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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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Motorcycle Music – ‘Unknown Legend’ by Neil Young

This beautiful song is from Neil Young’s 1992 “Harvest Moon” album. The song’s country-rock twang and sad, sexy lyrics hit me right in the heart. His line, “collidin’ with the very air she breathes” is motorcycle poetry. I think Young … Continue reading

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Motorcycle music – ‘1952 Vincent black lightning’

“I’ve seen you at the corners and cafes is seems. Red hair and black leather, my favorite color scheme. And he pulled her on behind and down to Boxhile they did ride.” ~ Richard Thompson British recording artist Richard Thompson … Continue reading

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Motorcycle music – ‘Red Staggerwing’ by Mark Knopfler and Emmylou Harris

“If I was a motorcycle, a Vincent Red Rapide, I’d ride around to your house, baby get you up to speed.” ~ Mark Knopfler

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