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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 LyricsHolidae In - Chingy - St. Louis, MO

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The St. Louis Airport Holiday Inn...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/9/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsRt 66 - Chuck Berry - El Reno, Oklahoma USA

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The original Route 66 came directly thru El Reno, Oklahoma. Along with the railroads, this highway made El Reno a major stop-over for people traveling in Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member vulture1957

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/3/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsChrysler Building - The Skyscraper Blues - NY, NY

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The Chrysler Building is an Art Deco style skyscraper in New York City. It is located at 405 Lexington Avenue at the intersection of E. 42nd Street. in Manhattan.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 7/2/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsRockefeller Center - They All Laughed - NY, NY

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"They All Laughed" by George Gershwin mentions Rockefeller Center as a project the people laughed at and never thought it would come to fruition but became a huge success.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 7/1/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsGöttingen - Barbara - Göttingen, NS, Deutschland

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Chanson der französischen Sängerin Barbara über die Stadt Göttingen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windschattenwanderer

location: Niedersachsen, Germany

date approved: 6/27/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsIn Gotha gibt's nen Laden - Schleim Keim - Gotha, TH, Deutschland

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Lied der ehemaligen DDR-Punkband Schleim Keim über die Stadt Gotha und den dortigen Alkoholkonsum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windschattenwanderer

location: Thüringen, Germany

date approved: 6/24/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Ending Theme" - Pain of Salvation - Budapest, Hungary

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Deák Tér is mentioned in Ending Theme, a song by Swedish progressive metal band Pain of Salvation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Hungary

date approved: 6/15/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsThe Black Shuck - The Darkness - Holy Trinity, Blythburgh, Suffolk

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Black Shuck - a song on The Darkness' debut album Permission to Land, about the Old English legend of a ghostly black dog which is said to roam the Norfolk, Essex and Suffolk coastline.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/1/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in Lyrics"You Came a Long Way from St. Louis" - Della Reese - St. Louis, MO

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This song has been performed by Marvyn Gaye, Mary Wells, Rosemary Clooney, etc..

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/23/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Deep Morgan Blues" - Henry Brown - St. Louis, MO

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Biddle St., known as Deep Morgan, 3th Police Ward, was once called "Kerry Patch: when this was ethnic Irish enclave, turned black and became "Deep Morgan", and also called the "Bloody 3rd Ward." Blues Bars filled the area of Morgan St. & Biddle St.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/8/2019

last visited: 5/8/2019

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Immortalized in LyricsSan Diego by Don Vedda - San Diego, CA

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There are many songs about San Diego, but most do not say the name. I found this song by Don Vedda about his hometown, San Diego, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: California

date approved: 5/4/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in Lyrics"SO St. Louis" - Tha Thurlbredz - St. Louis, MO

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This song wasn't that popular in my opinion, but the video oozes STL pride.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/22/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Lovejoy, Illinois" - Albert King - Brooklyn, IL

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Actually it is the town of Brooklyn, Illinois, why African-Americans call it "Lovejoy" explained inside....

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/14/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Eero Saarinen" - Finn's Motel - St. Louis, MO

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Song about the Arch and it's creator.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/9/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Nut Factory Blues" - HI Henry Brown - St. Louis, MO

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Intersection of 2nd St. & Elm St., was razed to create the Gateway Arch and Park....but history was made there before the Arch. In the song 16th St. & Franklin Ave., is today 16th & MLK Blvd. and huge modern warehouses.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/3/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Delmar Avenue" - Signifying Mary Johnson - St. Louis, MO

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Signifying Mary Johnson recorded her last blues sessions with that moniker in Chicago on May 22/23, 1936; though Peetie Wheatstraw played piano, Roosevelt Sykes was the pianist and Kokomo Arnold guitarist backing Mary on "Delmar Avenue."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/1/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsBallad of the Alamo

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Ballad that tells the story of the 13 days of glory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 4/1/2019

last visited: 5/26/2019

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Duncan and Brady" - Dave Van Ronk - St. Louis, MO

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11th & Locust, was once the De Soto Hotel, hen became apartments, now new apartments...song is about what happened there.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/29/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Vincennes" - Bobby Bare - Vincennes, IN

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National Park, Lincoln Bridge, and Harrison's Mansion

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Indiana

date approved: 3/29/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Back in the U.S.A." - Church Berry - St. Louis

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Chuck Berry, one of many St. Louis natives to be big in music...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/29/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in Lyrics"St Louis Song" - Erin Bode - St. Louis, MO

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Can't photo the whole city...but this Arch everyone knowns

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/29/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in Lyrics"The Ghost of the St. Louis Blues" - St. Louis, MO

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A humor parody of the W.C. Handy classic...by Emmett Miller...look inside and see, with amazement, the band members of this group...unbelievable...big stars to be...Band name: "The Georgia Crackers"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/17/2019

last visited: 9/1/2018

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Back Home Again in Indiana" - Vincennes, IN

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Wabash at Vincennes, Lincoln crossed here, George Rogers Clark crossed here, etc...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Indiana

date approved: 3/17/2019

last visited: never

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Immortalized in Lyrics"We Built This City" - Starship - Golden Gate Bridge, CA

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This was an "anthem" in its day.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: California

date approved: 3/10/2019

last visited: 3/23/2019

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Immortalized in LyricsBlack Donnelly's Massacre - Lucan, Ontario

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Stompin' Tom Connors made a long career out of writing and performing songs about Canadiana. In this case he tells of a February 1880 encounter where five members of the Donnelly family were killed by a mob. No one was ever convicted.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 3/4/2019

last visited: never

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