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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 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: 2/16/2015

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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: 6/9/2010

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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: 4/8/1994

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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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Immortalized in LyricsMy Hometown - Bruce Springsteen - Billerica, MA

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Harvey Farkle's Hometown.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/16/2009

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsYankee Doodle - Billerica, MA

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Local man gets tarred and feathered.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/16/2009

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsI Wonder Why The Wonderfalls - Niagara Falls, NY

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We're bobbing along in our barrel. Some of us tip right over the edge...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7

location: New York

date approved: 7/31/2009

last visited: 7/3/1990

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Immortalized in LyricsGreasy Lake - "Spirit in the Night" - Bruce Springsteen

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In his song "Spirit in the Night", Bruce Springsteen asks, ..."anybody wanna go on up to Greasy Lake?"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 94RedRover

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/6/2009

last visited: never

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Immortalized in Lyrics2300 Jackson Street - Jackson 5

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The title track from the Jackson 5's last album referenced the address of their Indiana home.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Go Boilers!

location: Indiana

date approved: 7/5/2009

last visited: 10/22/2011

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Immortalized in LyricsGoing Back to Indiana - Jackson 5

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Roosevelt High is mention in the Jackson 5 song Going Back to Indiana. The school is right behind the Jackson's former residence.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Go Boilers!

location: Indiana

date approved: 7/5/2009

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsGonna Take A Lot of River (...Monongahela, Ohio) - Oak Ridge Boys - Pittsburgh, PA

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This location on an observation deck on top of Washington Hill south of downtown Pittsburgh overlooks two of the rivers mentioned in the country song by the Oak Ridge Boys.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/23/2009

last visited: 1/31/2015

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Immortalized in LyricsWoodstock by Joni Mitchell

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Woodstock is a song by Joni Mitchell. Location is the site of the 1969 Woodstock Music Festival in Bethel Woods, NY.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Sims

location: New York

date approved: 6/14/2009

last visited: 10/26/2008

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Immortalized in LyricsNew Jersey Turnpike - "State Trooper" - Bruce Springsteen

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The opening line to Springsteen's "State Trooper" refers to driving on the New Jersey Turnpike.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 94RedRover

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/28/2009

last visited: 11/12/2012

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Rock'n Roll Band" - Boston, MA

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Downtown Crossing in the heart of Boston is a crossroad of people passing by who may hear musicians play either on the streets above or in MBTA stations below, and is a fitting reminder of the song that begins, "Well we're just a band out of Boston."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/16/2009

last visited: 6/29/2010

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Immortalized in LyricsBig Rock Candy Mountain - Utah

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"Big Rock Candy Mountain" is a song about a hobo's idea of paradise.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wicked witch of the west coast

location: Utah

date approved: 5/14/2009

last visited: 3/24/2015

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Immortalized in Lyrics(Don't Go Back To) Rockville - REM - Rockville, MD

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(Don't Go Back To) Rockville is an REM song about Rockville, MD.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/14/2009

last visited: 5/30/2011

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Immortalized in LyricsCaptain Tony's - Key West, FL

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Jimmy Buffett sings about Captain Tony's in "Last Mango in Paris."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Free2bme29

location: Florida

date approved: 5/14/2009

last visited: 12/16/2014

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