Car Songs

April 14, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on June 1, 2017

Car Songs: many about or with cars mentioned in them (some very loosely and some with bikes in them).

A very comprehensive list of mostly car songs to get you going, make some cd’s up or add them to your MP3 player and go for a drive!

Hope we’ve got the artists/performers right? we have used several artists names for those songs performed by more than one singer/group, but have tried to list a good mix of some of the best car songs and some unusual ones also.

Car Album Speed Racer Song

Song Title Artist/Performer
105 Fred Eaglesmith
1000 Dollar Car The Bottle Rockets
18 Wheels and A Dozen Roses Kathy Mattea
1965 GTO The Amazing Royal Crowns
1970 Monte Carlo Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash
2,4,6,8 Motorway Tom Robinson Band
24’s – T.I. T.I.
40 Miles Of Bad Road Duane Eddy
409 The Beach Boys
426 Super Stock Dick Dale/Gary Usher
440 Horses Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash
455 Rocket Kathy Mattea
455 SD Radio Birdman
500 Miles Bobby Bare
57 Chevrolet Billie Jo Spears
59 Brian Setzer
59 Cadillac Teddy Morgan and the Pistolas
68 Pontiac Mario Panacci
69 El Camino Southern Culture on the Skids
8 Miles A Gallon Scott Miller and the Commonwealth
8-Track Brian Setzer
90 Miles an Hour Various Artists
928 Keith Sykes
Accelerator Therapy
Airbag Radiohead
All I Wanted Was A Car Brad Paisley
All The Roadrunning Mark Knopfler & Emmylou Harris
Alfa Romeo Zoom Zoom Zoom
Always Crashing In The Same Car David Bowie
American Girl Tom Petty
American Pie (Chevy to the levy) Don Maclean
Angel in a Cadillac Bill Carter
Antique 32 Studebaker Dictator Coupe Ronny and the Daytonas
Anti-Track Balljammer (Life Is a Highway) Tom Cochrane
Arrested For Driving While Blind ZZ Top
Asshole Denis Leary
Autobahn Kraftwerk
Automobile John Prine
Automobile Song Luke McDaniel/Tennessee Buck
Baby Driver Kiss
Baby You Can Drive Trisha Yearwood
Back Seat Of My Car Paul McCartney
Bad Habit Offspring
Ballad Of Ole Betsy The Beach Boys
Ballad of the General Lee Doug Kershaw and the Hazzard County Boys
Ballad Of Thunder Road Robert Mitchum
Barracuda Heart
Beep Beep The Playmates
Belvedere Andy Swindell
Bench Seat Baby Fred Eaglesmith
Best Behind The Wheel Rod Rogers
Big Black Shiny Car Shannon Noll
Big Boys Toys Aaron Tippin
Big Green Car Billy Carroll
Big Ol’ Truck Toby Keith
Bitchin Camaro Dead Milkmen
Black And White Thunderbird Delicates
Black Cadillac John Cale
Black Devil Car (Black Ferrari Enzo) Jamiroquai
Black Limousine The Rolling Stones
Black Mercedes Jan Hammer
Black Sunshine White Zombie
Blonde In The 406 The Challengers
Blonde In The Blue T-Bird Walter Egan
Blondes In Black Cars Autograph
Bloodstains (Speed Kills) Agent Orange
Bloodsweatgearspower 3rd Brigade
Blue Cafe Brian Setzer
Bonneville Bonnie The Rip Chords
Born To Be Wild – head up on the highway Steppenwolfs
Born to Run Bruce Springsteen
Born Too Slow The Crystal Method
Boss Barracuda Joanie Sommers
Bowtie Hunters John Rewind
Brand New Cadillac Vince Taylor & his Playboys
Brand New Car The Rolling Stones
Bucket T Jan & Dean
Bucket T Ronny and the Daytonas
Buick Electra Black Helicopter
Buildin’ A Hot Rod Firebird Trio
Built For Speed Stray Cats
Burn Rubber Gap Band
Burning Rubber The Carburetors
Burning Up The Road McBride & the rides
Buzzbomb Dead Kennedys
Cadillac Bo Diddley
Cadillac Baby Jack & South Memphis Jug Kelly
Cadillac Boogie Jimmy Liggins
Cadillac Dreams Kiss (Ace Frehley)
Cadillac In A Model A Bob Wills
Cadillac Man The Jesters
Cadillac Ranch Bruce Springsteen
California Dreamin Mamas and the Papas
Camaro Kings Of Leon
Camaro Pernod Fils
Camaro The Cyrkle
Can Drive My Car Beatles
Cannonball Run Ray Stevens
Car Car Woody Guthrie
Car Car (Take me for a Ride in your Car, Car) Peter, Paul and Mary
Car Crazy Cutie The Beach Boys
Car Jamming The Clash
Car Song Elastica
Car Wash Rose Royce
Car Wheels On A Gravel Road Lucinda Williams
Caralho Voador Faith No More
Carbon Monoxide Cake
Carefree Highway Gordon Lightfoot
Cars Fear Factory
Cars Gary Numan
Cars & Girls Prefab Sprout
Cars & Parties Edith Frost
Cars Are Cars Paul Simon
Cars Hiss By My Window The Doors
Cars With The Boom L’Trimm
Cherry Cherry Coupe The Beach Boys
Chevette Audio Adrenaline
Chevrolet ZZ Top
Chevy Ricky
Chevy 39 Ian ​Campbell​ Single​ Handed​ Blues Band
Chevy & Ford Mac Dre
Chevy Impala Four Bitchin Babes
Chevy Van Sammy Johns
Circles Nonpoint
Clutch Miami Nights
Come Take A Ride Nadia Bjorlin
Convertible White Snake
Convertibles And Headbands The Music Magicians
Convoy C.W. McCall
Cool Blue Corvette Black Sheep
Corvette Song (The) George Jones
Counting Blue Cars Dishwalla
Country Road James Taylor
Country Roads John Denver
Coupe de Ville Neil Young
Cowboy Cadillac Garth Brooks
Crash And Burn The Bangles
Crawling From The Wreckage Graham Parker (covered by Dave Edmunds)
Crazy Bout An Automobile Al Vance, & Ry Cooder
Cross The Line Tantric
Cross Town Traffic Jimi Hendrix
Crossroads Cream
Crown Victoria Custom 51 Jerry Lee Lewis
Cruise Control Bruce Hornsby
Cruisin Smokey Robinson
Cruisin and Boozin Sammy Hagar
Custom Machine The Beach Boys
Custom Machine Bruce and Terry
Dad, Give Me The Car (Tonight) The Violent Femmes
Daddy Let Me Drive Alan Jackson
Daddy’s Gonna Pay For Your Crashed Car U2
Daytona Chris Rea
Dead Cruiser Kavinsky
Dead Man’s Curve Jan and Dean
Demon Speeding Rob Zombie
Detroit City Bobby Bare
Detroit Rock City Kiss
Deuce And A Quarter All The Kings Men
Devil in My Car The B-52’s
Distance, The Cake
Dodge Veg-o-matic The Modern Lovers
Drag City Jan and Dean
Drag Strip Girl Jan & Dean
Draggin The T Bones
Dragula Rob Zombie
Dream Machine Lazerhawk
Dreamsville Brian Setzer
Drinkin Gasoline The Baboons
Drive Alan Jackson
Drive Blind Iris
Drive R.E.M.
Drive Steve Wariner
Drive The Cars
Drive The Beach Boys
Drive It All Over Me My Bloody Valentine
Drive It Home Little Caesar
Drive It Like I Stole It Apathy
Drive Like Lightning Brian Setzer
Drive My Car (Baby You Can…) The Beatles
Drive That Fast Kitchens of Distinction
Drive the 5 Various Artists
Drive, She Said Stan Ridgeway
Driver’s Seat Sniff ‘n’ the Tears
Drivin Mr. Probz
Drivin’ Down The Wrong Side Of The Road Ricky Riddle
Drivin’ My Life Away Eddie Rabbit
Drivin’ Rain Gov’t Mule
Driving Away From Home It’s Immaterial
Driving In My Car Madness
Driving Lesson Garbage
Driving Sideways Rick Derringer
Driving Wheels Jimmy Barnes
El Camino Ween
Eliminator ZZ Top
Elvis’ Rolls Royce Was (Not Was)
Fast Car Dream
Fast Car Tracy Chapman
Fast Cars The Buzzcocks
Fast Cars U2
Fast Cars And Freedom Rascal Flats
Fast In The Slow Lane Studebaker John and the Hawks
Flying Low Don Johnson
Ford Mustang Tim Workman & John McClellan
Forty Miles Of Bad Road Duane Eddy
Four Wheel Drive Ronnie Bowman
Four Wheel Drive The Kendalls
Free And Easy Down The Road I Go Dierks Bentley
Free Love Freeway Ricky Gervais
Free Ride Edgar Winter
Free Ride Foghat
Freeway Flyer Jan & Dean
Freeway Of Love Aretha Franklin
Fried Chicken And Gasoline Southern Culture on the Skids
Fuel Metallica
Full Blown 426 Hemi The Untamed Youth
Full Racing Cam Eddie Ringo
Fun Fun Fun (T-Bird) The Beach Boys
Galaxie 500 Reverend Horton Heat
Gallon of Gas The Kinks
Gas Money Jan and Archie
Gear Jammer George Thorogood
General Lee Johnny Cash
Geronimos Cadillac Modern Talking
Get Em In A Rumble Seat Six Jumping Jacks
Get Em On The Ropes Brian Setzer
Get Out Of My Dreams, Get Into My Car Billy Ocean
Get out of the Car Richard Berry
Get Your Daddy’s Car Tonight The Petites
Getaway Car Smash Mouth
Gimme The Car The Violent Femmes
Girl And A Hot Rod Richie Deran and the New Tones
Give Me Some Wheels Suzy Bogguss
Go Go Red And White Vette The Rip Cords
Goin Up The Country Canned Heat
Going Mobile The Who
Going The Distance Cake
Going Too Fast Methods Of Mayham
Going Up Around The Bend Creedence Clearwater Revival
Grandpappy’s Hot Rod Blues Grandpappy Earl Davis
Greased Lightning John Travolta
Greg The Stop Sign TISM
GTO Ronnie and the Daytonas
Hammer Goin’ Down The Road Hammers
Hang On St Christopher Tom Waits
Hardtop Race George Stogner
Heart With 4-Wheel Drive 4Runner
Heaven And Hot Rods Dry Cell
Heavens In The Back Seat Of My Cadillac Hot Chocolates
He’d Have To Get Under – Get Out And Get Under (to fix up his automobile) Various artists
Hell Bent Brian Setzer
Hell On Wheels Fu Manchu (band)
Hello John, Got A New Motor Alexei Sayle
Hemi Barracuda Dan Olsen
Hemi Charger Kill Switch
Hemi Cuda Hemi Cuda
Hemi Head John Rewind
Here comes the Judge Dewey “Pigmeat” Markham
Hey Little Cobra The Rip Chords
High Speed GTO White Wizzard
Highway Star Deep Purple
Highway To Hell AC/DC
Highway To Hell Hayseed Dixies
Highway 49 George Thorogood
Hitchin A Ride Vanity Fair
Holiday Road Lindsay Buckingham
Honk Your Horn Jimmie Heap
Horsepower Chris LeDoux
Hot Ride Prodigy
Hot Rod Berry Brothers
Hot Rod The Collins Kids
Hot Rod The Marksmen
Hot Rod Baby Rocky Davis
Hot Rod Blues The Southernairess
Hot Rod City The Super Stocks
Hot Rod From Hell Wild Wax Combo
Hot Rod Gang Stray Cats
Hot Rod Girl Brian Setzer
Hot Rod Heart John Fogerty
Hot Rod Hearts Robbie Dupree
Hot Rod Holiday The Rip Cords
Hot Rod Hop The Sportsmen
Hot Rod Lincoln Commander Cody
Hot Rod Man Tex Rubinowitz
Hot Rod Race Arthur ‘Guitar Boogie’ Smith
Hot Rod Race No.2 Bob Williams
Hot Rod Race No.3 Bob Williams
Hot Rod Rag Paul Westmoreland
Hot Rod Rumble King Louie Combo
Hot Rod-Shotgun Boogie No. 2 Tillman Franks
Hot Rods & My Old Man Bob Lopez
Hot Rod USA The Ripcords
I Am The Highway Audioslave
I Can’t Drive 55 Sammy Hagar
I Drove All Night Cyndi Lauper
I fahr’ Daimler Wolle Kriwanek
I Get Around The Beach Boys
I Gotta Drive Jan & Dean
I Got My Ragtop Down Neil W. Young
I like Driving In My Car Madness
I Speed At Night Dio
I Want My Fleetwood Back Tony Joe White
If You Drink, Don’t Drive Johnny Rector
Ignition Brian Setzer
I’m A Road Hammer The Road Hammers
I’m A Roadrunner The Fabulous Wanderers
I’m Changing My Name to Chrysler Arlo Guthrie
I’m In Love With My Car Queen
I’m Not Driving Anymore Queen
I’m Trading You In On A Later Model Rob Dougan
I’m Truckin Spirit
In My Little Austin Seven Norman Long
In My Merry Oldsmobile Billy Murray
In the Driver’s Seat John Schnieder
In the Parking Lot The Beach Boys
In Your Car Dugites
Interstate Cannonball Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash
It’s Immaterial Truckin The Grateful Dead
Jaguar The Who
Jaguar And Thunderbird Chuck Berry
Jeepster T-Rex
Jenny Take A Ride Mitch Ryder
Jerry Was A Racecar Driver Primus
Jesus Built My Hot Rod Ministry
Judy’s Got A Stick Shift The Hot Rods
Jump In My Car Ted Mulry Gang
Keep Between them Ditches Doug Kershaw and the Hazzard County Boys
Keep It Between the Lines Ricky Van Shelton
Keep My Motor Running Jerry Lee Lewis
Keep On Truckin Eddie Kendricks
Keys to the Highway Eric Clapton
Kick Start My Heart – Motley Crew
King Of The Dead End Road Motorjesus
King Of The Road Roger Miller
King Of The Streets LazerHawk
La Grange ZZ Top
The Leader of the Pack Shangri Las
Let It Roll Little Feat
Let Me Be Your Car Rod Stewart
Let Me Ride Dr Dre
Let Sally Drive Sammy Hagar
Lets Spend A Day In My Model A Billy Vaughn
Life In The Fast Lane The Eagles
Life Is A Highway Rascal Flatts
Life Is A Highway Tom Cochrane
Like a Racecar Hawk Nelson
Like A Rocket Johnny Loda & the Echorecs
Little Deuce Coupe The Beach Boys
Little Ford Ragtop Astronauts
Little Ford Rambler Bill Murray
Little Ford Rambler Billy Jones
Little G.T.O. Ronnie and the Daytonas
Little Honda Hondells
Little Honda The Beach Boys
Little Old Lady From Pasadena Jan and Dean
Little Red Corvette Prince
Little Scrambler Ronnie and the Daytonas
Little Woody The Rip Cords
Looking For Bird (Hemi) Mental
Long White Cadillac Dwight Yoakam
Lord Mr Ford Jerry Reed
Loud Pipes and Lead Feet The Go Getters
Low Rider War
Mag Wheels Dick Dale
Makin’ Thunderbirds Bob Seger
Malaguena Brian Setzer
Manic Mechanic ZZ Top
Mashin On The Motorway DJ Shadow
Maybelline Chuck Berry
Maybelline Paul Revere and the Raiders
Mercedes Benz Janis Joplin
Midget Auto Blues Paul Tutmark
Midnight Car Chase Mirage
Midnight Chase Tokyo Rose
Midnight Cruiser Steely Dan
Mighty Big Car Fred Eaglesmith
Model T Baby Jack Turner
Motor City Neil Young
Motor Discipline Motorjesus
Motorcity Madhouse Ted Nugent
Motorcrash The Sugarcubes
Motoring Martha and the Vandellas
Motorslug Wsiebloob
Mr.Limousine Driver Grand Funk Railroad
Mustang Sally John Lee Hooker
Mustang Sally Wilson Pickett
My Automobile Parliament
My Chevrolet Phil Vassar
My Hooptie Sir Mix-A-Lot
My Lowrider The Game
My Low Rider War
My Old Car Lee Dorsey
My Wonderful Car Lyle Gudmunsen
Nationwide ZZ Top
Needle to the Redline Nadia Bjorlin
Newcastle Song Bob Hudson
No Parking Here Jimmy Littlejohn
No Particular Place To Go Chuck Berry
No Wheels Ronny and the Daytonas
Nobody Likes A Bogan Area 7
No-One Driving John Foxx
Objects In The Rear View Mirror Meat Loaf
Ode to My Car Adam Sandler
Ol’ ’55 The Eagles
Ol’ ’55 Tom Waits
The Old Holden Waltz Kedron Taylor
Old Yellow Car Dan Seals
On The Road Again Canned Heat
On The Road Again Eddie Meduza
On the Road Again Willie Nelson
One Piece At A Time Johnny Cash
Our Car Club The Beach Boys
Outrun This! Arcade High
Overdrive Lazerhawk
Overdrive The Road Hammers
Pacific Coast Highway Kavinsky
Panama Van Halen
Paradise By The Dashboard Light Meatloaf
Paved Paradise Joni Mitchell
Pedal To The Metal LazerHawk
Pedal To The Metal Wiseblood
Phantom 309 Red Sovine
Pink Cadillac Bruce Springstein
Plymouth Belvedere Trish Lester
Police Car Larry Wallis
Pontiac Fred Eaglesmith
Pontiac Blues Sonny Boy Williamson
Pursuit Renegade
Put Your Foot Down The Funkstealers
Race Car YA Ya Cake
Race Track Blues Lee Rocker
Race With The Devil Gene Vincent
Racing In The Street Bruce Springsteen
Radar Gun The Bottle Rockets
Radar Love Golden Earring
Radar Love Ministry
Ragtop Kentucky Headhunters
Ragtop Cadillac Lonestar
Ragtop Day Jimmy Buffett
Ramblin Rose Nat King Cole
Rambling Man Allman Brothers
Rapid Roy Jim Croce
Raw Power Apollo 440
Red Barchetta Rush
Red Cadillac And A Black Moustache Warren Smith
Red Camaro Rascal Flatts
Red Car Art Pepper
Red Chevy Frantic Flintstones
Red Ferrari The Searchers
Red Hot Roadster The Rip Cords
Red Ragtop Tim McGraw
Red Velvet Heart
Redline Lazerhawk
Redline Hero MK Ultra
Rev It On The Red Line Foreigner
Rev Up Manuel and the Renagades
Ride On Josephine George Thorogood
Ridin’ in My Car NRBQ
Riding Around In My Automobile (No Particular Place To Go) Chuck Berry
Road Niky Nine
Road Blaster Nightcrawler
Road block Stan Ridgeway
Road Game Kavinsky
Road Hog Cocktails, Johnny Zorro
Roadhouse Blues The Doors
Road Race Duane Eddy
Road Runner Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers
Road Runner The Gants
Road Warrior Pegazus
Rocket 88 Bill Haley and the Saddlemen
Rocket 88 Ike Turner and the Kings of Rhythm
Rocket 88 Jackie Brenston and his Delta Cats
Rockin’ down the Highway The Doobie Brothers
Roll Wheels Roll Cat Mother
Rollin Limp Bizkit
Rollin Down The Highway B T O
Rolling Down The Highway/Road Eddie Meduza
Rollin In My 5.0 Vanilla Ice
Rollin In My Rolls Moon Martin
Rollin With My Homies Coolio
Rooster Rock Brian Setzer
Route 66 Andrew Sisters
Route 66 Bobby Troup
Route 66 Chuck Berry
Route 66 Nat King Cole
Route 66 The Rolling Stones
Route 66 Van Morrison
Rumble 59 Shake your Chassis
Rumble Seat Song Merry Macs
Run Like Hell Pink Floyd
Running On Empty Jackson Browne
Running The Roadblocks Chris Hillman
Rusty Chevrolet Da Yoopers
Santa Rosa Rita Brian Setzer
Schlock Rod Jan and Dean
See The USA In Your Chevrolet Dinah Shore
Service Station Blues Drifting Johnny Smith
Shakedown Bob Seger
She Loves My Automobile Willie Nelson
She Loves My Automobile ZZ Top
She Won’t Turn Over for Me Floyd Compton
Shifting Gears Lalo Schifrin
Shirley L7
Shut Down The Beach Boys
Silver Thunderbird Marc Cohn
Six Days On The Road Dave Dudley
Six Days On The Road George Thorogood
Six Days On The Road Sawyer Brown
Six Days On The Road Taj Mahal
Sixty Days Slim Rhodes
Slick Black Cadillac Quiet Riot
Solid Gold Cadillac Pearl Bailey
Someone Else’s Ride Ghosthustler
Son Of Mustang Ford Swervedriver
Speed Billy Idol
Speed Montgomery Gentry
Speed Demon Keel
Speed Kills Ten Years After
Speed Kills v8 Wankers
Speed King Deep Purple
Speed Maniac Chris Bouchillon
Speed On Nicky Hopkins
Speed Up Redline Speedgirl
Speedin’ Kiss
Speeding The Go-Go’s
Speedy’s Coming Scorpions
Spinner Hub Caps Pat Davis
Spinning My Wheels Chuck Brooks
Spirit of America Beach Boys
SS396 Paul Revere and the Raiders
Stand On It Bruce Springstein
Steady, As She Goes Raconteurs
Stick Shift The Duals
Stick Shifts And Safety Belts Cake
Still Cruisin The Beach Boys
Street Machine Sammy Hagar
Stripped Gears and a Broken Heart Tim Ponzek
Stuck in my Car The Go-Go’s
Studebaker Jordan Zevon
T Model Blues Lightnin’ Hopkins
Take It Easy The Eagles
Testarossa Autodrive Kavinsky
That’s Wild Eddy And The Backfires
The Ballad Of Thunder Road Robert Mitchum
The Chase Cartridge
The Chase Jan Hammer
The Crash Kavinsky
The Driver’s Anthem Catacombkid
The English Motorway System Black Box Recorder
The Keys To The Car Michael Nesmith
The Race Yello
The Wanderer Dion
Theme Song From ‘Smokey And The Bandit’ Jerry Reed
Theme Song From ‘The Dukes of Hazzard’ Waylon Jennings
There’s Nothing Like a Model T Phil Silvers
This Car of Mine The Beach Boys
This Wheels On Fire The Band
Three Window Coupe The Rip Chords
Thunder Road Bruce Springsteen
Timebomb Rancid
Too Many Drivers Smokey Hogg
Toot Toot, Chugga Chugga, Big Red Car The Wiggles
Trans Am The Skeletons
Trans Am (Highway Wonderland) Sammy Hagar
Transfusion Nervous Norvus
Travelling Without Moving Jamiroquai
Trophy Machine The Rip Cords
Trouble Pink
Truckin The Grateful Dead
Turbo Lover Judas Priest
Turn The Page Bob Seiger
Turn The Page Metallica
Two Dope Boys in a Cadillac Outkast
Two-Lane Blacktop Rob Zombie
Used Cars Bruce Springsteen
V8 Ford Buddy Moss
Vanishing Point Primal Scream
Vehicle Ides of March
Ventura Highway America
Voodoo Cadillac Southern Culture on the Skids
Warm Leatherette The Normal
Wheels AC/DC
Wheels String Alongs
Wheels of Purgatory Motorjesus
Wheels of Steel Saxon
When Horsepower Meant What It Said Sandi Thom
White Cadillac The Band
Who Drove The Red Sports Car Van Morrison
Who Would Love This Car But Me Brian Setzer
Whose Cadillac Is That War
Wrecked T-Bird Ruby Short
You Can’t Catch Me Chuck Berry
You Remind Me Of My Jeep R. Kelly
Your Drivers Licence Please Roy Tann
You’re Gonna Get Yours Public Enemy
You’re Not Safe In A Japanese Car John Goldsmith
Z28 Static-X