Your Quintessential Canadian Summer Playlist

Summer is made for road trips and road trips are made for epic playlists. And when you’re in Canada, that playlist has to be all Can-con, all the time!

Whether your road trip is going coast-to-coast, up to the cottage, out to the lake, or down to the city, these Canadian hits are the quintessential soundtrack for your summer adventures.

“Echo Beach– Martha and the Muffins

“Oowatanite– April Wine

“Life Is a Highway”Tom Cochrane

“Summer of 69”Bryan Adams

“1234” Feist


“Brian Wilson” – Barenaked Ladies

“Tom Sawyer”Rush

“Harvest Moon” Neil Young

“Bobcaygeon” –Tragically Hip

CareyJoni Mitchell

Ahead By a CenturyTragically Hip

“The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald” Gordon Lightfoot 

“Closing Time” Leonard Cohen

“Carefree Highway” Gordon Lightfoot

“Heart of Gold” Neil Young

“Brother Down” Sam Roberts Band

“Roll On Down the Highway”Bachman-Turner Overdrive

“Run to YouBryan Adams

“No Sugar Tonight / New Mother Nature” The Guess Who

BlackbirdThe Guess Who

Patio LanternsKim Mitchell

“Mushaboom” Feist

I Don’t KnowThe Sheepdogs

Go for a SodaKim Mitchell

Tonight is a Wonderful Time to Fall in LoveApril Wine

Lonesome MaryChilliwack

“Takin’ Care of Business” Bachman-Turner Overdrive

Fly at Night (In The Morning We Land)Chilliwack

Highway of HeroesThe Trews

5 Days in MayBlue Rodeo

BlackbirdSarah McLaughlin

“Clumsy” – Our Lady Peace

“Way Way Down” – The Tea Party

Building a MysterySarah McLaughlin

Lost TogetherBlue Rodeo

Feels Like HomeChantal Kreviazuk

Good MotherJann Arden

Big Yellow TaxiJoni Mitchell

Feeling GoodThe Sheepdogs

Poor Ol’ Broken Hearted MeThe Trews

“If I Had a Million Dollars” Barenaked Ladies

We’re Here for a Good TimeTrooper