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Americans Love Their Cars

Cadillac Ranch

Bruce Springsteen

 

James Dean in that Mercury '49
Junior Johnson runnin' through the woods of Carolin'
Even Burt Reynolds in that black Trans Am
All gonna meet down at the Cadillac ranch

 

 

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"Riding in my car (Car Song)” by Woody Guthrie

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Freeways   BTO

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"White Walls" by Mackelmore & Ryan Lewis

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Roll on down the highway   BTO

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“Hot Rod Race” by Arkie Shibley and His Mountain Dew Boys

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Beep Beep (the little Nash Rambler) - the Playmates

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Little Deuce Coupe - Beach Boys

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Gary Newman - CARS

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Donovan - Car Car (Riding In My Car)

 

"This is for Woody!"

 

Also covered by Springsteen as Riding In My Car, and Dylan as Car Car

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speaking of Springsteen, anybody mention

 

                          FIRE

 

I'm driving in my car, I turn on the radio....

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Car Games (Olivia Newton-John)

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The Everly Brothers - Always Drive a Cadillac

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Rory Gallagher - Souped Up Ford

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The New Colony Six - Cadillac

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Buick '59 - the Medallions

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Dead Man's Curve (Jan and Dean)

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Little Duece Coupe - the Beach Boys

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Duane Allman - No Money Down

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Foghat - Driving Wheel

 

 

 

 

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Sniff N The Tears - Driver's Seat

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Hot Rod Lincoln (Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen)

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And they particularly love Thunderbirds

 

The Beach Boys of course immortalized the Thunderbird in Fun Fun Fun [and Little Deuce Coupe]

but there have been a few other songs about this iconic Detroit beauty.  From my car show playlist:

 

Marc Cohn - Silver Thunderbird

 

Chuck Berry - Jaguar and Thunderbird

 

The Delicates - Black and White Thunderbird (1959)

 

Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band - Makin' Thunderbirds

 

John Hiatt - Thunderbird.

 

Alan Jackson - First Love [ about his Thunderbird ]

 

Walter Egan - The Blonde In the Blue T-Bird

 

Prince - Alphabet Street [ Drivin' Daddys Thunderbird ], Dead On It [ Thunderbird on the freeway ]

 

Trisha Yearwood -  Heaven, Heartache, and the Power of Love

[When she takes a chariot to see  the lord, she hopes that chariot is a red  Thunderbird Ford

 

Jeff Beck - Pink Thunderbird [ Beck is a die-hard car geek ]


Steve Winwood - Time Is Running Out [ Johnny drives a Thunderbird ]

 

Robert Palmer, Bonnie Raitt  - You're gonna Get What's Coming

                                                [ Got a Thunderbird parked outside ]

 

Alabama - Reckless [ alas, the 'bird does a Thelma and Louise ]

 

Steve Azar - Thunderbird

 

Booker T - Down in Memphis [ only 10 minutes in his Thunderbird ]

 

Tbird.jpg

 

 

 

 

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Little GTO - Ronnie & the Daytonas

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Salvador Dali's Car (Thompson Twins)

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Jerry Was a Race Car Driver (Primus)

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Rapid Roy (The Stock Car Boy):  Jim Croce

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Good one @DarcyFarrow  😆

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Stop Draggin' My Car Around (Weird Al)

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Red Barchetta - Rush

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Talkin' Song Repair Blues (Alan Jackson):

 

"The mechanic raised up from under my hood
He shook his head and said, "This ain't good"

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