Mike's Songs

Older than you Blues

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 11:31pm -- mjpierce

I started trippin'
On a Monday afternoon.  It wasn't pretty.
I started drinkin' just past noon.  Whoa Whoa Whoa Whoa.

It comes down so hard on me,
It makes me feel like, baby, what's the use?

ChemTrail Song

Sat, 12/28/2013 - 4:14pm -- mjpierce

Planes leaving trails across the sky
Chemicals are fallin' on me.
I didn't feel bad, until I realized
They've killed off all of the Bees

I wish I could stay in my own little world
But these bastards just provoke me.
I looked at my Bible, as I picked up my rifle
And loaded up to go to DC

Instant Karma

Sun, 09/15/2013 - 10:32pm -- mjpierce

This song was recorded 02/06/01

Vocals: Jimmy Pharr 9/11/62 - 9/15/03

Guitar: Mike Pierce 9/11/62 - ??

Chinese Democracy

Sun, 08/18/2013 - 5:00pm -- mjpierce

A rainy Sunday, makes for loud guitar.

I was gonna write a protest song, but there was already one written

A red Les Paul, and couple of beers, and I was freaking I was ready to go.

One-Eyed Jacks

Sat, 08/10/2013 - 12:27am -- mjpierce

One-eyed Jacks were in the middle
of a ruthless confrontation between the Lords of Occupation
And the Princes of the One who rules them all.

I had grown tired of the battle and tired of the saddle
And tired of this lonely trail that may never lead back home.

Baba O'Reilly

Tue, 07/23/2013 - 10:02pm -- mikepier

Recorded sometime in 2006

Out here in the fields
I fight for my meals
I get my back into my living
I don't need to fight
To prove I'm right
I don't need to be forgiven

Don't cry
Don't raise your eye
It's only teenage wasteland

Sally ,take my hand
Travel south crossland
Put out the fire
Don't look past my shoulder
The exodus is here
The happy ones are near
Let's get together
Before we get much older

Teenage wasteland
It's only teenage wasteland
Teenage wasteland
Oh, oh
Teenage wasteland
They're all wasted!

Mr. Crowley

Wed, 03/20/2013 - 6:55pm -- mjpierce


  • Yamaha P270 keyboard,
  • Hondo Flying V Guitar,
  • Ardour+Rosegarden
  • Linux platform
  • 5 beers

Evan LoudRock

Sun, 01/06/2013 - 4:40pm -- mjpierce

Evan Loudrock was a dangerous man.
But he was there to the very end
When I looked up to my right
There was Evan Loudrock about to start a fight
Ripped off his shirt and said "Bring it on!!!  If you want it, you can have it all"

Bring it on if you want it
Bring it on, if you want it, you can have it all.

My car's on the back of a tow truck
And my tickets are in the glove box
I will put it into reverse trying to rip this car off it's frame.

Why don't we talk about that?

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 7:36pm -- mjpierce

Why don't we talk about that

I'm tired of bullshit, I'm tired of liars

I'm tired of the evil to which you aspire

You fucked us over, you took our money.

You feel up Granny and you think its pretty funny

A conversation?

Why don't we talk about that?


Sat, 11/10/2012 - 1:07pm -- mjpierce

Lookin' at the Devil, grinnin' at his gun.

Fingers started pointin', I begin to run.

Bullets start a chasin', I begin to stop

We begin to wrassle, I was on the top...

Time 2 Throw Away

Thu, 09/20/2012 - 6:59am -- mjpierce

I got no time to throw away
I don't have anytime to play

I know. It's a shame.
But I don't have time to throw away.

Us and Them

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 1:41am -- mjpierce

Us and Them

And after all we're only ordinary men.

"Forward", he cried, from the rear, and the front ranks died.

And the General sat and lines on the map moved from side to side


Black and Blue, and who knows which is which and who is who.

With. Without.  And who'll deny its what the fighting's all about

"Haven't you heard?? Its a battle of words!", the poster-bearer cried.

"Listen, Son", said the man with the gun, "There's room for you inside"

Tuesday Morning Jam

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 1:27am -- mjpierce

An oldtime jam session, very late, or very early depending on your perspective


Thu, 06/23/2011 - 9:43am -- mjpierce

Wow, I can't believe so much time went by between songs.

This song was recorded on Fostex 4-track on the back porch - an idea for a song.


Mon, 03/01/2010 - 11:18pm -- mjpierce

So I live my life this way
Beholden to the man
Who reached down to pick me up
to lend a helping hand

If it was left up to me
There's no telling what I'd do
I'm sure the ending wouldn't be good
For either me or you


Thu, 12/03/2009 - 1:40am -- mjpierce

Mark 5:10

   "My name is Legion," he replied, "for we are many."

These days its so hard to know what to do
My Demons are waiting for their chance to break through
I've mended my fences, my heart is always true

Matthew 4:8

 8Again, the devil took him to a very high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world and their splendor.

Matthew 4:11

 11Then the devil left him, and angels came and attended him.

The Elf song

Fri, 11/27/2009 - 11:11pm -- mjpierce
So there's this son
   he has taken on a voyage
Saddish son who get me high and wants the emerald right behind him moted in alcohol

Boy, there's this distant feeling that's ever been, and I meant that from the top
War from this silver ladel I will not.
And I've 
    I've pledged to that as the sun is one within reach           
    Age the one, even though that I was sleeping and I knew that I was wrong in the middle of it all    
Boy, this somehow works to petition the right to snake teeth       
      when I became the rot that first churched me burmese    
Boy, this rose bush would tickle the insides of a martian      
      for the integrity I was blessed, my first lesson. 
Boy this stunt will pay out almost before you ever have hitten the hop     
     word is this wisdom won't be mocked.



Wed, 11/11/2009 - 8:09am -- mjpierce

Just me my guitar
and some cold budweiser
and the rain comes down
but it couldn't be nicer

Can these power chords save my soul?

Can these power chords save my...No they can't
So I have to rant

Just me and my guitar
and some cold budweiser
and the rain comes down