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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 LyricsA Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square

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A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square: Published 1940; Lyrics by Eric Maschwitz and music by Manning Sherwin and Jack Strachey.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/19/2008

last visited: 6/14/2019

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Immortalized in LyricsA Day in the Life

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People of my age, pushing 60, will remember "Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" by the Beatles and a track called "A Day in the Life".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/1/2011

last visited: 7/7/2002

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Immortalized in LyricsDenmark Street - London, UK

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Denmark Street, in London, is known for music and its music shops so it comes as no surprise that it is mentioned in a song... well, not in the lyrics but as the title of a song by the Kinks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/8/2014

last visited: 8/17/2013

Image for George Davis is Innocent - St Paul's Way, Limehouse, London, UKview gallery

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Immortalized in LyricsGeorge Davis is Innocent - St Paul's Way, Limehouse, London, UK

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Whether George Davis was indeed innocent we will probably never know but this graffiti, on a railway bridge over St Paul's Way, says he is!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/26/2012

last visited: never

Image for "The Liberty of Norton Folgate" by Madness - Norton Folgate, London, UKview gallery

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Immortalized in Lyrics"The Liberty of Norton Folgate" by Madness - Norton Folgate, London, UK

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Norton Folgate is the name of a street in London. It links Bishopsgate with Shoreditch High Street. The song was by Madness.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/17/2013

last visited: 10/16/2021

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Immortalized in LyricsHyde Park - The Kavanaghs - London, UK

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A song about a Hyde Park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member marcius

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/15/2020

last visited: 11/19/2013

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Oxford Street" by Everything But The Girl - Oxford Street, London, UK

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Oxford Street runs for approximately one and a half miles from Marble Arch at the north east corner of Hyde Park, through Oxford Circus to St Giles Circus, at the intersection with Charing Cross Road and Tottenham Court Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/3/2013

last visited: 5/18/2014

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Dedicated Follower of Fashion" by The Kinks - Regent Street, London, UK

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"Dedicated Follower of Fashion" was a 1966 single by The Kinks. It lampoons the contemporary British fashion scene and mod culture in general of the sixties era. It was originally released as a single.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/12/2013

last visited: 4/12/2015

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Immortalized in LyricsSpeakers' Corner - "Industrial Disease" (Dire Straits) - Hyde Park, London, UK

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A Speakers' Corner, an area in NE corner of London' Hyde Park where open-air public speaking, debate and discussion are allowed, is mentioned in "Industrial Disease" song from Dire Straits' album Love over Gold.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/7/2014

last visited: 10/8/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsBaker Street

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"Baker Street" a song made popular by Gerry Rafferty in 1978 and memorable for its saxaphone solo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/1/2011

last visited: 2/26/2020

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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 'Warwick Avenue' by Duffy - Warwick Avenue, London, UKview gallery

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Immortalized in Lyrics'Warwick Avenue' by Duffy - Warwick Avenue, London, UK

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Warwick Avenue runs in a sourh east/ north west direction. Towards the northe western end, close to the church, is Warwick Avenue tube station that is mentioned in the song 'Warwick Avenue' by Duffy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/29/2012

last visited: never

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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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Immortalized in LyricsBelsize Park - Haverstock Hill, London, UK

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Belsize Park is the name of a tube station on the London Underground. It gets a mention in the Marillion classic "Kayleigh".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/17/2014

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 Turnpike Lane - Green Lanes, London, UKview gallery

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Immortalized in LyricsTurnpike Lane - Green Lanes, London, UK

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Turnpike Lane is the name of a road and tube station in Hornsey, North London. It is mentioned in the song "Junkie Doll" by Mark Knopfler.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/3/2014

last visited: never

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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: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/28/2010

last visited: 9/28/2021

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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

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Immortalized in LyricsThere'll Be Bluebirds Over The White Cliffs Of Dover

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A wartime song, There'll Be Bluebirds Over The White Cliffs Of Dover was written to lift the spirits of allied soldiers and citizens alike during a dark period of World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/5/2017

last visited: 8/7/2017

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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

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