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 Hotel Chelsea, New York City Cyprus Avenue, Belfast The Ohio River, Owensboro, Kentucky Ludlow, Colorado The Memory Motel, Montauk, New York Woolloomooloo, Sydney, Australia Kent State University, Kent, Ohio Atlantic City, New Jersey Georgia Annapolis, Maryland
The latest song-place added is Apparently, even the yearning for peace and tranquility is transmuted into ass-kicking rock and roll within the mind of Bob Seger. Katmandu - Bob Seger | Place: Kathmandu, Nepal The growling vocals and honk-tonk piano of Seger’s “Katmandu” make the location sound like a city of drunken debauchery and lasciviousness. While air-guitaring around the living and kicking over imaginary amps, one can very easily overlook the fact that (1) Kathmandu is a real place, and (2) it’s the capital of Nepal, which was the birthplace of Gautama... [read more]
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