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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 LyricsBishopsgate - London, UK

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Bishopsgate is the name of a major road between Gracechurch Street and Norton Folgate in the City of London. It is also the name of one of London's Wards. It is mentioned in the Beatle's song "Being for the Benefit of Mr Kite".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/19/2014

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsThreadneedle Street - London, UK

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Threadneedle Street runs in a roughly east west direction from Bishopsgate in the east to Bank Junction in the west. "Threadneedle Street" is the name of a song by "Blur".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/19/2014

last visited: never

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Montréal" - Ariane Moffatt - Montréal, Québec, Canada

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"Montréal" lyrics by Ariane Moffatt - Montréal, Québec, Canada

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tatie

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 2/19/2014

last visited: 2/28/2015

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Immortalized in LyricsHrbitov Malvazinky - Smíchov , Praha 5, CZ

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Malvazinky inspirovaly cleny skupiny Pláce kocka, kterí zde nejaký cas pracovali jako hrobníci / Cemetery Malvazinky was the inspiration for songs of the band Place kocka (Crying cat), whose members have worked here for some time as gravediggers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 1/30/2014

last visited: 2/16/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsHaight Street- Anberlin- San Francisco, CA

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This street was home to numerous musicians during the 1960s-1970s and became known as a hippie hangout.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: California

date approved: 12/15/2013

last visited: 1/12/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsYMCA - The Village People - N. Monroe St., Spokane, WA

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This YMCA, on the northern edge of downtown Spokane, is the newest in Spokane, and the first in North America to be a shared facility, with both YMCA and YWCA under one roof.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 12/11/2013

last visited: 4/4/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsFour Strong Winds - Ian Tyson - Alberta, Canada

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Born a British Columbian and an Ontarioan of necessity, Ian Tyson was an Albertan inside. Several of his songs were either about Alberta or referred to Alberta.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 12/11/2013

last visited: 8/5/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsSchool House Rock's "I'm Just a Bill" - Washington, D.C.

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Everyone remembers School House rock to help us remember those difficult things to remember.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 12/8/2013

last visited: 8/23/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsMiley Cyrus' "Party in the USA" - Los Angeles, CA

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The Los Angeles International Airport is featured in this song.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 12/6/2013

last visited: 3/13/1997

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Immortalized in LyricsRoyal Orleans - Led Zeppelin "Presence" - New Orleans, LA

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The street signs at the intersection of Royal St and Orleans St in New Orleans, LA evoke Led Zeppelin's "Royal Orleans," from "Presence."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Louisiana

date approved: 12/6/2013

last visited: 4/9/1994

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Immortalized in LyricsJo Dee Messina's "You're not in Kansas Anymore" - Hollywood, CA

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Mount Lee is home to the world famous Hollywood Sign.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 12/6/2013

last visited: 12/6/2013

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Immortalized in LyricsNico Vega's "Hollywood Sign" - Hollywood, CA

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Mount Lee is home to the world famous Hollywood Sign.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 12/6/2013

last visited: 12/6/2013

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Immortalized in LyricsBottle and a Gun's "Hollywood Undead" - Hollywood, CA

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Mount Lee is home to the world famous Hollywood Sign.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 12/6/2013

last visited: 12/6/2013

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Immortalized in LyricsHot Chelle Rae's "Tonight, Tonight" - Hollywood, CA

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Mount Lee is home to the world famous Hollywood Sign.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 12/6/2013

last visited: 3/22/2015

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Immortalized in LyricsMiley Cyrus' "Party in the USA" - Hollywood, CA

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Mount Lee is home to the world famous Hollywood Sign.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 12/6/2013

last visited: 12/6/2013

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Immortalized in LyricsDory Previn's "Mary C. Brown & the Hollywood Sign" - Hollywood, CA

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Mount Lee is home to the world famous Hollywood Sign.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 12/6/2013

last visited: 12/5/2013

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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: 6/13/2010

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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

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Immortalized in LyricsOld Stone Chimney, Niagra Falls, NY

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This stone chimney is a survivor, and a song was written about it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: New York

date approved: 11/12/2013

last visited: 7/3/1990

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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 LyricsLalala Leiden - Leiden, Netherlands

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Song about Leiden by comedian Jochem Myjer, born in Leiden

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member naj16

location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 11/3/2013

last visited: 10/2/2013

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Immortalized in LyricsHappy Trails - The Roy Rogers Show - Alvarado, TX

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A street sign at the intersection of Happy Trail and Johnson County Road 604 in Alvarado, TX goes the extra mile and gives a nod to one of the most famous cowboy songs ever.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 10/10/2013

last visited: 10/9/2013

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Immortalized in LyricsIlinois River - "The River" - Peoria, IL

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No doubt Dan Fogelberg was thinking of the mighty Illinois River when he wrote this song, since he grew up in Peoria.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/7/2013

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsFood Mart/Liquor Store - "Same Old Lang Syne" - Peoria, IL

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According to an audio tour about Dan Fogelberg, this store was the actual location mentioned in Dan's song, "Same Old Lang Syne" where he and a friend bought liquor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/27/2013

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsWoodruff High School - "Leader of the Band" - Peoria, IL

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Woodruff High School - now Woodruff Career and Technical Center - was where Dan Fogelberg went to school, and his father, whom he immortalized in the song, "Leader of the Band," taught music there.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/27/2013

last visited: never

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