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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"Oh Walesee" - Walensee / Lake Walen, Switzerland

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Every German speaking Swiss knows the Trio Eugster song about Lake Walen and the notorious traffic jams in the 1970s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Ostschweiz (SG/SH/TG/AI/AR/GL), Switzerland

date approved: 2/16/2013

last visited: never

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Funky Nassau" by The Beginning of the End - Nassau, Bahamas

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The Beginning of the End released an album entitled Funky Nassau in 1971 on Alston Records, a subsidiary of Atlantic Records.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Bahamas

date approved: 2/16/2013

last visited: 3/20/2013

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Amsterdam" by Jacques Brel - Amsterdam, Netherlands

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The song "Amsterdam" is performed by Jacques Brel and appears on the live album Olympia 1964 (1964) and on the live album Volume 9 - Brel En Public - Olympia 1964 (1988).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Noord-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 2/16/2013

last visited: 10/7/2013

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Bruxelles" by Jacques Brel - Brussels, Belgium

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The song "Bruxelles" was composed and performed by Jacques Brel and appears on the album Les Bourgeois (1962), on the live album Knokke 1963 (1993) and on the compilation album Volume 4 – Le Plat Pays 1962-1964 (1988).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Brussels, Belgium

date approved: 2/16/2013

last visited: 1/1/2008

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Immortalized in LyricsBe Our Guest - Beauty & the Beast - Florida, USA.

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Be Our Guest - Music by Alan Menken Lyrics by Howard Ashman - from the popular Disney film Beauty and the Beast - Be Our Guest Restaurant - located at the Beasts Castle, Fantasyland - Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 1/11/2013

last visited: 2/28/2013

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Immortalized in LyricsMerle Haggard's ~ Reno Blues (Philadelphia Lawyer)

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County singer Merle Haggard sang this song with "Reno" in the lyrics.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Nevada

date approved: 12/18/2012

last visited: 1/4/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsJohnny Cash's ~ Folsom Prison Blues

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Possibly the most recognized song with "Reno" in the lyrics.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Nevada

date approved: 12/18/2012

last visited: 1/4/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsR.E.M.'s ~ All the Way to Reno

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The popular band R.E.M. produced this song about Reno, Nevada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Nevada

date approved: 12/18/2012

last visited: 1/4/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsNic Cowan's ~ "Reno"

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This song is titled "RENO" after Reno, Nevada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Nevada

date approved: 12/18/2012

last visited: 1/4/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsMimi and Richard Farina's ~ "Reno Nevada"

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This song has "Reno Nevada" in the title and lyrics.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Nevada

date approved: 12/18/2012

last visited: 1/4/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsDavid Red Boy Schildt's: "Who Killed Walker Lake?", Walker Lake, NV

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Walker Lake Who Killed Walker Lake? Written and sung by: Dave Red Boy Schildt

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Nevada

date approved: 12/18/2012

last visited: 3/24/2013

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Immortalized in LyricsCockles and Mussels - Grafton Street, Dublin, Ireland

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In Grafton Street, Dublin, there is a statue of Molly Malone with her barrow. That reminds me of the Irish song 'Molly Malone'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Dublin, Ireland

date approved: 12/8/2012

last visited: 4/29/2009

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Immortalized in LyricsElvis' "Viva Las Vegas" - Las Vegas, NV

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"Viva Las Vegas" takes place here, in sin city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Nevada

date approved: 11/1/2012

last visited: 4/20/2007

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Immortalized in LyricsKaty Perry's "Waking up in Vegas" - Las Vegas, NV

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"Waking up in Vegas" takes place here, in sin city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Nevada

date approved: 11/1/2012

last visited: 4/20/2007

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Immortalized in Lyrics"BELOW", Dead River and Flagstaff, Maine

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The towns of Dead River and Flagstaff were flooded; the song "Below" is said to be about this situation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Maine

date approved: 10/24/2012

last visited: 9/2/2013

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Immortalized in LyricsMaceira - Lisboa, Portugal

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No Alto do Ventoso, lyrics of Amilcar Pinga, music of Manuel Pereira

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RuiJSDuarte

location: Lisboa, Portugal

date approved: 10/15/2012

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsSailing to Philadelphia - Mason Dixon Line crossing US Route 1

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Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon surveyed the famous Mason-Dixon Line between Pennsylvania and Maryland, Delaware and Virginia. The waymark is for where the Mason-Dixon Line crosses US Route 1 between Maryland and Pennsylvania.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/10/2012

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsModer Swea - Swedish Army Museum - Östermalm, Stockholm, Sweden

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Mother Svea (Swedish: Moder Swea) is the female personification and patriotic emblem of Sweden. The song, Moder Swea was on the 1995 self-titled album by Lena Philipsson. Moder Swea is part of the Poltava Monument at the Army Museum in Stockholm.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Stockholm, Sweden

date approved: 10/10/2012

last visited: 12/14/2013

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Immortalized in LyricsThe Last Resort - The Eagles - Providence, RI

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Though the song, The Last Resort, by the Eagles, is about California, the song starts with the words, "She came from Providence, the one in Rhode Island..."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 9/13/2012

last visited: 5/6/2013

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Immortalized in LyricsÒ Elvas Ò Elvas - Elvas, Portugal

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This is a song by Paco Bandeira, a popular singer especially in the 70's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Portalegre, Portugal

date approved: 9/6/2012

last visited: 8/16/2008

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Immortalized in LyricsNorth To Alaska

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Movie title song written by Mac Phillips

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Vermontish

location: Alaska

date approved: 8/26/2012

last visited: 7/3/2003

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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 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

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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

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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

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