According to Seger the song was inspired by a motorcycle trip he took to Jackson Hole, Wyoming. He stated:
I wanted to do that for a long time. It was fascinating being out. The first night it was 42 degrees in northern Minnesota; the second it was 106 in South Dakota and all I had on was my shorts, and my feet were up on the handlebars to keep them from boiling on the engine. It was just silence and feeling nature.
The Distance is the twelfth studio album by US-American rock singer Bob Seger. It was released in the final week of 1982. It peaked at #5 on Billboard’s album chart and sold close to two million copies in the United States. Seger, influenced by the Woody Allen film Annie Hall originally intended the album to […]