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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"You Came a Long Way from St. Louis" - Della Reese - St. Louis, MO

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This song has been performed by Marvyn Gaye, Mary Wells, Rosemary Clooney, etc..

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/23/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Deep Morgan Blues" - Henry Brown - St. Louis, MO

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Biddle St., known as Deep Morgan, 3th Police Ward, was once called "Kerry Patch: when this was ethnic Irish enclave, turned black and became "Deep Morgan", and also called the "Bloody 3rd Ward." Blues Bars filled the area of Morgan St. & Biddle St.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/8/2019

last visited: 5/8/2019

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Immortalized in LyricsSan Diego by Don Vedda - San Diego, CA

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There are many songs about San Diego, but most do not say the name. I found this song by Don Vedda about his hometown, San Diego, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: California

date approved: 5/4/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in Lyrics"SO St. Louis" - Tha Thurlbredz - St. Louis, MO

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This song wasn't that popular in my opinion, but the video oozes STL pride.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/22/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Lovejoy, Illinois" - Albert King - Brooklyn, IL

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Actually it is the town of Brooklyn, Illinois, why African-Americans call it "Lovejoy" explained inside....

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/14/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Eero Saarinen" - Finn's Motel - St. Louis, MO

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Song about the Arch and it's creator.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/9/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Nut Factory Blues" - HI Henry Brown - St. Louis, MO

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Intersection of 2nd St. & Elm St., was razed to create the Gateway Arch and Park....but history was made there before the Arch. In the song 16th St. & Franklin Ave., is today 16th & MLK Blvd. and huge modern warehouses.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/3/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Delmar Avenue" - Signifying Mary Johnson - St. Louis, MO

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Signifying Mary Johnson recorded her last blues sessions with that moniker in Chicago on May 22/23, 1936; though Peetie Wheatstraw played piano, Roosevelt Sykes was the pianist and Kokomo Arnold guitarist backing Mary on "Delmar Avenue."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/1/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsBallad of the Alamo

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Ballad that tells the story of the 13 days of glory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 4/1/2019

last visited: 5/23/2019

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Duncan and Brady" - Dave Van Ronk - St. Louis, MO

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11th & Locust, was once the De Soto Hotel, hen became apartments, now new apartments...song is about what happened there.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/29/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Vincennes" - Bobby Bare - Vincennes, IN

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National Park, Lincoln Bridge, and Harrison's Mansion

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Indiana

date approved: 3/29/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Back in the U.S.A." - Church Berry - St. Louis

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Chuck Berry, one of many St. Louis natives to be big in music...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/29/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in Lyrics"St Louis Song" - Erin Bode - St. Louis, MO

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Can't photo the whole city...but this Arch everyone knowns

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/29/2019

last visited: never

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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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