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Apr 7, 2012, 10:57 AM
 
New car, new ipod connection... I may actually listen to more music in the car than before. But my iPod playlists are sadly kid-centric so I need to make more. Luckily I got some itunes gift cards for christmas.

Driving playlist: go. Post itunes or youtube links!

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Apr 7, 2012, 12:05 PM
 
Let's start with BTO's Let It Ride and Roll On Down the Highway. Steppenwolf's Born to be Wild and Magic Carpet Ride. Then I'd add Golden Earring's Radar Love and Meat Loaf's Bat out of Hell (full version).

Yeah, I'm kind of old fashioned.

This poster is not responsible for speeding tickets garnered through lack of attention to speedometers while listening to any music...

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Apr 7, 2012, 01:14 PM
 
I like this one for driving at the moment:

Volbeat - Fallen - YouTube
I have plenty of more important things to do, if only I could bring myself to do them....
     
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Apr 7, 2012, 02:30 PM
 
Try the sublime Exile on Coldharbour Lane by the Alabama 3 (or A3 as they are known in the US)

iTunes - Music - Exile On Coldharbour Lane by Alabama 3

You may know "Woke Up This Morning" as the theme tune to the Sopranos, it just rolls along. I love driving to it, it actually slows you down, but many tracks on this album are great road songs.
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Apr 7, 2012, 02:57 PM
 
Why don't you enjoy the sound of the car's engine first ?
     
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Apr 7, 2012, 03:01 PM
 
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Apr 7, 2012, 03:39 PM
 
Highway Star - Deep Purple
     
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Apr 7, 2012, 04:23 PM
 
I never drive without either music or radio on. Even a one mile trip to the store.
I have plenty of more important things to do, if only I could bring myself to do them....
     
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Apr 7, 2012, 11:51 PM
 
Fire Woman - The Cult <-- Greatest of all time
Spreading the Disease, Jet City Woman - Queensryche
Twilight Zone - Golden Earring
Why Can't this be Love? - Van Hagar
Running with the Devil, Panama - Van Halen
War Pigs - Black Sabbath
Crazy Train - Ozzy
Here I Go Again - Whitesnake
Highway to Hell - AC/DC
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Apr 8, 2012, 12:55 AM
 
I've always considered Scar Tissue by the Red Hot Chili Peppers my quintessential driving song, but only for drives longer than 30min

agree or disagree, these are selections from my "just drive" playlist:

iggy pop - passenger
are you in? - incubus
amber - 311
mahgeetah - my morning jacket
surf wax america - weezer
slow country - gorillaz
we've been had - the walkmen
reelin' in the years - steely dan
lonesome vice magic harvest - alexandre geindre
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Apr 8, 2012, 01:56 AM
 
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Apr 11, 2012, 02:35 PM
 
Thanks guys, lots of new tunes to check out!

Originally Posted by angelmb View Post
Why don't you enjoy the sound of the car's engine first ?
This car's engine is so damned quiet I can't hear it! May as well crank the tunage.
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Originally Posted by Doc HM View Post
iTunes - Music - Exile On Coldharbour Lane by Alabama 3

You may know "Woke Up This Morning" as the theme tune to the Sopranos, it just rolls along. I love driving to it, it actually slows you down, but many tracks on this album are great road songs.
purchasenated. As a bonus, the US itunes store had an extra track.
     
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Apr 11, 2012, 03:56 PM
 
A few off my most recent driving playlist- apologies, no iTunes on this computer so no links.

Suddenly I See - KT Tunstall
She Sells Sanctuary - The Cult
Mmmbopp - Hanson (no, really)
Escribeme Pronto - Mexican Institute of Sound
Rise - PIL
Who Got the Hooch - Super Natural
Lust for Life - Iggy Pop
Reach the Rock - Havana 3AM
Doctorin' The Tardis - The Timelords
     
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Apr 11, 2012, 05:13 PM
 
Originally Posted by Paco500 View Post
Mmmbopp - Hanson (no, really)
Especially if you like House.
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Apr 11, 2012, 05:56 PM
 
I've always considered Scar Tissue by the Red Hot Chili Peppers my quintessential driving song, but only for drives longer than 30min

agree or disagree, these are selections from my "just drive" playlist:

iggy pop - passenger
are you in? - incubus
amber - 311
mahgeetah - my morning jacket
surf wax america - weezer
slow country - gorillaz
we've been had - the walkmen
reelin' in the years - steely dan
lonesome vice magic harvest - alexandre geindre bad video, but couldn't find it on the iTunes store
Lemon Jelly - Space Walk the lyrics in this are from the radio transmission of the first time a human ever walked in space...beautiful song for a beautiful summer drive

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Apr 18, 2012, 11:48 AM
 
Oh you pretty Chitty Bang Bang,
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
We love you.

And, in
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
What we'll do.

Near, far, in our motorcar
Oh what a happy time we'll spend.
Bang Bang Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Our fine four fendered friend.

Oh you pretty Chitty Bang Bang
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
We love you.

And, in
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
What we'll do.

Near, far, in our motorcar
Oh what a happy time we'll spend.
Bang Bang Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Our fine four fendered friend.

Your sleek as a thoroughbred.
Your seats are a feather bed.
You'll turn everybody's head today.

We'll glide on our motor trip
With pride in our ownership
The envy of all we survey.

Oh Chitty You Chitty
Pretty Chitty Bang Bang
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
We love you.

And Chitty, in Chitty
Pretty Chitty Bang Bang
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang what we'll do.

Near Chitty, far Chitty,
in our motorcar
Oh what a happy time we'll spend.

Bang Bang Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
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Apr 18, 2012, 12:58 PM
 
That song believe it or not, I think I have due to kids soundtracks. I'm annoyed that the steppenwolf/bto/meatloaf/acdc classic rock CDs have been misplaced in a move somewhere...

Arctic Monkeys remind me of the White Stripes for some reason, except, well, british. Then again, they also sound familiar just because.
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Apr 19, 2012, 11:44 AM
 
thanks for the suggestions

@Tiresias - isn't that lee hyori's song?
     
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Apr 19, 2012, 12:30 PM
 
Originally Posted by abby View Post
@Tiresias - isn't that lee hyori's song?
Since lee hyori was born in 1979, and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang was released in 1968, I don't think so...



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZTTzcXSLjhI

Also, I might just buy that Foster the People album. Fun, and I never knew that was who that was!

Teach me more of this modern hippity hoppity music you young folk like!

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Apr 19, 2012, 11:48 PM
 
Well now this depends on how and what you drive, doesn't it?

Okay, get in. Buckle up. Tighter maybe. Hold on. Here we go...

The Angels - Take a Long Line
Cold Chisel - Yakuza Girls
Screaming Jets - C'mon
The Angels - I Ain't the One
The Angels - Mr Damage
AC⚡DC - Riff Raff
Iron Maiden - Killers
Guns n' Roses - Right Next Door to Hell
The Cruel Sea - The Honeymoon is Over

... and we have safely arrived at our destination. You look pale. I saw you looking worried when the cops were behind us, but I told you we'd lose 'em. You're safe now. Are you okay? Hello?
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Originally Posted by andi*pandi View Post
Teach me more of this modern hippity hoppity music you young folk like!
Yo dawg, we heard you like the hippity hoppity, so we put one inside your driving music.

Kid Frost - Lowrider


     
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Apr 20, 2012, 09:56 AM
 
Originally Posted by andi*pandi View Post
Also, I might just buy that Foster the People album. Fun, and I never knew that was who that was!

Teach me more of this modern hippity hoppity music you young folk like!

Such a great album... easy to listen to over and over. I'll be seeing them live in June and can't wait!

Also, Andi... 7 more posts until you're at 7,777...
     
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Jun 7, 2012, 11:30 PM
 
Hold the Line, Rosanna, Africa - Toto

Was enjoying those a lot today while zipping through the country.
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Jun 8, 2012, 03:33 AM
 
The Fine Art of Surfacing by the Boomtown Rats.

I loved this album in the 80's, when I was a wee lad, and it still stands up as a classic record. The remastered version is outstanding, as well, despite me normally despising remastered versions of albums dear to my heart.
     
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Jun 8, 2012, 12:47 PM
 
Originally Posted by MacinTommy View Post
Such a great album... easy to listen to over and over. I'll be seeing them live in June and can't wait!
Andi, did you ever get the Foster the People album?

That concert was last night and they were amazing live!
Mark Foster is so damn talented it hurts. Singing, Drums, Keyboard and guitar... the kid does it all.
     
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Jun 8, 2012, 01:30 PM
 
I did get it!

Thanks for all the music tips folks! Still have got to dig out old CDs. Probably have Toto... I know we had the Empire Records soundtrack too.
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Jun 8, 2012, 10:44 PM
 
I Can't Drive 55 - Sammy Hagar

It lost some of its relevance when they upped the limit to 65, but the song still has meaning.
     
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Jun 9, 2012, 06:41 AM
 
I have plenty of more important things to do, if only I could bring myself to do them....
     
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Originally Posted by andi*pandi View Post
New car, new ipod connection... I may actually listen to more music in the car than before. But my iPod playlists are sadly kid-centric so I need to make more. Luckily I got some itunes gift cards for christmas.

Driving playlist: go. Post itunes or youtube links!

Route 66
This one has really grown on me -
Little Talks

It's just... cute.
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Really excellent video also!
     
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Jun 15, 2012, 08:54 AM
 
just a few...

high speed escaping from the cops music:
Flirtin' with disaster - Molly Hatchet
Paranoid (album) - Black Sabbath
Diver Down (album) - Van Halen

late night highway driving:
Death Disco - PIL
Army of Me - Bjork
Production (album) - Mirwais

mello late night in rainy nyc:
In a Silent Way (album) - Miles Davis
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Jun 15, 2012, 09:34 AM
 
All the good stuff by the Lonely Island
Badly Drawn Boy
The soundtracks to the Katamari series
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Jun 19, 2012, 10:27 AM
 
Originally Posted by ebuddy View Post
This one has really grown on me -
Little Talks
Their album is on sale for 6.99... score.
iTunes - Music - My Head Is an Animal by Of Monsters and Men
     
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Jul 3, 2012, 12:48 PM
 
Thought the 6.99 deal for monsters and Men album was a good deal, well Amazon has it for 1.99 today, and other albums:

Amazon.com: My Head Is An Animal: Of Monsters And Men: MP3 Downloads

doh!

Who else is good on this page? Lana Del Ray seems worth a shot:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.htm...4YK8BTSH6MTEVQ
     
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