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Old 03-26-2012, 08:56 PM
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
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This should be fairly interesting. What sort of music do you all enjoy listening to when you're cruising down the road?

I'm a child of the 80's so naturally I love a lot of the 1980's/1990's rock from bands like Guns n' Roses, AC/DC, Van Halen, Run D.M.C., Duran Duran, etc etc.

My all time favorite music when driving my 'Vette with the top down is Jimmy Buffett though. I'm a HUGE Parrothead, I just love everything about Buffett's music and style. It's my outlook on life and I think I only every record he's ever put out (now on my iPod).

What about the rest of you?
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Old 03-26-2012, 09:04 PM
Location: Keosauqua, Iowa
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Mostly Slim Whitman or Myron Floren. Once in awhile I'll pop in Jim Nabors if I really want to get all jacked up.
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Old 03-26-2012, 09:12 PM
Location: East Side of ATL
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XM. Depends on the station.
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Old 03-26-2012, 09:31 PM
Location: Los Angeles
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I just plug in the mp3 and listen to mostly classic country, 50's and 60's rock.
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Old 03-26-2012, 09:31 PM
Location: Not far from Fairbanks, AK
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iPod controlled from the receiver (Alpine): Joe Satriani most of the time. Some other times I listen to new flamenco Spanish-style guitar (fast-paced), some of Govi's songs, Jesse Cook, and so forth. Today I was listening to Adele sing a few of her songs, and found them quite nice.
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Old 03-26-2012, 09:37 PM
Location: Vancouver, B.C., Canada
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I can't drive 55 - YouTube
60's/70's Rock and 80's Heavy Metal and 80's-90's Rap and Hip Hop depending on my mood and such...New music is terrible and all the pre-00's older stuff sounds way better cruising with the stereo up..
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Old 03-26-2012, 10:05 PM
Location: West Michigan
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What do I listen to while driving? Usually the Wife telling me I am driving too fast and too aggressively .

As for music playing, I listen to anything and everything. From AC-DC to Mozart. Right now I am leaning toward the "Christina Perri" and "April Smith and the Great Picture Show" type of artists. The 6 discs that call the CD changer home 90% of the time lately are: 1) AC-DC - Back in Black; 2) KISS - Hotter Than Hell; 3) London Symphony Orchestra - Season for Love; 4) Jim Reeves - He'll Have to Go; 5) Da Yoopers - Yoop It Up; 6) a Compilation disc with a wide mix I made myself.
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Old 03-26-2012, 10:13 PM
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More & more, I'm finding myself listening to nothing. In fact, in the old Volvo I've been rebuilding I don't even have a radio installed.

I really like the peace and quiet.
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Old 03-26-2012, 10:41 PM
Location: Victoria TX
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The sound of my engine and the road. It's been years since I checked to see if my car radio worked.

Long time ago, I used to keep a tape of Albinoni's Adagio in G-minor, to play when I got stuck in traffic, to neutralize the stress.
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Old 03-26-2012, 10:43 PM
Location: Northridge/Porter Ranch, Calif.
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I'm not in the car for long periods of time. Trips are usually local.

Usually I have a news station on (KNX 1070 AM).

When I choose music, it's oldies ('50s-'70s).

With my '66 Plymouth, I usually don't have the radio on because I like to hear the 383-cu-in big block engine.
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