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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 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: 4/27/2012

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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: 3/19/2012

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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: 8/21/2009

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Immortalized in LyricsBank of England - Threadneedle Street, London, UK

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The song is "Looking After Number One" by the Boomtown Rats.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/31/2011

last visited: never

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Immortalized in Lyrics"San Francisco" by The Village People

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San Francisco is the focus of a song by the Village People.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 5/31/2011

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsGoing Underground

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A classic (?) song by The Jam.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/31/2011

last visited: 10/25/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsThe Day we went to Bangor

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A folksy song from the 80's By Fiddlers Dram

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12

location: North Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/14/2011

last visited: 8/2/2013

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Immortalized in LyricsRybitvi, YoYo Band

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The best girls are from...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Stredocesky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 4/11/2011

last visited: 1/17/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsAlaska State Song on a Mural - Anchorage, AK, USA

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A mural in downtown Anchorage has panels with painted Alaskan scenes, with facts about the flag and the song, then the words to the song, written by Marie Drake and composed by Elinor Dusenbury.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Alaska

date approved: 4/9/2011

last visited: 5/31/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsDave’s Old Home Filler-Up An’ Keep On-a Truckin’ Café - Pisgah, IA

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Back in the 70’s there was the “Old Home” bread commercial with a catchy jingle that took place at this Pisgah café.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 4/6/2011

last visited: 2/17/2012

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Immortalized in LyricsSalt Lake City - The Beach Boys - 1965

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"Salt Lake City" was Immortalized in Lyrics by the Beach Boys in 1965

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Simpsons

location: Utah

date approved: 3/20/2011

last visited: 3/17/2011

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Immortalized in LyricsBaía de Cascais by Delfins - Cascais, Portugal

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Baía de Cascais (Cascais bay) was immortalized by the song with the same name. Delfins were a Portuguese pop-rock band, from Cascais, formed in 1984 and with an end-of-group concert held on 31 December 2009.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tmob

location: Lisboa, Portugal

date approved: 3/10/2011

last visited: 3/10/2012

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Immortalized in LyricsFado Das Caldas-Portugal

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The popular Portuguese singer Manuel De Almeida wrote and sang Fado Das Caldas

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member h_raky

location: Leiria, Portugal

date approved: 2/4/2011

last visited: 8/3/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsThe Steelhead - Eugene, OR - Sebastian Bach

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The Jimmy Fallon show gave the Oregon Ducks their own "power ballad" after a coin toss with his staff. The ballad features the local Steelhead Brewery in the lyrics.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam

location: Oregon

date approved: 1/14/2011

last visited: 12/13/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsRiding 'Neath the Oklahoma Moon - Marlow, OK

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The Marlow Brothers are immortalized in song and film.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/12/2011

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsPorto Covo, Portugal

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The popular Portuguese singer Rui Veloso wrote and sang "Porto Covo",

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Beja, Portugal

date approved: 12/16/2010

last visited: 5/1/2009

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Immortalized in LyricsEugene Oregon - Dolly Parton

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The song Eugene Oregon was written in appreciation of the kindness the artist encountered while performing with Porter Wagner. Coordinates are at City Hall but this waymark can be visited from anywhere in Eugene with a photo and visit comment.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/8/2010

last visited: 12/13/2014

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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: 5/29/2014

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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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