Winslow (Navajo Béésh Sinil or Béésinil) is a city located in Navajo County, Arizona. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 9,520.
Winslow was made famous by the song "Take It Easy" written by Jackson Browne and Glenn Frey and performed by The Eagles. The song tells the tale of a disconsolate singer with woman troubles and includes the lines:
The scene is replicated today in Standin' on the Corner Park in Winslow. According to www.standinonthecorner.com the town had suffered a loss of commerce when Route 66 was supplanted by Interstate 40, but the popularity of the song led to renewed attention for Winslow and a commercial renaissance.
The town also posted a billboard on I40 with the words: "Winslow, Arizona says 'Take it easy'".
Web Sites and Links
Elks Lodge #536Provides lodge news, information on facilities and officers, a calendar, and links
Taking It Easy In Winslow, ArizonaSite promoting a park being built based on the song, "Take It Easy"
The Winslow Mail OnlineElectronic edition of the community newspaper offering news, weather, sports and classified ads.
Winslow Chamber of CommerceProvides business information, demographics, day trips descriptions, membership details, and related links.
Winslow High School Alumni Message BoardMessage Board for graduates and alumni of Winslow High School