Name songs that are fitting to be heard at a desolate gas station

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by IbanezSDGR2, Aug 17, 2022.

  1. You pull up to a desolate gas station and there's music playing through cheap speakers. What songs would be most fitting and why?

    I'll pick 'the Big Log' by Robert Plant just because of the music video for that song.
     
  2. theduke1

    theduke1 Supporting Member

    Dec 22, 2010
    Sussex WI
    Hotel California
    Duke
     
  3. Obviously…you need gas…

     
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  4. Picton

    Picton

    Aug 16, 2017
    Reading, MA
    "The Way," by Fastball. Though, again, I might just be influenced by my memory of the video.
     
  5. Skeezix

    Skeezix

    Sep 28, 2005
    Jacksonville, FL
     
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  6. Spidey2112

    Spidey2112

    Aug 3, 2016
    I'm going to say anything by ZZ Top.
     
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  7. Winslow

    Winslow

    Sep 25, 2011
    This sounds all kinds of desolate, and even mentions an endless highway:




    Alternately:

     
  8. Chrisk-K

    Chrisk-K

    Jan 20, 2010
    Scottsdale, AZ
    The song whose lyrics contain “Is there gas in the car?”
     
  9. Riders on the storm
     
  10. BassFishingInAmerica

    BassFishingInAmerica

    Jul 24, 2014
    First thing that came to mind
     
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  11. chandman1004

    chandman1004

    Jun 28, 2008
    That wicked song by Chris Isaak
     
  12. Carl Hillman

    Carl Hillman

    Jan 1, 2010
     
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  13. J Wilson

    J Wilson

    Apr 22, 2022
    An Undisclosed Location
    none

    Or . . .

    But I'd bet money on this one . . .

    But you never know . . .

    . . . . and then again . . . .


    Although it's hard to meld this thinking of my local Stop and Drop Mart with Hindustani proprietor, with the Hindi images and incense behind the counter, and his Vietnamese wife selling spring rolls next to the Lotto counter. Probably not gonna have Dixie Beer or a fried bologna biscuit . . . .
     
    Last edited: Aug 17, 2022
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  14. 2112

    2112 Supporting Member

    Apr 30, 2005
    Came in expecting to see early love for that little ol' band from Texas, leaving satisfied...
     
  15. Only the first 15 seconds of the first one.



     
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  16. Spidey2112

    Spidey2112

    Aug 3, 2016
    Signed, sealed and delivered.
     
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  17. bassfran

    bassfran Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2012
    Chicago
    Endorsing artist: Lakland basses
     
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  18. I'm thinkin Tom Waits - Burma Shave. "Hell Marysville ain’t nothing but a wide spot in the road"
    Or Joni Mitchell - Paprika Plains.
    Both such atmospheric songs.
     
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  19. Jeremy Crockett

    Jeremy Crockett Amiable Crank

     
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  20. MegaSwing

    MegaSwing Your Obedient Bassist® Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 26, 2002
    Baltimore, MD USA
     
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