I don't want a pickle; I just wanna ride my motorcycle
and I don't wanna die; I just wanna ride my motorbike...
The Motorcycle Song is Arlo Guthrie
's "other" song -- the other song that somehow entered mainstream consciousness, aside from Alice's Restaurant
When the world weighs on me, I often think of suicide
as the simple way out. This song reminds me that what I don't want is the pickle.
(The significance of the pickle
is controversial enough that there's a Facebook group about it -- it deserves its own E2 node]