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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"BELOW", Dead River and Flagstaff, Maine

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The towns of Dead River and Flagstaff were flooded; the song "Below" is said to be about this situation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Maine

date approved: 10/24/2012

last visited: 9/2/2013

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Immortalized in LyricsMaceira - Lisboa, Portugal

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No Alto do Ventoso, lyrics of Amilcar Pinga, music of Manuel Pereira

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RuiJSDuarte

location: Lisboa, Portugal

date approved: 10/15/2012

last visited: 8/16/1994

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Immortalized in LyricsSailing to Philadelphia - Mason Dixon Line crossing US Route 1

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Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon surveyed the famous Mason-Dixon Line between Pennsylvania and Maryland, Delaware and Virginia. The waymark is for where the Mason-Dixon Line crosses US Route 1 between Maryland and Pennsylvania.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/10/2012

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsModer Swea - Swedish Army Museum - Östermalm, Stockholm, Sweden

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Mother Svea (Swedish: Moder Swea) is the female personification and patriotic emblem of Sweden. The song, Moder Swea was on the 1995 self-titled album by Lena Philipsson. Moder Swea is part of the Poltava Monument at the Army Museum in Stockholm.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Stockholm, Sweden

date approved: 10/10/2012

last visited: 1/28/2016

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Immortalized in LyricsThe Last Resort - The Eagles - Providence, RI

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Though the song, The Last Resort, by the Eagles, is about California, the song starts with the words, "She came from Providence, the one in Rhode Island..."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 9/13/2012

last visited: 3/27/2016

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Immortalized in LyricsÒ Elvas Ò Elvas - Elvas, Portugal

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This is a song by Paco Bandeira, a popular singer especially in the 70's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Portalegre, Portugal

date approved: 9/6/2012

last visited: 7/21/2015

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Immortalized in LyricsNorth To Alaska

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Movie title song written by Mac Phillips

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Vermontish

location: Alaska

date approved: 8/26/2012

last visited: 7/3/2003

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Immortalized in Lyrics'One Man Band' by Leo Sayer - Ladbroke Grove, London, UK

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Ladbroke Grove is a road in west London that runs in a generally north/south direction between Harrow Road, in the north, and Holland Park Avneue, in the south.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/14/2012

last visited: never

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Immortalized in Lyrics'The Only Cool Girl in Larbroke Grove' by Manges - Ladbroke Grove, London, UK

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Ladbroke Grove is a road in west London that runs in a generally north/south direction between Harrow Road, in the north, and Holland Park Avneue, in the south.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/14/2012

last visited: never

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Immortalized in Lyrics'Ghosts of Ladbroke Grove' by Killing Joke - Ladbroke Grove, London, UK

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Ladbroke Grove is a road in west London that runs in a generally north/south direction between Harrow Road, in the north, and Holland Park Avneue, in the south.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/14/2012

last visited: never

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Immortalized in Lyrics'Blue Day' by Suggs - Stamford Bridge, London, UK

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'Blue Day' is a song by Suggs of Madness fame. He is a well known Chelsea supported and penned this song about the team.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/14/2012

last visited: never

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Immortalized in Lyrics'Blue is the Colour" by Chelsea Football Team - Stamford Bridge, London, UK

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Nearly all football teams have an 'anthem' and this one 'Blue is the Colour' is one of the more well known ones.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/14/2012

last visited: 3/18/2012

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Immortalized in Lyrics'Warwick Avenue' by Duffy - Warwick Avenue, London, UK

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Warwick Avenue runs in a sourh east/ north west direction. Towards the northe western end, close to the church, is Warwick Avenue tube station that is mentioned in the song 'Warwick Avenue' by Duffy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/29/2012

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsNassau - The John B. Sails - Nassau, Bahamas

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An old folk song set in Nassau

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Bahamas

date approved: 7/23/2012

last visited: 11/20/2015

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Immortalized in LyricsBaird and McClair [McGuire] - Metal Drums - Holbrook, MA

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The song, Metal Drums, composed by local folk singer, Patty Larkin, is about the Baird and McGuire Superfund site, which is currently the 14th worst on the EPA list.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/4/2012

last visited: 10/1/2012

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Immortalized in LyricsGeorge Davis is Innocent - St Paul's Way, Limehouse, London, UK

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Whether George Davis was indeed innocent we will probably never know but this graffiti, on a railway bridge over St Paul's Way, says he is!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/26/2012

last visited: never

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Angkor Wat" by Yes - Angkor, Cambodia

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The legendary Angkor Wat is immortalized in a beautiful song by the group Yes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Cambodia

date approved: 5/18/2012

last visited: 3/30/2015

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Immortalized in LyricsAlcatraz - "Save Me San Francisco" by Train - San Francisco, CA

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Alcatraz is briefly mentioned in the Train song "Save Me San Francisco."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 5/9/2012

last visited: 6/17/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsÉvora Doce - Duarte Fadista

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'Évora Doce' means 'Sweet Évora', it's a fado by Duarte Fadista, a young singer that started singing while studying in Évora.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paisagista

location: Évora, Portugal

date approved: 5/7/2012

last visited: 11/7/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsLondon Bridge Is Falling Down - London, England, UK

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Who hasn't heard this nursery rhyme?: "London Bridge is falling down, Falling down, falling down. London Bridge is falling down, My fair lady."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/20/2012

last visited: 3/5/2017

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Immortalized in LyricsGrandola - Beja, Portugal

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Grândola, Vila Morena, a music from Zeca Afonso

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RuiJSDuarte

location: Beja, Portugal

date approved: 4/1/2012

last visited: 11/24/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsThe Navy Hymn - Merchant Navy Memorial - Swansea, Wales.

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"Eternal Father, Strong to Save" is a hymn associated with the Royal & Merchant Navy, United States Navy, Coast Guard and Marine Corps. This memorial is to all Seamen lost with no grave but the Sea, as if they never existed, but we will remember.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/23/2012

last visited: 8/17/2011

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Immortalized in LyricsNelson Mandela - Parliament Square, London, UK

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Everyone has probably heard of Nelson Mandela and seeing this statue reminded me of a song entitled "Nelson Mandela".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/21/2012

last visited: 7/23/2016

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Immortalized in LyricsStaré zámecké schody, Praha, Czech republis

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Song by songwriter Karel Hašler, describes the lovers walk along the old castle stairs. The song was very popular and today is considered by many to be folk song.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 3/9/2012

last visited: 12/15/2016

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Immortalized in LyricsOliver's Army - Old Palace Yard, London, UK

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In the grounds of the Houses of Parliament stands a statue to Oliver Cromwell. Each time I pass it I think of the song "Oliver's Army".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/27/2012

last visited: 7/23/2016

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