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NEWS: Top 40 ultimate driving songs (part 2)


If you didn't catch this afternoon's show on Planet Rock, here are the Top 40 ultimate driving songs as voted by the station's listeners. Not much consolation if you're stuck on the M25, maybe, but a little bit of light-hearted Bank Holiday fun nonetheless.

1 Radar Love - Golden Earring
2 Born To Be Wild - Steppenwolf
3 Highway Star - Deep Purple
4 Bat Out Of Hell - Meat Loaf
5 Highway To Hell - AC/DC
6 Freebird - Lynyrd Skynyrd
7 More Than A Feeling - Boston
8 Born to Run - Bruce Springsteen
9 Speed King - Deep Purple
10 Ace Of Spades - Motorhead
11 Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
12 Alright Now - Free
13 Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
14 Boys are Back in Town - Thin Lizzy
15 Kashmir - Led Zeppelin
16 Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns N' Roses
17 Rock and Roll - Led Zeppelin
18 Runnin' Down A Dream - Tom Petty
19 Don't Stop Me Now - Queen
20 Silver Machine - Hawkwind
21 Paradise City - Guns N' Roses
22 Hotel California - Eagles
23 Boys of Summer - Don Henley
24 Wheels of Steel - Saxon
25 Red Barchetta - Rush
26 Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd
27 Summer of '69 - Bryan Adams
28 Here I Go Again - Whitesnake
29 Spirit of Radio - Rush
30 Whole Lotta Rosie - AC/DC
31 Livin' On A Prayer - Bon Jovi
32 Jessica - Allman Brothers
33 Layla - Derek & the Dominoes
34 Back in Black - AC/DC
35 Burn - Deep Purple
36 LA Women - The Doors
37 Smoke On The Water - Deep Purple
38 Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
39 You Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC
40 Immigrant Song - Led Zeppelin

If you want to download any of the Top 40 from iTunes to your iPod, follow this link.

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Andy Clough

Andy is Global Brand Director of What Hi-Fi? and has been a technology journalist for 30 years. During that time he has covered everything from VHS and Betamax, MiniDisc and DCC to CDi, Laserdisc and 3D TV, and any number of other formats that have come and gone. He loves nothing better than a good old format war. Andy edited several hi-fi and home cinema magazines before relaunching whathifi.com in 2008 and helping turn it into the global success it is today. When not listening to music or watching TV, he spends far too much of his time reading about cars he can't afford to buy.