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The List Of NASCAR Drivers' Song Choices For Bristol


Bristol Motor Speedway is continuing a popular new tradition on Saturday night: Each NASCAR driver will pick a song to be played when he walks out for pre-race introductions.

Though Dale Earnhardt Jr., Mark Martin and Carl Edwards have asked that their picks remain secret until Saturday night, we're able to tell you what most of the other drivers' songs will be.

Among the notable picks this year: Joey Logano picked Wild Cherry's "Play That Funky Music," Scott Speed went with Usher's "OMG" and in what fans hope could be a preview of the evening, Juan Pablo Montoya selected Nickelback's "Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting."

Some drivers picked tributes to their sponsors: Budweiser's Kasey Kahne went with "Pretty Good At Drinking Beer" by Billy Currington and Bass Pro Shops' Jamie McMurray chose fishing-themed "I'm Gonna Miss Her" by Brad Paisley.

And Kyle Busch has selected a song that you've likely never heard before, but you may want to check out if you're looking for a good laugh: It's called "Rowdy Busch" by 2012.

Here is the list of songs for this year (To see what the drivers picked in the spring, click here):


  • AJ Allmendinger: "Bad Company" / Five Finger Death Punch
  • Bobby Labonte: "What Do Ya Think About That" / Montgomery Gentry
  • Brad Keselowski: "For Those About To Rock" / AC/DC
  • Carl Edwards: "Why Can't We Be Friends?" / War
  • Clint Bowyer: "Modern Day Bonnie And Clyde" / Travis Tritt
  • Dale Earnhardt Jr.: "Fire On The Mountain" / The Marshall Tucker Band
  • David Gilliland: "I Get It In" / 50 Cent
  • David Ragan: "Thunderstruck" / AC/DC
  • David Reutimann: "The Game" / Motorhead
  • Denny Hamlin: "I'm Shipping Up To Boston" / Dropkick Murphys
  • Elliott Sadler: Opening to "2001: A Space Odyssey"
  • Greg Biffle: "For Whom The Bell Tolls" / Metallica
  • Jamie McMurray: "I'm Gonna Miss Her" / Brad Paisley
  • Jeff Burton: "Welcome To The Jungle" / Guns N' Roses
  • Jeff Gordon: "Let's Go" / Trick Daddy
  • Jimmie Johnson: "Funky Cold Medina" / Tone Loc
  • Joe Nemechek: "Born To To Be Wild" / Steppenwolf
  • Joey Logano: "Play That Funky Music" / Wild Cherry
  • Juan Pablo Montoya: "Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting" / Nickelback
  • Kasey Kahne: "Pretty Good At Drinkin' Beer" / Billy Currington
  • Kevin Harvick: "Jump Around" / House of Pain
  • Kevin LePage: "Juke Box Hero" / Foreigner
  • Kurt Busch: "This Afternoon" / Nickelback
  • Kyle Busch: "Rowdy Busch" / 2012 f. Raytona 500
  • Landon Cassill: "Opposite Of Adults" / Chiddy Bang
  • Marcos Ambrose: "Black Betty" / Spiderbait
  • Mark Martin: (Secret until Saturday night)
  • Martin Truex Jr.: "All About Tonight" / Blake Shelton
  • Matt Kenseth: "Miracle" / Nonpoint
  • Max Papis: "Fuel" / Metallica
  • Michael McDowell: "Earthquake" / Family Force 5
  • Paul Menard: "Cowboys From Hell" / Pantera
  • Reed Sorenson: "Not Afraid" / Eminem
  • Regan Smith: "Welcome To The Family" / Avenged Sevenfold
  • Robby Gordon: "Not Afraid" / Eminem
  • Ryan Newman: TBA / Bridgette Tatum
  • Sam Hornish Jr.: "Kickstart My Heart" / Motley Crue
  • Scott Speed: "OMG" / Usher f.
  • Todd Bodine: Theme for "The Three Stooges"
  • Tony Raines: "Last Dance With Mary Jane" / Tom Petty
  • Tony Stewart: "Bawitdaba" / Kid Rock
  • Travis Kvapil: "Bodies" / Drowning Pool