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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 Amazing Grace - St Peter & St Paul's Church, Olney, Buckinghamshire, UKview gallery

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Immortalized in LyricsAmazing Grace - St Peter & St Paul's Church, Olney, Buckinghamshire, UK

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This small English town is where Rev. John Newton found both God and the church which inspired him to write the famous hymn 'Amazing Grace'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/9/2009

last visited: never

Image for 'Whissendine' - Crippled Black Phoenix - Whissendine, Rutlandview gallery

NENE76.4 km

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Immortalized in Lyrics'Whissendine' - Crippled Black Phoenix - Whissendine, Rutland

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A song by Crippled Black Phoenix titled Whissendine - which is the name of this village.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/6/2018

last visited: never

Image for Reading - I Often Dream of Trainsview gallery

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Immortalized in LyricsReading - I Often Dream of Trains

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In the Robyn Hitchcock song "I Often Dream of Trains" Reading is one of the earthly destinations.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/28/2010

last visited: 7/18/2016

Image for Solsbury Hillview gallery

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Immortalized in LyricsSolsbury Hill

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A National Trust property on the outskirts of Bath, Somerset, made famous by Peter Gabriel in his 1977 solo debut.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluelamb03

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/8/2011

last visited: never

Image for The Byrds - The Bells of Rhymney - Newport , Wales.view gallery

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Immortalized in LyricsThe Byrds - The Bells of Rhymney - Newport , Wales.

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The song 'The Bells of Rhymney' performed by 'The Byrds' - Features the lyrics 'Bells Of Newport' The Medieval Bell Tower of Newport Cathedral has a ring of twelve bells. Located in St. Woolos Cathedral, Newport, Wales

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/16/2018

last visited: 7/26/2018

Image for Soyer Tomb - Kensal Green Cemetery, London, UKview gallery

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Immortalized in LyricsSoyer Tomb - Kensal Green Cemetery, London, UK

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This monument was designed for Elizabeth Soyer by her husband Alexis Benoit Soyer who is also interred here. In large letters are the words "TO HER" and this makes me think of The Pretenders hit "Hymn to Her".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/3/2017

last visited: never

Image for Teddington in "Ernie (The Fastest Milkman in the West)" - Teddington, London, UKview gallery

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Immortalized in LyricsTeddington in "Ernie (The Fastest Milkman in the West)" - Teddington, London, UK

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"Ernie" was novelty song released in 1971 by comediam Benny Hill. It topped the UK singles chart at Christmas, 1971. It tells the exploits of Ernie, a milkman, and his foe "Two Ton Ted from Teddington". The co-ords are for Teddington High Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/5/2015

last visited: never

Image for 'Ghosts of Ladbroke Grove' by Killing Joke - Ladbroke Grove, London, UKview gallery

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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

Image for 'The Only Cool Girl in Larbroke Grove' by Manges - Ladbroke Grove, London, UKview gallery

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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

Image for 'One Man Band' by Leo Sayer - Ladbroke Grove, London, UKview gallery

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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

Image for Fulham Broadway - Fulham Road, London, UKview gallery

SESE130.5 km

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Immortalized in LyricsFulham Broadway - Fulham Road, London, UK

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Fulham Broadway is an underground station on the District Line in west London. It is also the name of a nearby road. The song "Willesden Green" by The Kinks mentions the station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/29/2014

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsFulham Broadway - Fulham Road, London, UK.

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Fulham Broadway is an underground station on the District Line in west London. It is also the name of a nearby road. The song "What a Waste" by Ian Dury & The Blockheads mentions the station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/29/2014

last visited: never

Image for 'Blue is the Colour" by Chelsea Football Team - Stamford Bridge, London, UKview gallery

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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

Image for 'Blue Day' by Suggs - Stamford Bridge, London, UKview gallery

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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

Image for Ferry Cross the Mersey -view gallery

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Immortalized in LyricsFerry Cross the Mersey -

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Part of the Mersey Beat Sound

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 11/23/2008

last visited: 5/16/2019

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