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Bad Biking
The Bruce Blues Band

1. Afternoon Ride 3:42
2. Ballad of Biker Fred 2:16
3. Big Guy on a Bike 4:09
4. I Broke My Bike 3:31
5. Angry Biker (Everything is Wonderful) 3:04
6. Can I Buy That Bike? 3:03
7. Episode on the Bike 4:19
8. Biker Blues 2:46
9. Gotta Ride Boogie 3:57
10. Half the Man She Is 4:47
11. Patchwork Bike 3:32
12. This Christmas Sucks 3:24
   All songs on this CD are originals written by Bruce
 
How to get the tunes!

1. Donate to a participating group and get a real CD in a bifold jacket. Listen to these songs in high-quality surround-sound! (Are you part of a group -- such as a school race team or trail foundation -- that could use the CD as a fund-raiser? Contact Bruce directly. Go to the top right corner of this web page and click Contact/Editor.)

2. Download the album as a ZIP file in MP3 format (45MB download). Lesser quality, and songs are not in the sequence of the album, but it's free.
    Download the "Bad Biking" CD as zip file in mp3 format

3. Pick individual songs by listening to them on-line, then download only those you want. 
    Go back to the main "Goodies" options page.

 

Information for fundraisers!

Products
There are two CDs available. "Bad Biking" has 12 original songs by Bruce, while "RE: cycle" has recycled versions of golden oldie favorites. The CDs are professionally produced and packaged in a bi-fold jacket with a semi-flexible disc-mounting station made of recycled plastic. The bi-fold comes in a protective outer clear plastic sleeve. Contact Bruce directly to get your CDs.

Collecting your donations
That's up to you. We don't specify a "price" for the CD. You can set a donation amount per CD, or leave it open-ended, or use them as raffle prizes, or whatever. The back of the CD jacket has the ISBN barcode for the product, so the CD can be rung up in bike shops as a sale. (Expect the bike shop to deduct its transaction and handling costs.) 

Your costs
Please plan to reimburse Bruce for the production cost of the CDs you distribute. As of January 2019, this cost is $2 per CD. For select cases (such as trails where Bruce rides), he will donate a few CDs to get you started. Contact Bruce via the link for "Editor" in the page heading above.

Custom art work
The CD and its jacket can be customized with your trail foundation's logo and other information. This requires a minimum order of 100 CDs with payment up-front, and will have a delivery time of around 3 to 4 weeks.

Not that anyone cares:  

Bruce Argyle started as a singer and finger-picking rhythm guitarist in his teens, doing mostly folk rock and ballads. After not becoming a star, he switched to bass guitar and harmony vocals -- which paid for college, medical school, a wedding and a first kid.

Then the guitar gathered dust in the closet for 40 years while Bruce was a respectable citizen with a job. Now, although the voice is shot and the fingers are clumsy, the "rock star" is back on stage.

Bruce does all the parts for these songs. Vocals, harmony, bass, rhythm, lead guitar, and percussion. He records the tracks in his basement and acts as his own sound engineer for the mix. He works on a song until he gets bored, which doesn't take long, then he calls the tune "done" even if it's still a little raw. But the songs are free, and they're not absolutely horrible.