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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 LyricsViva! Sea-Tac - Seattle Space Needle

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The Robyn Hitchcock song Viva! Sea-Tac immortalizes in lyrics the Space Needle at Seattle Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam

location: Washington

date approved: 5/12/2009

last visited: 8/16/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsMuskogee, OK - "Okie from Muskogee"

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Muskogee, OK, USA. The famous Merle Haggard song.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member DaveGoliath

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/22/2009

last visited: 5/17/2009

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Immortalized in LyricsDavy, Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier - Plains of Texas (Ozona)

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This statue of Davy Crockett called to us as we crossed the Texas plains....

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fishingwishing

location: Texas

date approved: 4/13/2009

last visited: 9/1/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsThis Beat Goes On - Switchin' To Glide - The Kings - Toronto, ON

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Nothing matters but the weekend! And anybody who's anybody has played at the El Mocambo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 3/29/2009

last visited: 9/24/2013

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Immortalized in LyricsMargaritaville - New Orleans

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Margaritaville, need we say more

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Louisiana

date approved: 3/25/2009

last visited: 1/16/2012

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Immortalized in LyricsCafe Dumonde - New Orleans Louisana

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Cafe Dumonde is famous for a lot of things, but hot donuts?

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Louisiana

date approved: 3/25/2009

last visited: 6/16/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsSmall Town - Mic Harrison - Skullbone Store - Skullbone, Tn

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Skullbone Store - as in the song "Small Town" by Mic Harrison.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Cordova Dave

location: Tennessee

date approved: 3/24/2009

last visited: never

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Immortalized in Lyrics"The Ballad of John Henry" - Traditional Folk Ballad - Leeds, Alabama

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Not a location but a local legend immortalized in folk ballads through the years, recent research supports that the epic contest between man and machine happened at or near this rail tunnel just outside Leeds, AL.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Scooter Bill

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/11/2009

last visited: 2/18/2010

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Immortalized in LyricsSix Months In A Leaky Boat. Aotearoa. NZ.

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..."Aotearoa, rugged individual, glisten like a pearl at the bottom of the world"... Split Enz describes Aotearoa, the Land of the Long White Cloud, New Zealand, island pearls in the South Pacific.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua

location: New Zealand

date approved: 3/10/2009

last visited: 3/11/2009

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Danville Girl" - Woody Guthrie - Danville, CA

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Woody Guthrie's song "Danville Girl" mentions Danville, CA and Danville curls.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/5/2009

last visited: 3/18/2009

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Golden Gate Bridge" - Rose Melberg - San Francisco, CA

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The song Golden Gate Bridge is by singer Rose Melberg. The song dates back to the 1998 Portola album.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/5/2009

last visited: 3/16/2013

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Sacramento" - The Cuf - Sacramento, CA

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Sutter's Fort is mentioned in the song "Sacramento" by The Cuf.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/5/2009

last visited: 6/8/2014

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Immortalized in Lyrics"San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair)" - Scott McKenzie - San Francisco, CA

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One of the more famous songs about San Francisco. It was about the hippy movement of the 1960s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/5/2009

last visited: 8/19/2011

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Immortalized in LyricsThe Blue Note - Columbia, Missouri

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The Blue Note was the subject the song "Columbia" by the by the group They Might Be Giants. The song was one of the songs on their 2004 Venue Songs album.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/27/2009

last visited: 7/4/2012

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Immortalized in LyricsCoyote - Better Than Ezra - Tucumcari, NM

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Waking up, the Mesa sun and the sky All the way to Tucumcari and Santa Fe seems a stone's throw away, yeah

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7

location: New Mexico

date approved: 2/27/2009

last visited: 7/11/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsTucumcari - Jimmie Rodgers - Tucumcari, NM

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Twelve more miles to Tucumcari I've been hurrying there To the gal I'm gonna marry With the yellowest hair

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7

location: New Mexico

date approved: 2/27/2009

last visited: 5/4/2012

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Immortalized in LyricsWilling - Linda Ronstadt- Tucumcari, NM

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And I've been from Tucson to Tucumcari Tehachapi to Tonopah Driven every kind of rig that's ever been made Driven the backroads so I wouldn't get weighed

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7

location: New Mexico

date approved: 2/27/2009

last visited: 7/11/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsHighway 101 - Social Distortion

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Take a drive baby, up the coast Yeah, highway 101 I'll pass Ventura and Santa Barbara too, just as fast as my motor runs Gotta pocket full of memories - some happy and some are sad Gotta girl standin' by my side through the good times and the bad

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7

location: California

date approved: 2/27/2009

last visited: 3/16/2013

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Immortalized in LyricsCalifornia Blue - Roy Orbison - Cailifornia

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One sunny day, I'll get back again Somehow, someway, but I don't know when California blue, California blue

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7

location: California

date approved: 2/27/2009

last visited: 3/16/2013

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Immortalized in LyricsSan Francisco Days - Chris Isaak - San Francisco, CA

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I still love you I still want you I still need you Don't hang up and say goodbye

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7

location: California

date approved: 2/27/2009

last visited: 3/16/2013

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Immortalized in LyricsLong way to Tipperary - Tipperary Ireland

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A British marching song written in 1912.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member teeoff2

location: Ireland

date approved: 2/19/2009

last visited: 3/11/2012

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Immortalized in LyricsDetroit Diesel - Alvin Lee - Detroit, MI

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You got me running like a Detroit Diesel

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7

location: Michigan

date approved: 2/16/2009

last visited: 7/18/2013

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Immortalized in LyricsThe Night Chicago Died - Paper Lace - Chicago, IL

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On the East Side of Chicago... I heard my mama cry.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/15/2009

last visited: 11/7/2013

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Immortalized in LyricsSweet Home Chicago! - Robert Johnson - Chicago, IL

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Come on, baby don't you want to go Come on, baby don't you want to go To the same old place, sweet home Chicago

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/15/2009

last visited: 8/7/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsIn The Ghetto - Elvis Presley - Chicago, IL

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On a cold and gray Chicago mornin'...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/15/2009

last visited: never

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