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 Hollywood Nights - Bob Seger | Place: Hollywood, CaliforniaTinseltown!

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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]

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Kokomo - The Beach Boys | Place: Islamorada, Florida | 30092 hits.
Ode to Billie Joe - Bobbie Gentry | Place: Tallahatchie Bridge, Choctaw Ridge, Mississippi | 26024 hits.
My City Was Gone - Pretenders | Place: Akron, Ohio | 25731 hits.
Possum Kingdom - The Toadies | Place: Possum Kingdom Lake, Texas | 23880 hits.
San Bernardino - The Mountain Goats | Place: San Bernardino, California | 21932 hits.
Creeque Alley - The Mamas and the Papas | Place: Creeque Alley, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands | 19221 hits.
Kansas City - Wilbert Harrison | Place: 12th Street and Vine, Kansas City | 17586 hits.
Winchester Cathedral - The New Vaudeville Band | Place: Winchester Cathedral, England | 16583 hits.
Alice's Restaurant Massacree - Arlo Guthrie | Place: Theresa's Stockbridge Cafe, Stockbridge, Massachusetts | 16416 hits.
Hotel California - Eagles | Place: The Beverly Hills Hotel, Los Angeles, California | 13652 hits.
The Little Old Lady From Pasadena - Jan & Dean | Place: Pasadena, California | 13602 hits.
Smoke On The Water - Deep Purple | Place: Montreux Casino, Switzerland | 12490 hits.
All I Wanna Do - Sheryl Crow | Place: Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, California | 12150 hits.
Dirty Old Town - Ewan MacColl | Place: Salford, Greater Manchester, England | 11558 hits.

The latest comment is posted by Jaimee from Texas about Mr. Know It All - Kelly Clarkson | Place: Nashville, TennesseeI 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.