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The latest song-place added is Budapest - George Ezra | Place: Budapest, HungaryIn 2013 British singer/songwriter George Ezra was backpacking across Europe by rail. He had every intention of getting to Budapest in Eastern Europe, but he never got there. Instead, he opted to write a song about the city that isn’t really about the city at all. Lyrically, the song is more of a laundry list of things he would give up for somebody, probably a lover – even giving up a trip to Hungary. Ezra said jokingly to Q Magazine, while on tour in Budapest after the song hit the... [read more]

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The latest comment is posted by Frank from Michigan about Fire Lake - Bob Seger | Place: Fire Lake, MichiganJust so you all know, Silver Lake was, and still is, a biker destination for folks from Southeast Michigan. Only a few miles from Hell, it was a good place to go after a few beers in the Hell Hole Bar, which had a different name back in the 70s. There is a really nice beach on the west side of the lake. A good place to try to pick up some of those "Bronzed beauties". When I was younger, I belonged to a club, but we drifted apart. One guy was in a really bad accident and quit riding, I went to Nam, and the others moved away. Since then I've worn Gypsy leathers. When I heard that Bob said that Silver Lake was in fact "Fire Lake", I thought to myself, "That makes sense" I was just out there last week with my son, who wanted to "Go to Hell", yes, that's a thing. Town full of bikes, just like always.