It could be where you grew up, where you always wanted to go, or just a quirky spot you came across in your travels. If you write songs, there's a good chance one of these alluring locations gave you a shot of inspiration. These are the stories about the places behind the songs, and how they got there. Click on the map - you might be in a Song Place right now.
Camden, North London, England 59th Street Bridge, New York Georgia Zimbabwe Bleecker Street, Greenwich Village, New York Bloomington, Indiana Lexington High School, Lexington, Massachusetts Haight-Ashbury, San Francisco, California Mersey River, Liverpool, England Orange County, California
The latest song-place added is Apparently, even the yearning for peace and tranquility is transmuted into ass-kicking rock and roll within the mind of Bob Seger. Katmandu - Bob Seger | Place: Kathmandu, Nepal The growling vocals and honk-tonk piano of Seger’s “Katmandu” make the location sound like a city of drunken debauchery and lasciviousness. While air-guitaring around the living and kicking over imaginary amps, one can very easily overlook the fact that (1) Kathmandu is a real place, and (2) it’s the capital of Nepal, which was the birthplace of Gautama... [read more]
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The latest comment is posted by the 70s was a rocky mountain way wow roger spaw from cincinnati oh about Rocky Mountain Way - Joe Walsh | Place: Caribou Ranch, Nederland, Colorado