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1. Posted by Wocca (Inactive 3745 posts) 12y

I always remember Lee Marvin singing " I Was Born Under A Wandering Star" in the cowboy movie "Paint Your Wagon"

2. Posted by travelover (Respected Member 494 posts) 12y

My personal favorite is "Where the streets have no name" by U2. Listen to the lyrics and you will probably feel the need to book the first ticket to anywhere but where you are at the moment. The music itself gives you the feel of wind in your hair, sunlight on your face (like Bono sings), and in general the exciting feel of discovering new lands. Get me out of this Snowland!

3. Posted by Wocca (Inactive 3745 posts) 12y

"Miles From Nowhere" - Cat Stevens

4. Posted by remarcable (Respected Member 335 posts) 12y

Didn't have one until I heard Craig David's "I'm walking away". That song captured the reason why I travel. I have it on repeat!


5. Posted by Rraven (Travel Guru 5924 posts) 12y

its actually a full album but the soundtrack to 'Underground' , it keeps my spirits up and awake....

6. Posted by Lidia (Budding Member 11 posts) 12y

"soul to squeeze" by the red hot chilli peppers....

7. Posted by JennyCook (Full Member 95 posts) 12y

Toploader's 'Dancing in the moonlight'.

although when we were kids the only tapes we used to have in uor car (and hence listen to over and over again) were Buddy Holly, the Beach Boys, Soundtrack to South Pacific and Oklahoma. So whenever i hear any of them i feel that i should be going somewhere!

If me and my friends are going on any long drives now the driver always plays Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. It's sort of become a must now. (The Jason Donovan version obviously!!!)

8. Posted by james (Travel Guru 4136 posts) 12y

I gotta say, that "dancing in the moonlight" song is one of the cheesiest, most aggravating songs of the past few years. That's only my opinion though, and as everyone else seems to like it, well, what would I know.

As for travel songs, I've gotta few. In know particular order some of them are:

Rhiannon - Fleetwood Mac
Under The Bridge - Chilli Peppers
Don't Speak - No Doubt
Sonnet - The Verve
Expresso Love - Dire Straits

...and a whole lot more.

9. Posted by Wocca (Inactive 3745 posts) 12y

From the final episode of the Australian ABC TV mini-series "Changi":
"... Pack up all my cares & woes, singing low ... BYE BYE BLACKBIRD"

10. Posted by pcobrien (Full Member 42 posts) 12y

how about 'On The Road Again' hee-hee