If you are the type of motorcycle rider that likes listening to music while on the go, we are here to help you extend your playlist. So, read ahead and see which songs you like best!
Heavy metal gems
‘Motorcycle Man’ by Saxon is for and about bikers, which is why so many fellow riders love listening to it. Plus, it has a nice beat that will help you stay focused and energized, even on long rides.
Another stomper that you might like is ‘Live to Ride, Ride to Live’ by Twisted Sister. The song was included on the album ‘You Can’t Stop Rock ’n’ Roll’ that was released in 1983. What is more, the lead singer is a known biker that annually organizes a ride that is said to raise money for a food bank in Long Island.
If you are a rebel, “Born to be Wild” is a song that will undoubtedly match your mood. This Steppenwolf track is filled with passion, and it is known for capturing that unique feeling that all of us get when riding without any worries. As a result, many consider it the ultimate song for outlaw bikers out there.
Also, you should listen to gems such as “Smoke on the Water” by Deep Purple or to “Rock and Roll, Hoochie Koo” by Rick Derringer, especially if you want to catch other people’s attention.
If you enjoy listening to The Clash, you might also like their track ‘London Calling‘. The song has a nice beat, and it is a little more mellow than the choices that we have talked about previously. Because of this, this type of music is a great choice when riding through cities. Punk rock is an excellent pick because most songs are fast-paced and they have hard-edged melodies.
Most punk rock songs have cool lyrics that are shouted instead of sung. Also, the solos integrated into the songs are heavenly.
Whenever you are on the road, you might feel the need to listen to some country beats. There are numerous artists that you should try out such as Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Steve Earle or Jeff Walker.
Red Dirt is the stream of country music that emerged as a subgenre from Outlaw country, and it is the kind of music that originates from bars in Texas and Oklahoma. You are likely to love these kinds of songs because they also feature punk and rock influences.
Folk music is the go-to genre whenever one is traveling to explore the beauties of the country. From this point of view, we advise that you try out songs like ‘Blowing in the Wind’ by Bob Dylan, ‘We Shall Overcome by Pete Seeger’ or, why not, ‘This Land is Your Land’ by Woody Guthrie.