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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 LyricsNeil Sedaka - Wheeling, West Virginia

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"Wheeling, West Virginia" was a hit song for Neil Sedaka in 1970. The song tells of an actor from Wheeling who works at MGM and has changed not for the better from the person who grew up there. The song helped Sedaka's 70's career comeback.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/29/2009

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsGonna Take A Lot of River (...Monongahela, Ohio) - Oak Ridge Boys - Pittsburgh, PA

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This location on an observation deck on top of Washington Hill south of downtown Pittsburgh overlooks two of the rivers mentioned in the country song by the Oak Ridge Boys.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/23/2009

last visited: 10/7/2018

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