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.
Blue Jay Way, Hollywood, California Athenry, County Galway, Ireland Asbury Park, New Jersey Boston Harbor, Boston, Massachusetts Tipperary, Ireland Fairbanks, Alaska Aberdeen, Washington 9th and Hennepin, Minneapolis, Minnesota Pasadena, California Warrington, England
The latest song-place added is Tinseltown! Hollywood Nights - Bob Seger | Place: Hollywood, California Movie Biz City! Hollyweird! Whichever nickname you prefer to go with, the glitz and glamour of the quintessential Los Angeles neighborhood has inspired generations of dreamers to seek out their fame and fortune in the golden hills. From across the country and all over the globe actors, writers, musicians, and filmmakers arrive in droves, frequent the West Coast beaches, and cram themselves into tiny, one-bedroom apartments just for the slim possibility of breaking into show... [read more]
| 235988 hits. Beds Are Burning - Midnight Oil | Place: Kintore Mountains, Australia | 30092 hits. Kokomo - The Beach Boys | Place: Islamorada, Florida | 26024 hits. Ode to Billie Joe - Bobbie Gentry | Place: Tallahatchie Bridge, Choctaw Ridge, Mississippi | 25731 hits. My City Was Gone - Pretenders | Place: Akron, Ohio | 23880 hits. Possum Kingdom - The Toadies | Place: Possum Kingdom Lake, Texas | 21932 hits. San Bernardino - The Mountain Goats | Place: San Bernardino, California | 19221 hits. Creeque Alley - The Mamas and the Papas | Place: Creeque Alley, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands | 17586 hits. Kansas City - Wilbert Harrison | Place: 12th Street and Vine, Kansas City | 16583 hits. Winchester Cathedral - The New Vaudeville Band | Place: Winchester Cathedral, England | 16416 hits. Alice's Restaurant Massacree - Arlo Guthrie | Place: Theresa's Stockbridge Cafe, Stockbridge, Massachusetts | 13652 hits. Hotel California - Eagles | Place: The Beverly Hills Hotel, Los Angeles, California | 13602 hits. The Little Old Lady From Pasadena - Jan & Dean | Place: Pasadena, California | 12490 hits. Smoke On The Water - Deep Purple | Place: Montreux Casino, Switzerland | 12150 hits. All I Wanna Do - Sheryl Crow | Place: Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, California | 11558 hits. Dirty Old Town - Ewan MacColl | Place: Salford, Greater Manchester, England
The latest comment is posted by I love this song so much. Kelly is my inspiration. I always talk about how much I love her. I'm her HUGEST fan! I think you did a wonderful job.I heard that in because of you, no one liked the song. I loved it. Someday I want to see the wall of doubt. I want to do the same with my room. I love you so, so, much. Jaimee from Texas about Mr. Know It All - Kelly Clarkson | Place: Nashville, Tennessee