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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 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: 7/6/2013

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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: 8/17/2013

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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: 8/31/2013

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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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Immortalized in LyricsThe Wild, The Beautiful and The Damned - Ultravox - New York

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Calling cards of madness...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7

location: New York

date approved: 9/30/2009

last visited: 9/24/2013

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Immortalized in LyricsJohnny B Goode - Chuck Berry- New Orleans LA

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"Johnny B. Goode" is a famous 1958 rock and roll song by Chuck Berry. It reached #8 on the Billboard pop chart, and remains one of Berry's best known songs.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Louisiana

date approved: 9/25/2009

last visited: 11/7/2009

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Immortalized in LyricsRoute 66 - Springfield IL

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"(Get Your Kicks On) Route 66", often rendered simply as "Route 66", is a popular song and rhythm and blues standard, composed in 1946 by American songwriter Bobby Troup.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/25/2009

last visited: 2/5/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsMemphis - Chuck Berry - Memphis, TN

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"Memphis, Tennessee" is a song by rock & roll singer–songwriter Chuck Berry. It is sometimes shortened to "Memphis". In the UK, the song charted at #6 in 1963.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Tennessee

date approved: 9/25/2009

last visited: 1/5/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsCity of New Orleans - Arlo Gutherie - New Orleans LA

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City of New Orleans is a folk song written by Steve Goodman, which describes a train ride from Chicago to New Orleans in bittersweet and nostalgic terms.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Louisiana

date approved: 9/24/2009

last visited: 2/16/2011

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Immortalized in LyricsSweet Home Alabama - Lynrd Skynrd - Montgomery AL

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"Sweet Home Alabama" is a song by Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd that first appeared in 1974 on their second album, Second Helping. Despite controversy, it reached #8 on the US charts in 1974, and was the band's second hit single.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Alabama

date approved: 9/24/2009

last visited: 8/28/2013

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Immortalized in LyricsSongs of Home - Van Morrison - Maine

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The shores of Maine, most definetly one of the most beautiful places in the US.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Maine

date approved: 9/24/2009

last visited: 7/10/2009

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Immortalized in LyricsHouse of the Rising Sun - The Animals - New Orleans

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"The House of the Rising Sun" is a folk song from the United States. Also called "House of the Rising Sun" or occasionally "Rising Sun Blues", it tells of a life gone wrong in New Orleans.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Louisiana

date approved: 9/24/2009

last visited: 2/16/2011

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Immortalized in LyricsAlice's Restaurant - Arlo Gutherie - Great Barrington MA

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Alice's Restaurant Massacree" (commonly referred to simply as "Alice's Restaurant") is one of singer-songwriter Arlo Guthrie's most prominent works.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/24/2009

last visited: 5/16/2012

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Immortalized in LyricsPercey's Song - Bob Dylan - Joliet IL

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Percy's Song" is a song written by Bob Dylan. It was an outtake from the 1963 sessions for Dylan's third album, The Times They Are A-Changing. It was not officially released until 1985.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/24/2009

last visited: 11/5/2009

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Immortalized in LyricsJoliet Bound - Kansas Joe McCoy - Joliet IL

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This song is about Joliet Prison.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/24/2009

last visited: 11/5/2009

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Immortalized in LyricsI've Been Everywhere - Johnny Cash - Chicopee MA

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Al's Diner (even thou the sign says Restauarant) is an iconic location in Chicopee MA

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/23/2009

last visited: 4/23/2008

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Immortalized in LyricsChattahoochee-Alan Jackson-Near the beginning

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At a bridge south of Helen Georgia on GA 75.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sprinterman

location: Georgia

date approved: 9/7/2009

last visited: 9/6/2009

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Immortalized in LyricsRoadrunner - Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers - Massachusetts

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I've got the world, got the turnpike, got the (Radio On!)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/6/2009

last visited: 9/15/2012

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Immortalized in LyricsDon't Get Me Wrong - The Pretenders - Flint, MI

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I see neon lights...I'm thinking about the fireworks

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7

location: Michigan

date approved: 9/2/2009

last visited: never

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Fatal Run" - Cliff Carlisle

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WV 3, 0.8 miles from junction with WV 3/WV 20, Hinton, WV. This is near the intersection of Hwy 3 and Pine St.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fatcat161

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/26/2009

last visited: never

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