Separate names with a comma.
Discussion in 'The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths' started by RSalvarez, Aug 4, 2006.
Ballad of Little Fauss and Big Halsy Johny Cash
Maybe a stretch, but I think the ol' school hard core guys would approve..
"Green Grass and High Tides" by the Outlaws... Listing to it right now, so good,, makes me wanna throw on some chaps and ride off with my sheit lashed to the sissy bar!
Rocker by Thin Lizzy,
also maybe the cowboy song too
[riding is mentioned , fits pretty well with the theme here]
can't understand why this wasn't posted, one of my favorite songs for years now.
Megadeath - Moto Psycho
Anything by Triumph...
if it hasn't been mentioned yet...Jesse Colin Young - Motorcycle Blues.
Maybe, Queen of the Road by the dirt band? Man, I'm old.
Oh yeah, Did anybody mention Motorcycle Mama by the Sailcat?
Revolting Cocks - Stainless Steel Providers
Someone's already mentioned Yo La Tengo, so I have to add their cover of "Little Honda."
Sure, it's technically about a scooter, but eh.
I just make up songs when i ran out of me repertoire (normaly i sing in me lid) thaks to me big Thumper, no one can hear it!
May have already been mentioned, but make sure you check out "Harley Davidson Blues" by Canned Heat.
We used to sing this (to the tune of "The Wild Rover") at campfire as boy scouts.
Well I've been a hells angel for many a year<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-comfficeffice" /><o></o>
And Ive spent all me money on black leather gear<o></o>
But now Im returning my bum it is sore<o></o>
And never Ill play the hells angel no more<o></o>
And it's No Nay Never (Right up your clutch)<o></o>
No nay never no more<o></o>
Will I play the hells angel<o></o>
No never no more<o></o>
I went into a garage I used to frequent<o></o>
And told the mechanic my crankshaft was bent<o></o>
I asked for a new one, he answered me nay<o></o>
He said yours is Norton we stock BSA<o></o>
I took from my pocket, a brand new flick knife<o></o>
And his eyes opened wide, in fear for his life<o></o>
He shouted I'M SORRY, TAKE WHAT YOU LIKE<o></o>
I said ta very much mate I'll have a new bike<o></o>
Well as I was picking my brand new machine<o></o>
Some 40 odd skinheads appeared on the scene<o></o>
They said Oi, you want bovver?, I could not say nay<o></o>
As 20 steel toecaps were heading my way<o></o>
Now as I recover in the intensive care ward<o></o>
I practice my alphabet to stop getting bored<o></o>
<?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-comffice:smarttags" /><st1lace>Cos</st1lace> after the kicking my head it is sore<o></o>
And never Ill play the Hells Angel no more<o></o>
Blue Snow (1998 Time Travelling Blues - Orange Goblin)
I'm not exactly sure about songs "about" riding per-se, but songs that convey the feeling is another thing entirely.
That said; I'm surprised nobody mentioned "Highway Star" by Deep Purple - granted it's not necessarily a "motorcycle" song, but it has that "feel" to it (driving / riding fast on the highway etc., etc)
"Hell Bent for Leather" Judas Priest (many Priest songs have that high speed adrenaline feel to them)
For me the song (or instrumental even) has to convey the feeling, not just be about riding / driving.
You're right - SFSlim is kind of a nobody.
Kinda ashamed to post this, but :
Who's That Guy? - Grease 2 soundtrack
Romford bypass -- Alexi Sayle.
its about bikes alright!!!
I find about 4 hours into a long ride I will start talking and singing to myself. Usually start singing The Passenger - Iggy pop and the stooges as I slowly morph the song into non-sensical garbage. I'm not very good with isolation.
I sometimes do that at the start of a ride with "Raw Power".