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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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WW33.3 km

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Immortalized in LyricsThe 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy)

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by Simon and Garfunkel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ODragon

location: New York

date approved: 12/1/2008

last visited: 6/28/2018

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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 Lyrics53rd and 3rd - New York

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Released in Feb. 1976, 53rd & 3rd, was the the second single by the seminal punk rock band The Ramones.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member briansnat

location: New York

date approved: 3/19/2008

last visited: 9/22/2011

Image for "Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend" - Tiffany's - NY, NYview gallery

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend" - Tiffany's - NY, NY

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Marilyn Monroe sings about Tiffany's in the song "Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend" that is featured in the 1953 film Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. Tiffany & Co., which is commonly called Tiffany's is located at 727 Fifth Avenue, NY, NY.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 4/1/2016

last visited: 8/18/2011

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Breakfast at Tiffany's" - New York City, NY

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Tiffany's is located at 717 Fifth Avenue in New York City, NY.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 6/4/2013

last visited: 4/22/2019

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Immortalized in LyricsFairy Tale of New York - Kirsty Mcoll & The Pogues.

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The Iconic Christmas Song of New York

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12

location: New York

date approved: 8/1/2010

last visited: 12/9/2018

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Immortalized in LyricsChrysler Building - The Skyscraper Blues - NY, NY

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The Chrysler Building is an Art Deco style skyscraper in New York City. It is located at 405 Lexington Avenue at the intersection of E. 42nd Street. in Manhattan.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 7/2/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsRockefeller Center - They All Laughed - NY, NY

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"They All Laughed" by George Gershwin mentions Rockefeller Center as a project the people laughed at and never thought it would come to fruition but became a huge success.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 7/1/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsAn English Man in New York - By Sting

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Based on Quentin Crisp. Englishman in New York" is a song by Sting, from his 1987 album ...Nothing Like the Sun. The "Englishman" in question is the famous eccentric Quentin Crisp. Sting wrote the song not long after Crisp moved from London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12

location: New York

date approved: 8/2/2010

last visited: 8/28/2016

Image for Everybody's Shaking Hands on Broadway, New York City, NYview gallery

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Immortalized in LyricsEverybody's Shaking Hands on Broadway, New York City, NY

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There are HUNDREDS of songs about Broadway Street in New York City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: New York

date approved: 11/17/2013

last visited: 5/17/2018

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Immortalized in LyricsNew York State of Mind

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Words and music by Billy Joel

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Vermontish

location: New York

date approved: 9/20/2008

last visited: 5/17/2018

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Immortalized in LyricsTheme From "New York, New York"

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Iconic Sinatra tune

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Vermontish

location: New York

date approved: 11/4/2009

last visited: 11/10/2018

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Immortalized in LyricsEmpire State of Mind by Jay-Z - New York City, NY

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Jay-Z's Empire State of Mind won Grammys in 2009 for Best Rap Song and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration (with Alicia Keys).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 9/13/2011

last visited: 12/31/2003

Image for Vysoké Mýto Empire State Building nemá  - New York City, NYview gallery

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Immortalized in LyricsVysoké Mýto Empire State Building nemá - New York City, NY

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Vysoké Mýto Empire State Building nemá - the song by Ivan Mládek.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: New York

date approved: 10/1/2016

last visited: 12/31/2003

Image for Pop Muzik - M - New York, NYview gallery

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Immortalized in LyricsPop Muzik - M - New York, NY

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Boogie with a suitcase...

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Farkle 7

location: New York

date approved: 2/8/2009

last visited: 12/31/2003

Image for The Boy from New York City - Manhattan Transferview gallery

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Immortalized in LyricsThe Boy from New York City - Manhattan Transfer

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Ooo wah, ooo wah cool, cool kitty...

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Farkle 7

location: New York

date approved: 2/8/2009

last visited: 12/31/2003

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Immortalized in LyricsYou're Everywhere That I'm Not - Translator - New York, NY

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'Cause you're in New York, but I'm not.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Farkle 7

location: New York

date approved: 2/8/2009

last visited: 12/31/2003

Image for The Heart of Rock & Roll - Huey Lewis & the News - New York, NYview gallery

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Immortalized in LyricsThe Heart of Rock & Roll - Huey Lewis & the News - New York, NY

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New York, New York, is everything they say And no place that I'd rather be Where else can you do a half a million things All at a quarter to three

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Farkle 7

location: New York

date approved: 2/14/2009

last visited: 12/31/2003

Image for Herald Square  - "Give My Regards to Broadway" - NY, NYview gallery

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Immortalized in LyricsHerald Square - "Give My Regards to Broadway" - NY, NY

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"Give My Regards to Broadway" is a song written by George M. Cohan. Herald Square is mentioned as a place where he wants to be remembered to his friends. Herald Square is bounded by 6th Avenue, Broadway, and 34th Street in Manhattan.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 4/4/2016

last visited: 12/28/2018

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Garden Party" - Madison Square Garden, NY, NY

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The song "Garden Party" recounts the experience Ricky Nelson has while performing at Madison Square Garden on October 15, 1971. Madison Square Garden is located between West 31st and 33rd Streets and 7th and 8th Avenues in midtown Manhattan.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 4/2/2016

last visited: 12/30/2018

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Immortalized in LyricsBrooklyn Bridge, New York, NY

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Immortalized by the Great Frank Sinatra in the song "Brooklyn Bridge"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SUp3rFM & Cruella

location: New York

date approved: 1/18/2007

last visited: 6/14/2010

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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

Image for "Hole in the Sky" - Manhattan, New Yorkview gallery

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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 LyricsChodim po Broadwayi - New York City, NY

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Chodim po Broadwayi is one of the favorite Czech country-music songs...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: New York

date approved: 10/1/2016

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsBroadway - New York City, NY

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Broadway is a song by The Goo Goo Dolls rock band.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: New York

date approved: 10/1/2016

last visited: never

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