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100 Best Songs With Vehicles in the Title

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Singers and songwriters have mentioned names of different vehicles in songs. While certain songs are literally about a favorite vehicle, the majority of song titles use vehicle names as a metaphor to explain a broader perspective of life experiences. Musicians from different genres have theatrically expressed their feelings associated with different types of motor vehicles, railed vehicles, amphibious vehicles, watercraft, aircraft, and spacecraft, in their songs.

Meaning Conveyed With Vehicles in Songs

The meaning conveyed with vehicles in songs represents a plethora of thoughts, sentiments and expressions. Memories and personal experiences about vehicles are showcased in their literal form, or as a fictional sequence of events in songs. Often, vehicles are used as a form of comparison to reveal personality traits associated with people.

Certain singers and songwriters express the sheer nostalgia of their favorite automobile in a poetically expressive manner. The innocence of childhood is beautifully portrayed in certain songs with a favorite vehicle used figuratively to convey depth of feelings.

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Symbolism: Vehicles in Songs

In songs, vehicles are symbolic of diverse perspectives. Certain singers and songwriters have narrated their experiences of traveling in trains, busses, and airplane in a lucid manner. Musicians from different genres have described their fascination with ships and boats, and metaphorically explained how life changes in different stages of life.

Expensive cars, bikes, and trucks in song titles may represent power and status associated with the rich and famous. In many music videos, luxury sports cars are showcased to depict a lavish lifestyle and partying. A number of musicians have used vehicles as a metaphor to compare or depict aspects associated with simplicity, humility, pride, and prejudice. While vehicles may signify a wide range of emotions, their core elements represent or symbolize

  • Lifestyle
  • Memories
  • Childhood
  • Adulthood
  • Power
  • Simplicity
  • Dreams
  • Passion
  • Attraction
  • Fascination
  • Enchantment
  • Feelings
  • Obsession
  • Innocence
  • Nostalgia
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The list below showcases a massive collection of rock songs, pop songs, country songs, folk songs, alternative songs, indie songs, hip-hop songs, EDM songs, jazz songs, blues songs, and dance songs about vehicles. If you have a view, opinion, or song suggestion, let us know in the comments section.

Top 10 Best Songs With Vehicles in the Title

  1. “Somethin' 'Bout a Truck”—Kip Moore
  2. “Long Train Runnin'”—The Doobie Brothers
  3. “Drive My Car”—The Beatles
  4. “Bike”—Pink Floyd
  5. “Helicopter”—Bloc Party
  6. “Somewhere In My Car”—Keith Urban
  7. “Aeroplane”—Red Hot Chili Peppers
  8. “Big Green Tractor”—Jason Aldean
  9. “Rock 'N Roll Train”—AC/DC
  10. “All the Rowboats”—Regina Spektor

#11—20

11. “Mustang Sally”—Wilson Pickett

12. “Chasing Cars”—Snow Patrol

13. “Harleys in Hawaii”—Katy Perry

14.“A Boat to an Island on the Wall”—Ben Howard

15. “Bad Motor Scooter”—Montrose

16. “Night Train”—Jason Aldean

17. “Sailboat for Sale”—Toby Keith

18. “Pink Cadillac”—Bruce Springsteen

19. “I'm In Love with My Car”—Queen

20. “Crazy Train”—Ozzy Osbourne

#21—40

21. “Big Yellow Taxi”—Joni Mitchell

22. “Fast Car”—Tracy Chapman

23. “1 Train”—A$AP Rocky

24. “White Mercedes”—Charli XCX

25. “80's Mercedes”—Maren Morris

26. “Chevy Van”—Sammy Johns

27. “Black Limousine”—The Rolling Stones

28. “I Drive Your Truck”—Lee Brice

29. “Mercedes Benz”—Janis Joplin

30. “Runaway Train”—Soul Asylum

31. “Aston Martin Music”—Rick Ross featuring Drake & Chrisette Michele

32. “Banana Boat (Day-O)”—Harry Belafonte

33. “Airplane Pt. 2”—BTS

34. “Streetcar”—Funeral for a Friend

35. “First Train Home”—Imogen Heap

36. “Airplanes”—B.o.B featuring Hayley Williams

37. “Purple Lamborghini”—Skrillex and Rick Ross

38. “Cadillac Ranch”—Bruce Springsteen

39. “Rock the Boat”—Aaliyah

40. “Bennie and the Jets”—Elton John

#41—60

41. “Taxi”—Harry Chapin

42. “Double Dutch Bus”—Frankie Smith

43. “Burn the Ships”—For King & Country

44. “Ferry Cross the Mersey”—Gerry & the Pacemakers

45. “Drunk on a Plane”—Dierks Bentley

46. “Beamer, Benz or Bentley”—Lloyd Banks featuring Julez Santana

47. “Yellow Submarine”—The Beatles

48. “White Mustang”—Lana Del Rey

49. “Air Balloon”—Lily Allen

50. “Green Bus”—The Innocence Mission

51. “Desperados Waiting for a Train”—Guy Clark

52. “Big Ship”—Cliff Richard

53. “Lonely Train”—Black Stone Cherry

54. “Limo Wreck”—Soundgarden

55. “Train”—3 Doors Down

56. “Brand New Cadillac”—Vince Taylor

57. “Ship to Wreck”—Florence + the Machine

58. “Took the Last Train”—David Gates

59. “Counting Blue Cars”—Dishwalla

60. “Little Black Submarines”—The Black Keys

#61—80

61. “Graffiti on the Train”—Stereophonics

62. “Buy Me a Boat”—Chris Janson

63. “Jeepster”—T. Rex

64. “Cop Car”—Keith Urban

65. “The Bike Song”—Mike Ronson & The Business Intl.

66. “Downbound Train”—Bruce Springsteen

67. “Box Chevy V”—Yelawolf

68. “When the Ship Comes In”—Bob Dylan

69. “Truck Yeah”—Tim McGraw

70. “Rolllin’ In My 5.0”—Vanilla Ice

71. “Last Train to Trancentral”—The KLF

72. “Poverty Train—Laura Nyro

73. “Train in Vain (Stand By Me)”—The Clash

74. “Cadillac on 22’s”—David Banner

75. “Stop This Train”—John Mayer

76. “White Suburban”—Skylar Grey

77. “Magic Bus”—The Who

78. “Trains”—Al Stewart

79. “Jet Airliner”—Steve Miller Band

80. “Midnight Train to Georgia”—Gladys Knight & the Pips

#81—100

81. “Safe In the Car”—Jeff Ament

82. “Watching Airplanes”—Gary Allan

83. “Vehicle”—The Ides of March

84. “Trains and Boats and Planes”—Dionne Warwick

85. “Driving My Car”—Madness

86. “La Bicicleta”—Carlos Vives and Shakira

87. “Nine Million Bicycles”—Katie Melua

88. “Train Kept A-Rollin'”—The Yardbirds

89. “Getaway Car”—Taylor Swift

90. “Pills & Automobiles”—Chris Brown

91. “Ferrari”—Bebe Rexha

92. “Wagon Wheel”—Old Crow Medicine Show

93. “Airplane”—Plain White T's

94. “Boat Drinks”—Jimmy Buffett

95. “Wait In the Car”—The Breeders

96. “Train, Train”—Blackfoot

97. “White Limo”—Foo Fighters

98. “Cars”—Gary Numan

99. “Trans-Europe Express”—Kraftwerk

100. “Leaving On A Jet Plane”—Peter, Paul and Mary

Other Notable Songs With Vehicles in the Title

  • “Obvious Bicycle”—Vampire Weekend
  • “Pickup Truck”—Kings of Leon
  • “Little Red Wagon”—Audra Mae
  • “Back of the Van”—Ladyhawke
  • “Red Camaro”—Keith Urban
  • “Airplanes”—Lisa Loeb
  • “Locomotive”—Miranda Lambert
  • “Camaro”—Kings of Leon
  • “747”—Lady A
  • “Motorcycle Drive By”—Third Eye Blind
  • “Pirate Jet”—Gorillaz
  • “Does This Bus Stop at 82nd Street?”—Bruce Springsteen
  • “Hey Porsche”—Nelly
  • “Boat Behind”—Kings of Convenience
  • “Gatti”—Travis Scott
  • “Leaky Little Boat”—Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers
  • “Spanish Train”—Chris de Burgh
  • “Fast in My Car”—Paramore
  • “Little Porshe”—Tyga
  • “Inaugural Trams”—Super Furry Animals
  • “Train in the Distance”—Don Henley
  • “More Trucks Than Cars”—Craig Morgan
  • “Bus to Tampa Bay”—Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
  • “Wrong Train”—The Psychedelic Furs
  • “Midnight Train”—Buddy Guy
  • “Daddy’s Lambo”—Yelawolf
  • “The Last Ship”—Sting
  • “Ride the Train”—Alabama
  • “Harley”—Lil Yachty
  • “Ridin’ in that Chevy”—Three 6 Mafia
  • “Trans Am”—Thompson Square
  • “Cripple Creek Ferry”—Neil Young
  • “Lincoln Continentals and Cadillacs”—Tim McGraw
  • “Hey Little Cobra”—The Rip Chords
  • “600 Benz”—Wale featuring Rick Ross and Jadakiss
  • “Midnight Bicycle Mystery”—Deerhoof
  • “Jet”—Paul McCartney & Wings
  • “I Been to Georgia on a Fast Train”—Billy Joe Shaver
  • “She Thinks My Tractor’s Sexy”—Kenny Chesney
  • “Wicker Plane”—State Radio
  • “The Abandoned Hospital Ship”—The Flaming Lips
  • “Next Plane Home”—Daniel Powter
  • “VW Van”—Jake Owen
  • “Chicks, Trucks, and Beer”—Tyler Farr
  • “Broken Car”—Matisyahu
  • “Yellow Bike”—Pedro the Lion
  • “She Has Funny Cars”—Jefferson Airplane
  • “All Night Train—The Allman Brothers Band
  • “No Truck, No Boat, No Girl”—Joe Nichols
  • “Black Kid on a Pink Bike”—DEC3
  • “Tractor”—Granger Smith
  • “Chariots of Fire”—Vangelis
  • “Morning Train (Nine To Five)”—Sheena Easton
  • “Plane Song”—Katie Melua
  • “Take the “A” Train”—Duke Ellington
  • “Crusin’ in my ‘64”—Eazy E
  • “Eastbound Train”—Dire Straits
  • “Little G.T.O.”—Ronnie & the Daytonas
  • “Covertte Doors”—Curren$y
  • “Aeroplane”—Bjork
  • “Josef's Train”—Thea Gilmore
  • “Long Black Train”—Josh Turner
  • “Taxi Dancing”—Rick Springfield
  • “Ships in the Night”—Be-Bop Deluxe
  • “Fast Car / Slow Traffic”—Paul Weller
  • “This Train”—Bo Bice
  • “Ain't No Trucks in Texas”—Ronnie Dunn
  • “Cars Not Leaving”—Gabriel Bruce
  • “This Plane Don't Go There”—Jason Aldean
  • “Four Door Aventador”—Nicki Minaj
  • “Always Crashing In the Same Car”—David Bowie
  • “Motorcycle Man”—Saxon
  • “Broken Bicycles”—Tom Waits
  • “I Got a Car”—George Strait
  • “Waitin' for the Bus”—ZZ Top
  • “Zebras and Airplanes”—Alicia Keys
  • “Helicopter”—Deerhunter
  • “Trouble Train”—The Brian Setzer Orchestra
  • “Night Train”—Jimmy Forrest
  • “My Ol' Bronco”—Luke Bryan
  • “Chervolet”—ZZ Top
  • “When I Get My Plane”—The Nazz
  • “Spaceship”—Andy Grammer
  • “Ice Cream Van”—Glasvegas
  • “Float Your Boat”—Ryan Follese
  • “The Trolley Song”—Judy Garland
  • “Maserati”—YNW Melly & Foolie
  • “Small Plane”—Bill Callahan
  • “Waitin' on a Plane”—Maddie & Tae
  • “Mystery Train”—Junior Parker
  • “Watching the Planes Go By”—Elton John
  • “Rock the Boat”—Hues Corporation
  • “The Next Jet to Leave Moscow”—Manic Street Preachers
  • “If This Bus Could Talk”—Kenny Chesney
  • “Midnight Train”—Lyfe Jennings
  • “Car Jamming”—The Clash
  • “Sloop John B”—The Beach Boys
  • “Midnight Train”—Garth Brooks
  • “German Whip”—Meridian Dan
  • “Midnight Train to Memphis”—Chris Stapleton
  • “Fast Cars”—U2
  • “My White Bicycle”—Nazareth
  • “The Ship”—Brian Eno
  • “Get Outta My Dreams, Get into My Car”—Billy Ocean
  • “Peace Train”—Cat Stevens
  • “Oil Tanker Train”—Merle Haggard
  • “Police in Helicopter”—John Holt
  • “M-Bike”—PJ Harvey
  • “Drag Queens in Limousines”—Mary Gauthier
  • “Big Black Train”—Lucinda Williams
  • “My Truck”—Breland
  • “Josef's Train”—Thea Gilmore
  • “Used Cars”—Sunny Sweeney
  • “Into you like a Train”—The Psychedelic Furs
  • “Southbound Train”—Jon Foreman
  • “Airplanes”—Local Natives
  • “My Bike”—Y.N. RichKids
  • “Hudson Commodore”—Jason Isbell
  • “The World's First Ever Monster Truck Front Flip”—Arctic Monkeys
  • “Runaway Train”—Culture Club
  • “Church in A Chevy”—Jordan Davis
  • “Taxi Cab”—Vampire Weekend
  • “On The Good Ship Lollipop”—Shirley Temple
  • “Love Boat”—Jack Jones
  • “Three Wheels on My Wagon”—The New Christy Minstrels
  • “Better Boat”—Kenny Chesney
  • “Aeroplane”—Jessica Pratt
  • “Silver Train”—The Rolling Stones
  • “If My Truck Could Talk”—Jason Aldean
  • “Hot Air Balloon”—Owl City
  • “Tucson Train”—Bruce Springsteen
  • “Red Boat”—Alela Diane
  • “Sing For the Submarine”—R.E.M.
  • “Mule Train”—Frankie Laine
  • “Space Ship One”—Paul Gilbert
  • “Glider”—5 Billion in Diamonds
  • “The Velocipede”—Fred Coyne
  • “Enzo”—DJ Snake
  • “Waiting for the Bus to Take Me Home”—Chumbawamba
  • “Midnight Train”—Garth Brooks
  • “We're Going on a Tuppenny Bus Ride”—Anita Harris
  • “Old School Caddy”—Hit-Boy featuring Kid Cudi
  • “Paparazzi on Mopeds”—The Cranberries
  • “Where's Your Car Debbie?”—Slaves
  • “Last Train”—King the Kid
  • “Shattered (Turn the Car Around)”—O.A.R.
  • “Little Black Train”—The Carter Family
  • “If I Had a Boat”—Lyle Lovett
  • “The Great Pixley Train Robbery”—Cass McCombs
  • “Planes”—Jeremih
  • “Starship”—Ace Frehley
  • “Bike Lane”—Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks
  • “Horses & Chariots”—Billy Talent
  • “Vegetable Car”—Joshua Radin
  • “In the Car...”—Paul Weller
  • “Only Truck in Town”—Tyler Farr
  • “Ghost Ship”—Blur
  • “White Ferrari”—Frank Ocean
  • “Train to Birmingham”—John Hiatt
  • “65’ Mustang”—Five for Fighting
  • “Car Crash”—Three Days Grace
  • “Midnight Ferry”—Kid Rock
  • “Train Food”—XXXTENTACION
  • “A Boat Lies Waiting”—David Gilmour
  • “The Trains and Winter Rains”—Enya
  • “Chariot”—Gavin DeGraw
  • “Spaceship Coupe”—Justin Timberlake
  • “Lonesome Train”—Stan Kenton
  • “Get Out Of My Car”—Toby Keith
  • “The Unwinding Cable Car”—Anberlin
  • “Roof of Your Car”—The Streets
  • “Sleigh Ride”—Leroy Anderson
  • “Bicycle, Bicycle, You are My Bicycle”—Be Your Own Pet
  • “Downtown Train”—Tom Waits
  • “El Camino”—Frankie Ballard
  • “Lamborghini”—KSI featuring P Money
  • “Another Train”—Mary Gauthier
  • “Red Velvet Car”—Heart
  • “It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry”—Bob Dylan
  • “Green Blimp”—Dwight Twilley
  • “The Train Pt. 2 (Sir Lucious Left Foot Saves the Day)”—Big Boi
  • “Numbers on the Cars”—Riley Green
  • “Joe Le Taxi”—Vanessa Paradis
  • “Longer Boats”—Cat Stevens
  • “Six Months in A Leaky Boat”—Split Enz
  • “Big Train (From Memphis)”—John Fogerty
  • “Southern Trains”—The Darkness
  • “Airplane”—Day of Fire
  • “Last Train Home”—Ryan Star
  • “Death by Plane”—Team Sleep
  • “Chevrolet DJ”—Cole Swindell
  • “Shooting Helicopters”—Benny Benassi
  • “Bronco”—Canaan Smith

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