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Re: Songs about obscure places.

Postby lcarreau » Sun Dec 23, 2012 1:16 am

Highway to Hell .... a very obscure place INDEED ---

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Re: Songs about obscure places.

Postby Marmaduke » Sun Dec 23, 2012 2:16 am

^ ^ ^ ^ ^
One obscure place I don't want to visit
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Re: Songs about obscure places.

Postby MarkDidier » Sun Dec 23, 2012 3:48 am

Sorry, but this would definitely be EAST of the Mississippi...and not on YouTube

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xh55td_michelle-shocked-the-l-n-don-t-stop-here-anymore_music#.UNZ--2_LRIE
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Re: Songs about obscure places.

Postby RickF » Mon Dec 24, 2012 5:44 pm

ZZ Top Again:
Jesus just left Chicago and he's bound for New Orleans. (two not so obscure places)
Well now, Jesus just left Chicago and he's bound for New Orleans.
Yeah, yeah.
Workin' from one end to the other and all points in between. (All points in between, that's gotta include some obscure places!)
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Re: Songs about obscure places.

Postby boyblue » Mon Dec 24, 2012 6:14 pm

Probably obscure to those not familiar with the SF Bay Area- the south bay in particular. At the time, this song seemed to be written especially for those of us who roamed those hill south of San Jose (the city where the Doobies originated, BTW).

Doobie Brothers "Neil's Fandango" (1975):

"Well, a travelin' man's affliction makes it hard to settle down
But I'm stuck here in the flatlands while my heart is homeward bound

Goin' back, I'm too tired to roam, Loma Prieta my mountain home
On the hills above Santa Cruz to the place where I spent my youth..."
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Re: Songs about obscure places.

Postby colinr » Wed Dec 26, 2012 2:35 am

lcarreau wrote:Highway to Hell .... a very obscure place INDEED!


Live from Austin, Texas, a song about places and events around the world both well known and obscure:

Please allow me to introduce myself!!!

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Re: Songs about obscure places.

Postby jfrishmanIII » Thu Dec 27, 2012 2:03 am

Here's one about the Torres Straits and the Coral Sea: Trochus Boats. Beautiful song, wish it were on Youtube for the listening.
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