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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:

Drive In

Show Num:#1517: Lock Him in the Cellar
Date of Show:2015-04-25 00:00:00
Artist:Chronic Plasure
Album:Her Power is Green
Publisher:Chronic Sonics
Composer:Chronic Pleasure
Length:00:26
Comments:chronicpleasure.com

High Speed Chase

Show Num:#1517: Lock Him in the Cellar
Date of Show:2015-04-25 00:00:00
Artist:Dash
Album:Sonic Boom
Publisher:Dash Rip Music (BMI); Tiger Publishing
Composer:Davis, Jeansonne
Length:00:47
Comments:http://www.dashriprock.net/

Dead Fox

Show Num:#1516: Fiddletown or Bust
Date of Show:2015-04-18 00:00:00
Artist:Courtney Barnett
Album:Sometimes I Sit and Think, Sometimes I Just Sit
Composer:Courtney Barnett
Length:00:40
Comments:http://courtneybarnett.com.au/

Hang Up and Drive

Show Num:#1516: Fiddletown or Bust
Date of Show:2015-04-18 00:00:00
Artist:Gary Lynn Burt
Album:I'm on a Journey
Publisher:gburt publishing (ASCAP)
Composer:Gary Lynn Burt
Length:00:50
Comments:http://www.garylynnburt.com/

Happiness Directive

Show Num:#1515: Perennial Potholes
Date of Show:2015-04-11 00:00:00
Artist:Ten Mile Tide
Album:Riverstone
Publisher:Copper's Dish Records
Composer:Ten Mile Tide
Length:00:32
Comments:http://www.tenmiletide.com/

Me and My Automotbile

Show Num:#1515: Perennial Potholes
Date of Show:2015-04-11 00:00:00
Artist:Jack Williams
Album:Walkin' Dreams
Publisher:Jack Williams
Composer:Jack Williams
Length:00:24
Comments:http://www.jackwilliamsmusic.com/

Little Gutless Wonder

Show Num:#1514: The Stingy Man Spends the Most
Date of Show:2015-04-04 00:00:00
Artist:7th Day Buskers
Album:Born to Pick
Publisher:Shawn P. Rohlf (BMI)
Composer:Shawn P. Rohlf
Length:00:49
Comments:www.facebook.com/ShawnRohlfandtheBuskers

Bobb's Psychedelic Car

Show Num:#1514: The Stingy Man Spends the Most
Date of Show:2015-04-04 00:00:00
Artist:The Prefab Messiahs
Album:Keep Your Stupid Dreams Alive
Length:00:39
Comments:https://theprefabmessiahs.bandcamp.com/

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/

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