Sh-t Towne
by Live

Album: Throwing Copper (1994)

Songfacts®:

  • At a June 11, 2000 concert, lead singer Ed Kowalczyk said: "We come from a really sh-tty town. It's called York, Pennsylvania (USA). By the way, don't ever go there, it's not worth it, unless you like York Peppermint Patties and Harley Davidson motorcycles." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Jackie - Virginia Beach, VA

Comments: 5

  • David from 17404yes it is. I have been here a few years now. Old entitled folks who think they are better than each other any anyone not from York. They have been fixing up the Yorktowne hotel for years but its never going to finish
  • Darin from Philadelphia, PaLive is originally from the York City, which is an urban area surrounded by very rural York County; they were city kids. In York, if a business wants to project an air of elegance and class, they will title themselves "Yorktowne." Yorktowne Wallpaper for example. The fanciest hotel in downtown York is the Yorktowne Hotel. Live adding that simple pretentious letter "e" at the end of town is a hilarious inside joke for those of us from York.

    York County is a predominantly Pennsylvania-German area. The last name Weaver is very common.

    For years, York County radio stations banned Live because of this song.
  • Jackie from Blacksburg, VaThere's a HD factory there
  • Annabelle from Eugene, OrYork is the home of the Harley Davidson Motorcycle? That's interesting. I wonder if Harleys are even made in Philadelphia as well.
  • Lucas from York, PaI live in York and its not as bad as the song says but it still sucks
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