Songs About Places
Take the A Train: A Musical Inspiration for Planners
"Take the A Train" is a beautiful celebration of rail transit, urban sophistication, and the Harlem Renaissance all packed into the most danceable 2:54 minutes of musical teamwork ever recorded on a 78 disk. It's my inspiration for great planning!
Songs About Places in the Time of Coronavirus
The latest edition of Planetizen's annual list of songs about places, for all the audiophiles with a passion for place.
Songs About Places 2019
Songs about dystopia and catastrophe are impossible to avoid this year, but "Old Town Road" could be the path to redemption. Managing Editor James Brasuell assembled a Spotify playlist on songs about places from 2019.
Friday Funny: The Beach Boys Weren't Talking About Kokomo, Indiana
Aruba is real. Jamaica is real. Bermuda, Bahama, Key Largo, and Montego are all real. There is no Kokomo located off the Florida Keys, however, as promised by a famous song by the Beach Boys.
Songs About Places - 2018
The 2018 edition of an annual playlist of songs about places by critically acclaimed and popular bands.
Songs About Places: Water, Rain, and Rivers
A playlist for those who seek inspiration from water—whether it's falling from the sky or running downhill.
Happy Hour: A Playlist of Songs About Water
Here's a concept we can get behind.
2017's Best Songs About Places
Our favorite genre of music is the one that celebrates places.
Sunday Fun: 91 Songs About D.C. Metro
This time the sound of music is the sound of the subway.
Friday Fun: A Playlist of Transit Oriented Tunes
This one's for the straphangers.
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