Monday, March 19, 2007

Road Trippin' in the USA

Chicago is SUCH an incredible city! Why haven't I been here before? Oh my gosh, the three-storey roads had my head spinning for a bit, as did the St Patricks Day festivities here yesterday. But it's all good! It's better than the head-spin I got after taking a wrong turn in Tennessee and finding myself driving through the Virginian mountain ranges, lol.

Hubby (aka "Luvvy") and I have been finding up songs about every state we are visiting. We have some gaps though, and are hoping you can help us by contributing suggestions... So far we have been to:

- Louisana: The Battle of New Orleans, Johnny Horton
- Mississippi:
- Tennessee: Graceland, Paul Simon
- Virginia: Country Roads, John Denver (I know, not "technically" about Virginia)
- Kentucky: Bobby McGee, Janis Joplin (I'm sure there's a line in there about "from the Kentucky coal-mines to the Californian sun")?
- Indiana: "I come from Indiana with a corn cob in my sack" (OK, we made that one up - after 10 hours of driving we were getting a little stir-crazy)
- Illinois: Any song by the band, Chicago?

Coming up next:

- Michigan:
- Ohio:
- Pennsylvania:
- New York: NY NY, the old dude
- Connecticut:
- California: Welcome to the Hotel California, The Eagles

Get in there girls, get creative!


Anonymous said...

Anita, here's one for Michigan: "The Edmund Fitzgerald", or you could get a bit rowdy and go with Kid Rock's "Son of Detroit".

Enjoy your trip! :)

Angella said...

Detroit Rock City by Kiss is also in there. (Michigan)

angella said...

Virginia Carry me back to Old Virginny

Tennesee Tennessee Waltz

Illinois The Night Chicago Died

Scranton Pennsylvania is mentioned in Harry Chapins 30,000 ponds of bananas

Carly simon did a tune called The wives are in Connecticut

Neil Youngs Ohio lyrics, tin soldiers and Nixons coming....

Angella, eclectic music fan....

Denise said...

There's always the old forties song, "K-A-L-A-M-A-Z-O-Oh what a gal, in Kalamazoo, 'zoo, 'zoo..."

--just another Michigander :)