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   A Biking Song  3:02
                   Awesome tune from the mid-60s, when music was all fresh and innocent... 
                   Recorded with my acoustic guitar from 1965, glued back together just for this.
                   (Based on Chad and Jeremy's "A Summer Song")
                   ABikingSong.mp3     NEWEST  NEWEST!
   Afternoon Ride  3:42
                   Fun song with an upbeat 1950s rock 'n roll feel...  (Original)
                   AfternoonRide.mp3  
   A Hard Day's Ride  2:45
                   Well, that's an obvious choice for Beatles ripoff... 
                   (Based on Beatles "A Hard Days Night")
                   AHardDaysRide.mp3   
   All Packed Down  4:42
                   Remember a group called Free? It's all packed down...  
                   (Based on Free "All Right Now")
                   AllPackedDown.mp3  
   And I Crash  4:04
                   Thinking about the time I rode down Mueller Park in the rain and lost my brakes!
                   I hit a tree and broke my frame.  (Based on Def Leppard's  "Animal")
                   AndICrash.mp3    NEW  NEWEST!
   Angry Biker (Everything Is Wonderful)  3:04
                   Life sucks. Except when you're riding your bike... (Original)
                   AngryBiker.mp3   
   Another Bike On The Trail  3:54
                   Quit ragging on my department-store bike, dude!
                   (Recycled from Pink Floyd's "Another Brick In The Wall")
                   AnotherBikeOnTheTrail.mp3      NEWER  NEWEST!
   Bad Company   4:43
                   I was called a bad influence on my in-laws because I got them into biking...
                   (Based on Bad Company's "Bad Company")  
                   BadCompany.mp3    NEWEST!
   Bad Mood Rising   3:16
                   A guy who bought a bike against his wife's wishes. Tune from classic Creedence...
                   (Based on Creedence Clearwater Revival "Bad Moon Rising")
                   BadMoodRising.mp3   
   Ballad of Biker Fred   2:16
                    Helmets? A warped safety lecture. Loosely based on a 60s Kingston Trio thing...
                    (Based on Kingston Trio "M.T.A.") 
                    BalladOfBikerFred.mp3  
   Basement Biking   3:04
                    When the weather drives you downstairs to pedal on your trainer... (Original)
                    BasementBiking.mp3  
   Been Ridin A Bad Bike   2:47
                    Hard core blues based on Albert King's classic (covered by Cream)...
                    (Based on Albert King's "Born Under A Bad Sign") 
                    BeenRidinABadBike.mp3      NEWER!
   Beer 49   3:54
                    When you're riding hard after too much party fun the night before...
                    (Based on The James Gang's "Funk 49") 
                    Beer49.mp3      NEW SONG!
   Big Guy on a Bike   4:09
                    Those of us who are larger have a tougher time...  (Original)
                    BigGuyOnABike.mp3  
   Bike Flipper   2:53
                    The Bruce Blues Band ruins the Beatles.  (Based on Beatles "Day Tripper") 
                    BikeFlipper.mp3  
   Bike It   2:39
                    Put on your red Devo helmets for this little bike ride... (Based on Devo "Whip It")
                    BikeIt.mp3    
   Bike Thief   3:30
                    This Trogg's cover started out as a song about the joy of biking, 
                     but it took an ugly turn...  (Based on Troggs "Wild Thing")
                    BikeThiefThing.mp3  
   Bike Park   4:23
                    Cover of Robert Johnson blues with a Clapton-ish touch...
                    (Based on Robert Johnson's "Crossroads") 
                    BikePark.mp3       NEW!
   Bike Trail From Hell   3:30 
                    AC DC goes biking on a trail that sucks... (Based on AC-DC "Highway To Hell") 
                    BikeTrailFromHell.mp3    
   Biker Blues!  2:46
                   What it's like to be way too "into" your bike. The first-ever song by the band...
                   (Original)
                   BikerBluesPlus.mp3   
   Bikie-Q  3:59
                   Ode to a bike with a knockoff of the vintage Creedence song...
                   (Based on Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Suzie Q")
                   Bikie-Q.mp3   
   Bike Ready  3:43
                   Some vintage Bad Company. I sang the original at over 200 gigs...
                   (Based on Bad Company's "Rock Steady") 
                   BikeReady.mp3      NEWER!
   Bike's Gonna Break My Heart  3:02
                   A bit of country... (Based on Luke Combs "Beer Never Broke My Heart")
                   BikesGonnaBreakMyHeart.mp3    NEWEST!
   Biking Easy  3:29
                   Knockoff of an old Eagles song... (Based on Eagles "Take It Easy")
                   BikingEasy.mp3   
   Biking Star  5:13
                   The rise and fall of a big shot on the bike...
                   (Based on Bad Company's "Shooting Star")
                   BikingStar.mp3       NEW NEWEST!
   Biking Store  3:37
                   Buffalo Springfield. The years 1965 to 1967 brought powerful changes to music...
                   (Based on Buffalo Springfield "Mr. Soul")
                   BikingStore.mp3   
   Bikin' USA  2:32
                   Wasn't a big fan of the Beach Boys back in the 60s. Even less so now...
                   (Parody of The Beach Boys "Surfin' USA")
                   BikinUSA.mp3         Another NEW song!
   Born to be Mild   3:19
                    Getting out on the road bike. Parody of Steppenwolf...
                   
(Based on Steppenwolf 's "Born To Be Wild") 
                    BornToBeMild.mp3 
      Electric DO-OVER! 
                    and from before the electric guitar and keyboard...
                    BornToBeMild1.mp3   (old 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...
                   
(Based on Bruce Springsteen "Born To Run") 
                    BornToRide.mp3 
 
   Breakdown 
  2:52
                    When you're on the side of the trail fixing your bike...
                   
(Based on Tom Petty's "Breakdown") 
                    Breakdown.mp3 
      NEW  NEWEST!
   Break The Chain 
  3:54
                    By request, a specific old Fleetwood Mac song. But this doesn't sound like them at all...
                  
(Based on Fleedwood Mac "The Chain')
                    BreakTheChain.mp3 
 
   Bust A Lung 
  5:17
                    Weird Jethro Tull remix: Our downtrodden hero is a bike rider...
                   
(Based on Jethro Tull "Aqualung")
                    BustALung.mp3 
 
   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... (Original)
                    CanIBuyThatBike.mp3 
 
   Can't Buy A Bike 
  2:08
                    From 1964, when the Beatles still wore ties... (Based on Beatles "Can't Buy Me Love")
                    CantBuyABike.mp3 
 
   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 songs.
                   
(Based on Blind Faith "Can't Find My Way Home")
                    CantFindMyWayHome2.mp3   
   NEWER!
   Can't Get Enough 
  3:22
                    Can't get enough of my bike. With apologies to Bad Company...
                    (Based on Bad Company's "Can't Get Enough"
                    CantGetEnough.mp3 
 
   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... (Original)
                    ChristmasSucks.mp3 
 
   Color My World 
  3:02
                    A simple yet powerful love song - to a bike - on piano...
                  
(Based on Chicago's "Color My World")
                    ColorMyWorld.mp3 
 
   Crowded Corner Canyon / Bearclaw Poppy
  4:48
                    Two versions, based on an old Neil Young ballad on the CSN&Y Deja Vu album...
                   
(Based on Neil Young's "Helpless")
                    CornerCanyon.mp3    
                    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.
                   
(Based on Rolling Stones "Honky Tonk Women")
                    CyclocrossWomen.mp3  
   Dirt Church   3:03
                    And you thought Alice Cooper couldn't be more offensive...
                    (Based on Alice Cooper "18")
                    DirtChurch.mp3    
   Doing 69   5:25
                    Bruce does some hard-core blues about riding a bike while 69 years old... (Original)
                    Doing69.mp3   
   Don't Ask Me No Questions   3:24
                    Ever buy a bike and try to hide the cost from your wife? Me neither... 
                    (Based on Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Don't Ask Me No Questions" )
                    DontAskMeNoQuestions.mp3       A  NEW  NEWEST!
   Down at the Bike Park   3:14
                    Willie and his old Schwinn are a jumpin'. Vintage Creedence...
                    (Based on Creedence Clearwater Revival "Willie and the Poor Boys")
                    DownAtTheBikePark.mp3   
   E-bike Hero   3:25
                    When the ebike charge is all gone... An old Eagles song gets re-purposed.
                   (Based on The Eagles "Desperado")
                    EbikeHero.mp3  
   Episode on the Bike   4:19
                    Bruce sings with the group Dinosaur Kisses for this one...
                    (based on "The Episode" by Gary Argyle)
                    EpisodeOnTheBike.mp3   
   Every Biker Hurts   5:00
                    Playing with an old REM song here. Not sure about this one...
                    (Based on REM's "Everybody Hurts")
                    EveryBikerHurts.mp3  
   Every Trail Has Its Thorn   4:35
                    This song is pure Poison...
                    (Based on Poison "Every Rose Has Its Thorn")
                    EveryTrailHasItsThorn.mp3  
   Fat Bike Christmas   1:54
                    Quick little Christmas carol, done with guitar fingerpicking...
                   (Based on Sam Smith "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas)
                    FatBikeChristmas.mp3  
   Fat Bike Connection   3:00
                    With apologies to Kermit...
                    (Based on Paul Williams "Rainbow Connection")
                    FatBikeConnection.mp3  
   Fatty to Ride   3:00
                    OK, calm down. It's a song about fat bikes, not fat bikers...
                    (Based on The Beatles "Ticket To Ride")
                    FattyToRide.mp3    
   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...
                  
(Based on Rod Stewart's "First Cut is the Deepest")
                   FirstBikeIsTheCheapest.mp3 
 2019 full version 
                   "First Cut is the Deepest" has been covered over 50 times. Here's another take...
                   FirstBikeIsTheCheapest-ver1.mp3 
 2018 "concert" recording 
   Flat Tire
   3:18
                    Unlike a flat tire in a race, this old CCR song is fun...
                   
(Based on Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Lodi")
                    FlatTire.mp3  
   Fortunate Son
   2:17
                    If you see a rider doing awesome stuff, it ain't me...
                   
(Based on Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Fortunate Son")
                    FortunateSon.mp3      NEWEST!
   Fresh Newbie
   3:30 
                    Yeah. This could ruin your favorite Tom Petty song for you, forever...
                   
(Based on Tom Petty "Refugee") 
                    FreshNewbie.mp3  
   Get Ready 
   2:51
                    Picking up the new guy to introduce him to mountain biking....
                    (Based from Rare Earth's "Get Ready) 
                    GetReady.mp3 
     VERY NEWEST!
   Go Ride 
   3:40
                    More addicting than cocaine? Yes. Mountain biking.
                    (Recycled from Eric Clapton's "Cocaine") 
                    GoRide.mp3 
     NEW!
   Gotta Ride Boogie
   3:57
                    Driving tempo for this original boogie about Utah's trails... (Original)
                    GottaRideBoogie.mp3  
   Half the Man She Is
   4:47
                   A mountain biking husband, upstaged by his wife, is having a manhood crisis...
                  
(Original)
                   HalfTheManSheIs.mp3  
   Handyman
   3:11
                   Is this a commercial for UMB's repair services? Or not...
                  
(Based on James Taylor "Handy Man")
                   Handyman.mp3  
   Have Yourself a Merry Little 2020 Christmas
   2:01
                   Who says Bruce can't sing a serious song? Well, everybody.
                  
(A slightly edited version of the classic.)
                   HaveYourselfAMerryLittleChristmas.mp3    BRAND NEW!
   Heartbreak Race
   3:21
                    On the starting line, there are such high hopes...
                   
(Based on Dixie Chicks "Heartbreak Town")
                    HeartbreakRace.mp3  
   Help Me Fix The Chain
   3:34
                    A bit of down-tempo acoustic guitar work from an awesome musician...
                   
(Based on Joe Walsh "Help Me Through The Night")
                    HelpMeFixTheChain.mp3    REALLY NEW! 
   Here I Bike Again
   4:20
                    Left behind by my faster buddies. So here I bike again on my own...
                  
(Based on Whitesnake "Here I Go Again")
                    HereIBikeAgain.mp3  
   Heroes
   3:11
                    The real heroes of mountain biking: those who work on our trails!
                  
(Based on David Bowie's "Heroes")
                    Heroes.mp3  
   NEWEST-EST!
   Hey Joe
   3:19
                    On the perils of dirt jumping. This is the version Jimi Hendrix wishes he'd done...
                   
(Based on Hendrix "Hey Joe")
                    HeyJoe.mp3 
   Hysteria
   6:02
                    Def Leppard if they were a biker who went riding on his girlfriend's birthday...
                   
(Based on Def Leppard "Hysteria") 
                    Hysteria.mp3  
   MORE NEWEST!
   I Broke My Bike  
  3:31
                    A country and western style lament. Can I borrow your bike? (Original)
                    BrokeMyBike.mp3 
 
   I Loved It First  
  3:25 
                    Sending your beloved bike out into the world. Way to ruin a beautiful wedding 
                    song, Bruce. (Based on Heartland "I Loved Her First")
                    ILovedItFirst.mp3 
 
   I Ride A Line With You  
  2:40 
                    At the top of the rough rock slope, looking for the line down! 
                    (Based on Spirit's 60s hit "I Got A Line On You")
                    IRideALineWithYou.mp3 
    SUPER NEWEST!
   I Wanna Steal Your Bike  
  2:28
                    This is what the Beatles would sound like, if they were truly, deeply evil.
                   
(Based on Beatles "I Wanna Hold Your Hand") 
                    IWannaStealYourBike.mp3 
 
   I Want A New Bike  
  4:00
                    Huey fans? Let's talk fat biking...
                
  (Based on Huey Lewis "I Want a New Drug")
                    IWantANewBike.mp3 
   Jason's Bikes  
  3:08
                    A sad tale of envy and wanting what another rider has...
                  
(Based on Rick Springfield "Jessie's Girl") 
                    JasonsBikes.mp3 
 
    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.
                  
(Based on Three Dog Night "Joy To The World")
                    JoyToTheWorld.mp3 
 
    Just a Bike Ride  
  3:22
                    Admit it guys. This is what we do when we ride with our wives. Wait for it...
                
  (original)
                    JustABikeRide.mp3 
   Like A Broken Bone 
  4:48
                    You're going to like this song! (This is a remix from the older CD version.)
                   (Based on Bob Dylan's "Like a Rollin Stone")  
                    LikeABrokenBone.mp3  
   Lock Up Tightly 
  4:43
                    Advice for those who want to keep their bikes!
                   (Based on 38 Special's "Hold On Loosely")  
                    LockUpTightly.mp3        NEW!
   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.
                   (Based on Jim Croce "Bad Bad Leroy Brown") 
                    MadBadBikingBill.mp3  
   Midnight Rider 
  3:00
                    Got your lights? Night riding is a different world!
                   (Based on the Allman Brothers' "Midnight Rider")
                    MidnightRider.mp3  
   Mountain Bike All Night 
  3:34
                    Night biking rocks, but Kiss never sounded quite like this...
                    (Based on Kiss "Rock and Roll All Nite") 
                    IWannaBikeAllNight.mp3  
   Mountain Bikes All In A Row   3:42
                    Bruce makes a beautiful song even better!
                    (From The Eagles' "Pretty Maids All In A Row") 
                    MountainBikesAllInARow.mp3     NEW SONG!
   Mountain Biking Man 
  5:40
                    Ballad about a broken bike and a new bike...
                   (Based on Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Simple Man")
                    MountainBikingMan.mp3      NEW NEWEST!
   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...
                    (Recycled from Counting Crows "Mr Jones")
                    MrJones.mp3   
   My Best Friend's Bike 
  3:31
                    Jealousy is a terrible thing...
                    (Recycled from The Cars "My Best Friend's Girl")
                    MyBestFriendsBike.mp3 
   My Bike 
  2:50
                    A nice bike makes everything better...
                    (Recycled from The Temptations' 60s hit "My Girl")
                    MyBike.mp3      NEWER NEWEST!
   No More Mr Tough Guy 
  3:03
                    For the intolerant souls who absolutely MUST complain about e-bikes...
                    (Based on Alice Cooper's "No More Mr Nice Guy") 
                    NoMoreMrToughGuy.mp3    MORE NEW!
   Not Giving Away My Bike 
  3:54
                    From the rap opera Hamilton, my own version!
                    (Based on "Not Throwing Away My Shot" from Hamilton) 
                    NotGivingAwayMyBike.mp3    REALLY NEW!
   One More Bike 
  4:36
                    Not everybody likes Phil Collins, but I think you'll like this...
                    (Based on Phil Collins "One More Night")
                    OneMoreBike.mp3  
   Papa's Got A Brand New Bike 
  2:52
                    Some classic James Brown, but done the Bruce Blues Band way...
                    (Recycled from James Brown "Papa's Got a Brand New Bag")
                    PapasGotABrandNewBike.mp3  
   Paranoid 
  2:53
                    If you don't like Black Sabbath, you'll really really hate this song...
                    (Recycled from Black Sabbath "Paranoid")
                    Paranoid.mp3  
   Patchwork Bike Blues 
  3:32
                    Scrounging for old bike parts to keep that bicycle running... (Original)
                    PatchworkBikeBlues.mp3  
   Perfect (Bike) 
  4:17
                    I like old stuff. Here's something newer. Ed Sheeran ripoff.
                    (Based on Ed Sheeran "Perfect") 
                    Perfect.mp3    NEWER  NEWEST!
   Photograph 
  4:00
                    When you make that photo-perfect jump and the camera guy screwed up.
                    (Based on Def Leppard "Photographt") 
                    Photograph.mp3    EVEN NEWER  NEWEST!
   Pleasant Grove 
  3:12
                    Doobie Brothers ripoff and a shameless plug for Valley Vista trails...
                    (Recycled from Doobie Brothers "China Grove")
                    PleasantGrove.mp3  
    Power of Legs 
  3:41
                    Back to the Future of biking. Strong legs...
                    (Based on Huey Lewis "Power of Love") 
                    PowerOfLegs.mp3 
    Pump Me Up 
  3:44
                    Looking for a bit of trailside assistance here!
                    (Recycled from The Rolling Stones "Start Me Up") 
                    PumpMeUp.mp3       NEWEST SONG!
    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.
                    (Based on Joe Cocker "You Can Keep Your Hat On") 
                    PutYourBikingClothesOn.mp3  
   Rear Wheel Traction 
  3:50
                    Slipping and getting nowhere on your fat bike in the snow. 
                    From the old Stones song... (Recycled from Rolling Stones "Satisfaction")
                    RearWheelTraction.mp3  
   Ride Away 
  3:33
                    Watching your riding partner, who's better than you are.
                    (Based on The James Gang's "Walk Away")
                    RideAway.mp3     NEW AND HOT!
   Ride It Two Times 
  3:17
                    Some trails you just gotta hit twice!
                   (Based on The Doors' "Love Me Two Times")
                    RideItTwoTimes.mp3     NEWEST!
   Ride Like a Big Boy 
  4:02
                    Based on one of my favorite Creedence tunes...
                   (Based on Creedence Clearwater Revival "Born on a Bayou")
                    RideLikeABigBoy.mp3  
   Ride Like The Wind 
  4:00
                    This was a request. A Christopher Cross song from 35 years ago.
                    (Based on Christopher Cross "Ride Like The Wind")
                    RideLikeTheWind.mp3 
   Ride The Line 
  3:54
                    It's not about the fancy bike, it's about you.
                    (Based on Toto's "Hold The Line")
                    RideTheLine.mp3      NEW NEWEST!
   Ride Through The Jungle 
  3:11
                    Based on a great old Creedence tune, which surprisingly, uses only one chord.
                   (Recycled from CCR "Run Through The Jungle") 
                    RideThroughTheJungle.mp3  
   Riders of Spring 
  5:48
                    I love Dire Straights. Wish I could sling a guitar like that...
                    (Recycled from Dire Straights "Sultans of Swing")
                    RidersOfSpring.mp3      NEWER!
   Ridin Alright 
  4:09
                    Ever had a day when you just can't seem to ride worth a crap?
                    (From Traffic's "Feelin Alright" as covered by Joe Cocker)
                    Ridin Alright.mp3       NEWEST  NEWEST!
   Riding Bikes Is My Solution 
  3:40
                    The heavy-rock band "AC-Brucie" does this ridiculous thing...
                    (Based on AC-DC "Rock and Roll Ain't Noise Pollution")
                    RidingBikesIsMySolution.mp3  
   Riding On Empty 
  4:42
                    When you set out on a bigger ride than your body could handle...
                    (Based on Jackson Browne's "Running on Empty")
                    RidingOnEmpty.mp3      NEWEST!
   Riding through Heaven's Door 
  4:43
                     There's Axl's cover of Bob Dylan's classic song. Then there's this...
                     (Recycled from Bob Dylan "Knockin on Heavin's Door")
                     RidinThroughHeavensDoor.mp3  
   Road Bike Hero 
  4:15
                    The classic Juke Box Hero by Foreigner becomes a road bike song...
                    (Based on Foreigner "Juke Box Hero")
                    RoadBikeHero.mp3  
   Rocks Hurt 
  4:13
                    Great song!  Remember Nazareth? And Heart's cover of Love Hurts?
                    (Based on Nazareth "Love Hurts")
                    RocksHurt.mp3  
   Rollin on the Fat Bike 
  3:20
                    Classic Creedence on a Fat Bike...
                    (Based on Creedence Clearwater Revival "Rollin on the River") 
                    RollinOnTheFatBike.mp3  
   Roll on the Bike 
  4:12
                    A Fabulous Thunderbirds knockoff.
                    (Recycled from Fabulour Thunderbirds "Roll of the Dice")
                    RollOnTheBike.mp3  
   Sharp Dressed Ride
   3:53
                     ZZ Top is awesome fun!
                   
(Recycled from ZZ Top "Sharp Dressed Man")  
                     SharpDressedRide.mp3  
  NEWER!
   Smoke on the Rotor
   3:41
                     Remember Deep Purple?  Let's see how Bruce mangles this song...
                   
(Based on Deep Purple "Smoke on the Water")
                     SmokeOnTheRotor.mp3  
   Sneaky Rider 
  3:00
                    Heading for the bike trail without your wife's permission...
                   (Based on the Allman Brothers' "Midnight Rider")
                    SneakyRider.mp3     NEW NEWEST!
   Snow and Rain
   3:54
                     Bruce returns to his roots on acoustic guitar for this James Taylor song...
                    
(Recycled from James Taylor "Fire and Rain")
                     SnowAndRain.mp3  
   Some Kind of Hemorrhoid
   3:05
                     This bike song is a pain in the butt...
                    
(Recycled from Grand Funk Railroad's "Some Kind of Wonderful")
                     SomeKindOfHemorrhoid.mp3  
    VERY NEW!
   Something in the Trail
   3:20
                     More finger-picking James Taylor stuff, but on electric guitar...
                     (based on James Taylor "Something in the Way")
                     SomethingInTheWay.mp3 serious version 
                     The first version seemed way too serious. So I'm offering a second one.
                     SomethingInThe Trail.mp3
 flat tire version 
   Sweet Bike Of Mine
   4:40
                     A taste of Guns n Roses...
                    
(Recycled from Guns n Roses "Sweet Child of Mine")
                     SweetBikeOfMine.mp3  
 
   Sweet Home ala Moab
   4:39
                     A little classic Skynard knockoff for fans of southern rock or slickrock...
                    
(Based on Lynyrd Skynyrd "Sweet Home Alabama")
                     SweetHomeAlaMoab.mp3 
   Sweet Little Bike
   2:45
                     I played a lot of James Taylor stuff in my younger days...
                    
(Recycled from James Taylor "Sweet Baby James")
                     SweetLittleBike.mp3  
    Sweet Trail Stump Hollow
   3:14
                     More Robert Johnson blues...
                    
(Recycled from Robert Johnson "Sweet Home Chicago")
                     Sweet Trail Stump Hollow.mp3  
   NEW!
   Sweaty Petty Horse
   3:36
                     If you like horses or love country music, you'll hate this, because I trash them 
                     both... (Based on Billy Ray Cyrus "Achy Breaky Heart")
                     SweatyPettyHorse.mp3  
   Sympathy for the Devil Biker
   6:14
                     Some old Rolling Stones, updated for overcrowded trails and short tempers...
      
               (Recycled from Rolling Stones "Sympathy for the Devil")
                     SympathyForTheBiker.mp3 
    NEWER! 
   Talkin Bout My Spandex Bike Shorts
   3:18  
                     The Who wrote a classic anthem for my generation. Just updating it here...
                    
(Based on The Who "My Generation")
                     SpandexBikeShorts.mp3  
   The Bikes They Are A Changin
   3:29 
                     Bob Dylan song, with a more full arrangement...
                    
(Recycled from Bob Dylan "The Times They Are A'Changin")
                     TheBikesTheyAreAChangin.mp3  
                       
BONUS!  serious cover:  TheTimesTheyAreAChangin.mp3
                       
and my PG-rated social-media protest song. I put it here because it applies to
                        knuckleheads spouting off in MTB groups: TheirMindsYouWontBeChangin.mp3
   The Lap
   4:40 
                     Remember The Band? Here's the endurance race version of "The Weight"...
                    
(Based on The Band "The Weight") 
                     TheLap.mp3  
   The Only Bike You've Got
   3:11 
                     Warning label:  This is a serious song, something I rarely -- almost never -- do. 
                     (Recycled from Three Doors Down "The Only One You've Got")
                     TheOnlyBikeYouveGot.mp3  
 
   The Ride That I Needed
   3:41 
                     Love The Cars. But their music is unlike anything I played as a pro.
                    
(From The Cars "Just What I Needed")   
                     TheRideThatINeeded.mp3  
  NEWER!
   The Riding
   3:54 
                     Is this how YOU learned to ride a bike? Anything in this Petty song sound 
                     familiar? (Recycled from Tom Petty "The Waiting") 
                     TheRiding.mp3  
     NEW!
   This Afternoon
   4:27 
                     Sitting at the computer, resenting the guys who post trail pictures while you work.
                     (Recycled from Nickelback's "This Afternoon") 
                     ThisAfternoon.mp3  
     NEWEST!
   Trail in the Rising Sun
   4:30 
                     Ah, the days when every "combo" had an organ. Extra credit if you ID the group...
                    
(Recycled fom The Animals' "House of the Rising Sun")
                     TrailInTheRisingSun.mp3  
   Trail Pigs
   5:16 
                     Some dark harsh stuff from the early days of heavy metal!
                    
(Based on Black Sabbath "War Pigs")
                     TrailPigs.mp3   
  EVEN NEWER!
   Turn! Turn! Turn!
   3:49 
                     A fabulous song from the 60s, updated for mountain biking.
                    
(Based on The Byrds version of Pete Seeger's "Turn! Turn! Turn!")
                     TurnTurnTurn.mp3   
  NEWEST!
   Up the Downhill Trail
   4:50   
                    Garage-band rock song about going the wrong way. (Original)
                    UpTheDownhillTrail.mp3  
   When It Snows
   2:38
                    Anybody remember the Doors?  Big deal when I was a teenager...
                   
(Recycled from The Doors' "When You're Strange")
                    WhenItSnows.mp3  
    Why Stop The Pain
   3:52
                    Reaching way back, some classic CCR. Always liked this song...
                   
(Recycled from Creedence Clearwater Revival "Who'll Stop The Rain")
                    WhyStopThePain.mp3  
   What a Wonderful Trail
   3:51
                    Louis Armstrong is an icon of American music. Here's my homage...
                   
(Based on Louis Armstrong "What a Wonderful World")
                    WhatAWonderfulTrail.mp3  
   Wish I'd Brought a Light
   2:30
                    This was a tender love ballad. Sweet and beautiful. Then Bruce got hold of it...
                   
(Recycled from James Taylor "You Can Close Your Eyes")
                    WishIdBroughtALight.mp3  
   Wish I Was Not Here
   4:57
                    Lost in the woods on your bike...
                   
(Based on Pink Floyd's "Wish You Were Here")
                    WishIWasNotHere.mp3    
   Great song! NEW!
   With A Little Help From My Friends
  4:41
                    You are not going to believe this one. Woodstock redux!
                   
(Recycled from Joe Cocker's unique cover of  "With A Little Help From My Friends")
                    WithALittleHelpFromMyFriends.mp3    
   NEWEST!
   Won't Hike Down    3:08
                   
My version of a Tom Petty favorite...
      
              (Based on Tom Petty "Won't Back Down")
                    WontHikeDown.mp3  

   You Can't Always Ride Where You Want    4:40
                    More vintage Stones... Kinda fun! 
                   
(Based on Rolling Stones "You Can't Always Get What You want)
                    YouCantAlwaysRideWhereYouWant.mp3   
   NEWER!
   You Sold My Bike    4:37
                    Not exactly a love song, unless you count loving the lost bike.  (Original) 
                    P.S. this song is 100% fictional. My wife is a saint who supports my bike habit.
                    YouSoldMyBike.mp3   

  

CDs and compilations!
   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

 

River
Rafting
Songs

these songs
were 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


more
COOL
STUFF

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.