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The latest song-place added is Rock This Town - The Stray Cats | Place: Massapequa, New YorkAmerica 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.

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The latest comment is posted by Johnny the Brick from Hudson, Florida about Nutbush City Limits - Tina Turner | Place: Nutbush, Tennesseevery 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?