Roadster Driving Songs

Got a favorite tune you like listening to while cruising in the roadster? Share it with us here.

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Re: Roadster Driving Songs

Post by spl310 » Fri Jul 20, 2012 11:11 pm

I certainly can't be a boy racer in my 1500...
"Wow, a Roadster!" Stuart Little

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Re: Roadster Driving Songs

Post by fj20spl311 » Sat Jul 21, 2012 12:26 pm

RFR wrote:Did you all know that in the vintage Porsche circles a very popular mod is doing a "radio delete"?
You build your motor, suspension and then eliminate ALL extra weight including the sound system.

Why would you want to hear songs when you have the sweet music of a finely tuned motor purring.
Those folks got the right idea.
Don't forget the side windows...at least the mechanism....and use a string...
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Re: Roadster Driving Songs

Post by Linda » Sat Jul 21, 2012 1:04 pm

Another one
"Drive By"--Train

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Re: Roadster Driving Songs

Post by spl310 » Sat Jul 21, 2012 2:32 pm

fj20spl311 wrote:
RFR wrote:Did you all know that in the vintage Porsche circles a very popular mod is doing a "radio delete"?
You build your motor, suspension and then eliminate ALL extra weight including the sound system.

Why would you want to hear songs when you have the sweet music of a finely tuned motor purring.
Those folks got the right idea.
Don't forget the side windows...at least the mechanism....and use a string...
The race GT350s had that - they used a nylon strap iirc. A postie at the top and bottom and a lift the dot connector worked just fine.
"Wow, a Roadster!" Stuart Little

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Re: Roadster Driving Songs

Post by Rimseye stone » Sat Jul 21, 2012 8:27 pm

The race is on Sawyer Brown

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Re: Roadster Driving Songs

Post by pebbles » Sun Jul 22, 2012 1:13 am

spl310 wrote:I certainly can't be a boy racer in my 1500...

Brake deep :twisted:
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Re: Roadster Driving Songs

Post by Skyman » Sun Jul 22, 2012 1:14 pm

My favorite song is by the Solex Sisters! Nothing beats the sound when they are in harmony! :twisted:
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Re: Roadster Driving Songs

Post by spl310 » Sun Jul 22, 2012 7:21 pm

pebbles wrote:
spl310 wrote:I certainly can't be a boy racer in my 1500...

Brake deep :twisted:
Sounds like time for Mark Dent to chime in about his Moses impersonation. They were doing the old track laps at Watkins Glen one year and everyone put him at the end of the line since he has a 1500. As they were coming down the hill and braking, Mark was yelling "DRUM BRAKES!!" and he said it was like the parting of the Red Sea as Roadsters went to the curbs for him to sail through!
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Re: Roadster Driving Songs

Post by Linda » Thu Dec 20, 2012 6:19 pm

Listening to-
"Fastest Girl in Town"-Miranda Lambert
"I hear this '65 can really haul some a**"

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Re: Roadster Driving Songs

Post by spl310 » Thu Dec 20, 2012 9:00 pm

"Sexy and I know it" by LMFAO
"Wow, a Roadster!" Stuart Little

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Re: Roadster Driving Songs

Post by pebbles » Thu Dec 20, 2012 10:18 pm

After watching the vid of Michael and Eric tearing up the Oregon foothills, I can't get ZZ Top "beer drinkers and hell raisers" out of my head.
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Re: Roadster Driving Songs

Post by Linda » Fri Dec 21, 2012 12:18 pm

Also:
REM- "End of the World"
"It's the end of the World as we know it, and I feel fiiiiiiiiiiine"

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Re: Roadster Driving Songs

Post by mraitch » Sat Dec 22, 2012 3:44 am

I'm somewhat partial to Elgar's "Pomp & Circumstance" ( the Graduation Tune to most Americans <G>) - especially effective when arriving at a British Car Show with a good sound system.
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Re: Roadster Driving Songs

Post by FairladySPL » Tue Apr 02, 2013 2:00 pm

WHAT? No one has listed this one????
The beginning has the sound of a sports car starting, JUST LIKE my 1600.
http://qsl.net/wa3vjb/Roxy%20Music%20-% ... rug48K.mp3" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Love is the Drug - Roxy Music
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LRRLTxIxNtM" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

And with a "cold" ending (DJ talk, means abrupt rather than a fade out),
there's a natural segue mix to another great driving song:

Driver's Seat - Sniff 'n' The Tears
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jr4wGFJrSss" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;


Pick up your feet
Got to move to the trick of the beat
There is no elite
Just take your place in the driver's seat

------
UPDATE:

Someone drew my attention to the fact Nissan corporate actually did some marketing with a remake of "Driver's Seat" around 1991. Makes the song all the more authentic for a Roadster Road trip, eh ?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOJQ2DcrQlg" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
--Paul / Annapolis

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Re: Roadster Driving Songs

Post by pebbles » Thu Apr 04, 2013 4:10 am

Pictures of you, The Cure.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxmHjGDmpHU" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
David




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