From the childhood home of Johnny Cash to the tiny room where Buddy Holly recorded his first hit song – travelers can now embark on a music-filled road trip across the U.S. to stand in the exact spots where it all began. The Ultimate American Music Bucket List includes seeing statues of artists like Dolly Parton and Ray Charles; the spot where Patsy Cline’s plane crashed; a chance to sit at Elvis Presley’s favorite piano; visit the building where hip-hop was born, tour instrument themed museums; and see everything in-between from murals to grave sites. Author and National Travel Journalist, Bill Clevlen (billontheroad.com) has been visiting these places for years and wanted to share the experience of connecting with music history. “I’m a big fan of putting your own two feet on the very places where legends once stood,” said Clevlen. “Whether that’s standing inside Motown’s Studio A, walking across the stage of the Grand Ole Opry, or touring the home where Prince lived.
*All books come autographed by the author. For a limited time, customers purchasing copies through Bill On The Road will also receive an exclusive, limited run, record shaped decal that says “I’m Rock And Rolling The Ultimate American Music Bucket List”. You can display it on your car, suitcase, or even your old boom box! (While supplies last. One per customer.)