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.
The latest song-place added is The term “timeless” gets thrown around a lot, and “classic” is a word used so often in casual discussion that it’s become basically meaningless. Rod Stewart’s “Maggie May,” however, is one song that clearly fits the timeless, classic bill. It’s not difficult to imagine some lunar excavator operator a hundred years from now belting out, “Maggie, I wish I’d never seen your face!” as he cracks through regolith in search of helium-3. Maggie May - Rod Stewart | Place: Beaulieu, Hampshire, England The lyrics and the sound of the song... [read more]
| 342434 hits. Beds Are Burning - Midnight Oil | Place: Kintore Mountains, Australia | 71495 hits. Kokomo - The Beach Boys | Place: Islamorada, Florida | 45461 hits. Ode to Billie Joe - Bobbie Gentry | Place: Tallahatchie Bridge, Choctaw Ridge, Mississippi | 35094 hits. Possum Kingdom - The Toadies | Place: Possum Kingdom Lake, Texas | 34872 hits. Hotel California - Eagles | Place: The Beverly Hills Hotel, Los Angeles, California | 34243 hits. My City Was Gone - Pretenders | Place: Akron, Ohio | 30464 hits. Kansas City - Wilbert Harrison | Place: 12th Street and Vine, Kansas City | 27858 hits. San Bernardino - The Mountain Goats | Place: San Bernardino, California | 27427 hits. April in Paris - Ella Fitzgerald | Place: Paris, France | 26323 hits. Sunday Bloody Sunday - U2 | Place: BogSide, Derry, Northern Ireland | 23843 hits. Mayberry - Rascal Flatts | Place: Mount Airy, North Carolina | 23829 hits. The Ludlow Massacre - Woody Guthrie | Place: Ludlow, Colorado | 23538 hits. Creeque Alley - The Mamas and the Papas | Place: Creeque Alley, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands | 21886 hits. Funkytown - Lipps Inc. | Place: New York City, New York | 21849 hits. Alice's Restaurant Massacree - Arlo Guthrie | Place: Theresa's Stockbridge Cafe, Stockbridge, Massachusetts
The latest comment is posted by my fav of all time harold from toronto about Blue Jay Way - The Beatles | Place: Blue Jay Way, Hollywood, California