Nobody, not even Edgar Allen Poe, Barry Levinson, and Cal Ripken combined in some kind of crazy genetic splice could possibly write a song as complimentary and upbeat about Baltimore.
Come on, we've all seen This track off Boston's debut album chronicles the tale of their rise to rock n' roll fame as "just another band out of Boston", dancing in the streets of Hyannis and praying for a break in Rhode Island.
History buffs yearning to experience places that highlight the country's rich traditions, landmarks, and defining events will head for America's oldest cities, significant war monuments, and important buildings for a sense of the past.
It is a blend of practices from the people of the Kongo, Benin/Togo, Nigeria and others.
The extent to which hoodoo could be practiced varied by region and the temperament of the slave owners.
Well, we decided to find out, identifying the best song about every single US state (or, at least about a city, landmark, or Interestingly enough, this song is by a group from Jacksonville, FL. You know, 'cause Southerners are better at fiddlin', right?
But since everyone outside of Alabama associates it with Forrest Gump dancing around his house with Jen-nay, that little detail gets pushed aside. Hard to say an instrumental song is actually ABOUT a state, but when the track's so good it's used for both the original series AND the remake, AND it's pretty much all that goes through your head any time you land at HNL, it's a clear winner.