Pink Cadillac - Bruce Springsteen 11. The One I Loved Back Then - George Jones 58. Dan Fogelberg - Run For The Roses The hugely successful U. Without further ado, here are our picks for the 55 most memorable songs about cars and driving. Slow down before you get yourself killed. East Bound And Down - Jerry Reed 3.
Occasionally, though, Robbins did put together a song explicitly about racing. Put simply, he goes completely nuts. Fun Fun Fun - Beach Boys 16. A mean, forceful, unforgiving Big Beat track that blends elements of techno, industrial, rock and funk to create a groovy and funky style of gritty music, recently made famous by groups such as The Crystal Method. Like singers and songwriters, cars have stories to tell — and not just about the person behind the wheel, but stories drivers make themselves. Red Barchetta as the best car song of all time? Letter R song for children to learn how to pronounce the letter R.
We want the folks at home to race to the telephone! Accompanied by a drum march and calliope, the song is recited by the narrator who has just died in a car crash. Black And White Thunderbird - Delicates 93. And I burn, churning my direction, quench my thirst with gasoline 6 Little Deuce Coupe by The Beach Boys The ultimate standard car song! Ol '55 - Eagles 25. And for the record pun intended , this is another song with a few too many suggestions about slowing down. We've created a perfect playlist for you — complete with warmup and cooldown — to enjoy while you're watching the big race. A revocation of my consent is possible in writing at any time with effect for the future.
The result was arguably the first affordable mass-produced muscle car, a specialty line far more powerful than anything actually needed on the street. First person narrative of a car crash victim burning to death in the crash. Vroom, vroom Vroom, vroom Vroom, vroom goes the red race car! Famous blues singer handled vocals. Car Wash - Rose Royce 52. The urn of a car crash victim is stolen at her wake for a private farewell.
She always turns in the fastest times Giddy up giddy up 409. Jaguar And The Thunderbird - Chuck Berry 39. Voodoo Cadillac - Southern Culture on the Skids 73. Songwriter Sir Mack Rice, as he was actually known, originally fell into the Cadillac mythos when he decided the time was right for a newer car song. One's about a car, the other's about a chick. Vroom, vroom Vroom, vroom Vroom, vroom goes the red race car! There are a multitude of songs about horses, but only those specifically related to horse racing — or at least making explicit reference to the sport — have been considered suitable for selection here. Fishtail Blues - Wynonie Harris 71.
A rough and determined, gritty crossover of Rock, Funk, Electro and Hip-Hop. The song worked because it had a great groove and a great story: the beleaguered dad, the cops, and most of all the thrill of racing a Cadillac sedan at speeds that you can't help but get the adrenaline pumping. The first verse describes a car crash and the second verse describes the reckless driving that lead to the crash. Low Rider - War 9. A semi was because of the rain.
She made no indications of slowing. Red light can't stop so I spin the wheel. Vroom, vroom Vroom, vroom Vroom, vroom goes the red race car! Lyrics: Vroom, vroom Vroom, vroom Vroom, vroom goes the red race car! Deuce And A Quarter - All The Kings Men 89. . Vroom, vroom Vroom, vroom Vroom, vroom goes the red race car! The green light flashes, the flags go up. Luckily, from a practical standpoint, we are talking about the greatest examples, and they are just that.
Drive My Car - Beatles 30. Yours for just a dollar, back then. Red race car is the winner! Saturday Night Drag Race is embedded down below. Song was actually written in 1961. Just grab a car piece bit by bit from the assembly line over three decades. Shut Down - Beach Boys 14. Even the album was called G.
Little Red Corvette - Prince 13. My Old Car - Lee Dorsey 92. Racing Song is a soul whose story is told to Wanderer by Fords Deep Water at the beginning of the novel. And wrap it around a tree. Gear Jammer - George Thorogood 10. This track has a feeling of something relentless, unforgiving and unstoppable. He ran so fast at Talladega in 1972 -- apparently 15 or so mph faster than he managed in qualifying -- that officials wanted to give him the rookie of the race award.
Motoring - Martha and the Vandellas 99. I always thought we'd be together. As always with great storytellers, the details are what make it, in this case, the deus ex machina of a last-minute rainstorm which cools the motor off just in time for him to catch that Caddy and rescue his fickle girl. The Ballad Of Thunder Road - Robert Mitchum 54. White Cadillac - The Band 76. A slamming funk beat is joined by distorted synths and hard biting guitar riffs.