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 Philadelphians have a chip on their shoulders about… well, something. They disdain the spotlight and strive to maintain a blunt and independent attitude. This is why a city full of irate carousers and rabid fans have adopted "Rocky" as their Hollywood personality of choice, and with him, the synonymous theme song of the Italian Stallion, “Gonna Fly Now.” Gonna Fly Now (Theme From Rocky) - Bill Conti | Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania The sentiment of the song is visualized in the movie's tremendous victory scene, where Rocky bounds up the 72 stairs of the... [read more]
| 401691 hits. Beds Are Burning - Midnight Oil | Place: Kintore Mountains, Australia | 121570 hits. Kokomo - The Beach Boys | Place: Islamorada, Florida | 66921 hits. Ode to Billie Joe - Bobbie Gentry | Place: Tallahatchie Bridge, Choctaw Ridge, Mississippi | 44778 hits. Hotel California - Eagles | Place: The Beverly Hills Hotel, Los Angeles, California | 44549 hits. Seven Bridges Road - Eagles | Place: Woodley Road, Montgomery, Alabama | 43281 hits. Possum Kingdom - The Toadies | Place: Possum Kingdom Lake, Texas | 40691 hits. Kansas City - Wilbert Harrison | Place: 12th Street and Vine, Kansas City | 39894 hits. My City Was Gone - Pretenders | Place: Akron, Ohio | 30637 hits. San Bernardino - The Mountain Goats | Place: San Bernardino, California | 30491 hits. Dirty Old Town - Ewan MacColl | Place: Salford, Greater Manchester, England | 30255 hits. Sunday Bloody Sunday - U2 | Place: BogSide, Derry, Northern Ireland | 30194 hits. April in Paris - Ella Fitzgerald | Place: Paris, France | 27846 hits. Creeque Alley - The Mamas and the Papas | Place: Creeque Alley, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands | 27386 hits. The Ludlow Massacre - Woody Guthrie | Place: Ludlow, Colorado | 26777 hits. Mayberry - Rascal Flatts | Place: Mount Airy, North Carolina
The latest comment is posted by in 1990 when I lived in California, I was stopped at a stop light at Reseda Blvd and I think a service road. Right next to the 101. There was a very large pillar that held a connector of the 101 in a yard and in the yard was a small blue house. It may not be there anymore , but that one day I was in Reseda I saw it. I tried to fine it on Google Earth to no avail. I do remember that house, that yard, and that freeway pillar Tom M from Colorado about Free Fallin' - Tom Petty | Place: Reseda, Los Angeles, California