“On The Road” — Motorcycling Music Across America

Steve McAlphabet
3 min readMar 3, 2023

Twenty-one years ago, I wrote my first song. I had written a few when I was in my early twenties learning to play guitar, but they were forgettable enough that I don’t remember them. And I had written the lyrics to a song composed by my friend Matt Corbin called “Mystery” when we were in Alaska back in the mid-nineties. However, “On The Road” was the first song I wrote that I still play from time to time.

I had hitchhiked from North Carolina to Colorado and had managed to score a job and housing at Breckenridge Ski Resort. I accompanied some…

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Steve McAlphabet

Steve releases a new song every week. This summer, he is taking his 4th multi-state motorcycle trip to reach his goal of riding to all 48 contiguous states.