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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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Image for Percey's Song - Bob Dylan - Joliet ILview gallery

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Immortalized in LyricsPercey's Song - Bob Dylan - Joliet IL

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Percy's Song" is a song written by Bob Dylan. It was an outtake from the 1963 sessions for Dylan's third album, The Times They Are A-Changing. It was not officially released until 1985.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/24/2009

last visited: 11/5/2009

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Immortalized in LyricsJoliet Bound - Kansas Joe McCoy - Joliet IL

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This song is about Joliet Prison.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/24/2009

last visited: 11/5/2009

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Immortalized in LyricsIn The Ghetto - Elvis Presley - Chicago, IL

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On a cold and gray Chicago mornin'...

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Farkle 7

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/15/2009

last visited: 10/14/2018

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Immortalized in LyricsI've Been Everywhere - Johnny Cash - Chicago - Illinois, USA

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Lou Mitchell's Chicago. For many it is the unofficial start to their Route 66 trip. A great place to start a journey such as I've Been Everywhere, Recorded by Johnny Cash in 1996.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/22/2015

last visited: 10/14/2018

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Immortalized in LyricsDancing In The Street - Martha and the Vandellas - Chicago - Illinois, USA.

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'Dancing in the Street' is a 1964 song first recorded by Martha and the Vandellas. Mick Jagger and David Bowie also recorded 'Dancing in the Street' as a duo in 1985. Chicago gets a mention in the song.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/10/2015

last visited: 10/14/2018

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Immortalized in LyricsSweet Home Chicago! - Robert Johnson - Chicago, IL

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Come on, baby don't you want to go Come on, baby don't you want to go To the same old place, sweet home Chicago

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Farkle 7

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/15/2009

last visited: 10/14/2018

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Immortalized in LyricsI've Been Everywhere - Johnny Cash - Chicago, IL

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The beginning of Route 66 is an obvious place to start.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Farkle 7

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/15/2009

last visited: 5/20/2018

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Immortalized in LyricsRoute 66 - Nat King Cole - Chicago, IL

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First recorded by Nat King Cole in 1946.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Farkle 7

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/11/2009

last visited: 5/20/2018

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Immortalized in LyricsThe Night Chicago Died - Paper Lace - Chicago, IL

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On the East Side of Chicago... I heard my mama cry.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Farkle 7

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/15/2009

last visited: 10/19/2016

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The title track from the Jackson 5's last album referenced the address of their Indiana home.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Go Boilers!

location: Indiana

date approved: 7/5/2009

last visited: 10/22/2011

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Immortalized in LyricsGoing Back to Indiana - Jackson 5

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Roosevelt High is mention in the Jackson 5 song Going Back to Indiana. The school is right behind the Jackson's former residence.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Go Boilers!

location: Indiana

date approved: 7/5/2009

last visited: never

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