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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"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: never

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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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