What real life locations are mentioned in songs, band names or album titles?
Real Places Mentioned in Songs, The Guess Who
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Live at the Paramount album at Amazon.com
American Woman, said get away American Woman, listen what I say Don't come hangin' around my door I don't need your war machines I don't need your ghetto scenes Coloured lights can hypnotize Sparkle someone else's eyes Now woman, get away from me American woman, mama let me be.
The continent of America is part of the word American in this song and title. "American Woman" was a #1 hit song for the Canadian group, the Guess Who in the first few months of 1970. With the vocals of lead singer Burton Cummings really selling this tune. It was a #1 tune the same week as the Kent State University, in Ohio, massacre on May 4, 1970 where students were protesting against President Nixon expanding the Vietnam War into Cambodia, and four students were shot by National Guardsmen. The "American Woman" being referenced by the Guess Who is the Statue of Liberty.
Submitted by: Peter
Moose Jaw, Terrace, and Medicine Hat...
Umm. I'm confused. Isn't Saskatchewan somewhere you run FROM?
Submitted by: princejellyfish
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