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.
The latest song-place added is There are good guitarists. There are great guitarists. Then there is Jimi Hendrix. The man was so talented that when David Fricke of Rainy Day, Dream Away - Jimi Hendrix | Place: Hallandale Beach, Florida Rolling Stone compiled his list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time, he decided that “Jimi Hendrix was Number One in every way; the other 99 were all Number Two.” The man’s records are loved and respected, but it was in concert that he truly became something extraordinary. Otherwise-rational people recall his concerts as something bordering... [read more]
| 403660 hits. Beds Are Burning - Midnight Oil | Place: Kintore Mountains, Australia | 130373 hits. Kokomo - The Beach Boys | Place: Islamorada, Florida | 70422 hits. Ode to Billie Joe - Bobbie Gentry | Place: Tallahatchie Bridge, Choctaw Ridge, Mississippi | 47600 hits. Seven Bridges Road - Eagles | Place: Woodley Road, Montgomery, Alabama | 46255 hits. Hotel California - Eagles | Place: The Beverly Hills Hotel, Los Angeles, California | 44741 hits. Possum Kingdom - The Toadies | Place: Possum Kingdom Lake, Texas | 42071 hits. Kansas City - Wilbert Harrison | Place: 12th Street and Vine, Kansas City | 40701 hits. My City Was Gone - Pretenders | Place: Akron, Ohio | 33895 hits. Sunday Bloody Sunday - U2 | Place: BogSide, Derry, Northern Ireland | 32716 hits. Dirty Old Town - Ewan MacColl | Place: Salford, Greater Manchester, England | 31093 hits. San Bernardino - The Mountain Goats | Place: San Bernardino, California | 30702 hits. April in Paris - Ella Fitzgerald | Place: Paris, France | 28777 hits. Creeque Alley - The Mamas and the Papas | Place: Creeque Alley, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands | 28157 hits. The Ludlow Massacre - Woody Guthrie | Place: Ludlow, Colorado | 27337 hits. Mayberry - Rascal Flatts | Place: Mount Airy, North Carolina
The latest comment is posted by I saw Doors perform live in 68 and forgot about it for 3 something years!! Vincent from Maine about Alabama Song (Whiskey Bar) - The Doors | Place: Alabama