Ritzville Washington Is Forever Immortalized By A Famous Rock Band's Song

One famous rock band once wrote a song about Ritzville Washington and it skyrocketed to the top of the music charts. If you love the 1990s, can you name the band?

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Mudhoney Is Considered One Of The Founders Of Grunge Rock In Seattle Washington

Ritzville Washington is a small town of 1,600 along Interstate 90, about 53 miles southwest of Spokane. It can appear like a beacon on a lonely stretch of highway in the middle of the night as there isn't much around except farms and fields of wheat.

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One famous rock band wrote about the town and recorded a song about it in their 1992 album Piece Of Cake.

"Ritzville" Is Song That Was Written And Performed By The Band Mudhoney

Seattle grunge rock was huge at the time and Seattle-based rock band Mudhoney was making it big on the music scene and rock charts alongside Nirvana and Pearl Jam.

Mudhoney is still performing today after a lot of other bands of that era have seemed to disappear.

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Mudhoney is considered one of the founders of grunge music and the album that featured the song "Ritzville" reached 189 on the Billboard Top 200 back in 1992

Ritzville was a song featured on the album Piece of Cake and here are some of the lyrics to the song:

Goin' back to Ritzville
don't ask why
Goin' back to Ritzville
don't ask why
Goin' back to Ritzville
don't ask why

You can take a listen to the song below:

Ritzville might be a small town in Eastern Washington but it does have one contribution to pop culture thanks to Mudhoney that will live on forever.

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