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It's the 885 Ultimate Road Songs Countdown - Any Which Way You Ride
All Week on WXPN - CLICK for the Ultimate 885 Playlist

These are the songs that make you want to hit the road. Here's the 2010 885 Countdown - from WXPN listeners. All this week on WXPN. CLICK for the Ultimate 885 Playlist

Thanks to XPN Members and our Business Sponsors, Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, Bryant Heating and Cooling Systems and Philadelphia Brewing Company for their support of the 885 Road Trip Songs Countdown.

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Contest ended September 10, 2010

Think about the tunes that make you want to hit the road. If your friends asked you to prepare a CD of 'road tunes' for your extended ride on the highway, what 10 songs would you pick? Tune in October 11 and find out!

Vote and Win, the XPN 885 Ultimate Road Trip CountdownThe Contest Winner will be announced on Monday, October 5, 2010! This lucky listener will win Any Which Way You Ride Road Gear Grand Prize Package, including: a 32GB iPod Touch and 885 song downloads from iTunes provided by the XPN Vehicle Donation Program; a Kenwood Multimedia DVD Receiver with Navigation & Bluetooth with custom installation, courtesy of World Wide Stereo; a Surly Long Haul Trucker touring bicycle customized with fenders, racks, and front and back panniers, including an Adventure Cycling Membership and an Orbit MP3 docking station, provided by Trophy Bikes; and Ithaca Halloween Weekend Road Trip Package, courtesy of Visit Ithaca. Complete contest rules.

95 Songs For Driving On Interstate 95
Hear WXPN's Playlist Of Songs For East Coast Road Trips

I-95 Road Trip What better way to celebrate the start of a $1.4 billion highway project than with a classic mix of road songs? Weekend Edition's news series "I-95: The Road Most Traveled" will explore the social, cultural, economic and environmental impact of the I-95 highway renovation project. We're taking care of the soundtrack. Click and listen to the mix.


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