The Perfect Summer Playlist from Toyota of Plano


Some things are just better together. Peanut butter and jelly. Bubbles and baths. And of course, cars and music. No matter where you are going, the journey is always better with a soundtrack and we can’t think of a better way to spend a summer night than with the windows down and your favorite tunes playing loud.

We found a list of 50 of the best songs for summer cruising courtesy of Time Out New York that is so diverse, it will be sure to fit any mood you are in. So grab your keys, roll your windows down, crank up the volume and drive off into the summer sunset.

“Born to Run” by Bruce Springsteen

“Little Red Corvette” by Prince

“Here I Go Again” by Whitesnake

“Where the Streets Have No Name” by U2

“Keep the Car Running” by Arcade Fire

“Sweet Home Alabama” by Lynyrd Skynyrd

“Truckin’” by Grateful Dead

“Road to Nowhere” by Talking Heads

“Graceland” by Paul Simon

“Take It Easy” by the Eagles

“America” by Simon and Garfunkel

“Route 66” by Chuck Berry

“Home” by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

“Going Up the Country” by Canned Heat

“I’ve Been Everywhere” by Johnny Cash

“Holiday Road” by Lindsey Buckingham

“Mr. Blue Sky” by Electric Light Orchestra

“I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)” by the Proclaimers

“Love Shack” by the B-52’s

“Ride Like the Wind” by Christopher Cross

“Ramblin’ Man” by the Allman Brothers Band

“On the Road Again” by Willie Nelson

“Runnin’ Down a Dream” by Tom Petty

“Born to Be Wild” by Steppenwolf

“Don’t Stop Believin’” by Journey

“Interstate Love Song” by Stone Temple Pilots

“Radar Love” by Golden Earring

“Life Is a Highway” by Tom Cochrane

“The Way” by Fastball

“California” by Phantom Planet

“Running on Empty” by Jackson Browne

“Two of Us” by the Beatles

“I Drove All Night” by Cyndi Lauper

“Chicago” by Sufjan Stevens

“Fade Into You” by Mazzy Star

“Fast Car” by Tracy Chapman

“The Golden Age” by Beck

“Scar Tissue” by Red Hot Chili Peppers

“Everyday Is a Winding Road” by Sheryl Crow

“Jack & Diane” by John Cougar Mellencamp

“King of the Road” by Roger Miller

“Green Onions” by Booker T. & the M.G.’s

“Hit the Road Jack” by Ray Charles

“Mustang Sally” by Wilson Pickett

“Let Me Ride” by Dr. Dre

“Going Back to Cali” by LL Cool J

“Shut Up and Drive” by Rihanna

“The Distance” by Cake

“Roadrunner” by the Modern Lovers

“Have Love, Will Travel” by the Sonics

This list was originally posted by Timeout New York. Check it out here.


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