugar on Me - Def Leoppard (I think)
Wanted, Dead or Alive - (I don't know)
Come Back to Texas - (I don't know)
What I Got - Sublime
Boys in the Hood - Dynamite Hack
Gin and Juice - Snoop Dogg
The Riot Song - Sublime
Master of Puppets - Metallica

I need at least 20 more songs, so just about any good song will be considered and appreciated!

We're staying at a cheap Downtown Hotel called the Plaza, just an FYI if anyone has any advice. Apparantly this hotel is across the street from that Freemont Experience Light Show.

elvomito
04-26-2006, 02:00 PM
you need an mp3 player and a few gigs for that trip

morphius
04-26-2006, 02:03 PM
Wanted, Dead or Alive - (I don't know) (Bon Jovi)

Rain Man
04-26-2006, 02:04 PM
Runnin' Down a Dream - Tom Petty

Bowser
04-26-2006, 02:06 PM
Helter Skelter - Motley Crue

Donger
04-26-2006, 02:07 PM
For some reason, I can only listen to Big Audio Dynamite on a road trip. I can't stand them any other time.

Dunit35
04-26-2006, 02:08 PM
Alittle George Strait never hurt nobody and some Mike Jones.

NewChief
04-26-2006, 02:09 PM
Willin' by Little Feat (though the Steve Earle version is superior, imo)
White Freightliner Blues by Townes Van Zandt
One More Cup of Coffee by Dylan

Donger
04-26-2006, 02:10 PM
Oh, you've got to throw in some Rev. Horton Heat, too.

morphius
04-26-2006, 02:11 PM
Just a few from my play list...

Yellow - Oh Yeah
Rob Zombie - Demon Speeding
POD - Boom
Anthrax - I'm the Man
Pap Roach - Getting Away With Murder
Linkin Park - Figure 09
Gravity Kills - Guilty

vailpass
04-26-2006, 02:13 PM
Choice cuts from these albums:

Kottonmouth Kings- "Royal Highness"
Rage Against the Machine: " Battle of Los Angeles"
Red Hot Chili Peppers: "Blood, Sugar, Sex, Magik"
Little Feat: "Waiting for Columbus"

Inspector
04-26-2006, 02:14 PM
Redemption Soon.....Vedera

FAX
04-26-2006, 02:16 PM
One of the best driving songs (for me at least) is Red Rain by Peter Gabriel (sp?).

Awesome when the sun is low, cutting through the trees and throwing sharp patterns of light and dark on the blacktop as you're slicing through the air like a jet and the power plant's rpms and the rhythm of your wheels are in perfect sync.

FAX

joesomebody
04-26-2006, 02:20 PM
Great stuff so far, keep em going. FYI, I have a 40gig MP3 player that is basically empty because I'm lazy, so space for music is not a problem once I figure out what I want.

I need to buy one of those FM tuners so I can blast it over the car audio though.

Bowser
04-26-2006, 02:23 PM
How about the song from Pantera that goes ...RE-SPECT....

Is that Cowboys From Hell?

Aries Walker
04-26-2006, 02:24 PM
Layla, by Derek and the Dominoes
I've Been Everywhere, by Johnny Cash
Born to be Wild, by Steppenwolf
Badlands, by Bruce Springsteen
Mr. Blue Sky, by the Electric Light Orchestra
The theme to Miami Vice, by Jan Hammer

And, at night . . .
Closer, by Nine Inch Nails
In the Air Tonight, by Phil Collins

Bonus, since you'll be in Vegas:
I Wanna Be Like You, by Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

joesomebody
04-26-2006, 02:29 PM
Layla, by Derek and the Dominoes
I've Been Everywhere, by Johnny Cash
Born to be Wild, by Steppenwolf
Badlands, by Bruce Springsteen
Mr. Blue Sky, by the Electric Light Orchestra
The theme to Miami Vice, by Jan Hammer

And, at night . . .
Closer, by Nine Inch Nails
In the Air Tonight, by Phil Collins

Bonus, since you'll be in Vegas:
I Wanna Be Like You, by Big Bad Voodoo DaddyI thought Layla was by Eric Clapton/Cream

Great suggestions though

patteeu
04-26-2006, 02:48 PM
The Riot Song - Sublime

Is this the beginning of the song you're thinking of:

April 26th, 1992
There was a riot on the streets
Tell me where were you?
You were sittin' home watchin' your TV
While I was participating in some anarchy
First spot we hit it was the liquor store
I finally got all that alcohol I can't afford
With red lights flashin', time to retire
And then we turned that liquor store into a structure fire
Next stop we hit, it was the music shop,
It only took one brick to make the window drop
Finally we got our own P.A.
Where do you think I got this guitar that you're hearing today?

If so, it's called April 29th, 1992. I'm curious why it's called that when the lyrics say April 26th, 1992. But anyway, that's a great song.

mlyonsd
04-26-2006, 02:51 PM
Don't Fear the Reaper - Blue Oyster Cult
More Than a Feeling - Boston

joesomebody
04-26-2006, 02:57 PM
Is this the beginning of the song you're thinking of:April 26th, 1992
There was a riot on the streets
Tell me where were you?
You were sittin' home watchin' your TV
While I was participating in some anarchy
First spot we hit it was the liquor store
I finally got all that alcohol I can't afford
With red lights flashin', time to retire
And then we turned that liquor store into a structure fire
Next stop we hit, it was the music shop,
It only took one brick to make the window drop
Finally we got our own P.A.
Where do you think I got this guitar that you're hearing today?If so, it's called April 29th, 1992. I'm curious why it's called that when the lyrics say April 26th, 1992. But anyway, that's a great song.That's the one, for some reason I was thinking the title was riot song though. Great song

patteeu
04-26-2006, 03:23 PM
For some reason, I can only listen to Big Audio Dynamite on a road trip. I can't stand them any other time.

The Globe would be a good road trip song.

plbrdude
04-26-2006, 03:29 PM
turn me loose-- loverboy i really didn't like a lot of their stuff, but that song cranks, specially the intro
long time --boston
oh caroline-- cheap trick
bad motor scooter---montrose

oldies i know, but they rock

Nzoner
04-26-2006, 09:08 PM
No road trip can be complete without some ZZ Top,as for road songs I'd suggest

Move Me On Down The Line
Beer Drinkers & Hell Raisers
I'm Bad I'm Nationwide
Heard it On The X
LaGrange

Mr. Kotter
04-26-2006, 09:20 PM
Statler Brothers -Amazing Grace

Or if you want something with a little edge on it, try this....

http://www.immortalia.com/html/sounds/unknown-recordings/god-will-****-you-up.htm

jspchief
04-26-2006, 09:21 PM
Cake: I Will Survive, Going the Distance, or Never There
Franz Ferdinand: Take Me Out
Johnny Cash: Boy Named Sue, Folsom Prison Blues
Bel Biv Devoe: Poison
Corrosion of Conformity: Clean My Wounds
Saliva: Your Disease
Blink 182: F*ck a Dog
The Beatles: Get Back
The Spinners: Rubberband Man

Chief Chief
04-26-2006, 09:27 PM
A whole lotta songs sung by Elvis Presley

DMAC
04-26-2006, 09:29 PM
Janes Addiction- 3 Days
Floyd- Just Bring em all
Rage-Know your Enemy
Tool
311...but only if its warm and sunny

Nzoner
04-26-2006, 09:36 PM
A few other old school road songs

Gear Jammer-George Thorogood
Highway Star-Deep Purple
Rockin'Down The Highway-The Doobie Brothers
Highway Song-Blackfoot
Hot Rod Lincoln-Commander Cody
Thunder Road-Bruce Springsteen
Trans Am(Highway Wonderland)-Sammy Hagar

KSU_Chief
04-26-2006, 10:12 PM
How about the song from Pantera that goes ...RE-SPECT....

Is that Cowboys From Hell?

It's from Vulgar Display of Power. Any one of Pantera's CD's would be good.

Rausch
04-26-2006, 10:17 PM
Walkmen - We've Been Had
James - Laid
Fastball - The Way

|Zach|
04-26-2006, 10:29 PM
Yeah - Zwan
Take Me Home - Phil Collins
Pioneers - Bloc Party
Rolling - Better Than Ezra
Sincerely, Me - Better Than Ezra
Touch The Sky - Kanye West
River Of Dreams - Billy Joel
Touch Of Grey - Greatful Dead
I Can't Stand It - Eric Clapton
Coudorouy - Karate
Be Quiet And Drive - Deftones
Crooked Teeth - Death Cab
Hands DOwn - Dash Board
One Angry Dwarf and 200 Solemn Face - Ben Folds Five
Battle Of Who Could Care Less - Ben Folds Five
Emaline - Ben Folds Five
My Door Bell - White Stripes
A Different Feeling - Avalanches
Say Yes! To Michigan! - Sufjan Stevens
Chicago - Sufjan Stevens
Singing In My Sleep - Semisonic
Reality Check - Schneider TM
C'mon Lady - Josh Rouse

Mr. Kotter
04-26-2006, 10:56 PM
Yeah - Zwan
Take Me Home - Phil Collins
Pioneers - Bloc Party
Rolling - Better Than Ezra
Sincerely, Me - Better Than Ezra
Touch The Sky - Kanye West
River Of Dreams - Billy Joel
Touch Of Grey - Greatful Dead
I Can't Stand It - Eric Clapton
Coudorouy - Karate
Be Quiet And Drive - Deftones
Crooked Teeth - Death Cab
Hands DOwn - Dash Board
One Angry Dwarf and 200 Solemn Face - Ben Folds Five
Battle Of Who Could Care Less - Ben Folds Five
Emaline - Ben Folds Five
My Door Bell - White Stripes
A Different Feeling - Avalanches
Say Yes! To Michigan! - Sufjan Stevens
Chicago - Sufjan Stevens
Singing In My Sleep - Semisonic
Reality Check - Schneider TM
C'mon Lady - Josh Rouse

Damn, Zach.....between your women, your music, and your drinks....you are all right......:thumb:

Despite your politics..... ;)

Spicy McHaggis
04-26-2006, 11:55 PM
"Rockin' Me" - Steve Miller Band
"You Shook Me All Night Long" - AC/DC
"California Love" - Tupac
"She is Beautiful" - Andrew WK
"Rolling on a River" - CCR
"Magic Carpet Ride" - Steppenwolf
"Wish you were here" - Incubus
"Bad Habit" - Offspring
"Open Road Song" - Eve 6
"You Don't Know How It Feels" - Tom Petty
"Gin and Juice" - The Gourds
"Simple Kind of Man" - Lynyrd Skynyrd
"Ghetto Cowboy" - Bone Thugs
"Banditos" - The Refreshments

CosmicPal
04-27-2006, 12:58 AM
Don't get me wrong, but these "I Need Suggestions" music lists are rather lame.

Here's a clue- listen for your own music, and you might discover something that will move you in ways you've never experienced before. Nietzche once said, "Without music, life would be a mistake." With music- you think with your heart, and feel with your brain. It is that delirious journey that should always be appreciated, even if it's not understood.

One of the best gifts we've given ourselves is the ability to play and listen to music. But, you fail yourself if you do not listen with your own heart. I could sit here and give you a profound list of songs that absolutely do nothing for you, but may make my own heart beat a whole lot sweeter.

The best thing for a road trip is something you've never heard before, but to listen to it alone for most of the trip. i.e. Years ago, an old girlfriend of mine insisted I listen to Tom Waits on our road trip. She'd been trying to get me to listen to him for the longest time, and all I wanted to do was play my Grateful Dead shit. Well, I plugged in one Tom Waits tape after another and listened to them as we drove on down the highway- after awile, I really began to understand his music and really appreciated it. I honestly enjoyed it. Now, I'm not saying you should go out and buy some Tom Waits, 'cause quite frankly, it's not what I would call road trip music, but the point is- pick out an artist you've never heard- somebody like Sufjan Stevens or something. Listen to them the entire road trip. By the time you return, you might enjoy your new music so much that you want to discover other music.

But, for the love of gawd- don't play Loverboy or Bon Jovi.

BTW- There's a MusicPlanet Thread up above!!!!

Miles
04-27-2006, 01:07 AM
The best thing for a road trip is something you've never heard before, but to listen to it alone for most of the trip.

Definitly agree there. Road trips are one of the few times I will throw something in and listen to it for the first time all the way through.

Still I also have a few road trip albums I like to listen to. Eric Clapton - 24 nights is pretty good for that.

KcMizzou
04-27-2006, 01:17 AM
I'm making notes of all these songs for future illegal downloads.

jspchief
04-27-2006, 06:20 AM
Don't get me wrong, but these "I Need Suggestions" music lists are rather lame.

Here's a clue- listen for your own music, and you might discover something that will move you in ways you've never experienced before. Nietzche once said, "Without music, life would be a mistake." With music- you think with your heart, and feel with your brain. It is that delirious journey that should always be appreciated, even if it's not understood.

One of the best gifts we've given ourselves is the ability to play and listen to music. But, you fail yourself if you do not listen with your own heart. I could sit here and give you a profound list of songs that absolutely do nothing for you, but may make my own heart beat a whole lot sweeter.

The best thing for a road trip is something you've never heard before, but to listen to it alone for most of the trip. i.e. Years ago, an old girlfriend of mine insisted I listen to Tom Waits on our road trip. She'd been trying to get me to listen to him for the longest time, and all I wanted to do was play my Grateful Dead shit. Well, I plugged in one Tom Waits tape after another and listened to them as we drove on down the highway- after awile, I really began to understand his music and really appreciated it. I honestly enjoyed it. Now, I'm not saying you should go out and buy some Tom Waits, 'cause quite frankly, it's not what I would call road trip music, but the point is- pick out an artist you've never heard- somebody like Sufjan Stevens or something. Listen to them the entire road trip. By the time you return, you might enjoy your new music so much that you want to discover other music.

But, for the love of gawd- don't play Loverboy or Bon Jovi.

BTW- There's a MusicPlanet Thread up above!!!!There could be dozens of artists listed in this thread that he has never heard of. It's a brainstorming exercise, and it's bound to remind him of a few good ones that he'd forgotten, or expose him to some stuff that he didn't know existed.

Personally, I love these types of threads. There's a always a few songs that I've never heard of, that I end up checking out. You zero in on Bon Jovi and Loverboy, but seem to have missed Sufjan Stevens or Dashboard. There's a great opportunity to discover new music in these threads.

joesomebody
04-27-2006, 07:37 AM
There could be dozens of artists listed in this thread that he has never heard of. It's a brainstorming exercise, and it's bound to remind him of a few good ones that he'd forgotten, or expose him to some stuff that he didn't know existed.

Personally, I love these types of threads. There's a always a few songs that I've never heard of, that I end up checking out. You zero in on Bon Jovi and Loverboy, but seem to have missed Sufjan Stevens or Dashboard. There's a great opportunity to discover new music in these threads.Exactly, all I wanted was some reminders of classic songs that everyone knows, and have a good vibe to them.

I listen to the radio 90% of the time, so am not all that great at recalling who sings what song.

Thanks for all the suggestions so far!

joesomebody
04-27-2006, 07:52 AM
It's from Vulgar Display of Power. Any one of Pantera's CD's would be good.My first concert was an unknown band called Limp Bizcuit, Faith No More, and the headliner was Pantera. It was some summer concert at Sandstone, I was probably 16 or 17... so would have been about summer of 1996.

Great show, my big brother took me. Being from middle of nowhere Missouri, a Pantera concert was definitly an eye opener.

Edit: I beleive it was their 101 Proof Tour

DomerNKC
04-29-2006, 10:56 PM
brothers in arms- dire straits ...the whole album

ChiefFripp
04-30-2006, 10:51 AM
Mississippi Queen by Mountain starts out any road trip just right.

Raiderhader
05-01-2006, 11:58 AM
Some good suggestions so far, here are some others -

All For You (full band version) - Sister Hazel
Run Around - Blues Traveler
Never Let You Go - Third Eye Blind
Panama - Van Halen
Paradise City - Guns 'n Roses
That Girl Is A Cowboy - Garth Brooks
Fishin' In The Dark - Garth Brooks
Callin' Baton Rouge - Garth Brooks
Wild Horses - Garth Brooks
Chattahoochie - Alan Jackson
Red Dirt Road - Brooks and Dunn
Life Is A Highway - Chris LeDoux
This Cowboy's Hat - Chris LeDoux
Six Days On The Road - Dave Dudley
All My Ex's Live In Texas - George Strait
Ocean Front Property - George Strait
Cowboys Like Us - George Strait
Wave On Wave - Pat Green
Should've Been A Cowboy - Toby Keith
On The Road Again - Willie Nelson
Highwayman - Willie, Johnny, Waylon, & Kris
Otherside - Red Hot Chili Peppers
Oh, Pretty Woman - Albert King
One Way Out - The Allman Brothers
Ramblin' Man - The Allman Brothers
Paying The Cost To Be The Boss - B.B. King
Baby Please Don't Go - Big Joe Williams
Farther Up The Road - Bobby Blue Bland
Sunshine Of Your Love - Cream
Killing Floor - Howlin' Wolf
Come On (Let The Good Times Roll) - Jimi Hendrix
(I'm Your) Hoochie Coochie Man - Muddy Waters
Smoking Gun - Robert Cray
Take Me Home Country Roads - John Denver
Run To You - Bryan Adams
Rocket Man - Elton John
I Want You - Savage Garden (That's right, I put a Savage Garden song on the list, deal with it)
Love Me When I'm Gone - 3 Doors Down
Kryptonite - 3 Doors Down
Loser - 3 Doors Down
Life Of My Own - 3 Doors Down
Green River - CCR
Fortunate Son - CCR
Save Tonight - Eagle-Eye Cherry
Take It Easy - The Eagles
Wheel In The Sky - Journey
Crawling - Linkin Park
Runaway - Linkin Park
Black Betty - Ram Jam