by Dave Nichols 2 min read

Steel Horse Audio is known from coast-to-coast for its high quality stereo systems for motorcycles. We often talk about hooking up your stereo and heading out on the highway, your favorite playlist packed with killer road tunes. But we thought you might like a few suggestions for that playlist. The following list of the Best Classic Road Tunes will help to get your groove on with over 50 amazing traveling songs for the ultimate Riding Playlist.  

So download these bad boys, crank up your Steel Horse Audio motorcycle sound system and, as John Kay of Steppenwolf sang, “Head out on the highway, looking for adventure.”


On The Road Again

Willie Nelson – 1980


Born to be Wild

Steppenwolf – 1968


Sweet Home Alabama

Lynard Skynard – 1974


Here I go Again

Whitesnake – 1982


Where the Streets Have No Name

U2 – 1987


Radio Gaga

Queen – 1984


Welcome to the Jungle

Guns N’ Roses - 1987


I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)

The Proclaimers – 1987


Road Trippin’

Red Hot Chili Peppers – 1999


Hit the Road Jack

Ray Charles – 1962


Life is a Highway

Racal Flatts – 2000


American Pie

Don McLean – 2011


I Wanna Dance With Somebody

Whitney Houston - 1987


Everyday is a Winding Road

Sheryl Crow – 1996


Go Your Own Way

Fleetwood Mac – 1977



Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros – 2009


Free Fallin’

Tom Petty - 1989


Radar Love

Golden Earring – 1970



Grateful Dead – 1970


The Passenger

Iggy Pop – 1977


Road to Nowhere

Talking Heads – 1985


Send Me On My Way

Rusted Root – 1990


Tiny Dancer

Elton John – 1971



Simon & Garfunkel – 1965


Mustang Sally

Wilson Pickett – 1966


Born to Run

Bruce Springsteen – 1975


I’ve Been Everywhere

Johnny Cash – 1996


Carry on Wayward Son

Kansas – 1976


Me and Bobby McGee

Janis Joplin


Highway to Hell

AC/DC – 1979


Proud Mary

Creedence Clearwater Revival – 1969


Paradise City

Guns N’ Roses – 1987



Phantom Planet – 2002


East Bound and Down (Smokey and the Bandit)

Jerry Reed - 1977


Boys Of Summer

Don Henley – 1984


Long Train Runnin’

The Doobie Brothers – 1973


Day Trippin’

The Beatles – 1966


Take Me Hone, Country Roads

John Denver – 1971


The High Road

Broken Bells – 2010


Open Road Song

Eve 6 – 1998


The Boys of Summer

Don Henley – 1984


Midnight Rider

The Allman Brothers Band – 1970


California Girls

The Beach Boys – 1965


Little Deuce Coupe

The Beach Boys – 1966


I Get Around 

The Beach Boys - 1963


The Weight

The Band – 1968


Like A Rolling Stone

Bob Dylan – 1965


Wanted Dead Or Alive

Bon Jovi – 1986



Paul Simon – 1986


Take It Easy

The Eagles - 1972


Copperhead Road

Steve Earle - 1988


Train Keep A Rollin’

Aerosmith - 1974

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