So I made the best roadtrip mix in the world. Here it is, with songs grouped by category. Songs that belong in more than one category are in whatever category I feel like putting them in because I am neither Melvil Dewey not Aloysius Decimal.

Super American Countryass Truckin'/Hoboin' Songs
Rock, Flag and Eagle - Charlie Kelly
Eastbound and Down - Jerry Reed
This is One Hell of a Truck - Parry Gripp
The Show is on the Road - Paleface
I've Been Everywhere - Johnny Cash
Big Mamma-Jamma - Parry Gripp
The Gambler - Kenny Rogers
Good Woman, Good Truck, Good Life - Parry Gripp
Nice Motherf@#*&g Truck - Parry Gripp
Girl on The Billboard - Del Reeves
Honk if You're Lonely - Silver Jews
The Road Goes On Forever (And the Party Never Ends) - Robert Earl Keen
Highway Halo - Old Crow Medicine Show
King of the Road - Roger Miller
Wagon Wheel - Old Crow Medicine Show
In The Air - The Handsome Family
Truck Drivin' Man - Parry Gripp
Truck Driving Man - David Allan Coe
The Righteous Path - Drive-by Truckers
Down That Dusty Trail - Robert Earl Keen
On The Road Again - Willie Nelson
Movin' On - David Allan Coe

Honky Tonkin'
Ain't Got No Home - Clarence Frogman Henry
Mess Around - Ray Charles
Amos Moses - Jerrry Reed
Jambalaya - Buckwheat Zydeco

Super American Driving (Non Countryass Division) Songs
Driving Song - The Jessica Fletchers
Big Big Road - Sam Means
Long Haul - Voxtrot
Rollin' Crumblin' - Tom Rothrock
Rollin' and Tumblin' - Bob Dylan
Goin' Out West - Tom Waits
Cannonball Run Theme - Ray Stevens
On Our Way - The Jessica Fletchers
Honk and Wave - Limbeck
Everyone's in the Parking Lot - Limbeck
Rockford Files Theme - Mike Post
Wheel You To Canada - Dan Bern
The Drive Will Do You Good - Sure Juror
The Golden Path - Chemical Brothers feat. The Flaming Lips
America! - Bill Callahan
Road to Nowhere - Talking Heads
The High Road - The Feelies
American Highway - Ezra Furman & the Harpoons
The Wheel - Bill Callahan
Punk Rock Radio - Marah

Haulin' Ass
Tick of the Clock - The Chromatics
Roadrunner - Johnathan Richman and the Modern Lovers
4000 Miles - Blackalicious
300mph Torrential Outpour Blues - White Stripes
Beat the Clock - Sparks
Murdermile - The Kills
Making Progress - Electric Six
Rolling/Nectarine - Hooray For Earth
Running Out of Time - Hot Hot Heat
Need More Time - Epoxies

Places I Drove To/Through
San Francisco B.C. - Silver Jews
The Road To Bakersfield - Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash
Yosemite Theme - The Go! Team
Pacific Ocean Blues - Dennis Wilson
Sequestered in Memphis - The Hold Steady
88 Seconds in Greensboro - Orchestral Maneuvers in the Dark
Nutbush City Limits - Ike & Tina Turner
Christian St. - Marah
I'm from New Jersey - John Gorka
Within a Mile of Home - Flogging Molly
I Love New York City - Andrew W.K.

Warren Zevon***
Mama Couldn't be Persuaded
Nighttime in the Switching Yard
I Need A Truck
I'll Sleep When I'm Dead
Backs Turned, Looking Down the Path
My Ride's Here

Tom Petty***
Running Down a Dream
You Wreck Me
Turn This Car Around
Time to Move On
Six Days on the Road (as Mudcrutch)

Pains in the Ass
The Wacky World of Rapid Transit - Del Tha Funkee Homosapien
Hard Road to Travel - Jimmy Cliff
The Road - The Kinks
Nowhere Fast - Blackalicious
Gridlock! - Electric 6
Long Line of Cars - Cake
None Shall Pass - Aesop Rock
Stop - Against Me!
Green Light - Jaime Lidell
Red Lights - Holy Fuck

Catastrophic Wrecks
Wrecking Force - Voxtrot
Drunk By Noon - Handsome Family
DUI - Har Mar Superstar
Tombstone Every Mile - David Allen Coe
Rent a Wreck - Suburban Kids With Biblical Names
Big Joe and Phantom 309 - Tom Waits
Accident and Emergency - Patrick Wolf

Windows Down Bumping Awesome
Situation - Making Friendz
Ya Lil' Crumbsnatchers - Del Tha Funkee Homosapien
Mother's Day - Ezra Furman & the Harpoons
Nighttiming - Coconut Records
Age of Consent - New Order
Lightsabre Cocksucking Blues - Mclusky
All Wrapped Up - Orchestral Maneuvers in the Dark
Tunak Tunak Tan - Dahler Mende
I Can't Wait - Big Baby Jesus
New Soft Architect  - The Weather Machines***
Life During Wartime - Talking Heads

Blue Collar Bustin' Yo Ass Songs
Labor - Aesop Rock
My Name is Cheech The School Bus Driver - Cheech Marin
This Fucking Job - Drive By Truckers
I Hate My Job - Cam'ron
Mr. Blue Collar - Rhymefest feat. Malik Yusef

Runnin' From Johnny Law
Guilty As Charged - Dewey Cox
Nightcall - Kavinsky & LoveFoxxx
Thou Shalt Always Kill - Dan le Sac vs. Scroobius Pip
Dukes of Hazzard Theme
Alabama High-Test - Old Crow Medicine Show
Cops on Our Tail - The Raveonettes
Pacific Coast Highway - Kavinsky
Escape Artist - Sage Francis
Flashing Lights - Kanye West
Pop Shit - Dirt McGirt****

The Vehicle
No Brakes - The Bravery
Transmission - Radio 4
Dashboard - Modest Mouse
Rumble of The Deisel - Les Claypool*
The Waning Moon - The Hidden Cameras**
First Gear - The Rapture
Rental Car - Beck
Rearview Mirror - Pearl Jam
Jesus Built My Hotrod - Ministry
Bitchin' Camaro - Dead Milkmen
Go-Go Tech - VACo
Don't Stop Living in the Red - Andrew W. K.
Keep the Car Running - Arcade Fire
EZ Pass - Har Mar Superstar 
Radio Radio - Elvis Costello
Stuck Between Stations - Hold Steady

Running on Nothing - Fucked Up
Running on Empty - Jackson Browne
Running on Faith - Eric Clapton
Running out of Turbo - The Sounds
Carbon Monoxide - Cake

The Actual Road
Endless Black Ribbon - David Allan Coe
Bridge to Nowhere - Sam Roberts
Road to Nowhere - Talking Heads
Neighborhood #3 (Tunnels) - Arcade Fire
Blessed Highway - Home By Hovercraft

Too-Clever-By-Half Bits of Themework (First 3 and Next 2 To be played in order)
Prologue - Chains and Black Exhaust
Yeah Yeah - Blackrock
Epilogue - Chains and Black Exhaust
The Large Marge Monologue
Big Joe and Phantom 309 - Tom Waits
Nothing But Flowers - Talking Heads (Drive through Midwest America before you shit on this one)

The Greatest Driving Song Ever
Wicked and Wierd - Buck 65

*About boats, so what.  The lyrics work 90% for a truckin' mix.  Blow me.
**Wiperblades foley effects.  Pretty rad.  Also listen to Underage by them.  Awesome song about preteen sex.  Enough of these watchwords in our site and the misdirected pedophile traffic is gonna vault us to whatever happens to a popular blog.  I guess a book deal, and then a "Why give away the milk when you can sell the milk for more?" style immediate cessation in any new posts, Stuff White People Like Style?
***There's a lot of Tom Petty and Warren Zevon on here because they are the best.  There's a ton of David Allan Coe on here because he never wrote a non-trucking song, and some are pretty good.  The Weather Machines were the best, and that they didn't catch on in '06 is something you're going to have to square up with your God for at some point.  Most of the guys are now in the Mystery Pills, just as awesome, and I will cut your throat in your sleep if that band goes under.  Yes.  You.
****Nothing, and I mean NOTHING is better than playing a song with loud, sudden cop sirens in the background when someone who doesn't know the song is driving.

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Chang-a-langle Bells!

So this is about a Christmas Mix.

First off, fuck you, I'll post whenever I feel like it.  Second off, I meant to write this up last year but didn't because of not doing it, so it's actually over a year late, and not a few months as you'd stupidly supposed.

Ass of you and me.

Here goes nothin! As usual it's up to you to put these in whatever order you like.

  1. Big Sale - Parry Gripp
  2. Another Rock And Roll Christmas - Gary Glitter
  3. Holiday Road - Lindsey Buckingham
  4. Wise Man - Desmond Dekker
  5. Fuck You If You Don't Like Christmas - Crudbump
  6. Christmas Duel - Cyndi Lauper vs. The Hives
  7. Get Behind Me, Santa - Sufjan Stevens
  8. Merry Christmas (I Don't Wanna Fight Tonight) - The Ramones
  9. Fairytale of New York - The Pogues ft. Christy McCall
  10. It's Christmas so We'll Stop - Frightened Rabbit
  11. Memphis Christmas - Star and Micey
  12. Whiskey Christmas - Darby O' Gill and the Little People
  13. Dominic The Christmas Donkey - Lou Monte
  14. Party Hard - Little Isidore
  15. Linus and Lucy - Vince Guaraldi Trio
  16. Father Christmas - The Kinks
  17. Holly Jolly Christmas - The Format
  18. New York Is a Christmas Kind of Town - Marah
  19. I Want an Alien For Christmas - Fountains of Wayne
  20. Christmas All Over Again - Tom Petty
  21. Merry Christmas From the Family - Robert Earl Keen
  22. Faith - George Michael*
  23. Jesus Built My Hotrod - Ministry*
  24. Electronic Santa - Blazer Force
  25. Hooray For Santa Claus - Parry Gripp
  26. Holly Jolly Christmas - The Format
  27. My Beerdrunk Soul is Sadder Than a Hundred Dead Christmas Trees - Joy Formidable
  28. Why Can't it Be Christmastime All Year - Rosie Thomas
  29. Toys - The Epoxies
  30. That Was the Worst Christmas Ever! - Sufjan Stevens
  31. The Ice Storm - The Go! Team
  32. Valley Winter Song - Fountains of Wayne
  33. Holidays - Miami Horror
  34. A Gift For Melody Lane - Avett Brothers
  35. Spirit of Giving - The New Pornographers
  36. Bizarre Christmas Incident - Ben Folds
  37. Toy Jackpot - Blackalicious
  38. Everything's Gonna Be Cool This Christmas - Eels
  39. Is This Christmas? - The Wombats
  40. Joe Christ - Dan Bern
  41. Waters of Nazareth - Justice
  42. Holly - Sleigh Bells
  43. Chimbley Sweep - Decemberists
  44. Mr. Mistletoe - The Electric Fields
  45. Red Eyed Santa - Dick Smith
  46. I-pod X-mas - Hello Saferide
  47. You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch - Boris Karloff
  48. The Lonely Jew on Christmas - Kyle Broflofski
  49. Christmas in Harlem - Kanye West
  50. Christmas Vacation - Mavis Staples
  51. Christmas Won't Be the Same This Year - Jackson 5
  52. Jesus Christ Was an Only Child - Modest Mouse
  53. Havin' My Baby - Think About Life*
  54. Annunciation Day/Born on Christmas Day - Ted Leo
*Certain songs may have a somewhat tenuous connection to Jesus, presents, winter, snow, what have you. If you've heard these songs, and it's even occurred to you to question their place on this list, you are a Communist.

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