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.
Minneapolis, Minnesota Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia Troy (now Troya, Turkey) Athenry, County Galway, Ireland Minnesota 49 Kings Road, West London, England Montreal, Canada The Beverly Hills Hotel, Los Angeles, California Vietnam Nevada
The latest song-place added is In some of my other articles on songplaces.com, I’ve gone into some depth regarding American history as it pertains to the popular music of the day. Art imitates life and life imitates art. It’s an endless circle. Perhaps my most written about decade is the 1960s, and for good reason. The music scene surrounding the Civil Rights Movement and the Vietnam Conflict (including the psychedelic counter-culture and even Women’s Liberation Movement) contained some of the most powerful messages... Southern Man - Neil Young | Place: Birmingham, Alabama [read more]
| 391180 hits. Beds Are Burning - Midnight Oil | Place: Kintore Mountains, Australia | 111325 hits. Kokomo - The Beach Boys | Place: Islamorada, Florida | 62639 hits. Ode to Billie Joe - Bobbie Gentry | Place: Tallahatchie Bridge, Choctaw Ridge, Mississippi | 42911 hits. Hotel California - Eagles | Place: The Beverly Hills Hotel, Los Angeles, California | 41811 hits. Possum Kingdom - The Toadies | Place: Possum Kingdom Lake, Texas | 41505 hits. Seven Bridges Road - Eagles | Place: Woodley Road, Montgomery, Alabama | 39002 hits. Kansas City - Wilbert Harrison | Place: 12th Street and Vine, Kansas City | 38916 hits. My City Was Gone - Pretenders | Place: Akron, Ohio | 29919 hits. San Bernardino - The Mountain Goats | Place: San Bernardino, California | 29365 hits. April in Paris - Ella Fitzgerald | Place: Paris, France | 28750 hits. Sunday Bloody Sunday - U2 | Place: BogSide, Derry, Northern Ireland | 27907 hits. Dirty Old Town - Ewan MacColl | Place: Salford, Greater Manchester, England | 26965 hits. Creeque Alley - The Mamas and the Papas | Place: Creeque Alley, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands | 26317 hits. The Ludlow Massacre - Woody Guthrie | Place: Ludlow, Colorado | 26018 hits. Mayberry - Rascal Flatts | Place: Mount Airy, North Carolina
The latest comment is posted by Well said Ron,Im Walker born and bred and proud,it's a great place,great people L.wood from Walker about Gonna Send You Back To Walker - The Animals | Place: Newcastle upon Tyne, England