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.
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The latest song-place added is Throughout the history of rock & roll there have been duos not only worth mentioning, but worth elevating to the status of legendary. Some are singers and guitarists, others are lyricists and composers, while even more are simply songwriting teams. Rarely, though, has there been a more prolific and dramatic pairing than the composer and singer partnership between Jim Steinman and Meat Loaf (aka Marvin Lee Aday). Bat Out Of Hell - Meat Loaf | Place: Universal Studios, California Meat Loaf and Steinman met and began collaborating on their first masterpiece,... [read more]
| 265272 hits. Beds Are Burning - Midnight Oil | Place: Kintore Mountains, Australia | 33288 hits. Kokomo - The Beach Boys | Place: Islamorada, Florida | 28260 hits. Ode to Billie Joe - Bobbie Gentry | Place: Tallahatchie Bridge, Choctaw Ridge, Mississippi | 27892 hits. My City Was Gone - Pretenders | Place: Akron, Ohio | 25934 hits. Possum Kingdom - The Toadies | Place: Possum Kingdom Lake, Texas | 23181 hits. San Bernardino - The Mountain Goats | Place: San Bernardino, California | 20181 hits. Kansas City - Wilbert Harrison | Place: 12th Street and Vine, Kansas City | 19956 hits. Creeque Alley - The Mamas and the Papas | Place: Creeque Alley, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands | 17081 hits. Winchester Cathedral - The New Vaudeville Band | Place: Winchester Cathedral, England | 17067 hits. Alice's Restaurant Massacree - Arlo Guthrie | Place: Theresa's Stockbridge Cafe, Stockbridge, Massachusetts | 16323 hits. The Ludlow Massacre - Woody Guthrie | Place: Ludlow, Colorado | 15146 hits. Sunday Bloody Sunday - U2 | Place: BogSide, Derry, Northern Ireland | 15064 hits. Hotel California - Eagles | Place: The Beverly Hills Hotel, Los Angeles, California | 14548 hits. The Little Old Lady From Pasadena - Jan & Dean | Place: Pasadena, California | 13107 hits. Smoke On The Water - Deep Purple | Place: Montreux Casino, Switzerland
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