Once You Hit The Road: 35 Time Traveling Turnpike and Track Tunes

From my DJ website, some soon to be Summer Travel Tunes just for you.

DJ Larsupreme

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It’s getting to be that season where we all start making our travel plans. We all seem to set our sights a-far as the days get longer and the unofficial start of summer looms near Memorial Day.  We’re all looking for those last minute deals on plane tickets and packages and wondering what does it mean to still use AirBnB in gentrifying big cities worldwide.

Once upon a time it was simpler and harder all at once. Travel came via Road and Rail, the locations less exotic, and often attached with many hassles.
 Especially for folks of color and those outside of heterosexual norms, the call of the open road via recreational travel came with many limitations of where one could safely stop, rest and nourish well into the 1960’s (and some would still say into today). For African Americans, this dovetailed into having The Negro Motorist Green Book from…

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3 comments

  1. -Nate · 19 Days Ago

    Sadly ;

    Bigotry and racism are not dead yet in America .

    I get hassled by cops who don’t like seeing me with a Black Woman , I know many gay people both male and female who get hassled for that too .

    _NEVER_ stop traveling ! .

    -Nate

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  2. carblu59 · 12 Days Ago

    I love this post, Laurence, and I haven’t even finished listening to all 35 tracks yet. I was singing and dancing along to every tune and what a selection! My fave thus far is “Detour Ahead” by Pat Thomas… exquisite. Can’t wait to finish the playlist and take them along on my own summer road trip. Great stuff!

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    • Laurence Jones · 12 Days Ago

      Thanks! I had fooled with the idea last summer and ran out of time, so I’m glad that it’s here for listening just in time for your travels!

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