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 We Are The World - USA for Africa | Place: EthiopiaOn Sunday, May 25, 1986, approximately 6.5 million people held hands in a human chain for fifteen minutes across the continental United States, and I was one of them. Only six years old at the time, my family participated in this once-in-a-lifetime event thanks to my Philadelphia employer. The line supposedly stretched from sea to shining sea without any breaks in the chain; however, in actuality there were miles and miles of gaps in the rural fields and across mountain ranges. Anyone would be... [read more]

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The latest comment is posted by Kim from T. Fl. from Tampa about Hotel California - Eagles | Place: The Beverly Hills Hotel, Los Angeles, Californiait is about of different things but brings me back to my teen age years. also any one can check out any time they want to but why whrn you have great music like this/ dye hard rock n. roll lover