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The latest song-place added is 30,000 Pounds Of Bananas - Harry Chapin | Place: Moosic Street, Scranton, PennsylvaniaThere is something undeniably, inexplicably funny about Harry Chapin’s story of a tractor-trailer driver smearing a city with 30,000 pounds of bananas as he wreaks havoc at 90 miles per hour. That is, it’s funny until you find out that it was based on a real-life story, and that a real trucker lost a real life and left behind a wife and children. After learning that little tidbit, the laughter tends to drift off a bit, fumble into awkward coughs, and finally fade into uncomfortable and... [read more]

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The latest comment is posted by Nick from Ky about Graceland - Paul Simon | Place: Graceland, Memphis, TennesseeHe talks about it in the movie "under African skies," a tremendous flick. It think he said its absurdist lyrics not about Elvis, American culture (or African for that matter), or his first marriage. A must see - check it out!