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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 LyricsAn Indian Cowboy in the Rodeo, Okanagan Falls, BC

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Maybe not the one Buffy Sainte-Marie meant, but she never did name him.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The 2 Newlyweds

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/4/2012

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsRide this Train - Johnny Cash -(Drake Well) Titusville, PA

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A song about the birth of the oil industry and the well that started it all.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bpratt

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/4/2012

last visited: 5/25/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsName the Capital - Ottawa, Ontario

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"Name the Capital", also known as "Capitals Song" by Stompin Tom Connors, is about children identifying the capitals of all Canadian Provinces and the National Capital of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 1/1/2012

last visited: 5/16/2013

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Immortalized in LyricsBrompton Oratory - Brompton Road, London, UK

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The song "Brompton Oratory" by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds mentions this building as its title.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/26/2011

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsMeia-Praia, Lagos, Portugal

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Os Indíos da Meia-Praia, a song from Zeca Afonso.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Faro, Portugal

date approved: 12/19/2011

last visited: 9/10/2010

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Sous les Ponts de Paris" par Tino Rossi - Paris, France

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La chanson "Sous les ponts de Paris" a été composée en 1914. Les paroles sont de Jean Rodor et la musique, de Vincent Scotto. Outre Tino Rossi, Maurice Chevalier, Aimé Doniat et Lucienne Delyle ont aussi interprété "Sous les ponts de Paris".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 12/11/2011

last visited: 7/18/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsMaría de Buenos Aires by Astor Piazzolla and Horacio Ferrer - Buenos Aires (La Boca), Argentina

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The song Maria de Buenos Aires from the tango opera of the same name with music by Ástor Piazzolla and libretto by Horacio Ferrer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Argentina

date approved: 11/6/2011

last visited: 6/4/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsThe Tenderloin - "Save me, San Francisco" by Train - San Francisco, CA

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The song "Save me, San Francisco" is an ode to the city by the bay.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 11/4/2011

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsO Elevador da Glória by Rádio Macau, Lisboa, Portugal

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Connecting the unique female voice of Xana with pure rock & roll, and supporting it with aesthetic alternative selections, Rádio Macau was one of the best-selling Portuguese bands of the '80s and of the following decade.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulohercules

location: Lisboa, Portugal

date approved: 11/3/2011

last visited: 3/23/2008

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Immortalized in LyricsNAZARÉ (Mafalda Veiga) - [Nazaré, Leiria, Portugal]

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[PT] NAZARÉ, canção interpretada por Mafalda Veiga! [EN] NAZARÉ, song interpreted by Mafalda Veiga

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member viperunderground

location: Leiria, Portugal

date approved: 11/2/2011

last visited: 7/16/2012

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Immortalized in LyricsThe Palace of Versailles by Al Stewart - Versailles, France

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Versailles...the former Royal Palace...is now a World Heritage Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 11/1/2011

last visited: 8/16/2008

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Immortalized in LyricsTwo Little Boys by Rolf Harris - Temple, London, UK

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A song that never did it for me but is apt for this statue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/3/2011

last visited: 6/25/2015

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Immortalized in LyricsThe House Of The Rising Sun - Bob Dylan - New Orleans, LA

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As you walk along Bourbon Street in New Orleans, you're reminded of Bob Dylan's 1978 version of the House Of The Rising Sun.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Louisiana

date approved: 10/3/2011

last visited: 12/28/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsEmpire State of Mind by Jay-Z - New York City, NY

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Jay-Z's Empire State of Mind won Grammys in 2009 for Best Rap Song and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration (with Alicia Keys).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 9/13/2011

last visited: 8/15/2013

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Immortalized in LyricsA Minha Cidade (Ó Elvas) - By Paco Bandeira

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Elvas was immortalized in Lyrics by Paco Bandeira, Portuguese singer born in Elvas. The song is called "A Minha Cidade (Ó Elvas)" / "My city (Oh Elvas).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Portalegre, Portugal

date approved: 8/29/2011

last visited: 8/16/2008

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Munotglöcklein" - Schaffhausen, Switzerland

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The song about the bell on the Munot tower is considered to be the unofficial anthem of the canton Schaffhausen. Every child in Switzerland knows it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

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

date approved: 8/25/2011

last visited: 4/25/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsBeer, Bait and Ammo By: Kevin Fowler -

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Beer, Bait and Ammo By: Kevin

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Iowa

date approved: 7/8/2011

last visited: never

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Old Cape Cod" - Cape Cod National Seashore - Eastham, MA

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There is no better place to experience sand dunes and salty air of "Old Cape Cod" than at the Cape Cod National Seashore.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/2/2011

last visited: 6/11/2010

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Immortalized in LyricsStockbridge, MA - "Sweet Baby James" by James Taylor

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Snow in the Berkshire town of Stockbridge and the highway from Stockbridge to Boston (Mass Pike) evokes "Sweet Baby James" by James Taylor.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/25/2011

last visited: 7/13/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsLondon Bridge by Fergie - London, UK

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London Bridge - a bridge, a station and an area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/21/2011

last visited: 5/12/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsRock the Casbah (Kasbah) - Kasbah Courtyard in Tangiers, Morocco

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Rock the Casbah by The Clash is an anti-war song! It uses irony and humor the get its message across. While watching and hearing the street musicians in the Kasbah Courtyard this song immediately came to mind.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Morocco

date approved: 6/19/2011

last visited: 4/3/2015

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Immortalized in LyricsSolsbury Hill

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A National Trust property on the outskirts of Bath, Somerset, made famous by Peter Gabriel in his 1977 solo debut.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluelamb03

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/8/2011

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsBaker Street

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"Baker Street" a song made popular by Gerry Rafferty in 1978 and memorable for its saxaphone solo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/1/2011

last visited: 7/13/2015

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Immortalized in LyricsA Day in the Life

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People of my age, pushing 60, will remember "Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" by the Beatles and a track called "A Day in the Life".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/1/2011

last visited: 10/1/2015

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Immortalized in LyricsLondon Calling

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"London Calling" a classic song by The Clash.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/31/2011

last visited: 9/27/2015

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