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 America is the birthplace of dozens of musical genres (among other non-musical inventions and innovations) including rock & roll, jazz, and the blues. Additionally, each of these genres contains dozens of sub-genres, two of which are rockabilly and swing. Few artists have had both the passion and natural talent to blend (or mashup) two genres as seamlessly as Brian Setzer has done during his career, first with the Stray Cats and then with his self-titled Orchestra. Rock This Town - The Stray Cats | Place: Massapequa, New York Rockabilly is a style of... [read more]
| 249363 hits. Beds Are Burning - Midnight Oil | Place: Kintore Mountains, Australia | 31690 hits. Kokomo - The Beach Boys | Place: Islamorada, Florida | 27178 hits. Ode to Billie Joe - Bobbie Gentry | Place: Tallahatchie Bridge, Choctaw Ridge, Mississippi | 27037 hits. My City Was Gone - Pretenders | Place: Akron, Ohio | 24756 hits. Possum Kingdom - The Toadies | Place: Possum Kingdom Lake, Texas | 22418 hits. San Bernardino - The Mountain Goats | Place: San Bernardino, California | 19581 hits. Creeque Alley - The Mamas and the Papas | Place: Creeque Alley, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands | 18497 hits. Kansas City - Wilbert Harrison | Place: 12th Street and Vine, Kansas City | 16851 hits. Winchester Cathedral - The New Vaudeville Band | Place: Winchester Cathedral, England | 16744 hits. Alice's Restaurant Massacree - Arlo Guthrie | Place: Theresa's Stockbridge Cafe, Stockbridge, Massachusetts | 14228 hits. Hotel California - Eagles | Place: The Beverly Hills Hotel, Los Angeles, California | 13824 hits. The Little Old Lady From Pasadena - Jan & Dean | Place: Pasadena, California | 12797 hits. Smoke On The Water - Deep Purple | Place: Montreux Casino, Switzerland | 12695 hits. Sunday Bloody Sunday - U2 | Place: BogSide, Derry, Northern Ireland | 12529 hits. The Ludlow Massacre - Woody Guthrie | Place: Ludlow, Colorado
The latest comment is posted by very interesting, we will be riding through in November on Harleys and will stop in at Nutbush and Brownsville on our way yo Memphis for Ribs...yum-yum, does Tina ever come back to look around or just talk to people? Johnny the Brick from Hudson, Florida about Nutbush City Limits - Tina Turner | Place: Nutbush, Tennessee