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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 LyricsTwo Little Boys by Rolf Harris - Temple, London, UK

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A song that never did it for me but is apt for this statue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/3/2011

last visited: 11/7/2016

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Blackfriars Bridge" by The Men They Couldn't Hang - London, UK

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The bridge, that spans the River Thames and has five arches, was opened in 1869 and re-opened, after widening, in 1909. The lyrics to "Blackfriars Bridge" are performed by The Men They Couldn't Hang.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/26/2013

last visited: 10/2/2016

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Immortalized in Lyrics"The Resurrectionist" by The Pet Shop Boys - Blackfriars Bridge, London, UK

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The bridge, that spans the River Thames and has five arches, was opened in 1869 and re-opened, after widening, in 1909. The lyrics to "The Resurrectionist" are performed by The Pet Shop Boys.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/26/2013

last visited: 4/30/2016

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Immortalized in LyricsThe Old Bailey - London, UK

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The Central Criminal Court in London is located on a street named "Old Bailey" and the court is often referred to as "The Old Bailey". It is by that name that it is referred to in Mary Fahl's song "Annie, roll down your window".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/4/2014

last visited: 12/10/2013

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Immortalized in LyricsWaterloo Sunset

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Waterloo Sunset, the Kinks. 1967. Words and music by Ray Davies.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 5/10/2008

last visited: 4/5/2019

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Immortalized in LyricsRequiem by Jethro Tull – Charing Cross, London

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London’s Charing Cross station reminded me of the song ‘Requiem’ by Jethro Tull.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/18/2021

last visited: 6/25/2022

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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

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Immortalized in LyricsBank of England - Threadneedle Street, London, UK

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The song is "Looking After Number One" by the Boomtown Rats.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/31/2011

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsGoing Underground

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A classic (?) song by The Jam.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/31/2011

last visited: 4/6/2019

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Immortalized in LyricsLondon Bridge by Fergie - London, UK

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London Bridge - a bridge, a station and an area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/21/2011

last visited: 2/10/2019

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Immortalized in LyricsLondon Bridge Is Falling Down - London, England, UK

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Who hasn't heard this nursery rhyme?: "London Bridge is falling down, Falling down, falling down. London Bridge is falling down, My fair lady."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/20/2012

last visited: 2/10/2019

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Immortalized in LyricsThreadneedle Street - London, UK

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Threadneedle Street runs in a roughly east west direction from Bishopsgate in the east to Bank Junction in the west. "Threadneedle Street" is the name of a song by "Blur".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/19/2014

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsOliver's Army - Old Palace Yard, London, UK

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In the grounds of the Houses of Parliament stands a statue to Oliver Cromwell. Each time I pass it I think of the song "Oliver's Army".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/27/2012

last visited: 5/20/2022

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Immortalized in LyricsNelson Mandela - Parliament Square, London, UK

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Everyone has probably heard of Nelson Mandela and seeing this statue reminded me of a song entitled "Nelson Mandela".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/21/2012

last visited: 5/20/2022

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Immortalized in LyricsBishopsgate - London, UK

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Bishopsgate is the name of a major road between Gracechurch Street and Norton Folgate in the City of London. It is also the name of one of London's Wards. It is mentioned in the Beatle's song "Being for the Benefit of Mr Kite".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/19/2014

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsRichard the Lionheart - Old Palace Yard, London, UK

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The Richard the Lionheart (Richard Coeur de Lion) statue stands in Old Palace Yard towards the southern end of the Palace of Westminster in the centre of a private car park. The Chris de Burgh record "Crusader" springs to mind with this statue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/3/2015

last visited: 2/9/2019

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Immortalized in LyricsWestminster Abbey - "England Swings" (Roger Miller) - London, UK

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Westminster Abbey in London, one of the most notable religious buildings in the United Kingdom, is mentioned in England Swings song from American singer, songwriter and musician Roger Miller.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/10/2014

last visited: 11/15/2022

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Immortalized in LyricsZiggy Stardust - Heddon Street, London, UK

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This black plaque marks the location where the cover photograph for David Bowie's 1972 album "The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars" was taken. "Ziggy Stardust" is a track from the album.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/23/2015

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsFenchurch Street - Fenchurch Place, London, UK

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The main entrance to Fenchurch Street station is on the south east side of Fenchurch Place. The station is a terminus that serves the London, Tibury and Southend line with rolling stock operated by C2C.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/15/2014

last visited: never

Image for "Dedicated Follower of Fashion" by The Kinks - Regent Street, London, UKview gallery

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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 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

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 LyricsLondon Calling

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"London Calling" a classic song by The Clash.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/31/2011

last visited: 9/9/2021

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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 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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