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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 LyricsThe Spinners - "The Ellan Vannin Tragedy" - Ramsey, Isle of Man

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This song draws on the real life maritime disaster of the sinking of the SS Ellan Vannin which is commemorated by this plaque on the quayside in Ramsey.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm

location: Isle of Man

date approved: 2/18/2018

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsSwannee River - Ivey Memorial Park - Branford, Florida, USA.

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Way down upon the Swanee River - This version was written by Songwriters: Stephen Collins Foster & Peter Meter-Bits. Located at Ivey Memorial Pak, way down the Suwannee River, at Branford, Florida, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 2/9/2018

last visited: 6/26/2019

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Immortalized in LyricsGeorge Formby - "Leaning On A Lamp Post" - Douglas, Isle of Man

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This statue of George Formby draws its inspiration from the song composed by Noel Gay and sung most famously by George Formby - "Leaning On A Lamp Post"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm

location: Isle of Man

date approved: 2/9/2018

last visited: 8/1/2017

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Immortalized in LyricsLes resto du coeur - Tours, Centre

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[FR] Chanson permet à l'association de récolter des fonds pour acheter des repas et les distribuer aux plus démunis. [EN] Sing to kept money and but meat for pour poeple.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tromel

location: Centre-Val-de-Loire, France

date approved: 2/9/2018

last visited: 3/10/2018

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Immortalized in LyricsLes Champs ELysées - Paris, Île de France

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[FR] Les Champs Elysées est une chanson interprétée par Jos Dassin en 1996. [EN] the Champs Elysees is a song performed by Joe Dassin in 1996.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tromel

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 2/9/2018

last visited: 12/31/2014

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Gimme An RC Cola and a MoonPie" - Ben Wheeler, TX

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The town of Ben Wheeler welcomes you with a mural featuring a boy enjoying an RC Cola and a MoonPie, at 1560 FM 279, invoking the Big Bill Lister classic, "Gimme an RC Cola and a MoonPie."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 2/9/2018

last visited: never

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Les Feuilles mortes" de Prevert - Joué les Tours - France

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Les Feuilles mortes / Autumn Leaves

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member celene37

location: Centre-Val-de-Loire, France

date approved: 1/21/2018

last visited: 8/22/2019

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Immortalized in Lyrics"We Gaan Naar Zandvoort Aan De Zee" by Orkes Sinten Remen - Zandvoort, NH, NL

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The song "We Gaan Naar Zandvoort Aan De Zee" by Orkes Sinten Remen about the city Zandvoort.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Noord-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 1/18/2018

last visited: 6/17/2017

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Amsterdam" by Axel Fischer, feat. Cora - Amsterdam, NH, NL

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The song "Amsterdam" from Axel Fischer feat. Cora about the city Amsterdam.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Noord-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 1/18/2018

last visited: 4/28/2020

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Immortalized in LyricsNa vlnách Cidliny - Libice nad Cidlinou, Czech Republic

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Na vlnách Cidliny - the song by Ivan Mládek

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 12/11/2017

last visited: 4/17/2020

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Immortalized in LyricsArizona - Ajo, CA

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Arizona - Ajo

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: California

date approved: 11/27/2017

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsKon-Tiki - Oslo, Norway

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German song about Kon-Tiki and its builder Thor Heyerdahl

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PISA-caching

location: Oslo, Norway

date approved: 11/20/2017

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsBlock Island Sound, Near North Light, "Downeaster Alexa" - Near New Shoreham, RI -

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Block Island Sound is one of the places mentioned in the song, "Downeaster Alexa," about the plight of Long Island fishermen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 11/15/2017

last visited: never

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Disneyland" - Disneyland - Anaheim, CA

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Disneyland is featured in the lyrics to the Five for Fighting song Disneyland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/28/2017

last visited: 12/14/2017

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Immortalized in LyricsKudy jinudy - Luznice, Czech Republic

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Kudy jinudy - the song by Ivan Mládek

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Jihočeský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 10/12/2017

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsBeží liška k Táboru - Tábor, Czech Republic

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Beží liška k Táboru is Czech folk song

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Jihočeský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 10/12/2017

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsU Bechyne na kopecku - Bechyne, Czech Republic

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U Bechyne na kopecku is Czech folk song about Borovany town

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Jihočeský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 10/12/2017

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsV Treboni pod hrází - Trebon, Czech Republic

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V Treboni pod hrází [EN: In Trebon under the dike] is Czech folk song about Trebon town

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Jihočeský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 10/12/2017

last visited: 8/2/2016

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Immortalized in LyricsBorovanský zvony - Borovany, Czech Republic

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Borovanský zvony is Czech folk song about Borovany town

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Jihočeský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 10/12/2017

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsK Budejicum cesta - Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic

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K Budejicum cesta is Czech folk song about Ceske Budejovice town

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Jihočeský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 10/12/2017

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsNad Sázavou - Pikovice, Czech Republic

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Nad Sázavou - the song by Czech singers/brothers František and Jan Nedved

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 10/5/2017

last visited: 8/24/2019

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Immortalized in Lyrics"La Grange" - ZZ Top - La Grange, TX

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It's a true story, like it or not. The coordinates take you to the Fayette County Courthouse, because the Chicken Ranch no longer exists.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 9/25/2017

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsDie Schärjer von Neuwied - RLP - Germany

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Das Schärjer-Denkmal ist in Neuwied in der Mittelstraße zu finden.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 9/20/2017

last visited: 5/29/2018

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Immortalized in LyricsDynamit by Mani Matter - Federal Palace - Bern, Switzerland

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Mani Matter saved the Swiss Federal Palace from a terrorist attack in his song Dynamit from 1973.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Bern, Switzerland

date approved: 8/17/2017

last visited: 9/9/2019

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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

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