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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 Amazing Grace - St Peter & St Paul's Church, Olney, Buckinghamshire, UKview gallery

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Immortalized in LyricsAmazing Grace - St Peter & St Paul's Church, Olney, Buckinghamshire, UK

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This small English town is where Rev. John Newton found both God and the church which inspired him to write the famous hymn 'Amazing Grace'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/9/2009

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsSoyer Tomb - Kensal Green Cemetery, London, UK

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This monument was designed for Elizabeth Soyer by her husband Alexis Benoit Soyer who is also interred here. In large letters are the words "TO HER" and this makes me think of The Pretenders hit "Hymn to Her".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/3/2017

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsBelsize Park - Haverstock Hill, London, UK

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Belsize Park is the name of a tube station on the London Underground. It gets a mention in the Marillion classic "Kayleigh".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/17/2014

last visited: never

Image for Turnpike Lane - Green Lanes, London, UKview gallery

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Immortalized in LyricsTurnpike Lane - Green Lanes, London, UK

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Turnpike Lane is the name of a road and tube station in Hornsey, North London. It is mentioned in the song "Junkie Doll" by Mark Knopfler.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/3/2014

last visited: never

Image for 'Warwick Avenue' by Duffy - Warwick Avenue, London, UKview gallery

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Immortalized in Lyrics'Warwick Avenue' by Duffy - Warwick Avenue, London, UK

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Warwick Avenue runs in a sourh east/ north west direction. Towards the northe western end, close to the church, is Warwick Avenue tube station that is mentioned in the song 'Warwick Avenue' by Duffy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/29/2012

last visited: never

Image for 'Ghosts of Ladbroke Grove' by Killing Joke - Ladbroke Grove, London, UKview gallery

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Immortalized in Lyrics'Ghosts of Ladbroke Grove' by Killing Joke - Ladbroke Grove, London, UK

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Ladbroke Grove is a road in west London that runs in a generally north/south direction between Harrow Road, in the north, and Holland Park Avneue, in the south.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/14/2012

last visited: never

Image for 'The Only Cool Girl in Larbroke Grove' by Manges - Ladbroke Grove, London, UKview gallery

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Immortalized in Lyrics'The Only Cool Girl in Larbroke Grove' by Manges - Ladbroke Grove, London, UK

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Ladbroke Grove is a road in west London that runs in a generally north/south direction between Harrow Road, in the north, and Holland Park Avneue, in the south.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/14/2012

last visited: never

Image for 'One Man Band' by Leo Sayer - Ladbroke Grove, London, UKview gallery

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Immortalized in Lyrics'One Man Band' by Leo Sayer - Ladbroke Grove, London, UK

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Ladbroke Grove is a road in west London that runs in a generally north/south direction between Harrow Road, in the north, and Holland Park Avneue, in the south.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/14/2012

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsBaker Street

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"Baker Street" a song made popular by Gerry Rafferty in 1978 and memorable for its saxaphone solo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/1/2011

last visited: 3/3/2019

Image for Speakers' Corner - "Industrial Disease" (Dire Straits) - Hyde Park, London, UKview gallery

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Immortalized in LyricsSpeakers' Corner - "Industrial Disease" (Dire Straits) - Hyde Park, London, UK

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A Speakers' Corner, an area in NE corner of London' Hyde Park where open-air public speaking, debate and discussion are allowed, is mentioned in "Industrial Disease" song from Dire Straits' album Love over Gold.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/7/2014

last visited: 10/8/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsA Day in the Life

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People of my age, pushing 60, will remember "Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" by the Beatles and a track called "A Day in the Life".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/1/2011

last visited: 1/29/2018

Image for "Dedicated Follower of Fashion" by The Kinks - Regent Street, London, UKview gallery

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Dedicated Follower of Fashion" by The Kinks - Regent Street, London, UK

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"Dedicated Follower of Fashion" was a 1966 single by The Kinks. It lampoons the contemporary British fashion scene and mod culture in general of the sixties era. It was originally released as a single.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/12/2013

last visited: 4/12/2015

Image for "Oxford Street" by Everything But The Girl - Oxford Street, London, UKview gallery

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Oxford Street" by Everything But The Girl - Oxford Street, London, UK

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Oxford Street runs for approximately one and a half miles from Marble Arch at the north east corner of Hyde Park, through Oxford Circus to St Giles Circus, at the intersection with Charing Cross Road and Tottenham Court Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/3/2013

last visited: 5/18/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsA Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square

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A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square: Published 1940; Lyrics by Eric Maschwitz and music by Manning Sherwin and Jack Strachey.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 3/19/2008

last visited: 11/19/2011

Image for Brompton Oratory - Brompton Road, London, UKview gallery

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Immortalized in LyricsBrompton Oratory - Brompton Road, London, UK

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The song "Brompton Oratory" by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds mentions this building as its title.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/26/2011

last visited: 7/25/2016

Image for Ziggy Stardust - Heddon Street, London, UKview gallery

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Immortalized in LyricsZiggy Stardust - Heddon Street, London, UK

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This black plaque marks the location where the cover photograph for David Bowie's 1972 album "The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars" was taken. "Ziggy Stardust" is a track from the album.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/23/2015

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsDenmark Street - London, UK

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Denmark Street, in London, is known for music and its music shops so it comes as no surprise that it is mentioned in a song... well, not in the lyrics but as the title of a song by the Kinks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/8/2014

last visited: 8/17/2013

Image for 'Blue is the Colour" by Chelsea Football Team - Stamford Bridge, London, UKview gallery

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Immortalized in Lyrics'Blue is the Colour" by Chelsea Football Team - Stamford Bridge, London, UK

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Nearly all football teams have an 'anthem' and this one 'Blue is the Colour' is one of the more well known ones.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/14/2012

last visited: 3/18/2012

Image for 'Blue Day' by Suggs - Stamford Bridge, London, UKview gallery

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Immortalized in Lyrics'Blue Day' by Suggs - Stamford Bridge, London, UK

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'Blue Day' is a song by Suggs of Madness fame. He is a well known Chelsea supported and penned this song about the team.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/14/2012

last visited: never

Image for Fulham Broadway - Fulham Road, London, UKview gallery

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Immortalized in LyricsFulham Broadway - Fulham Road, London, UK

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Fulham Broadway is an underground station on the District Line in west London. It is also the name of a nearby road. The song "Willesden Green" by The Kinks mentions the station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/29/2014

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsFulham Broadway - Fulham Road, London, UK.

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Fulham Broadway is an underground station on the District Line in west London. It is also the name of a nearby road. The song "What a Waste" by Ian Dury & The Blockheads mentions the station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/29/2014

last visited: never

Image for Teddington in "Ernie (The Fastest Milkman in the West)" - Teddington, London, UKview gallery

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Immortalized in LyricsTeddington in "Ernie (The Fastest Milkman in the West)" - Teddington, London, UK

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"Ernie" was novelty song released in 1971 by comediam Benny Hill. It topped the UK singles chart at Christmas, 1971. It tells the exploits of Ernie, a milkman, and his foe "Two Ton Ted from Teddington". The co-ords are for Teddington High Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/5/2015

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsTwo Little Boys by Rolf Harris - Temple, London, UK

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A song that never did it for me but is apt for this statue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/3/2011

last visited: 11/7/2016

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Immortalized in LyricsReading - I Often Dream of Trains

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In the Robyn Hitchcock song "I Often Dream of Trains" Reading is one of the earthly destinations.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/28/2010

last visited: 7/18/2016

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Immortalized in LyricsWaterloo Sunset

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Waterloo Sunset, the Kinks. 1967. Words and music by Ray Davies.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 5/10/2008

last visited: 4/5/2019

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