[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Simon & Garfunkel[/lastfm]: “The 59th Street Bridge Song”
Blue Jay Way by the Beatles
on Broadway by the drifters
hey is this the Ron Austin that used to live in Trabuco Canyon?
“Hard Travallin” by the Kingston Trio written by Woody Guthrie mentions the Lincoln Highway in the Chorus
Ventura Highway by America
Heatbreak Hotel by Elvis ( down at the end of Easy Street)
oops I looked up Hartbreak Hotel and it is down at the end of Lonely Street
Sorry Elvis Mis-spelled Heartbreak Hotel
Theme song from “Sesame Street” (Sunny Day…..). How about that one? The theme of “The Streets of San Francisco”? How about “On the Street Where You Live?”
Sesame Street…they still play that show?? 1970’s S.S. is the only street that counts.
“Ventura Boulevard” in “Free Fallin'” by Tom Petty
“34th & Vine” in “Love Potion #9
“Sunset” in “Sunset People” by Donna Summer
Last week you asked for songs with cars and I don’t think anyone mentioned
Tijuana Taxi by Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass
Whittier blvd by the midniters
77 Sunset Strip
Dead Man’s Curve by Jan and Dean
He passed me at Doheny then I started to swerve
59th Street Bridge Song by Simon and Garfunkel
I Love LA by Randy Newman….Imperial Blvd, Century Blvd, Victory Blvd
Highway 441 in “Over You” (The Silos)
[Highway] 441 in “American Girl” (Tom Petty)
Rock classics of the 80’s are here whether you can stand it or not. Bon Jovi’s “Let It Rock” has two street names, one is Sunset and the other is Broadway. At one time he spent a lot of time in Los Angeles.
“Alphabet Street” by Prince (or the Artist Formerly Known as the Artist Formerly Known as Prince);
“I Love L.A.” by Randy Newman;
“Portobello Road” from the Disney’s movie “Bedknobs and Broomsticks.”
The Boxer , You don’t mess with Jim, Taxi,
Freight Train by Peter, Paul & Mary: “When I’m gone please bury me deep, way down at the end of Bleeker Street.”
Dylan’s Highway 61
Gerry Rafferty’s Baker Street
Tom Waits’ Heart Attack and Vine
and… Penny Lane!
Yellow Brick Road
Thee Midnighters, “Let’s take a trip down Whittier Blvd.
The Beatles, Let It Be album, the short song “Maggie Mae”.
“Oh, dirty Maggie Mae
They have taken her away!
And She’ll never walk down Lime Street anymore.”
Lime Street, of course, is in Liverpool.
Royal Crown Revue’s Watts Local …Alameda, Wilmington, 103rd,
Give My Regards to Broadway, remember me to Herald Square