Your Own Special Travel Song

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31. Posted by BjornParee (Full Member 150 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

Maby you never heard of him but a cd that allways go's along when I travel is "HERMAN BROOD"

32. Posted by kiwiklou (Budding Member 39 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

So many favourites, each evoke their own emotion (ahhh sentiment)

Sunny Afternoon - THE KINKS
Road to Nowhere - TALKING HEADS

Ramble on by ZEPPELIN is a great choice as is Piano Man by BILLY JOEL

Always on the Run - LENNY KRAVITZ

and Like a Rolling Stone - BOB DYLAN

so many, can't choose

33. Posted by xxpacerxx (Full Member 76 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

memories live longer than dreams :)

Oasis-dont look back in anger ( u know everyone knows the words)
animals-dont let me be misunderstood
BOB BOB marley-anything(cant believe no1 has mentioned this)
del shannon-my little runaway ;)

take that-how deep is your love-thank you to the black guy on East 14th Street who made waiting for my train that much more enjoyable.

And Wocca, snow can burn your eyes, but only pppeople make u cry.

34. Posted by t_maia (Travel Guru 3290 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

Like someone else in this thread, my travel songs also remind me of where I've been:

We will rock you by Queen - canooing camp in 1991 in Parey/Germany

Lemon Tree by Fool's Garden - that rotten, waste of time school trip to the Czech Republic. Nobody had thought to bring any decent music, that was the only recent hit available, so it played on a constant loop for 4 days. To this day I hate that song with a passion.

Rabak Lam Yareed by Mohammed Mounir - Palestine. We only had MTV Libanon, and that video was on every ten minutes, I swear.

It's my life by Bryan Adams - the song came on the minute my bus left Jerusalem, and I realised that after 2 1/2 months of Palestine I would be in Israel for the next 3 weeks. It felt great to hear western music again.

35. Posted by isisshuru (Full Member 57 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

Hands down, my favorite travelling music, esp on road trips, is Cake. Any Cake, but 'Sheep go to Heaven' and 'Race Car Ya-Ya's'. There's a song for pretty much any leg of a trip within those albums...

36. Posted by Cupcake (Travel Guru 8468 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

Life is a Highway...I wanna ride it all night long...
Tom Cochrane

Road trip music.....

37. Posted by cruisegirl (Respected Member 244 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

I actually have a genre called "Ship Songs" in my iTunes, all are songs that remind crew members of home/good times. Here's a few of the best:

Paradise City - Guns 'n' Roses
Joyride - Roxette
Country Roads - John Denver
Cruisin Together - Huey Lewis/Gwyneth Paltrow
Summer of '69 - Bryan Adams
Home for a Rest - Spirit of the West

Although any reggae or soca/latin song will quickly provoke wonderful memories of port days, spent on the beaches with a cool cocktail *sigh*

38. Posted by tomm35 (Budding Member 47 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

travelin thru by Dolly Parton.


39. Posted by klangeluk (Full Member 146 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

been experimenting with some of suggestions here i dont have specific songs but thought would add to the list

life for rent - dido

"I haven’t ever really found a place that I call home"

waves - hooverphonic

"These gigantic waves just take me
To an unknown destination
Under the moonlight
Feel free to join me on my trip.."


ray of light - madonna ...."And i feel like i just got home" lol

40. Posted by wotthefiqh (Inactive 1447 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

Try 'Ramble Tamble' by Creedence Clearwater Revival.
The guitar intro feels like the frenetic buzz you have when your have the backpack ready, documents in sweaty hand and you walk out the door worrying if you have forgotten something important.
The bestest feeling even after 34 years of doing that thang!!!

The first and second lines are :

"oohoo ooohoo, down the road I go"

A 7 minute classic!!

After that, try "Holiday In Cambodia" by the Dead Kennedys (my next destination).
Follow that by 'Won't Get Fooled Again" by the Who for virtually all the countries on the planet and you are home and hosed.