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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 2002
    In My Mind Mostly

    ***Car Show Music***

    I am doing a 4 hour car show where they would like me to play "car music". Now I know some car songs, but I could use your help so I can fill 4 hours.

    Thanks in advance!
    Last edited by Mark Evans; 08-29-2010 at 09:46 AM.
    Chuck "The DJ" Lehnhard

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2002
    Here are a few. Hope this helps.

    Mustang Sally - Wilson Picket
    Little Red Corvette - Prince
    Little Red Rodeo - Collin Raye
    Cars - Gary Newman
    Car Wash - Rose Royce
    Start The Car - Travis Tritt
    Kiss Me In The Car - John Berry
    Freeway of Love - Aritha Franklin
    Mercury Blues - Alan Jackson
    Drive - Alan Jackson
    Counting Blue Cars - Dishwalla
    Power Windows - Billy Falcon
    Ragtop - Brother Phelps (Of Kentucky Headhunter Fame)
    Ragtop Cadilac - Lonestar
    Travilin' Music - Dennis Robbins
    Guitars & Cadilacs - Dwight Yokam

    I will se if I can find some more.
    Brian Brickey

    Copyright © 2002 Brian Brickey
    This post, opinion and viewpoint
    is the sole property of Brian Brickey.
    Do not copy or otherwise use this
    information without the expressed
    written consent of the author.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Mar 2003
    Charlottesville, Virginia
    Here's some:

    Ragtop Day- Jimmy Buffett
    Red Ragtop- Tim McGraw
    Drive My Car- Beatles
    Born To Be Wild- Steppenwolf (yeah, I know it's motorcycles, but it works!)
    Pink Cadillac- Springsteen
    409- Beach Boys
    GTO-Ronnie And The Daytonas
    Fun, Fun, Fun- Beach Boys
    Little Duece Coupe- Beach Boys
    Don't Worry Baby- Beach Boys
    Shut Down- Beach Boys
    Dead Man's Curve- Jan & Dean
    Little Old Lady From Pasadena- Jan & Dean
    Racing In The Streets- Springsteen
    Six Days On The Road- Various Country Artists
    Let It Roll- Little Feat
    Radar Love- Golden Earring
    Midnight Rider- Gregg Allman
    Greased Lightnin'- Grease
    Low Rider- War
    Life Is A Highway- Tom Cochrane
    Crosstown Traffic- Jimi Hendrix
    Mercedes Benz- Janis Joplin
    Maybelline- Chuck Berry
    No Particular Place To Go- Chuck Berry
    You Can't Catch Me- Chuck Berry
    Hot Rod Lincoln- Commander Cody
    Cruisin- Smokey Robinson/ Huey Lewis & Gwyneth Paltrow from Duets
    Vehicle- Ides Of March
    Roll On Down The Highway- BTO
    Chevy Van- Sammy Johns
    I Can't Drive 55- Sammy Hagar
    On The Road Again- Willie Nelson
    Traffic Jam- James Taylor
    Highway Song- Blackfoot
    American Pie- Don McLean


    "Captain Tunes"

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Nov 2002
    Canyon TX...Home of the Palo Duro Canyon

    I was looking too!
    Life's A Dance!!

    Big E!
    aka Eldon Gragert,
    King of the Bottomfeeders
    Master of the Human Jukebox
    Unprofessional Part-Time DJ

    Charter Member of the LDJC

    The ORIGINAL Sound Waves Productions!!!

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Sep 1998
    About 10 miles South of Disneyland

    I will search my files...I know I have a pretty extensive list around here somewhere...

    Keep on Rockin’,

    USMC ’82-’85, 0811/5711

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Nov 2002
    St. Joseph, MO.
    I do between 6 - 10 car shows every year and it all depends on what type of show it is. Like whenever I do a show for the older classic car owners I stick with all the classic oldies. I went to the record store and they had a lot of oh like crusin to the oldies cd's and just stuff like that. I'm sure your local record store will have so many to choose from it should cover 4 hours easily. Now for like low rider show's.... well thats just a whole nother story. Well good luck.
    Chris Huey
    Premier DJ Service
    Northwest Missouri

  7. #7
    I know there are repeats here, but here's a copy & paste of my car, road, and riding list:

    409 Beach Boys
    The Ballad Of Thunder Road Robert Mitchum
    Country Roads James Taylor
    Cars Gary Numan
    Car Wash Rose Royce
    Drive My Car Beatles
    Forty Miles Of Bad Road Duane Eddy
    Leader Of The Pack The Shangri-Las
    King Of The Road Roger Miller
    Black Denim Trousers & Motorcycle Boots The Cheers
    Dead Man's Curve Jan and Dean
    Fun, Fun, Fun The Beach Boys
    G.T.O. Ronny and the Daytonas
    Get Out of My Dreams, Get into My Car Billy Ocean
    Hot Rod Lincoln Johnny Bond
    Seven Little Girls Sittin' In The Back Seat Paul Evans
    Little Deuce Coupe Beach Boys
    Little Cobra The Rip Chords
    Little Honda The Hondells
    Little Old Lady From Pasadena Jan and Dean
    Little Red Corvette Prince
    Maybelline Chuck Berry
    Road Runner The Gants
    Shut Down The Beach Boys
    Stick Shift The Duals
    Drag City Jan and Dean
    Holiday Road Lindsey Buckingham
    On The Road Again Willie Nelson
    Hit The Road Jack Ray Charles
    Mr. Limousine Driver Grand Funk Railroad
    Hot Rod Hearts Robbie Dupree
    Gotta See Jane R. Dean Taylor
    (I'm A) Road Runner Jr. Walker and the All Stars
    Pink Cadillac Aretha Franklin or Bruce Springsteen
    (Get Your Kicks on) Route 66 Nat King Cole, Natalie Cole, Manhattan Transfer, etc.
    Cruisin' Booker T. and the MG's
    Autobahn Kraftwerk
    Graceland Paul Simon
    Highway 49 Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Howlin' Wolf, or George Thorogood
    Highway 51 Bob Dylan
    Highway Chile Jimi Hendrix
    Hobo's Lullaby Woody or Arlo Guthrie
    Life Is a Highway Tom Cochrane
    Me & Bobby McGee Janis Joplin or Kris Kristofferson
    On the Road Again Willie Nelson
    Rockin' Down the Highway Doobie Brothers
    Slow Ride Foghat
    Take Me Home Country Roads John Denver
    Thunder Road Bruce Springsteen
    Ventura Highway America
    American Pie Don McLean
    Beep Beep Playmates
    Cadillac Ranch Bruce Springsteen or Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
    Chevrolet ZZ Top
    Chevy Van Sammy Johns
    In My Merry Oldsmobile Bing Crosby
    Mercedes Benz Janis Joplin
    Mercury Blues Alan Jackson

    Hope this helps. Have fun with the show!

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Nov 2002
    Coastal Georgia
    Depending on what kind of car show it is:

    Ride Wit Me-Nelly
    Jeeps, Le Coups, Bimaz & Benz-Lost Boyz
    Mercedes Boy
    Heads Carolina, Tails California-JoDee Messina (unsure)
    Cadillac Ranch-Chris Ledoux
    Start the commotion (or other songs used in car commercials)
    School Days? (riding along in my automobile...)

    Here's a couple of songs that are kind of stretching it:

    Detroit Rock City
    Last Kiss

    Wasn't there a song that said something about the radio playing music in beat with the sound of the wipers or the rhythm of the rain? Possibly The Judds?
    Five minutes west of becoming a castaway.

  9. #9
    Memory jog! I think it's Eddie Rabbitt, "Driving My Life Away." Early eighties. (The Judds may have done a version, or another similar song, but I don't know -- I don't keep up with country as much as I probably should.)

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Nov 2002
    Independence, IA
    What about Johnny Cash's Cadillac song?
    Jeff Main a.k.a. Jumpin' Jeff
    Musical Madness DJ Entertainment


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