In 1972, Jonathan Richman and The Modern Lovers recorded an iconic pop song about a young man taking a long night drive in Massachusetts. But what of the road itself?

First Broadcast:

Sunday 11th August 2013 at 19:45 on BBC Radio 4

Production Credits:

Writer: Laura Barton
Reader: John Schwarb
Broadcast Assistant: Sarah Tombling
Sound Engineer: Jon Calver
Producer: Jeremy Osborne
Executive Producer: Karen Rose
Music: Roadrunner by Jonathan Richman & performed by The Modern Lovers

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