‘Country roads, take me home/ To the place I belong’. Ah! What’s better than music when driving down the unknown roads, past the green fields or the distant mountains? If you are like us, you prefer driving while listening to your favourite numbers. Want to update that playlist? We have made a list of five tracks (in no particular order) that will add a new tune to your trip.
Every Mile a Memory by Dierks Bentley
Co-written and recorded by the American country music artist Dierks Bentley, this song speaks of country roads, old theater marquee signs, parking lots, billboards, western sky and the likes. The song will remind you about your lost love.
Highwayman by The Highwaymen
Highwayman is the first studio album released by the celebrated country band The Highwaymen, comprising Kris Kristofferson, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson. The chartbuster takes you to another world where spirits take the road, even in death.
I’ve Been Everywhere by Johnny Cash
A dusty Winnemucca road starts taking shape in your mind’s eye when you listen to this jazzy number. The song touches on everything, from Buffalo to La Paloma to Chicopee. Memorize the names and hum it along as you drive to keep your spirit up.
Highway 20 Ride by Zac Brown Band
It’s a single from American country music group Zac Brown Band’s eponymous platinum-selling ‘Foundation’ album. This emotion-evoking number tells you a musical story of a doting father taking up miles-long weekend road trips to see his children.
Country Roads (Take Me Home) by John Denver
A song from John Denver’s 1971 breakout album Poems, Prayers & Promises, ‘Take Me Home’ is loved worldwide for its powerful lyrics and soulful tune. It happens to be one of Denver’s most popular songs. Over the years, it has become an iconic symbol of West Virginia.
Good music can make all the difference between a good driving experience and a bad one. So load up your playlist with these road-tested numbers and enjoy driving through the scenic highways.