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Who hasn't passed by a place that made them remember the lyrics to a song?

This is a category for locations which have inspired a person or group of people to pen a famous tune.
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Immortalized in Lyrics"The Ghost of the St. Louis Blues" - St. Louis, MO

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A humor parody of the W.C. Handy classic...by Emmett Miller...look inside and see, with amazement, the band members of this group...unbelievable...big stars to be...Band name: "The Georgia Crackers"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/17/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Back Home Again in Indiana" - Vincennes, IN

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Wabash at Vincennes, Lincoln crossed here, George Rogers Clark crossed here, etc...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Indiana

date approved: 3/17/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in Lyrics"We Built This City" - Starship - Golden Gate Bridge, CA

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This was an "anthem" in its day.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: California

date approved: 3/10/2019

last visited: 3/23/2019

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Immortalized in LyricsBlack Donnelly's Massacre - Lucan, Ontario

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Stompin' Tom Connors made a long career out of writing and performing songs about Canadiana. In this case he tells of a February 1880 encounter where five members of the Donnelly family were killed by a mob. No one was ever convicted.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 3/4/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsZoutelande - BLØF - ft. Geike Arnaert

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A song about the rather popular beach vllage Zoutelande in the Netherlands. A part of the song ("Ik ben blij dat je hier bent") is integrated in the welcome sign!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F

location: Zeeland, Netherlands

date approved: 3/4/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsAm Strand von Maspalomas - Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, España

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Am Strand von Maspalomas - published 1988 and sung by Chris Wolff.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windschattenwanderer

location: Islas Canarias, Spain

date approved: 2/26/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsGran Canaria - Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, España

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Gran Canaria - published 1980 and sung by Manuela.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windschattenwanderer

location: Islas Canarias, Spain

date approved: 2/26/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsA Change Would Do You Good, Galveston, TX

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Back in the late 90s, a Sheryl Crow put out a rocking album. One of the tracks mentioned FALSTAFF BEER. Now Falstaff Cruise Parking, this was once Falstaff Brewery #8.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 2/4/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsPochod Praha-Prcice - Sedlec-Prcice, Czech Republic

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Pochod Praha - Prcice - the song by Ivan Mládek

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 1/28/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsDrevorubci - Nasavrky, Czech Republic

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Drevorubci - the song by Ivan Mládek

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Jihočeský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 1/28/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsThe Stationary Willberries - "Laxey Wheel" - Laxey, Isle of Man

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The Waterwheel of the Great Laxey Mine was the inspiration for this song composed by Stuart Slack who is memorialised by a bench on Mines Road in Laxey.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm

location: Isle of Man

date approved: 1/28/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Aruba Dushi Tera" - Oranjestad, Aruba

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Aruba's National Anthem, "Aruba Dushi Tera" was composed by Juan Chabaya 'Padu' Lampe (music) and Rufo Wever (lyrics). The last stanza was composed by Hubert Booi.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Aruba

date approved: 1/17/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsTitanic Terrarium - Napanee, Ontario

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Members of The Tragically Hip were born and raised not far from here. This factory maybe isn't old enough to fit the reference to "great grandfather" in the lyrics, but who knows.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/8/2018

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsBeachcomber From Wollongong. Wollongong. NSW. Australia.

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He's just a "Beachcomber from Wollongong" brings back memories of the sand and surf along the beach at Marine Parade in beachside city of Wollongong, 80kms south of Sydney.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 10/13/2018

last visited: 10/13/2018

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Immortalized in LyricsHAWKESBURY RIVER LOVIN . Hawkesbury River, NSW. Australia.

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The HAWKESBURY RIVER LOVIN song conjours up images of lazy days drifting along the Hawkesbury River north of Sydney in NSW.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 10/13/2018

last visited: 3/24/2018

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Drowns the Whiskey" - Lynchburg, TN

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A song by Jason Aldean that mentions Lynchburg, TN

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/9/2018

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsHave you ever seen Sydney from a 747 at night? - Sydney. NSW. Australia.

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Australian musician Paul Kelly sings Have you ever seen Sydney from a 747 at night? Sydney shines like a beautiful light. The given co-ords are approaching the runway at Sydney Airport, above Botany Bay.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 10/9/2018

last visited: 10/10/2018

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Immortalized in Lyrics"America" - Manhattan, New York

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Imagine Dragons' lyrics include "From farmers in the fields, to the tallest of the towers that fall and rise, 1-7-7-6, the names upon the list, for all the ones that gave until they died."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: New York

date approved: 9/24/2018

last visited: never

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Hole in the Sky" - Manhattan, New York

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Juliana Hatfield's song is about the gap in the Manhattan skyline left by the destruction of the Twin Towers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: New York

date approved: 9/24/2018

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsNa hrade Okori - Okor, Central Bohemia, Czechia

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[CZ] Populární lidová písen "Na Okor je cesta", která se casto zpívá u táborových ohnu [ENG] The popular folk song "To Okor leads the way", which is often sung at camp fires

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Olivetti

location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 9/10/2018

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsJá jsem z Kutné Hory - Kutná Hora, Czech Republic

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Já jsem z Kutné Hory is Czech folk song

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 9/1/2018

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsBalinese - ZZ Top - Galveston, TX

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You might remember Ruby, She always dressed in red. Wearing skintight pants, Lord, and how she could dance, With a rag wrapped around her head. And everybody knows, It was hard to leave. It was down at the Balinese.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 8/17/2018

last visited: 11/23/2018

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Immortalized in LyricsTom's Diner - Suzanne Vega - New York, NY

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Suzanne Vega's classic based on local New York diner

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: New York

date approved: 8/6/2018

last visited: 5/18/2018

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Immortalized in LyricsŠuškavý víno - Uherský Brod, Czech Republic

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Šuškavý víno - the song by Ivan Mládek

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Zlínský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 8/6/2018

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsMoravo, Moravo - Veseli nad Moravou, Czech Republic

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Moravo, Moravo is Moravian folk song

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Jihomoravský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 8/6/2018

last visited: never

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