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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 LyricsMoscow Idaho - The Cassandra Complex

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The Cassandra Complex is an electronic rock group formed by Rodney Orpheus and Paul Dillon in 1980 in Leeds, England. In 1985 they released a song written by Rodney Orpheus titled "Moscow Idaho".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam

location: Idaho

date approved: 12/4/2010

last visited: 4/22/2011

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Nebílovský zámecek", Nebílovy, PJ, CZ, EU

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Ceská lidová písen o Nebílovském zámku. Czech folk song about Nebílov´s castle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Arogant

location: Plzensky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 12/2/2010

last visited: 4/20/2012

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Beverly Hills" by Weezer - Beverly Hills, CA

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Beverly Hills is by the band Weezer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/21/2010

last visited: 6/9/2010

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Immortalized in LyricsToby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill - Oklahoma City, OK

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Born in Clinton, Oklahoma, Toby Keith graduated from Moore High School in 1979.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/30/2010

last visited: 7/4/2010

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Immortalized in LyricsHeartbreak Hotel - Jefferson, New York

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The Heartbreak Hotel in the Catskill Mountains village of Jefferson, New York.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LeoGeo

location: New York

date approved: 8/18/2010

last visited: 6/3/2011

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Immortalized in LyricsAn English Man in New York - By Sting

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Based on Quentin Crisp. Englishman in New York" is a song by Sting, from his 1987 album ...Nothing Like the Sun. The "Englishman" in question is the famous eccentric Quentin Crisp. Sting wrote the song not long after Crisp moved from London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12

location: New York

date approved: 8/2/2010

last visited: 9/27/2013

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Immortalized in LyricsFairy Tale of New York - Kirsty Mcoll & The Pogues.

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The Iconic Christmas Song of New York

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12

location: New York

date approved: 8/1/2010

last visited: 11/10/2014

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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 Premium Member Team Sieni

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/28/2010

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsHotel California: Todos Santos, Baja California

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The hotel rumoured to have inpsired the Eagles song, "Hotel California", in Todos Santos, Baja California Sur.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ambrosia

location: Mexico

date approved: 5/9/2010

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsSkipper Dan

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The song Skipper Dan refers to the Jungle Cruise attraction which can be found in Hong Kong Disneyland.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Narniaexpert

location: Hong Kong

date approved: 4/24/2010

last visited: 5/7/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsAuf der Reeperbahn nachts um halb eins - Hans Albers - Hamburg, Germany

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The most famous german folk song about the amusement strip of Hamburg

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Astartus

location: Hamburg, Germany

date approved: 4/19/2010

last visited: 10/2/2014

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Immortalized in Lyrics"San Quentin" - Johnny Cash - San Quentin, CA

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The song San Quentinis about time spent at the California prison.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/7/2010

last visited: 4/21/2010

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Immortalized in LyricsAlice's Restaraunt, Stockbridge, MA

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The building where the restaraunt owned by Alice and her husband was located.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GAGELSIE

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/7/2010

last visited: 10/9/2011

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Immortalized in LyricsFriend of the Devil - Greatful Dead - Chino, CA

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Chino, CA is mentioned in this 1970 Dead song.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/18/2010

last visited: 5/6/2010

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Immortalized in LyricsSan Diego Zoo

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San Diego Zoo is mentioned in The 6th's song of the same name.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/18/2010

last visited: 2/21/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsIf You Don't, Don't - Jimmy Eat World - Tempe, AZ

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Casey Moore's on 9th St. and Ash Ave. is immortalized in "If You Don't, Don't" by Jimmy Eat World.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member simpjkee

location: Arizona

date approved: 3/10/2010

last visited: 4/18/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsMultnohmah County Library - The Decemberists - Portland OR

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The Multnomah County Library is featured in a song performed by Portland Oregon band, The Decemberists.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam

location: Oregon

date approved: 2/19/2010

last visited: 11/20/2013

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Rua do Carmo", by UHF. Lisbon, Portugal

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Rua do Carmo (Carmo Street) is an important street in Lisbon's downtown. It's also the name of a well-known song (in Portugal) by a portuguese band: UHF.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Daniel C

location: Lisboa, Portugal

date approved: 2/4/2010

last visited: 2/18/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsWilliam and Mary College, "My Old School" - Williamsburg, VA

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Though the lyrics say "Oh-no, William and Mary won't do," the events that Steely Dan used to write about in their song likely did not take place there.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/14/2010

last visited: 10/17/2011

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Immortalized in Lyrics"On the Banks of the Wabash, Far Away" - Paul Dresser - Terre Haute, IN

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The Indiana state song...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Indiana

date approved: 12/29/2009

last visited: 10/11/2013

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Immortalized in LyricsRitzville - Mudhoney - Ritzville Washington

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Mudhoney is a grunge band that formed in Seattle, Washington in 1988. The album "Piece of Cake" features a song titled Ritzville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam

location: Washington

date approved: 12/3/2009

last visited: 4/5/2012

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Immortalized in LyricsThe Heart of Rock n' Roll - Huey Lewis & The News - Seattle, WA

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One of the many towns of which Huey sings

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Vermontish

location: Washington

date approved: 11/5/2009

last visited: 8/16/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsTheme From "New York, New York"

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Iconic Sinatra tune

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Vermontish

location: New York

date approved: 11/4/2009

last visited: 7/24/2013

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Immortalized in LyricsCharlie and the M.T.A. - Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA

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In the song, Charlie and the M.T.A., made famous by the Kingston Trio, Charlie enters Kendall Square Station and become trapped in the subway system because he doesn't have a nickel to exit.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/29/2009

last visited: 10/1/2012

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Immortalized in LyricsBoston - Augustana - Castle Island, Boston, MA

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Castle Island Reservation in South Boston, is a great place to see sunrises and the weather as mentioned in the song "Boston" by Augustana.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/25/2009

last visited: 10/1/2012

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