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Best Stereo Blasting Songs For The Car?

Asked by College_girl (884 points ) September 9th, 2012

What are some good, classic songs that are awesome to blast in your car? My car has amazing bass as well.

Right now my favourite is “What Is Love?”

Classic songs like that (well I don’t know how classic that is, but fun classic or whatever).

And please NO RAP and NO COUNTRY! (Nothing personal I just can’t stand it).

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RocketGuy's avatar

I love blasting Led Zep while driving.

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Judi's avatar

Born to be Wild

jerv's avatar

Abney Park has a few that I like, and some of them are bass-heavy. While the Billy Idol original of White Wedding also has some bass, I sometimes combine the two by cranking AP’s cover of it.

If I want to test a system, I use Genie by Airbase as it’s a nice Trance cut with plenty of thumping and rumbling, plus a couple of wide-range tone sweeps to reveal dead spots in the frequency response while actually still being a song. (I prefer testing with real music rather than “laboratory condition” test tones.)

But there really aren’t any “classic” songs that I personally would blast… unless you consider old Slayer to be “classic”.

abundantlife's avatar

Life in the fast lane ft.eminem, Will smith’s party starter, nickelback ‘burn it to the ground’.

rooeytoo's avatar

Springsteen! Especially Born in the USA.

creative1's avatar

ACDC – Hell’s Bell’s or Big Balls

zenvelo's avatar

Layla.

Don’t Fear the Reaper.

Born in the USA

Adirondackwannabe's avatar

Radar Love, Golden Earring

El_Cadejo's avatar

Radar Love is hands down the best driving song IMO

It doesnt get any more classic than these two . (and ya feel like a bad ass while you’re driving :P)

majorrich's avatar

Gotta be SWEET HOME ALABAMA!

Pied_Pfeffer's avatar

Purple Haze – Jimi Hendrix

gasman's avatar

If you like Beatles, the Abbey Road album has a nice loud, tight bass line (Sir Paul). I used to blast it in my Chevy Nova that had a cavernous trunk, so the 6×9 speakers in the rear deck really resonated.

Yetanotheruser's avatar

“Whole Lotta Love”, Led Zeppelin

zenvelo's avatar

Best Stereo Blasting Song for the Car While Driving on a Los Angeles Freeway:

LA Woman

Jeruba's avatar

If you want real classics, personally there’s nothing I love blasting more than the big operatic choruses like the Anvil Chorus from Il Trovatore and the Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves from Nabucco. If someone at a stop light rattles my windows and toasts my ears with their rolling boom box, I might crank the volume and let them have it with Verdi.

Judi's avatar

And then there’s the Helecopter scene from Apocalypse Now, “Ride of the Valkryies. ”

Jeruba's avatar

Wagner! Absolutely great for blasting, @Judi.

El_Cadejo's avatar

I put that like 10 answers ago…

fremen_warrior's avatar

Some noteworthy pieces for breaking the sound barrier:

Highway star – Deep Purple
Speed King – Deep Purple
Space Truckin’ – Deep Purple
Burn – you guessed it, DEEP PURPLE!

Red Sky – Status Quo
All Along The Watchtower – Jimmy Hendrix
Eagle Fly Free – Helloween
Breakthrough – Queen
Storm – Yoshida Brothers
Sonic Empire – Members of Mayday
Firestarter – Prodigy
Thunderstruck – AC/DC
Rock the Casbah – The Clash
Personal Jesus – cover by Manson

El_Cadejo's avatar

@fremen_warrior LOVE the Yoshida Brothers

fremen_warrior's avatar

@uberbatman you have good taste in music then ;-)

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