Songs For The Gas-Guzzling Blues
No road trip is complete without a great car. And while classic wheels aren't great for your carbon footprint — not to mention your travel budget — here are five songs that go well with a ride in an old-fashioned luxury gas-guzzler. All are by blues and R&B artists, and all deal with those great, gaudy, chrome-laden land-yachts of yesteryear. So climb in, fire it up, drop it into drive, and watch those Burma-Shave signs fly by.
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This list is also in the Road Trip: Songs to Drive By series.
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1 of 5 — Classic Blues From Smithsonian Folkways
2 of 5 — Cover for Chess Rhythm & Roll
3 of 5 — Steak
4 of 5 — Big Joe
5 of 5 — Landreth