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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 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: 6/8/2010

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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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Immortalized in LyricsFort McHenry Flagpole - Star Spangled Banner - Baltimore, MD

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The American National Anthem, the Star Spangled Banner, was written about the attack on Fort McHenry the British during the War of 1812. The flagpole was where Old Glory flew during the attack of the fort.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/13/2009

last visited: 11/8/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsViva! Sea-Tac - Boeing Corporation - Seattle WA

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Robyn Hitchcock immortalizes Boeing in the lyrics of the song Viva! Sea-Tac. Visit any Boeing related location in Seattle/Tacoma to post a visit to this waymark.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam

location: Oregon

date approved: 5/12/2009

last visited: 7/29/2012

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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: 4/11/2015

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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: 4/5/2014

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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: 2/16/2015

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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: 2/16/2015

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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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