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Are these the 30 best songs for your road trip?

Are these the 30 best songs for your road trip?
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Nothing makes driving better than a good playlist and if you’re about to embark on a road trip, you might find this interesting.

A recent survey conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Christian Brothers Automotive delved into the contents of Americans’ playlists with the intention of determining what the most popular songs are when travelling by car.

They surveyed over 2000 Americans and according to the results, the most popular choices included “Sweet Home Alabama” by Lynyrd Skynyrd (39%), “Hotel California” by The Eagles (29%), and “Life is a Highway” by Tom Cochrane (27%).

Whether you’re absconding on a weekend getaway or braving an outdoor adventure, these songs will help keep your engines roaring.

Below is the list of the 30 most popular songs to play while on a road trip based on their results! And be sure to watch the video embedded below for more fun trivia. Enjoy! 


Sweet Home Alabama, Lynyrd Skynyrd 39%

Hotel California, The Eagles 29%

Life is a Highway, Tom Cochrane 27%

Take Me Home Country Roads, John Denver 26%

On the Road Again, Willie Nelson 25%

Old Town Road, Lil Nas X 25%

Shut Up and Drive, Rihanna 24%

Highway to Hell, ACDC 23%

Hit the Road Jack, Ray Charles 20%

Here I Go Again, Whitesnake 18%

Don't Stop Me Now, Queen 18%

Go Your Own Way, Fleetwood Mac 18%

Ramblin' Man, The Allman Brothers Band 17% (tied)

Paradise City, Guns 'N Roses 17% (tied)

Route 66, Chuck Berry 17%

Driver’s License, Olivia Rodrigo 16%

I've Been Everywhere, Johnny Cash 16%

A Thousand Miles, Vanessa Carlton 15%

Born to Run, Bruce Springsteen 15%

This Land is Your Land, Woody Guthrie 14%

I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles), The Proclaimers 14% (tied)

Cruisin', Smokey Robinson 14% (tied)

Every day is a Winding Road, Sheryl Crow 13%

Like a Rolling Stone, Bob Dylan 13%

Greased Lightnin', John Travolta 13%

Drive, The Cars 12%

Made in the U.S.A., Demi Lovato 12%

Little Deuce Coupe, The Beach Boys 12%

Ride, Lana Del Rey 11%

Roll with the Changes, REO Speedwagon 11%

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