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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
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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.
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Afternoon Ride 3:42
Fun song with an upbeat 1950s
rock 'n roll feel...
A Hard Day's Ride 2:45
Well, that's an obvious Beatles ripoff...
All Packed Down 4:42
Remember a group called Free? It's all packed down...
Angry Biker (Everything Is Wonderful) 3:04
Life sucks. Except when you're
riding your bike...
Bad Mood Rising 3:16
A guy who bought a bike
against his wife's wishes. Tune from classic Creedence...
Ballad of Biker Fred 2:16
Helmets? A warped safety
lecture. Loosely based on a Kingston Trio thing...
Basement Biking 3:04
When the weather drives you downstairs to pedal on your trainer...
Been Ridin A Bad Bike 2:47
Hard core blues based on Albert King's classic (covered by Cream)...
Big Guy on a Bike 4:09
Those of us who are
larger have a tougher time...
Bike Flipper 2:53
The Bruce Blues Band ruins the Beatles.
Bike It 2:39
Put on your red Devo helmets for this little bike ride...
Bike Thief 3:30
This Trogg's cover started out as a
song about the joy of biking, but it took an ugly turn...
Bike Park 4:23
Cover of Robert Johnson's "Crossroads," Clapton-ish version...
Bike Trail From Hell 3:30
AC DC goes biking on a trail that sucks...
Biker Blues! 2:46
What it's like to be way too "into" your bike. The first-ever
song by the band...
Ode to a bike with a knockoff of the vintage Creedence song...
Biking Easy 3:29
Knockoff of an old Eagles song...
Biking Store 3:37
Buffalo Springfield. The years 1965 to 1967 brought powerful changes to
Born to be Mild 3:19
Getting out on the road bike. Parody of Steppenwolf...
and from before the electric guitar and keyboard...
weird acoustic version from the "Re: Cycle" CD)
Born to Ride 4:32
It was about time for me to parody a song by that other Bruce...
Break The Chain 3:54
By request, a specific old Fleetwood Mac song. But this doesn't sound like
them at all...
Bust A Lung 5:17
Weird Jethro Tull remix: Our downtrodden hero is a bike rider...
Buy Yourself a Rocky Mountain Fat Bike 1:37
UMB store recently auditioned singers for a radio commercial...
This guy says he sings lead for a group called The Frogs:
And somebody from Alvin and the, I want to say, Squirrels?
Plus a couple of rappers from Salt Lake:
Can I Buy that Bike 3:03
A fun Caribbean reggae song, as a guy
pleads with his wife...
Can't Buy A Bike 2:08
From 1964, when the Beatles still wore ties...
Can't Find My Way Home 3:14
Blind Faith was the 60s superband that nobody remembers...
This recording is a different direction for one of their best
Can't Get Enough 3:22
Can't get enough of my bike. With apologies to Bad
Cheat Grass 5:25
Blues with an interesting bass walk: keep the woman or the bike...
Christmas Sucks 3:24
A young bike enthusiast has
the spirit of Christmas greed...
Color My World 3:02
A simple yet powerful love song - to a bike - on piano...
Crowded Corner Canyon / Bearclaw Poppy 4:48
Two versions, based on an old Neil
Young ballad on the CSN&Y Deja Vu album...
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
Dirt Church 3:03
And you thought Alice Cooper couldn't be more offensive...
Doing 69 5:25
Bruce does some hard-core blues about riding a bike while 69 years old...
Down at the Bike Park 3:14
Willie and his old Schwinn are a jumpin'. Vintage Creedence...
E-bike Hero 3:25
When the ebike charge is all gone... An old Eagles song gets re-purposed.
Episode on the Bike 4:19
Bruce sings with the
group Dinosaur Kisses for this one...
(based on "The Episode" by Gary Argyle)
Every Biker Hurts 5:00
Playing with an old REM song here. Not sure about this one...
Every Trail Has Its Thorn 4:35
This song is pure Poison...
Fat Bike Christmas 1:54
Quick little Christmas carol, done with guitar fingerpicking...
Fat Bike Connection 3:00
With apologies to Kermit...
Fatty to Ride 3:00
OK, calm down. It's a song about fat bikes, not fat bikers...
First Bike is the Cheapest 4:28 full version,
When you can't help yourself and you just keep
buying more bikes...
"First Cut is the Deepest" has been covered over 50 times. Here's
"concert" recording (Recycled)
Flat Tire 3:18
Unlike a flat tire in a race, this
old CCR song is fun...
Fresh Newbie 3:30
Yeah. This could ruin your favorite Tom Petty song for you, forever...
Gotta Ride Boogie 3:57
Driving tempo for this original boogie about Utah's trails...
Half the Man She Is 4:47
A mountain biking
husband, upstaged by his wife, is having a manhood crisis...
Is this a commercial for UMB's repair services? Or not...
Here I Bike Again 4:20
Left behind by my faster buddies. So here I bike again on my own...
Heartbreak Race 3:21
On the starting line, there
are such high hopes...
Hey Joe 3:19
On the perils of dirt jumping. This is the version Jimi Hendrix wishes he'd done...
I Broke My Bike 3:31
A country and western
style lament. Can I borrow your bike?
I Loved It First 3:25
Sending your beloved bike out into the world. Way to ruin a beautiful
wedding song, Bruce.
I Wanna Steal Your Bike 2:28
This is what the Beatles would sound like, if they were truly, deeply evil.
I Want A New Bike 4:00
Huey fans? Let's talk fat biking...
Jason's Bikes 3:08
A sad tale of envy and wanting what another rider has...
Joy To The World
I sang this song at every college and high school in Utah. Over 500
So I couldn't pass up doing this Three Dog Night song as a biking ballad.
Just a Bike Ride 3:22
Admit it guys. This is what we do when we ride with our wives. (Wait for
Like A Broken Bone 4:24
Bob Dylan would like this one...
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.
Mountain Bike All Night 3:34
Night biking rocks. Kiss never sounded
quite like this...
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...
from Counting Crows)
My Best Friend's Bike 3:31
Jealousy is a terrible thing...
from The Cars)
One More Bike 4:36
Not everybody likes Phil Collins, but I think you'll like this...
Papa's Got A Brand New Bike 2:52
Some classic James Brown, but done the Bruce Blues Band way...
If you don't like Black Sabbath, you'll really really hate this song...
Patchwork Bike Blues 3:32
Scrounging for old bike
parts to keep that bicycle running...
Pleasant Grove 3:12
Doobie Brothers ripoff and a shameless plug for Valley Vista trails...
Power of Legs 3:41
Back to the Future of biking. Strong legs...
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.
Rear Wheel Traction 3:50
Slipping and getting nowhere on your fat bike in the snow. From the old
Ride Like a Big Boy 4:02
Based on one of my
favorite Creedence tunes...
Ride Like The Wind 4:00
This was a request. A Christopher Cross song from 35 years ago.
Ride Through The Jungle 3:11
Based on a great old Creedence tune, which surprisingly, uses only one
Riders of Spring 5:48
I love Dire Straights. Wish I could sling a guitar like that...
Riding Bikes Is My Solution 3:40
The heavy-rock band "AC-Brucie" does this ridiculous thing...
Riding through Heaven's Door 4:43
There's Axl's cover of Bob Dylan's classic song. Then there's this...
Road Bike Hero 4:15
The classic Juke Box Hero by Foreigner becomes a road bike song...
Rocks Hurt 4:13
Great song! Remember
Nazareth? And Heart's cover of Love Hurts?
Rollin the Fat Bike 3:20
Classic Creedence on a Fat Bike...
Roll on the Bike 4:12
A Fabulous Thunderbirds knockoff.
Sharp Dressed Ride 3:53
ZZ Top is awesome fun!
Smoke on the Rotor 3:41
Remember Deep Purple? Let's see how Bruce mangles this song...
Snow and Rain 3:54
Bruce returns to his roots on acoustic guitar for this James Taylor song...
Something in the Trail 3:20
More finger-picking James
Taylor stuff, but on electric guitar...
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...
Sweet Home ala Moab 4:39
A little classic Skynard knockoff for fans of southern rock or slickrock...
Sweet Little Bike 2:45
I played a lot of James
Taylor stuff in my younger days...
Sweet Trail Stump Hollow 3:14
More Robert Johnson blues...
Sweet Trail Stump
Sweaty Petty Horse 3:36
If you like horses or love country music, you'll hate this, because I trash
Sympathy for the Devil Biker 6:14
Some old Rolling Stones, updated for overcrowded trails and short tempers...
Talkin Bout My Spandex Bike Shorts 3:18
The Who wrote a classic anthem for my generation. Just updating it here...
The Bikes They Are A Changin 3:29
Bob Dylan song, with a more full arrangement...
The Lap 4:40
Remember The Band? Here's the endurance race version of "The
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...
The Riding 3:54
Is this how YOU learned to ride a bike? Anything in this Petty song sound
Trail in the Rising Sun 4:30
Ah, the days when every "combo" had an organ. Extra credit if you
ID the group...
Up the Downhill Trail 4:50
Garage-band rock song about going the wrong way.
When It Snows 2:38
Anybody remember the Doors? Big deal when I was a teenager...
Why Stop The Pain 3:52
Reaching way back,
some classic CCR. Always liked this song...
What a Wonderful Trail 3:51
Louis Armstrong is an icon of American music. Here's my homage...
Wish I'd Brought a Light 2:30
This was a tender
love ballad. Sweet and beautiful. Then Bruce got hold of
(Recycled from vintage James Taylor)
Won't Hike Down 3:08
My version of a Tom Petty
You Can't Always Ride Where You Want 4:40
More vintage Stones... Kinda fun!
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