Songs we put on our mix-tapes.

By Zoë Gowen
Go for a Drive
Hop on the Blue Ridge Parkway or Route 66 for a scenic drive through the South.
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Here's a compilation of the songs that played on my Discman and through the radios of my friends' Jeep Cherokees and Ford Explorers throughout the summers in the '90s. IPhones, Google maps, and Uber didn't exist. Your whole night consisted of aimless caravans and making it home before curfew. Remember to call your mama, and be safe this summer.

"These are the Days" by 10,000 Maniacs

"Ironic" by Alanis Morrisette

"Are You That Somebody" by Alliyah

"Ring My Bell" by Anita Ward

"Love Shack" by B-52's

"Brian Wilson" by Barenaked Ladies

"The Tide is High" by Blondie

"Summer of 69" by Bryan Adams

"Going Up the Country" by Canned Heat's

"Ants Marching" by Dave Matthews Band

"Strawberry Wine" by Deanna Carter

"Groove is in the Heart" by Dee Lite

"I Touch Myself" by Divynls

"Wide Open Spaces" by Dixie Chicks

"Will the Real Slim Shady Please Stand Up" by Eminem

"Second Hand News" by Fleetwood Mac

"Mexicali Blues" by Grateful Dead

"Bad Bad Leroy Brown" by Jim Croce

"John Deere Green" by Joe Diffie

"Steal My Sunshine" by Len

"Closer to Fine" by Indigo Girls

"Galileo" by Indigo Girls

"Summer in the City" by LFO

"Dixie Chicken" by Little Feat

"Summer in the City" by Lovin Spoonful

"Ms. Jackson" by OutKast

"You Can Call Me Al" by Paul Simon

"You Put the Lime in the Coconut" by Harry Nillson

"Return of the Mac" by Mark Morrison

"Crazy Game of Poker" by OAR

"Black Betty" by Ram Jam

"I'm too Sexy for My Shirt" by Right Said Fred

"Honky Tonk Woman" by Rolling Stones

"Two Bitches" by Spin Doctors

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"We Built This City" by Starship

"Hey Nineteen" by Steely Dan

"Boogie on Reggae Woman" by Stevie Wonder

"Wrong Way" by Sublime

"Take Me to the River" by Talking Heads

"American Girl" by Tom Petty

"Wildflowers" by Tom Petty

"Knock Three Times" by Tony Orlando

"Watermelon Crawl" by Tracey Byrd

"Sugar, Sugar" by The Archies

"Under the Boardwalk" by The Drifters

"Mr. Jones" by The Counting Crows

"Dreams" by The Cranberries

"Build Me Up Buttercup" by The Foundations

"Red, Red Wine" by UB 40

"Hitchin' a Ride" by Vanity Faire

"Graduation" by Vitamin C

"Island in the Sun" by Weezer

"I want to Dance with Somebody" by Whitney Houston