Trust us that on an 8+ hour plane, train, bus, or boat ride, an iPod is way more essential than a flotation device. In listening to my many gigs of music, we’ll often hear a song that seems perfectly crafted to describe our travel year. This is when we slip them into the playlist to be added here:

“I’m So Bored with the U.S.A.” – The Clash
“Never Going Back” – Fleetwood Mac
“The Road Back” – Calexico
“A Long Time Gone” – Electic Light Orchestra
“Aegina Airlines” – The Dead Texan
“Holyman” – Blind Melon
“Cajuína” – Caetano Veloso
“Somewhere Only We Know” – Keane
“Perpetual Change” – Yes
“Ride On” – AC/DC
“Namaste” – The Beastie Boys
“A Radio Mogo” – Amadou & Miriam
“History Never Repeats” – Split Enz
“Chinese Lullaby” – Martin Denny
“Destination Zululand” – King Kurt
“Holiday” – Weezer
“Katmandu” – Cat Stevens
“Boot Camp” – Soundgarden
“Amsterdam” – Crowded House
“Here To Go” – Devo
“Saturn” – Stevie Wonder
“Volcano” – Beck
“Vienna” – Billy Joel
“Runaway Train” – Soul Asylum
“Half a World Away” – REM
“Calling America” – Electric Light Orchestra
“Whole Wide World” – Wreckless Eric
“Waiting for a Train” – Flash and the Pan
“Cambodia” – Kim Wilde

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