Could a song make a town?

winslow_andrew_pielage-27 [Photo by Andrew Pielage]

I grew up in Winslow, Arizona mentioned in the song “Take It Easy” by Jackson Browne and Glenn Frey.

Well I was standin’ on a corner in Winslow, Arizona
Such a fine sight to see

You could walk into a bar literally anywhere in the country and say you’re from Winslow, Arizona and someone’s going to remember that lyric. I wrote this story about the song’s influence on my hometown.