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bigross86
25 Jun 10,, 15:21
My stop brother and I were having a conversation and we invented a musical genre (doubtless invented before by other people as well) called Highway Music. This type of music is the kind of song you can play going 140kmh down an empty highway at full volume with the top down/all the windows open.

So far a couple I've managed to come up with are:

Drowning Pool - Let The Bodies Hit The Floor

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Hinder - Take Me Home Tonight

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Steppenwolf - Born To Be Wild

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Robbie Williams - Let Me Entertain You

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The Used - Burning Down The House

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Like I said, these are all best when played at extremely loud volumes, regardless of neighbors. I know there's plenty more out there, I wanna hear what you guys think are the ultimate Highway Music songs. S-2, Bigfella, BD-1, I'm lookin at you guys mainly. Wadda you say?

Tarek Morgen
25 Jun 10,, 16:05
140kmh down an empty highway

and what music do you play when you drive fast?

dave lukins
25 Jun 10,, 17:10
and what music do you play when you drive fast?

I was thinking the same. Empty highway, check sky for helicopters,..LET'S GO:eek:

Tarek Morgen
25 Jun 10,, 17:34
I was thinking the same. Empty highway, check sky for helicopters,..LET'S GO:eek:

Or just pick a country without a fixed speed limit *g*

Pedicabby
25 Jun 10,, 17:59
I havent a driving license much less a car, only a rickshaw, but if I did I would have an old skool Nova or Mini and I would be crankin old skool Slayer, Megadeath or anything raunchy.

S2
25 Jun 10,, 18:12
"I wanna hear what you guys think are the ultimate Highway Music songs."

There are the trite stereotypes-Highway Star, I Can't Drive...55, Radar Love, Red Barchetta, Wipe-Out, Little Deuce Coupe etc.- but anything generally works (excepting SWMNBN) when amped on a fast car, hot woman, better living through modern chemistry and too-much booze.

Those are the stereotypes.

For myself I like empty roads, empty land and empty mournful music. Dunno why. Sorta the antithesis of what many imagine for highway music I suppose. Neil Young writes stuff that works for me in the big nothin'. So too Dylan from Highway 61 or Blonde on Blonde. Depends.

Spent a lot of time in my life driving long, long distances alone and still deeply relish the solitude. Can't find any good versions of a couple songs that I'd liked to have posted.

Probably just bum everybody out anyway...

Wooglin
25 Jun 10,, 18:38
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bigross86
25 Jun 10,, 18:53
and what music do you play when you drive fast?

Dude, in Israel the highway speed limit in most places is 90kmh (one road has 110) When I was in Oz I was driving around a Toyota Hiace loaded with merchandise. I was hitting that thing for all it was worth on an empty stretch in the middle of Central Outback, and it barely reached the 160km mark, and that was on plain, flat stretches of road.

It's all relative, here 140 will get your license suspended and a very hefty fine.

Tarek Morgen
25 Jun 10,, 20:02
speed limit in most places is 90kmh

wow that is..not very fast, then again Israel is not very big and driving faster might cause you to shot over the border...

140km/h is almost "normal travel speed". Fast starts around 170 to 180 and is rather open ended upwards. Though it is not like you can drive on all of the Autobahn that fast. Around half of it has local speed limits (usually from 80 to 120) but there are still quite a few places were you can easily reach the 200 mark.

But this Topic is about music while driving at relative high speed and not about why driving is more fun in Germany so here my contribution:

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Genosaurer
25 Jun 10,, 20:39
Led Zeppelin - Trampled Underfoot
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Electric Light Orchestra - Poker
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Jefferson Airplane - 3/5 Of A Mile In 10 Seconds
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Albany Rifles
25 Jun 10,, 21:27
ELO. Fire On High

BOSTON. Foreplay/Longtime

Emerson, Lake & Palmer. Hoedown

FLATT & SCRUGGS. Foggy Mountain Breakdown

AC/DC. Thunderstruck

Any Good Fife & Drum Music

dave lukins
25 Jun 10,, 22:56
Or just pick a country without a fixed speed limit *g*

Indeed. I once lived in such a Country. It was at a time where only a Border stopped you going any further(or maybe a couple of thousand East German guards):)) If memory serves, Eric had his beloved Merc and I had an Opel Commodore 2.5 and then a Manta.

Shamus
26 Jun 10,, 04:35
"I wanna hear what you guys think are the ultimate Highway Music songs."

There are the trite stereotypes-Highway Star, I Can't Drive...55, Radar Love, Red Barchetta, Wipe-Out, Little Deuce Coupe etc.- but anything generally works (excepting SWMNBN) when amped on a fast car, hot woman, better living through modern chemistry and too-much booze.

Those are the stereotypes.

For myself I like empty roads, empty land and empty mournful music. Dunno why. Sorta the antithesis of what many imagine for highway music I suppose. Neil Young writes stuff that works for me in the big nothin'. So too Dylan from Highway 61 or Blonde on Blonde. Depends.

Spent a lot of time in my life driving long, long distances alone and still deeply relish the solitude. Can't find any good versions of a couple songs that I'd liked to have posted.

Probably just bum everybody out anyway...+1 Dude,+1 ;)

Julie
26 Jun 10,, 05:07
My stop brother and I were having a conversation and we invented a musical genre (doubtless invented before by other people as well) called Highway Music. ..uh...what is a stop brother? :confused:

bonehead
26 Jun 10,, 06:06
..uh...what is a stop brother? :confused:

Thats PC for dyslexic brother

bonehead
26 Jun 10,, 07:02
ZZ Top - I'm bad, Gun love, Tush,La Grange
The Who- Squeeze box, Won't get fooled again, Baba O'Reily.
Twisted Sister - I wanna rock
Black Crows - Light a candle
Tom Petty - Refugee, Running down a dream
Queen - Fat bottom girls
Bruce- Born to run
Frankie goes to Hollywood - Relax
Edgar winter group - Frankenstein
Clapton Layla
Foghat - Slow Ride
George Thourogood- Move it on over, I drink alone, one scotch one bourbon one beer, Who do you love, bad to the bone.
Def Leopard - Pour some sugar on me

Those are what I have at the top of my head. My road worthy I-pod has days worth.

YellowFever
26 Jun 10,, 09:58
Cool thread, grossie!

Just so happens I just came back (an hour ago) from a three days road trip and some of the songs I listened to are:

Don Henley
-Boys of Summer-

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Eagles
-Take it Easy-

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Eagles
-Already Gone-

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Eddie Rabbit
-Driving My Life Away

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CCR
-Bad Moon Rising-

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Shriekback
-The big Hush-

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Shivaree
-Goodnight Moon-

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I'm with S-2 on this one. Doesn't have to be a head-banger, balls to the wall kinda song. It could be a melancholy slow song with deep meaning but when the mood to go fast hits me, I listen to songs like:

Joan Jett

-Bad Reputation-

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Fire Inc.
-Tonight is what it means to be young-
(No, diane Lane does not sings this song and sorry for the bad quality)

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Fire Inc.
-Nowhere Fast-
(Yes, also from the movie 'Streets of Fire)

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(Ok, so the last two songs are corny but they are perfect driving music) :tongue:

Def Leppard

-Pour some sugar on me-

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YellowFever
26 Jun 10,, 10:43
......

By the way, Albany....

sorry for what happened to the Celtics!

Bwahahahahaaaaaa!! :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin:

I feel so bad they lost to my beloved Lakers..... :P

tankie
26 Jun 10,, 13:27
Indeed. I once lived in such a Country. It was at a time where only a Border stopped you going any further(or maybe a couple of thousand East German guards):)) If memory serves, Eric had his beloved Merc and I had an Opel Commodore 2.5 and then a Manta.

Ahhh yes my merc 280sel which i raffled off :biggrin: Dave Germany now has loadsa speed limits on the autobahn now and minor roads have roundabouts on em :eek:

Anyway , any Roy Orbison spesshly drove all night ;)

bigross86
26 Jun 10,, 14:32
Julie, I meant step brother...

BD1
26 Jun 10,, 19:48
BR,


actually, im in the fast tempo crowd, somehow focuses me more. Better if they are the tunes that i know from heart, again, not to lose focus.

basicly 90% of the stuff i post on Music-thread, applies here too...

but

of course there is

THE ultimate driving song

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and the ultimate mating song, by the same guys


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you can thank me after your next date, basically you can apply both songs in succession
:))

Stitch
27 Jun 10,, 03:15
Best driving song ever:

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S2
27 Jun 10,, 03:49
"Black Crows - Light a candle"

Hard To Handle???

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bonehead
27 Jun 10,, 06:52
"Black Crows - Light a candle"

Hard To Handle???

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I have been hammered by allergies since the sun finally made its appearance and I dropped the ball. Good catch. Thanks.

Albany Rifles
27 Jun 10,, 18:20
By the way, Albany....

sorry for what happened to the Celtics!

Bwahahahahaaaaaa!! :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin:

I feel so bad they lost to my beloved Lakers..... :P

Well, at least the Red Sox swept the Dodgers right after that.

Congrats....and I think this was their last chance.

Persey
04 Feb 11,, 03:38
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ts9nmYUIlB8&feature=player_embedded


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fYtJIFVxQXY&feature=player_embedded


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bmukyU9zTiY&feature=player_embedded

Persey
04 Feb 11,, 03:40
These are classic driving tunes from high school...


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=896qY01zCUU&feature=player_embedded


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qga5eONXU_4&feature=player_embedded

Persey
04 Feb 11,, 03:46
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QDbON8udTPo&feature=player_embedded


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qG8ZaB799Y&feature=player_embedded


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kpQwvUN4yqA

Blue
05 Feb 11,, 06:24
I call this more racing than driving music.....
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This is driving music......
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S2
05 Feb 11,, 07:27
Here's some old school stuff from 1968-69 that could keep the pedal to the metal-

Dime-A-Dance Romance

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Living In The U.S.A.-

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STAND BACK!

S2
05 Feb 11,, 08:01
From (aptly titled, MACHINE HEAD), Highway Star-

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USSWisconsin
05 Feb 11,, 09:41
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q0JrV86EKCs&feature=related

YouTube - Mountain Long Red live at Woodstock 8 17 1969 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qa7SmlHQaN0)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qa7SmlHQaN0

Persey
07 Feb 11,, 12:59
Driving With The Brakes On - Del Amitri



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=44k3a2Uc3i8

Blue
08 Feb 11,, 01:28
Thought I posted this one earlier...can't forget the red rocker.

I thought highway star and hot rod lincoln were a couple of great driving songs as well, good posts guys!

I can't drive 55 was the anthem of the eighties American driver, heh, even my great grandmother liked it! But then again she had a 71 Malibu 4dr with a 350, and drove it like she stole it! I sure miss her.....and the car.;)

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Gun Grape
08 Feb 11,, 03:32
A little Thorogood

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Throw in some Ram Jam

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A Little ZZ Top

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Then Some SRV

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