I am a total music geek. I thought it would be fun to start a POI with historic music sites across the contry.
Rock N' Roll, Country, Blues, anything music.
Just to give you some ideas:
Graceland, Motown, Chess Records Studio...
Locations were famous, or infamous, events occured:
Riot House, Haight Ashbury, Fillmore, Death Locations...
What have you guys got?
How about stuff like the Stone Pony and the Asbury Park Convention Center? If these work, I can get the coordinates to you.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
(although I try to stay out of Cleveland for obvious reasons )
205 East Houston Street
San Antonio, TX 78205
lat, long: 29.426447,-98.491019
Robert Johnson (legendary blues musician) recorded an album in a temporary studio there in 1936.
Legend has it that Robert Johnson "sold his soul to the devil" at a crossroads in Mississippi, hence the song "Cross Roads Blues" and the movie "Crossroads".
These all work!
If you can add a sentence or two on what happened at the location, that would be great too.
The HOF is obvious...
Lubbock, Texas and where his and the Big Bopper crashed in Clear Lake, IA.
Tupelo, MS. Sun Records in Memphis, TN.
I'm on it. I will send you some co-ordinates.
Les Paul's burial site
Surf Ballroom - Clear Lake, IA N43.13956 W93.38973
Crash Site: N43.220220, W93.383328
What about Hank Williams Grave?
When we go south I travel around Arkansas and Mississippi photographing the headstones of some of the blues greats. See www.pbase.com/dwbur
Jessie Mae Hemphill, Senatobia Memorial Cemetery, Senatobia, MS
- where Nancy Spungen, girlfriend of Sid Vicious of the Sex Pistols, was found stabbed to death on October 12, 1978
- Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Grateful Dead .... all resided at the Chelsea at various times. Many composing some of the famous works while in residence.
Stax Museum of Soul Music, 926 E Mclemore Ave, Memphis, TN
N32.38543 W86.29103 This is in Oakwood Cemetary, Montgmery, AL
Thanks for the entries. Been a little busy, but I'll have the first version done soon!!
anything new on this?
It kind of fell to the bottom of the pile.
But let me get back to it!!
If you have something. please share it.
I have submitted the file to Miss POI. I'll post again when it is online.
Thanks for reminding me about this file!!!
Thanks tjablons, it's in there!
The file is not up and linked to the top of this discussion.
How did you NOT get the file up but still linked atthe top?!?!
sometimes a typo can be very entertaining. I blame it on having wet nails. Although one would think that I would want to type less words in that situation not more.
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