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.

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The latest song-place added is Stairway To Heaven - Led Zeppelin | Place: Liphook Road, Headley, HampshireFrom the moment it was released, Led Zeppelin's "Stairway to Heaven" has courted controversy and polarized opinion. Interpretations of the song have ranged from the pedestrian to the downright mystical. Some see it as a simple love song or song about drug addiction, bad choices, or some other everyday, earthbound thing. Others have seen in the song complex arrangements of Tarot archetypes or symbolism inspired by Aleister Crowley's Thelema. The latter would actually be feasible, by the way, if... [read more]

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The latest comment is posted by Erica a rodriguez lodise from philly about Angel of Harlem - U2 | Place: Harlem, New YorkI love this song