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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 "I went down Virginia, seeking shelter from the storm"view gallery

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Immortalized in Lyrics"I went down Virginia, seeking shelter from the storm"

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From the Creedence Clearwater/John Fogerty song "Who'll stop the Rain?"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Squirreleen

location: California

date approved: 5/5/2008

last visited: never

Image for "San Quentin" - Johnny Cash - San Quentin, CAview gallery

SWSW18.3 km

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Immortalized in Lyrics"San Quentin" - Johnny Cash - San Quentin, CA

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The song San Quentinis about time spent at the California prison.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/7/2010

last visited: 4/21/2010

Image for Alcatraz - "Save Me San Francisco" by Train - San Francisco, CAview gallery

SWSW23.3 km

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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: 2/21/2019

Image for San Francisco Days - Chris Isaak - San Francisco, CAview gallery

SWSW27.2 km

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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 Regular Member Team Farkle 7

location: California

date approved: 2/27/2009

last visited: 11/4/2017

Image for California Blue - Roy Orbison - Cailiforniaview gallery

SWSW27.2 km

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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 Regular Member Team Farkle 7

location: California

date approved: 2/27/2009

last visited: 4/10/2014

Image for Highway 101 - Social Distortionview gallery

SWSW27.2 km

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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 Regular Member Team Farkle 7

location: California

date approved: 2/27/2009

last visited: 3/11/2019

Image for 'Frisco Bay' -  (Sitting on ) The Dock of the Bayview gallery

SWSW27.2 km

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Immortalized in Lyrics'Frisco Bay' - (Sitting on ) The Dock of the Bay

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Ottis Redding's 1960s song about the San Francisco Bay.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 1/14/2008

last visited: 11/4/2017

Image for I Left my Heart in San Francisco, sung by Tony Bennettview gallery

SWSW27.2 km

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Immortalized in LyricsI Left my Heart in San Francisco, sung by Tony Bennett

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The city from the Golden Gate Bridge

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ronjean

location: California

date approved: 12/11/2008

last visited: 8/30/2017

Image for "Golden Gate Bridge" - Rose Melberg - San Francisco, CAview gallery

SWSW27.2 km

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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: 3/10/2019

Image for "We Built This City" - Starship - Golden Gate Bridge, CAview gallery

SWSW27.2 km

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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

Image for The Tenderloin - "Save me, San Francisco" by Train - San Francisco, CAview gallery

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Immortalized in LyricsThe Tenderloin - "Save me, San Francisco" by Train - San Francisco, CA

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The song "Save me, San Francisco" is an ode to the city by the bay.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 11/4/2011

last visited: never

Image for San Francisco (Open Your Golden Gate) - San Francisco, CAview gallery

SWSW27.7 km

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Immortalized in LyricsSan Francisco (Open Your Golden Gate) - San Francisco, CA

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"San Francisco, here I come"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 6/9/2014

last visited: 3/11/2019

Image for "San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair)" - Scott McKenzie  - San Francisco, CAview gallery

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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: 3/3/2019

Image for Haight Street- Anberlin- San Francisco, CAview gallery

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Immortalized in LyricsHaight Street- Anberlin- San Francisco, CA

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This street was home to numerous musicians during the 1960s-1970s and became known as a hippie hangout.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: California

date approved: 12/15/2013

last visited: 1/12/2014

Image for "San Francisco" by The Village Peopleview gallery

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Immortalized in Lyrics"San Francisco" by The Village People

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San Francisco is the focus of a song by the Village People.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 5/31/2011

last visited: never

Image for "Danville Girl" - Woody Guthrie  - Danville, CAview gallery

SESE32.7 km

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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

Image for "Ticky Tacky Houses" (aka Little Boxes), Daly City, CAview gallery

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Ticky Tacky Houses" (aka Little Boxes), Daly City, CA

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Identical small houses on the hillsides were the inspiration for this song.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: California

date approved: 4/13/2014

last visited: never

Image for San Jose, CA - "Do You Know the Way to San José"view gallery

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Immortalized in LyricsSan Jose, CA - "Do You Know the Way to San José"

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Burt Bacharach's song about San Jose.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 1/19/2008

last visited: 2/4/2010

Image for "Lodi" by Creedence Clearwater Revival - Lodi, CAview gallery

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Lodi" by Creedence Clearwater Revival - Lodi, CA

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Lodi, CA was 'immortalized in lyrics' with a song named after the city in 1969 by Creedence Clearwater Revival.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: California

date approved: 4/7/2014

last visited: never

Image for "Sacramento" - The Cuf - Sacramento, CAview gallery

NENE95.3 km

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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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NENE124.6 km

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Immortalized in LyricsFolsom Prison Blues; Johnny Cash

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"I'm stuck in Folsom Prison" - lyrics by Johnny Cash

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member FolsomNatural

location: California

date approved: 5/8/2014

last visited: 9/10/2010

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