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   Bad Biking           the Bruce Blues Band

12 weird biking songs, original compositions by Bruce. Yes, the CD is a real thing. Professionally reproduced in a bifold CD jacket. An eclectic mix of styles.
     Go to the Bruce Blues Band's "Bad Biking" CD page

   RE: cycle               the Bruce Blues Band

Recycled versions of 14 golden oldie songs from long ago, with new lyrics about mountain biking. This is the second CD produced by Bruce for his mountain biking song fans. 
     Go to the Bruce Blues Band's "RE: cycle" CD page

   Bike Problem       the Bruce Blues Band

14 great classic songs mangled by the Bruce Blues Band. More fun lyrics for the die-hard mountain biker! This is our 3rd fundraising CD. Good stuff! 
     Go to the Bruce Blues Band's "Bike Problem" CD page

   Hero on the Pedals       the Bruce Blues Band

14 more great classic songs, including a bit more keyboard stuff. Most have snarky lyrics, others are almost serious. The 4th, and latest, music CD. 
     Go to the Bruce Blues Band's "Hero on the Pedals" CD page

   Hard Day's Ride       the Bruce Blues Band

14 songs with 3 originals and 11 golden-oldie song parodies. A bit more of an old-time blues and rock feel for this 5th CD release.
     Go to the Bruce Blues Band's "Hard Day's Ride" CD page

   Fat       the Bruce Blues Band

15 songs with some originals and the usual golden-oldie song parodies, plus two previous releases with snow-biking themes. While not all songs are specifically about fat biking, that's the general subject for this 6th CD release.
     Go to the Bruce Blues Band's "Fat" CD page

   Born To Ride       the Bruce Blues Band

14 songs with a range of golden-oldie song parodies plus one original song by Bruce. This is the 7th CD from Bruce.
     Go to the Bruce Blues Band's "Born To Ride" CD page

Individual Songs!  
Play (or download) individual songs by "the Bruce Blues Band" for free! (To save a song to your device, click the mp3 file name. When the song begins, activate the menu and click Download.) The most recent recordings are designated with a NEW, NEWER, or NEWEST next to the file name, and are not yet included in a ZIP file or CD.

   Afternoon Ride  3:42
                   Fun song with an upbeat 1950s rock 'n roll feel...
                   AfternoonRide.mp3    (Original)
   A Hard Day's Ride  2:45
                   Well, that's an obvious Beatles ripoff...
                   AHardDaysRide.mp3    (Recycled)
   All Packed Down  4:42
                   Remember a group called Free? It's all packed down...
                   AllPackedDown.mp3    (Recycled)
   Angry Biker (Everything Is Wonderful)  3:04
                   Life sucks. Except when you're riding your bike...
                   AngryBiker.mp3    (Original)
   Bad Mood Rising   3:16
                   A guy who bought a bike against his wife's wishes. Tune from classic Creedence...
                   BadMoodRising.mp3    (Recycled)
   Ballad of Biker Fred   2:16
                    Helmets? A warped safety lecture. Loosely based on a Kingston Trio thing...
                    BalladOfBikerFred.mp3   (Recycled)
   Basement Biking   3:04
                    When the weather drives you downstairs to pedal on your trainer...
                    BasementBiking.mp3   (Original)
   Big Guy on a Bike   4:09
                    Those of us who are larger have a tougher time...
                    BigGuyOnABike.mp3    (Original)
   Bike Flipper   2:53
                    The Bruce Blues Band ruins the Beatles.
                    BikeFlipper.mp3    (Recycled) 
   Bike It   2:39
                    Put on your red Devo helmets for this little bike ride...
                    BikeIt.mp3    (Recycled)
   Bike Thief   3:30
                    This Trogg's cover started out as a song about the joy of biking, but it took an ugly turn...
                    BikeThiefThing.mp3    (Recycled)
   Bike Trail From Hell   3:30 
                    AC DC goes biking on a trail that sucks...
                    BikeTrailFromHell.mp3    (Recycled) 
   Biker Blues!  2:46
                   What it's like to be way too "into" your bike. The first-ever song by the band...
                   BikerBluesPlus.mp3    (Original)
   Bikie-Q  3:59
                   Ode to a bike with a knockoff of the vintage Creedence song...
                   Bikie-Q.mp3    (Recycled)
   Biking Easy  3:29
                   Knockoff of an old Eagles song...
                   BikingEasy.mp3    (Recycled)
   Biking Store  3:37
                   Buffalo Springfield. The years 1965 to 1967 brought powerful changes to music...
                   BikingStore.mp3    (Recycled)
   Born to be Mild   3:19
                    Riding the road bike. Parody of Steppenwolf but on an acoustic guitar...
                    BornToBeMild.mp3 
  (Recycled)
   Born to Ride 
  4:32
                    It was about time for me to parody a song by that other Bruce...
                    BornToRide.mp3 
  (Recycled) 
   Break The Chain 
  3:54
                    By request, a specific old Fleetwood Mac song. But this doesn't sound like them at all...
                    BreakTheChain.mp3 
  (Recycled)
   Bust A Lung 
  5:17
                    Weird Jethro Tull remix: Our downtrodden hero is a bike rider...
                    BustALung.mp3 
  (Recycled)
   Buy Yourself a Rocky Mountain Fat Bike 
  1:37
            The UMB store recently auditioned singers for a radio commercial...
                    This guy says he sings lead for a group called The Frogs:
                         BuyYourselfARockyMountainFatBike.mp3 
 
                    And somebody from Alvin and the, I want to say, Squirrels?
                         BuyYourWifeARockyMountainFatBike.mp3 
 
                    Plus a couple of rappers from Salt Lake:
                         BuyYourRapperARockyMountainFatBike.mp3 
 
   Can I Buy that Bike 
  3:03
                    A fun Caribbean reggae song, as a guy pleads with his wife...
                    CanIBuyThatBike.mp3 
  (Original)
   Can't Buy A Bike 
  2:08
                    From 1964, when the Beatles still wore ties...
                    CantBuyABike.mp3 
  (Recycled)  
   Can't Get Enough 
  3:22
                    Can't get enough of my bike. With apologies to Bad Company...
                    CantGetEnough.mp3 
  (Recycled)
   Cheat Grass 
  5:25
                    Blues with an interesting bass walk: keep the woman or the bike...
                    CheatGrass.mp3 
  (Original)
   Christmas Sucks 
  3:24
                    A young bike enthusiast has the spirit of Christmas greed...
                    ChristmasSucks.mp3 
  (Original)
   Color My World 
  3:02
                    A simple yet powerful love song - to a bike - on piano...
                    ColorMyWorld.mp3 
  (Recycled)
   Crowded Corner Canyon / Bearclaw Poppy
  4:48
                    Two versions, based on an old Neil Young ballad on the CSN&Y Deja Vu album...
                    CornerCanyon.mp3     
(Recycled)
                    CrowdedBearclawPoppy.mp3
   Cyclocross Women   3:06
                    Throwing a little cyclocross twist into the old Stones song...
                   
Factoid: the cowbell I use in this song was used to cheer me while I lost at CX.
                    CyclocrossWomen.mp3  
(Recycled)
   Dirt Church   3:03
                    And you thought Alice Cooper couldn't be more offensive...
                    DirtChurch.mp3    (Recycled)
   Doing 69   5:25
                    Bruce does some hard-core blues about riding a bike while 69 years old...
                    Doing69.mp3    (Original)
   Down at the Bike Park   3:14
                    Willie and his old Schwinn are a jumpin'. Vintage Creedence...
                    DownAtTheBikePark.mp3    (Recycled)
   E-bike Hero   3:25
                    When the ebike charge is all gone... An old Eagles song gets re-purposed.
                    EbikeHero.mp3    (Recycled)
   Episode on the Bike   4:19
                    Bruce sings with the group Dinosaur Kisses for this one...
                    EpisodeOnTheBike.mp3    (based on "The Episode" by Gary Argyle)
   Every Biker Hurts   5:00
                    Playing with an old REM song here. Not sure about this one...
                    EveryBikerHurts.mp3    (Recycled)
   Every Trail Has Its Thorn   4:35
                    This song is pure Poison...
                    EveryTrailHasItsThorn.mp3    (Recycled)
   Fat Bike Christmas   1:54
                    Quick little Christmas carol, done with guitar fingerpicking...
                    FatBikeChristmas.mp3    (Recycled)
   Fat Bike Connection   3:00
                    With apologies to Kermit...
                    FatBikeConnection.mp3    (Recycled)
   Fatty to Ride   3:00
                    OK, calm down. It's a song about fat bikes, not fat bikers...
                    FattyToRide.mp3    (Recycled)
   First Bike is the Cheapest   4:28 full version, 3:58 ver1
                   When you can't help yourself and you just keep buying more bikes...
                   FirstBikeIsTheCheapest.mp3 
 2019 full version (Recycled)
                   "First Cut is the Deepest" has been covered over 50 times. Here's another take...
                   FirstBikeIsTheCheapest-ver1.mp3 
 2018 "concert" recording (Recycled)
   Flat Tire
   3:18
                    Unlike a flat tire in a race, this old CCR song is fun...
                    FlatTire.mp3  
(Recycled)
   Fresh Newbie
   3:30 
                    Yeah. This could ruin your favorite Tom Petty song for you, forever...
                    FreshNewbie.mp3  
(Recycled) 
   Gotta Ride Boogie
   3:57
                    Driving tempo for this original boogie about Utah's trails...
                    GottaRideBoogie.mp3  
(Original)
   Half the Man She Is
   4:47
                   A mountain biking husband, upstaged by his wife, is having a manhood crisis...
                   HalfTheManSheIs.mp3  
(Original)
   Handyman
   3:11
                   Is this a commercial for UMB's repair services? Or not...
                   Handyman.mp3  
(Recycled)
   Here I Bike Again
   4:20
                    Left behind by my faster buddies. So here I bike again on my own...
                    HereIBikeAgain.mp3  
(Recycled)
   Heartbreak Race
   3:21
                    On the starting line, there are such high hopes...
                    HeartbreakRace.mp3  
(Recycled)
   Hey Joe
   3:19
                    On the perils of dirt jumping. This is the version Jimi Hendrix wishes he'd done...
                    HeyJoe.mp3  
(Recycled)
   I Broke My Bike  
  3:31
                    A country and western style lament. Can I borrow your bike?
                    BrokeMyBike.mp3 
  (Original)
   I Loved It First  
  3:25 
                    Sending your beloved bike out into the world. Way to ruin a beautiful wedding song, Bruce.
                    ILovedItFirst.mp3 
  (Recycled)
   I Wanna Steal Your Bike  
  2:28
                    This is what the Beatles would sound like, if they were truly, deeply evil.
                    IWannaStealYourBike.mp3 
  (Recycled) 
   I Want A New Bike  
  4:00
                    Huey fans? Let's talk fat biking...
                    IWantANewBike.mp3 
  (Recycled)
   Jason's Bikes  
  3:08
                    A sad tale of envy and wanting what another rider has...
                    JasonsBikes.mp3 
  (Recycled) 
    Joy To The World  
  3:30
                    I sang this song at every college and high school in Utah. Over 500 performances.
                    So I couldn't pass up doing this Three Dog Night song as a biking ballad.
                    JoyToTheWorld.mp3 
  (Recycled)
    Just a Bike Ride  
  3:22
                    Admit it guys. This is what we do when we ride with our wives. (Wait for it...)
                    JustABikeRide.mp3 
  (original)
   Like A Broken Bone 
  4:24
                    Bob Dylan would like this one...
                    LikeABrokenBone.mp3   (Recycled)  
   Mad Bad Biking Bill 
  3:23
                    We did this Jim Croche cover when I was a pro, years ago.
                    So, everybody I know named Bill is wondering if this song is about them.
                    MadBadBikingBill.mp3   (Recycled) 
   Mountain Bike All Night 
  3:34
                    Night biking rocks. Kiss never sounded quite like this...
                    IWannaBikeAllNight.mp3   (Recycled)
   Mr Jones 
  4:25
                    The sun has come up. So I'm just gonna leave this song here
                    as a "scratch track" and go ride my bike...
                    MrJones.mp3   (Recycled from Counting Crows)
   My Best Friend's Bike 
  3:31
                    Jealousy is a terrible thing...
                    MyBestFriendsBike.mp3   (Recycled from The Cars)
   One More Bike 
  4:36
                    Not everybody likes Phil Collins, but I think you'll like this...
                    OneMoreBike.mp3   (Recycled)
   Papa's Got A Brand New Bike 
  2:52
                    Some classic James Brown, but done the Bruce Blues Band way...
                    PapasGotABrandNewBike.mp3   (Recycled)
   Paranoid 
  2:53
                    If you don't like Black Sabbath, you'll really really hate this song...
                    Paranoid.mp3   (Recycled)
   Patchwork Bike Blues 
  3:32
                    Scrounging for old bike parts to keep that bicycle running...
                    PatchworkBikeBlues.mp3   (Original)
   Pleasant Grove 
  3:12
                    Doobie Brothers ripoff and a shameless plug for Valley Vista trails...
                    PleasantGrove.mp3   (Recycled)
    Power of Legs 
  3:41
                    Back to the Future of biking. Strong legs...
                    PowerOfLegs.mp3   (Recycled) 
    Put Your Biking Clothes On 
  4:16
                    Joe Cocker's version of this song has suggestive lyrics. Indeed.
                    But my version is simply about getting ready to go biking with your wife.
                    PutYourBikingClothesOn.mp3   (Recycled) 
   Rear Wheel Traction 
  3:50
                    Slipping and getting nowhere on your fat bike in the snow. From the old Stones song...
                    RearWheelTraction.mp3   (Recycled)
   Ride Like a Big Boy 
  4:02
                    Based on one of my favorite Creedence tunes...
                    RideLikeABigBoy.mp3   (Recycled)
   Ride Like The Wind 
  4:00
                    This was a request. A Christopher Cross song from 35 years ago.
                    RideLikeTheWind.mp3   (Recycled)
   Ride Through The Jungle 
  3:11
                    Based on a great old Creedence tune, which surprisingly, uses only one chord.
                    RideThroughTheJungle.mp3   (Recycled) 
   Riding Bikes Is My Solution 
  3:40
                    The heavy-rock band "AC-Brucie" does this ridiculous thing...
                    RidingBikesIsMySolution.mp3   (Recycled)
   Riding through Heaven's Door 
  4:43
                     There's Axl's cover of Bob Dylan's classic song. Then there's this...
                     RidinThroughHeavensDoor.mp3   (Recycled)
   Road Bike Hero 
  4:15
                    The classic Juke Box Hero by Foreigner becomes a road bike song...
                    RoadBikeHero.mp3   (Recycled)
   Rocks Hurt 
  4:13
                    Great song!  Remember Nazareth? And Heart's cover of Love Hurts?
                    RocksHurt.mp3   (Recycled)
   Rollin the Fat Bike 
  3:20
                    Classic Creedence on a Fat Bike...
                    RollinOnTheFatBike.mp3   (Recycled) 
   Roll on the Bike 
  4:12
                    A Fabulous Thunderbirds knockoff.
                    RollOnTheBike.mp3   (Recycled)
   Smoke on the Rotor
   3:41
                     Remember Deep Purple?  Let's see how Bruce mangles this song...
                     SmokeOnTheRotor.mp3  
(Recycled)
   Snow and Rain
   3:54
                     Bruce returns to his roots on acoustic guitar for this James Taylor song...
                     SnowAndRain.mp3  
(Recycled)
   Something in the Trail
   3:20
                     More finger-picking James Taylor stuff, but on electric guitar...
                     SomethingInTheWay.mp3 serious version (recycled)
                     The first version seemed way too serious. So I'm offering a second one.
                     SomethingInThe Trail.mp3
 flat tire version (recycled)
   Sweet Bike Of Mine
   4:40
                     A taste of Guns n Roses...
                     SweetBikeOfMine.mp3  
(Recycled)
   Sweet Home ala Moab
   4:39
                     A little classic Skynard knockoff for fans of southern rock or slickrock...
                     SweetHomeAlaMoab.mp3  
(Recycled)
   Sweet Little Bike
   2:45
                     I played a lot of James Taylor stuff in my younger days...
                     SweetLittleBike.mp3  
(Recycled)
   Sweaty Petty Horse
   3:36
                     If you like horses or love country music, you'll hate this, because I trash them both...
                     SweatyPettyHorse.mp3  
(Recycled)
   Talkin Bout My Spandex Bike Shorts
   3:18  
                     The Who wrote a classic anthem for my generation. Just updating it here...
                     SpandexBikeShorts.mp3  
(Recycled)
   The Bikes They Are A Changin
   3:29 
                     Bob Dylan song, with a more full arrangement...
                     TheBikesTheyAreAChangin.mp3  
(Recycled)
   The Lap
   4:40 
                     Remember The Band? Here's the endurance race version of "The Weight"...
                     TheLap.mp3  
(Recycled) 
   The Only Bike You've Got
   3:11 
                     Warning label:  This is a serious song, something I rarely -- almost never -- do. 
                      It's based on a melody by Three Doors Down...
                     TheOnlyBikeYouveGot.mp3  
(Recycled) 
   The Riding
   3:54 
                     Is this how YOU learned to ride a bike? Anything in this Petty song sound familiar?
                     TheRiding.mp3  
(Recycled)      NEWEST!
   Trail in the Rising Sun
   4:30 
                     Ah, the days when every "combo" had an organ. Extra credit if you ID the group...
                     TrailInTheRisingSun.mp3  
(Recycled)
   Up the Downhill Trail
   4:50   
                    Garage-band rock song about going the wrong way.
                    UpTheDownhillTrail.mp3  
(Original)
   When It Snows
   2:38
                    Anybody remember the Doors?  Big deal when I was a teenager...
                    WhenItSnows.mp3  
(Recycled)
    Why Stop The Pain
   3:52
                    Reaching way back, some classic CCR. Always liked this song...
                    WhyStopThePain.mp3  
(Recycled)
   What a Wonderful Trail
   3:51
                    Louis Armstrong is an icon of American music. Here's my homage...
                    WhatAWonderfulTrail.mp3  
(Recycled)
   Wish I'd Brought a Light
   2:30
                    This was a tender love ballad. Sweet and beautiful. Then Bruce got hold of it...   
                    WishIdBroughtALight.mp3   
(Recycled from vintage James Taylor)
   Won't Hike Down    3:08
                   
My version of a Tom Petty favorite...
                    WontHikeDown.mp3  
(Recycled)
   You Sold My Bike    4:37
                    Not exactly a love song, unless you count loving the lost bike. 
                    P.S. this song is 100% fictional. My wife is a saint who supports my bike habit.
                    YouSoldMyBike.mp3   
(Original) 
  

River
Rafting
Songs

stuck here
for a few
select buddies

   One More Bite   4:35
                    Mosquitoes swarming and I'm going nuts. With apologies to Phil Collins...
                    Raft-OneMoreBite.mp3 
   Hey Joe
   3:19
                    Joe flips his raft. Jimi Hendrix knockoff...
                    Raft-HeyJoe.mp3
   Papa's Got A Brand New Raft 
  2:52
                    Re-purposing some classic James Brown, as if he were a rafting man...
                    Raft-PapasGotABrandNewRaft.mp3

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Posters
Poster download  Sick and Twisted Mini-Posters that you can print yourself, or send in to a printing service for a big version. High-resolution and "quickie" versions.
Videos
Video page   A selection of videos with novelty music tracks by the Bruce Blues Band, plus links to some of Bruce's old classic videos from very many years ago. 

Bruce's YouTube Channel    All the good stuff -- over 200 trail videos! Become a follower and get notified when a new video is posted.

Wallpaper
Wallpaper selection menu  Old stuff, but it's still here for you if you want it. Pick from an assortment of mountain bike photos to use as your Windows background wallpaper! Yeah, most of these photos are left over from the old days, when 640x480 was a nice big display with awesome resolution. Before digital photography was even a thing. But still, here they are.