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Artist Song Album Label Comments
The Modern Lovers Roadrunner The Modern Lovers Beserkley 1976; DEBUT produced by John Cale
Aztex The Little Street In My Town Back From The Grave - Part 3 Crypt Records 1967; (comp date: '96; From Northern Indiana. comp assembled by Tim Warren of Crypt Records, which is based in Germany, though was at one time operated out of Frenchtown, NJ)
Nico Fidenco London Streets - Supercolpo da 7 millardi Beat At Cinecitta: Volume 2 1967
Adam & The Ants Car Trouble Dirk Wears White Sox Do It Records 1979
They Might Be Giants Eight Hundred and Thirteen Mile Car Trip Here Come The 123s Idlewild 2008
The Beatles Day Tripper Day Tripper/We Can Work It Out Parlophone 1965 (double A-side single)
Cake - Stickshifts and Safetybelts Fashion Nugget Capricorn Records 1996
Belle & Sebastian Scooby Driver Storytelling Jeepster 2002; (5th album, meant to be a soundtrack to the Todd Solondz film of the same name
Spent - Corvette Summer Old Enough To Know Better: 15 Years Of Merge Records Merge 2004; Durham, NC based indie darling label founded by Laura Ballance and Mac McCaughan of Superchunk) (they are now 27 year-old label)
The Octopus Project Truck Hello, Avalanche Peek-a-Boo 2007; from Austin, 3rd album
They Might Be Giants Speed and Velocity Here Comes Science Idlewild 2009
Jan & Dean Little Honda Command Performance 1965 (William Jan Berry & Dean Ormsby Torrence, pioneers of the California Sound & vocal surf of the early 60s; this concert album featured their performance in 1965 at the T.A.M.I. Show (Teenage (Awards) Music International) (Beach Boys cover)
Wilson Pickett Mustang Sally The Wicked Pickett 1966 Atlantic (Written by Mack Rice of the Detroit group The Falcons, who just died this year at 82)
The Sonics Have Love Will Travel Here Are the Sonics Etiquette Records 1965 , debut album, Tacoma, Washington
Sister Rosetta Tharpe The Lonesome Road Collection written in 1927 by Nathaniel Shilkret with lyrics by Gene Austin as a substitute to "Ol' Man River" in the part-talkie 1929 version of Showboat.) Sister Rosetta Tharpe sang in a proto-rock gospel style and recorded this song in 1941
Talking Heads Road To Nowhere Little Creatures Warner 1985
The Arcade Fire Keep The Car Running Neon Bible Merge 2007; 2nd album; Montreal, Quebec
They Might Be Giants Flying V Here Come The ABC's Idlewild 2005
Rosetta Howard Men Are Like Street Cars Men Are Like Street Cars: Women Blues Singers 1928-1969 MCA (Arkansas to Chicago)
Serge Gainsbourg Ford Mustang Initials B.B. Philips 1968
Booker T. and The MG's Green Onions Green Onions/Behave Yourself - Rhino Hi-Five: Booker T. & The MG's 2:54 1962; (considered one of the most popular instrumental rock and soul songs ever recorded. 12-bar blues with rippling Hammond B3 organ. Booker T. Jones (Memphis) wrote it when he was only 17)
The Magnetic Fields The Luckiest Guy On The Lower East Side 69 Love Songs Merge 1999; (Stephin Merritt was 33, 3 discs, now he's turning 50, hence "50 Song Memoir)
Starlet Silver Sportscar Stay On My Side Parasol Records 1999
Belle & Sebastian I Love My Car I'm Waking Up to Us EP Jeepster 2001
Ladybug Transistor The Automobile Song The Albemarle Sound Merge 1999
The Magnetic Fields Sunset City The Charm Of The Highway Strip Merge 1994; 3rd album
They Might Be Giants Electric Car Here Comes Science Idlewild 2009
Clarence Carter Road of Love Anthology (featuring Duane Allman on guitar) - The Road Of Love - An Anthology 1971
Johnny Cash - I've Been Everywhere American II: Unchained American Records 1996; Australian country singer Geoff Mack cover
The Ladybug Transistor - Jersey Streets - Old Enough To Know Better: 15 Years Of Merge Records Merge