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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 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: 7/26/2014

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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: 7/26/2014

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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: never

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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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Immortalized in LyricsThe Heart of Rock & Roll - Huey Lewis & the News - Oklahoma City, OK

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DC, San Antone and the Liberty Town, Boston and Baton Rouge Tulsa, Austin, OKLAHOMA CITY, Seattle, San Francisco, too Everywhere there's music, real live music, bands with a million styles But it's still that some old rock and roll music...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/14/2009

last visited: 11/4/2012

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Immortalized in LyricsThe Heart of Rock & Roll - Huey Lewis & the News - Boston, MA

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DC, San Antone and the Liberty Town, BOSTON and Baton Rouge Tulsa, Austin, Oklahoma City, Seattle, San Francisco, too Everywhere there's music, real live music, bands with a million styles But it's still that some old rock and roll music...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 2/14/2009

last visited: 5/7/2013

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Immortalized in LyricsThe Heart of Rock & Roll - Huey Lewis & the News - New York, NY

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New York, New York, is everything they say And no place that I'd rather be Where else can you do a half a million things All at a quarter to three

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7

location: New York

date approved: 2/14/2009

last visited: 8/31/2013

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Immortalized in LyricsHarry Bridges - Rancid - Flint, MI

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Bloody thursday was july 6th the cops killed 3 workers harry bridges grabbed the mic

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7

location: Michigan

date approved: 2/13/2009

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsToledo - Elvis Costello & Burt Bacharach - Toledo, OH

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And does anybody in ohio Dream of that spanish citadel?

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7

location: Ohio

date approved: 2/13/2009

last visited: 8/1/2012

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Immortalized in LyricsSaginaw, Michigan - Johnny Cash - Saginaw, MI

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I loved a girl in Saginaw, Michigan. The daughter of a wealthy, wealthy man.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7

location: Michigan

date approved: 2/12/2009

last visited: 4/17/2010

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Immortalized in LyricsEspecially in Michigan - Red Hot Chili Peppers - Holly, MI

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Wrap me in your cinnamon Especially in Michigan

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7

location: Michigan

date approved: 2/12/2009

last visited: never

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