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America
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Ventura Highway
1972; peaked at #8 on the Billboard Hot 100; lasting popularity
The Beach Boys
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409
1962 a song of a boy dreaming of owning a Chevrolet 409, a 409 cubic inch W-series V8 engine which was popular with hot rodders in the early 1960s.
The Beach Boys
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All Summer Long
1964 A litany of summer fun including driving around in a car. Played during the closing credits of the film "American Graffiti" in 1973 and in the closing credits of the Simpsons episode Summer of 4 Ft. 2
The Beach Boys
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Be True To Your School
1963. High School loyalty including "when I cruise around the other parts of town I got a decal in back"
The Beach Boys
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Car Crazy Cutie
1963 the ultimate dream girl for a hot rodder she has "big blue eyes and candy apple lips" and "axle grease imbedded 'neath her fingernails'"
The Beach Boys
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Cherry, Cherry Coupe
1963 A sonnet to "the sharpest thing around and the envy of my group" "it turns a quarter mile in one oh six"
The Beach Boys
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Custom Machine
1963 Another descriptive song of a fabulous car with "metal flake blue with a corvette grill" "naugahyde bucket seats in front and back" "Everything is chrome, man, even my jack"
The Beach Boys
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Drive-In
1964 The crazy antics of going to a drive-in movie: sneaking friends in the trunk so they won't have to pay. Fogging up windows. "A big buttered popcorn and and extra large coke, a few chilli dogs and I'm going broke"
The Beach Boys
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Fun,Fun,Fun
1964. A song about the real-life Shirley England the teenage daughter of the radio station owner KNAK in Delta, Utah. She borrowed her father's Ford Thunderbird to go to study at the library and ended at a hamburger stand instead. "and she had fun,fun,fun till her daddy took the T-Bird away."
The Beach Boys
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I Get Around
1964 a song about "getting bugged drivin' up and down the same old strip" and getting around "to where the kids are hip"
The Beach Boys
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Little Deuce Coupe
About the 1932 Model B Ford - the sort that were often converted into hot rods.
The Beach Boys
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Our Car Club
1963 Dreaming of a car club with "a Deuce Coupe, a Stingray, a rail job and an XKE"
The Beach Boys
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This Car Of Mine
1964 it is a song about a car that is pulled out of a junkyard and repaired, painted and souped up to become a car he never wants to part with.
The Beatles
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Drive My Car
1965. Written by Paul McCartney and John Lennon from the Rubber Soul album.
Billy Ocean
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Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car
1988.
The Buzzcocks
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Fast Cars
Cake
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Going The Distance
The Cars
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Drive
1984. Third single from the band's "Heartbeat City" album.
Chevy
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Pretty Ricky
Chevy
Christina Aguilera
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Car Wash
Feat. Missy Elliot - from the Movie - Shark Tale
Christopher Cross
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Ride Like the Wind
The Clash
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Brand New Cadillac
London Calling
Céline Dion
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I Drove All Night
Song written by Billy Steinberg and Tom Kelly for Roy Orbison who recorded it in 1987 but did not release it until 1992. Also released by Cyndi Lauper (1989).
Coolio
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Rollin' With My Homies
Cyndi Lauper
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I Drove All Night
Song written by Billy Steinberg and Tom Kelly for Roy Orbison who recorded it in 1987 but did not release it until 1992. Also released by Celine Dion.
Dio
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I Speed at Night
Dr. Dre
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Let Me Ride
Eagles
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Life In The Fast Lane
Gary Numan
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Cars
1979. From the album "The Pleasure Principle".
Grateful Dead
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Truckin'
1970; U.S. national treasure recognized by the U.S. Library of Congress … "what a long, strange trip it's been …."
Jan and Dean
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Dead Man's Curve
1964. The tale of a drag race in Los Angeles that goes awry. Two years after the song's release Jan Berry suffered a serious auto accident near "Dead Man's Curve" and did not perform with Dean again until the mid 1970's.
Jan and Dean
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The Little Old Lady From Pasadena
1964. This was fictional song about a widow in Pasadena, California who kept a hot "Super Stock Dodge" or a 1964 Dodge Polara in her garage. Normally the car would only be driven to and from church but the lady in this song drives this hot car elsewhere and is a street racer that can't be beat.
Janice Joplin
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Mercedes-Benz
1970. A snide dig at US consumerism.
Joss Stone
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Don't Cha Wanna Ride
"Mind, Body and Soul" (2005)
Kraftwerk
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Autobahn
1975; 4 minute variant of original 22 minute song from German electronic band; lasting acclaim
Lee Ryan
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Turn Your Car Around
Madness
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Driving in My Car
1982. A one-off single.
Meat Loaf
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Objects In The Rear View Mirror
Meat Puppets
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In a Car
1981.
Montgomery Gentry
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Speed
Natalie Cole
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Pink Cadillac
1988. The song was originally written and released as the B-side of Bruce Springsteen's 1984 Born in the U.S.A.'s first and biggest hit single, "Dancing in the Dark".
Prefab Sprout
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Cars & Girls
Prince
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Little Red Corvette
1983. His first single to crack the top 10 in the US charts.
Queen
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I'm in Love With My Car
Ricky Gervais
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Free Love Freeway
Rihanna
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Shut Up and Drive
"Good Girl Gone Bad" (2007)
Rihanna
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We Ride
"A Girl Like Me" (2006)
R. Kelly
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You Remind Me of My Jeep
Robert Johnson
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Terraplane Blues
1936. Ode to the Hudson Terraplane (made in Detroit, Michigan 1932-1939).
Rose Royce
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Car Wash
1976; the theme of the 1976 Richard Pryor film of the same name; the band's most successful hit single; 1 week as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
Roxette
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Sleeping in My Car
1994. First single taken from Roxette's 1994 album Crash! Boom! Bang!.
Roy Orbison
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I Drove All Night
Song written by Billy Steinberg and Tom Kelly for Roy Orbison who recorded it in 1987 but did not release it until 1992. Also released by Cyndi Lauper (1989).
Rush
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Red Barchetta
Sammy Hagar
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I Can't Drive 55
Snow Patrol
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Chasing Cars
"Eyes Open" (2006)
Steely Dan
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Midnight Cruiser
Ted Mulry Gang
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Jump In My Car
1975. Their first major hit, and the biggest of their career.
Thomas Dolby
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The Key To Her Ferrari
1988. From the album "Aliens Ate My Buick".
Tracy Chapman
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Fast Car
1988. From her self titled album.
Vanilla Ice
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Rollin' in My 5.0
War
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Low Rider
Wilson Pickett
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Mustang Sally
1966.


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