Category Archives: Motorcycle music

Song that make me want to ride.

Another ride

Three years ago this weekend I was returning from a 4,000-mile motorcycle ride that took me across seven states. That two-week journey reintroduced me to my hometown. It allowed me to reconnect with friends and family members, some of whom … Continue reading

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I have reason to believe we both will be received

“His path was marked by the stars in the Southern Hemisphere, and he walked the length of his days under African skies.” ~ Paul Simon Paul Simon’s “Graceland” was the first CD I ever bought. I didn’t yet own a … Continue reading

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The happiness of seeing old friends only slightly outweighs the pain of saying goodbye again

The Ride isn’t just about riding. In fact, most of it so far has been about reconnecting with family and old friends. With that in mind I spent most of yesterday with my brother. We drove all over the south … Continue reading

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A motorcyclist walks into a biker bar

“Well now Frankie and Johnny were sweethearts. They were true as a blue blue sky. He was a long-legged guitar picker with a wicked wanderin’ eye, but he was her man nearly all of the time.” ~ Johnny Cash Frankie-n-Johnnie’s … Continue reading

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More motorcycle music: I got the ‘Feelin’ Bad Blues’ because my bike is in the shop

Peter “Ry” Codder is an American composer, singer and guitarist who is best known for his slide guitar style. Rolling Stone magazine ranked him at 8th in their 2003 list of “The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time”.

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Motorcycle music – ‘Long way home’

Tom Waits can be an acquired taste. Listening to his music is a little like getting used to whiskey. It’s difficult at first, but you learn to appreciate the subtleties. Pretty soon it’s all you order. In “Long way home”, … Continue reading

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Motorcycle music – ‘I don’t know’

Sometimes I think Ryan Bingham is saving country music all by himself. “You’d think by now that I would know better. I ain’t got a lot to show. I could write a song or, I could write a letter. I … Continue reading

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Motorcycle music – ‘Your bright baby blues’

Jackson Brown is one of those artists that I regret not listening to more whenever I come across one of his songs. I particularly like the way he performs some of his lesser known album tracks on the CD, “Solo Acoustic Vol. 1”. … Continue reading

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Motorcycle music – ‘Nothing But The Whole Wide World’

In “Nothing But The Whole Wide World” Jakob Dylan blends blues, country and folk into a deep, somewhat sad, but also hopeful portrait of rural America. “I’m here on the blacktop The sun in my eyes Women and country on … Continue reading

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Motorcycle music – ‘Further on up the road’

I understand that the road in this song is metaphorical. The road represents life experience, and this song is really about karma’s revenge. “Further on up the road Someone’s gonna hurt you like you hurt me. Further on up the … Continue reading

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