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A great travel playlist

A GREAT Travel Playlist

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Playlist help bring the fun to any trip.  Load everyone’s favorite songs and let the singing alongs begin.  Photo credit:   Agencyby

Hitting the road either by train, plane, car, bus or boat is more fun with music. A great playlist of your favorite songs makes time go faster and helps create the perfect mood.

The Travel Bags With Annita team is on the road often and we take along a playlist filled with songs to make our journey smooth.

Here are the favorite songs of Annita, Doc Bill, Olivia and Nichole.


  • “Good Vibrations” by The Beach Boys
  • “Traveling” by Paper Lions
  • “Breakaway” by Kelly Clarkson
  • “We Are Family” by Sister Sledge
  • “Boogie Oogie Oogie” by A Taste of Honey”
  • “Lovely Day” by Bill Withers
  • “You’re Still the One” by Shania Twain
  • “Dust in the Wind” by Kansas
  • “In the Summertime” by Mungo Jerry
  • “Lovely Day” by Bill Withers
  • “Lookin’ Out My Back Door” by Creedence Clearwater Revival
  • “Moonlight in Vermont” by Frank Sinatra
  • “America” by Simon and Garfunkel
  • “Owner of a Lonely Heart” by Yes
  • “Happy” by Pharrell Williams
  • “Smile” by Uncle Kracker
  • “Pocketful of Sunshine” by Natasha Bedingfield
  • “Freeway of Love” by Aretha Franklin
  • “Don’t You Worry ‘Bout a Thing” by Stevie Wonder
  • “Summertime” by DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince
  • “Summer Breeze” by Seals and Crofts
  • “I Gotta Feeling” by Black Eyed Peas
  • “Chocolate Ice Cream” by the Spoiled Chefs
  • “The Passenger” by The Jolly Boys
  • “Don’t Worry Be Happy” by Bobby McFerrin
  • “You Light Up My Life” by Debby Boone
  • “Sadie” by the Spinners
  • “You Rise Me Up” by Westlife
  • “Horrible Histories” by Blackbeard’s Song
  • “La Isla Bonita” by Madonna
  • “St. Augustine” by Jason Kendall
  • “Fountain of Youth” by Arrested Development
  • “Riders on the Storm” by The Doors
  • “Ain’t No Sunshine” by Bill Withers
  • “For What It’s Worth” by Buffalo Springfield
  • “Prodigal Blues” by Billy Idol
  • “Ghost Riders in the Sky” by Johnny Cash
  • “House of the Rising Sun” by The Animals
  • “World of Wonder” by Bruce Cockburn
  • “If I Had a Rocket Launcher” by Bruce Cockburn
  • “Vacation” by The Go-Go’s
  • “Holiday Road” by Zac Brown Band
  • “I’m So Excited” by The Pointer Sisters
  • “Space Oddity” by David Bowie
  • “One Moment in Time” by Whitney Houston
  • “Gonna Fly Now” by Billy Conti
  • “Africa” by Toto
  • “Eye of the Tiger” by Survivor
  • “Owner of a Lonely Heart” by Yes
  • “Going on a Road Trip” by Suzi Shelton
  • “Family Vacation” by Sam Glaser
  • “Family Vacation” by Rosenshontz
  • “Holiday” by Madonna
  • “Holiday Road” by London Sounds Band
  • “Family Fun” by Patch the Pirate
  • “The All American Two Week Summer Family Vacation” by Ray Stevens
  • “I Wish” by Stevie Wonder
  • “The Woman in My Life” by Phil Vassar
  • “Sadie” by The Spinners
  • “You Light Up My Life” by Westlife
  • “You Light Up My Life” by Debby Boone
  • “Family Reunion” by The O’Jays
  • “Respect” by Aretha Franklin
  • “How Do I Live” by Leann Rimes
  • “Shop Around” by The Miracles
  • “What a Wonderful World” by Louis Armstrong
  • “I Will Always Love You” by Whitney Houston
  • “If I Could” by Nancy Wilson
  • “Girl on Fire” by Alicia Keys
  • “One Step at a Time” by Jordin Saprks
  • “Leaving on a Jet Plane” by Peter, Paul and Mary
  • “Come Fly with Me” by Frank Sinatra
  • “Survivor” by Destiny’s Child
  • “He’s a Pirate” by Klaus Badelt
  • “One Last Shot” by Klaus Badelt
  • “Virgin Islands Anthem”
  • “Pan Am Song”
  • “Say Hello to Pan am”
  • “These Boots Are Made for Walking” by Nancy Sinatra
  • “747” by Lady Antebellum
  • “Leaving On A Jet Plane” – Peter, Paul & Mary
  • “Come Fly With Me” – Frank Sinatra
  • “Ground Control to Major Tom” – David Bowie
  • “Breakaway” – Jordin Sparks
  • “International Travel” by Notty Culture
  • “Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)” by The Eurythmics
  • “We Are the World” by U.S.A. for Africa
  • “Under the Sea” from The Little Mermaid
  • “Shrimp & Grits” by The Biscuit Grabbers
  • “Walking on Sunshine” by Katrina and the Waves
  • “Margaritaville” by Jimmy Buffett
  • “Mexico” by James Taylor
  • “The Sound of Sunshine” by Michael Frantic and Spearhead
  • “That’s Why God Made Mexico” by Tim McGraw
  • “Over the Rainbow” by Israel Kamakawiwo’ole
  • “Feeling Good” by Nina Simone
  • “This Land is Your Land” by Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings
  • “Shinedown” by Simple Man
  • “Papa Was a Rolling Stone” by The Temptations
  • “World on a String” by Lisa Stansfield
  • “Travlin Light” by Billie Holiday
  • “Going to Chicago” by Fenton Robinson
  • “The Passenger” by Jolly Boys
  • “Fast Car” by Tracy Chapman
  • “On the Road Again” by Willie Nelson
  • “Life is a Highway” by Tom Cochrane
  • “Route 66” by Chuck Berry
  • “Caribbean Queen” by Billy Ocean
  • “African Queen” by Ronald Boo Hinkson
  • “Off the Blues” by Ronald Boo Hinkson
  • “Down by the Seaside” by Lord Nelson
  • “We Gone Clear” by Teddyson John
  • “Ironic” by Alanis Morissette
  • “Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay” by Otis Redding
  • “Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag” by James Brown
  • “Midnight Rider” by Allman Brothers Band
  • “Ramblin’ Man” by Allman Brothers Band
  • “Here Comes the Sun” by The Beatles
  • “I Can See Clearly Now” by Johnny Nash
  • “Feeling Groovy” by Simon & Garfunkel
  • “Perfect Day” by Hoku
  • “Fortunate Son” by Creedence Clearwater Revival
  • “Magic Carpet Ride” by Steppenwolf
  • “Summer” by War
  • “Send Me on My Way” by Rusted Root
  • “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)” by The Proclaimers
  • “Running on Empty” by Jackson Browne
  • “Born to Run” by Bruce Springsteen
  • “The Portland Song” by Jewel
  • “Portland Oregon You’re My Home” by Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen
  • “Portland, Oregon” by Loretta Lynn and Jack White
  • “Portland” by Dustin Rose
  • “The Portland Song” by Jewel
  • “Portland Oregon You’re My Home” by Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen
  • “Portland, Oregon” by Loretta Lynn and Jack White
  • “Portland” by Dustin Rose
  • “Madrid” by Marc Antoine
  • “Plaza Mayor” by Marc Antoine
  • “Salamanca” by Marc Antoine
  • “Spain” by Rodrigo
  • “A Litany of Saints” by Gary Daigle, Rory Cooney & Time Gorman Ensemble
  • “Besame Mucho”
  • “One for the Bulls” by G*psy Flamenco Masters
  • “Moody Road” by G*psy Flamenco Masters
  • “America” by Simon & Garfunkel
  • “59th St. Bridge Song” –  Simon & GArfunkel
  • “Taxi” – Harry Chapin
  • “If you Culd Read My Mind” by Gordon Lightfoot
  • “Operator” by Jim Croce
  • “Blowing In The Wind” by Peter, Paul & Mary
  • Puff the Magic Dragon” – Peter, Paul & Mary
  • “Elanor Rigby” by The Beatles


Food Themed

  • “Chocolate Ice Cream” by The Spoiled Chefs
  • “Beans and Cornbread” by Louis Jordan and the Tympany Five
  • “All That Meat and No Potatoes” by Louis Armstrong
  • “Cheesecake” by Louis Armstrong
  • “I Can Cook Too” by Patti Austin
  • “Cornbread and Butterbeans” by Carolina Chocolate Drops
Photo by - dolgachov
Photo by – dolgachov

Mother’s Day Themed

  • “Mother and Child Reunion” by Paul Simon
  • “A Song for Mama” by Boyz II Men
  • “Mama Used to Say” by Junior
  • “I Love You Mom” by Candace
  • “This Woman’s Work” by Maxwell
  • “You Raised Me Up” by Westlife
  • “Grandma’s Hands” by Bill Withers
  • “I’ll Always Love My Mama” by The Intruders
  • “Last Song for Mother” by Nanci Griffith
  • “In My Daughter’s Eyes” by Starlite Singers
  • “Mother’s Day Song” by The Kiboomers
  • “Like My Mother Does” by Lauren Alaina
Photo by - ljupco
Photo by – ljupco

Father’s Day Themed

  • “Oh My PaPa” by Eddie Fisher
  • “My Father’s Eyes” by Pilgrim
  • “Cats in the Cradle” by Harry Chapin
  • “Dance with My Father” by Luther Vandross
  • “Song for Dad” by Keith Urban
  • “I Learned From You” by Billy Ray and Miley Cyrus
Bonhomme is everywhere!
Bonhomme is everywhere!

Canada Themed

  • “Canadian Railroad Trilogy” by Gordon Lightfoot
  • “Canadian Polka” by Jim Gregrash
  • “C-A-N-A-D-A” by Raffi
  • “Canada” by Millow


Sapelo – Geechee/Gullah Themed

  • “West African Solutions” by All Star African Drum Ensemble
  • “Skokiaan” (South African Song) by Louis Armstrong and Sy Oliver
  • “Sapelo River” by Vic Waters
  • “Geech[ee] Joe” by Cab Calloway
  • “Sapelo” by Larry Jon Wilson


Instrumental, Jazz, Big Band or Classical

  • “Pennsylvania 6-5000” by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra
  • “Yellow Bird” by The Mills Brothers
  • “Mediterranean Sundance” by Al Di Meola
  • “St. Augustine” by Gene Cannon
  • “Soul Finger” by The Bar-Kays
  • “The Hebrides” by Mendelssohn
  • “Mysterious Island” by Bernard Hermann


Christmas Themed

  • “All I Want for Christmas is You” by Mariah Carey
  • “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas” by Johnny Mathis
  • “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” by Frank Sinatra
  • “Rocking Around the Christmas Tree” by Brenda Lee
  • “Winter Wonderland” by Dean Martin
  • “Give Love on Christmas Day” by The Temptations
  • “Jingle Bells”
A great travel playlist
Photo by Spotmatikphoto

Wedding Themed

  • “Here and Now” by Luther Vandross
  • “White Wedding” by Billy Idol
  • “Going to the Chapel of Love” by the Dixie Cups
  • “Wedding Bell Blues” by the Fifth Dimensions
A great travel playlist
Photo by Agencyby

Girls Trip

  • “Wannabe” by Spice Girls
  • “Perfect Day” by Hoku
  • “9 to 5” by Dolly Parton
  • “Wide Open Spaces” by Dixie Chicks
  • “Something to Talk About” by Bonnie Raitt
  • “Girls Just Want to Have Fun” by Cyndi Lauper
  • “Dreamlover” by Mariah Carey
  • “Unwritten” by Natasha Bedingfield
  • “Carry On” by KING
  • “I Want to Dance with Somebody” by Whitney Houston
  • “Brave” by Sara Bareilles
  • “Respect” by Aretha Franklin
  • “Waterfalls” by TLC
  • “Run the World (Girls)” by Beyoncé
  • “Wild One” by Faith Hill
  • “Superwoman” by Alicia Keys
  • “Run Away with Me” by Carly Rae Jepsen
  • “That’s My Girl” by Fifth Harmony
  • “Spice Up Your Life” by Spice Girls
  • “We Don’t Need Another Hero” by Tina Turner
  • “Girl On Fire” by Alicia Keys
  • “Survivor” – Destiny Child

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