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1. Look below for a list of the most recent songs we've used.

B. Search by a range of show numbers. Our shows are numbered just like Sesame Street--that is, the first two digits indicate the year, and the next two digits indicate the week. So, for the 12th show of 1998 you'd enter 9812. For the fifth show of 2000, enter 0005. Capiche?

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Recent Car Tunes We've Used:

Used Car

Show Num:#1513: The Good Humor Kid
Date of Show:2015-03-28 00:00:00
Artist:The Tex Watson Swingers Convention
Album:Used Car
Publisher:Aaron Norris
Composer:Aaron Norris
Length:00:43

How's the Mustang Running?

Show Num:#1513: The Good Humor Kid
Date of Show:2015-03-28 00:00:00
Artist:Sherry Austin
Album:Drive-By Romance
Composer:Sherry Austin
Comments:http://sherry-austin.com/

Detour

Show Num:#1512: Lie, Lie, and Lie
Date of Show:2015-03-21 00:00:00
Artist:Jerry Miller
Album:New Road Under My Wheels
Publisher:Unichappell Music (BMI)
Composer:Paul Westmoreland
Length:00:48
Comments:www.signaturesounds.com

Big Buck in the Road

Show Num:#1512: Lie, Lie, and Lie
Date of Show:2015-03-21 00:00:00
Artist:Honey Don't
Album:Honey Don't
Publisher:B. Powers (BMI) Cowbella Music
Composer:Bill Powers
Length:00:37
Comments:http://www.honeydont.net/HoneyDont/Home.html

Lincoln '59

Show Num:#1511: The Ultimate Road Trip
Date of Show:2015-03-14 00:00:00
Artist:Three Blue Teardrops
Album:Rustbelt Trio
Publisher:Keystone Cowboy Songs (BMI)
Composer:Dave Sisson
Length:00"39

Gear Head

Show Num:#1511: The Ultimate Road Trip
Date of Show:2015-03-14 00:00:00
Artist:Andrew Hunt
Album:Whisky Talking
Publisher:Funeral Pyre Music (ASCAP)
Composer:Andrew Hunt
Length:00:33

15 Days

Show Num:#1510: In Space, No One Can Start Your Audi
Date of Show:2015-03-07 00:00:00
Artist:The Paladins
Album:Rejiveinated
Publisher:Jazzbird/Warner Songs (ASCAP)
Composer:Tempchin, Hughey
Length:00:32
Comments:www.facebook.com/thepaladinsband

Change My Tire

Show Num:#1510: In Space, No One Can Start Your Audi
Date of Show:2015-03-07 00:00:00
Artist:Lewis and Snyder
Length:00:35
Comments:with apologies to The Doors

Patience

Show Num:#1509: Vehicularly Immature
Date of Show:2015-02-28 00:00:00
Artist:The Dreyer Brothers
Album:All Or Nothing
Composer:Doug Dreyer
Length:00:35

Smoke Puff (The Crazy Car)

Show Num:#1509: Vehicularly Immature
Date of Show:2015-02-28 00:00:00
Artist:Stewart Brodian
Album:Friends and Strangers
Publisher:Stewart Brodian
Composer:Stewart Brodian
Length:00:25
Comments:http://stewartbrodian.webs.com/

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