From the childhood dwelling of Johnny Money to the tiny room the place Buddy Holly recorded his first hit music, vacationers can now embark on a music-filled highway journey throughout the U.S. to face within the precise spots the place all of it started.
“The Final American Music Bucket Checklist,” a journey information for music lovers and highway trippers, consists of statues of artists like Dolly Parton and Ray Charles; the spot the place Patsy Cline’s aircraft crashed; an opportunity to take a seat at Elvis Presley’s favourite piano; the constructing the place hip-hop was born; instrument-themed museums; and every little thing in-between from murals to grave websites.
Creator and Nationwide Journey Journalist Invoice Clevlen (billontheroad.com) has been visiting these locations for years and now shares the expertise of connecting with music historical past.
“I’m a giant fan of placing your personal two ft on the very locations the place legends as soon as stood,” mentioned Clevlen. “Whether or not that’s standing inside Motown’s Studio A, strolling throughout the stage of the Grand Ole Opry, or touring the house the place Prince lived.”
The journey information is on the market wherever books are bought with autographed copies obtainable at americanmusicbucketlist.com. A companion podcast with further tales and highway journey concepts can also be obtainable on all podcast platforms.
Creator Invoice Clevlen shall be at Christopher’s in Kirkwood, 127 E. Argonne Drive, on Might 21 at 1 p.m. for a guide signing.