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.
Montmartre, Paris, France Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, California Ann Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan Paisley, Scotland Aberfan, Wales 59th Street Bridge, New York Bremen, Germany Alhambra, Granada, Spain Brighton, England Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
The latest song-place added is The 1960s were a lot of things. I’ve written a number of other articles for this site about songs from the era. Some of them were protest songs, empowering anthems, melancholy tunes about the lost American dream, and countless others. The one solid fact that can be gathered from the amount of timeless pop music that emerged from groups during this decade is that the 1960s were, without a doubt, a musical renaissance. Folk. Psychedelic. Surf. Progressive rock. Bossa nova. Rhythm and Blues. The... Midnight Train to Georgia - Gladys Knight & the Pips | Place: Atlanta, Georgia [read more]
| 327371 hits. Beds Are Burning - Midnight Oil | Place: Kintore Mountains, Australia | 48827 hits. Kokomo - The Beach Boys | Place: Islamorada, Florida | 34785 hits. Ode to Billie Joe - Bobbie Gentry | Place: Tallahatchie Bridge, Choctaw Ridge, Mississippi | 31662 hits. Possum Kingdom - The Toadies | Place: Possum Kingdom Lake, Texas | 31498 hits. My City Was Gone - Pretenders | Place: Akron, Ohio | 26289 hits. San Bernardino - The Mountain Goats | Place: San Bernardino, California | 25323 hits. Kansas City - Wilbert Harrison | Place: 12th Street and Vine, Kansas City | 22483 hits. The Ludlow Massacre - Woody Guthrie | Place: Ludlow, Colorado | 21908 hits. Hotel California - Eagles | Place: The Beverly Hills Hotel, Los Angeles, California | 21469 hits. Creeque Alley - The Mamas and the Papas | Place: Creeque Alley, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands | 21018 hits. April in Paris - Ella Fitzgerald | Place: Paris, France | 19517 hits. Sunday Bloody Sunday - U2 | Place: BogSide, Derry, Northern Ireland | 19044 hits. Alice's Restaurant Massacree - Arlo Guthrie | Place: Theresa's Stockbridge Cafe, Stockbridge, Massachusetts | 18440 hits. Winchester Cathedral - The New Vaudeville Band | Place: Winchester Cathedral, England | 17375 hits. Mayberry - Rascal Flatts | Place: Mount Airy, North Carolina
The latest comment is posted by Paisley is quite a large town with around 75000 folk. On the large part Paisley is not a safe and secure place as rife with unemployment, drug abuse and crime. Local about These Streets - Paolo Nutini | Place: Paisley, Scotland