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Immortalized in Lyrics
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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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Image for "St Louis Song" - Erin Bode - St. Louis, MOview gallery

NWNW137.4 km

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

in Immortalized in Lyrics

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

Image for "Eero Saarinen" - Finn's Motel - St. Louis, MOview gallery

NWNW137.4 km

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

in Immortalized in Lyrics

Song about the Arch and it's creator.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/9/2019

last visited: never

Image for "You Came a Long Way from St. Louis"  - Della Reese - St. Louis, MOview gallery

NWNW137.4 km

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

in Immortalized in Lyrics

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

Image for "Back in the U.S.A." - Church Berry - St. Louisview gallery

NWNW137.9 km

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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

Image for "Deep Morgan Blues" - Henry Brown - St. Louis, MOview gallery

NWNW138.1 km

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

in Immortalized in Lyrics

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

Image for "Duncan and Brady" - Dave Van Ronk - St. Louis, MOview gallery

NWNW138.6 km

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

in Immortalized in Lyrics

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

Image for "Lovejoy, Illinois" - Albert King - Brooklyn, ILview gallery

NWNW138.7 km

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

in Immortalized in Lyrics

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

Image for "St. Louis Blues" - St. Louis, MOview gallery

NWNW138.7 km

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Immortalized in Lyrics"St. Louis Blues" - St. Louis, MO

in Immortalized in Lyrics

The St. Louis Blues National Hockey League team is named after this W.C. Handy song

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Wampa-One

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/23/2008

last visited: 5/23/2019

Image for "Nut Factory Blues" - HI Henry Brown - St. Louis, MOview gallery

NWNW139.5 km

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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

Image for "SO St. Louis" - Tha Thurlbredz - St. Louis, MOview gallery

NWNW140.3 km

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

in Immortalized in Lyrics

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

Image for "Delmar Avenue" - Signifying Mary Johnson - St. Louis, MOview gallery

NWNW144.5 km

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

in Immortalized in Lyrics

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

Image for The Trolley Song - Judy Garland - St. Louis, MOview gallery

NWNW145.6 km

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Immortalized in LyricsThe Trolley Song - Judy Garland - St. Louis, MO

in Immortalized in Lyrics

The trolley is back, but not as nice as the originals...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 10/30/2019

last visited: never

Image for Meet Me In St. Louis - St. Louis, Missouriview gallery

NWNW146 km

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Immortalized in LyricsMeet Me In St. Louis - St. Louis, Missouri

in Immortalized in Lyrics

Meet Me In St. Louis, Louis was published in 1904 and was the theme song of 1944 musical starring Judy Garland. The music was written to commemorate the 1904 St. Louis Worlds Fair.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/23/2007

last visited: 10/6/2018

Image for "The Ghost of the St. Louis Blues" - St. Louis, MOview gallery

NWNW146 km

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

in Immortalized in Lyrics

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

Image for Holidae In - Chingy - St. Louis, MOview gallery

NWNW156.8 km

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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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