Kenny Chesney—'There Goes My Life'

Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams.

I’ve been on a country music kick lately, since I’ve been spending pretty much every waking moment either wrenching or thinking about wrenching. And for some reason, despite having a fairly diverse taste in music, I tend to gravitate towards country when I’m fixing automobiles.


It’s soothing, and when I’m grappling with rusty bolts and resisting the urge to yell expletives in my garage, soothing is what I need.

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David Tracy

Sr. Technical Editor, Jalopnik. Always interested in hearing from auto engineers—email me. Cars: Willys CJ-2A ('48), Jeep J10 ('85), Jeep Cherokee ('79, '91, '92, '00), Jeep Grand Cherokee 5spd ('94).