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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 LyricsStatue of Liberty - "American Tune" by Paul Simon - NY, NY

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In Paul Simon's song "American Tune" the Statue of Liberty in New York City takes on a different symbolic meaning; that of despair rather than hope.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 4/4/2016

last visited: 1/6/2022

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Garden Party" - Madison Square Garden, NY, NY

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The song "Garden Party" recounts the experience Ricky Nelson has while performing at Madison Square Garden on October 15, 1971. Madison Square Garden is located between West 31st and 33rd Streets and 7th and 8th Avenues in midtown Manhattan.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 4/2/2016

last visited: 7/30/2013

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Immortalized in LyricsStop & Shop at 9/27 Mall - "Roadrunner" - Natick, MA

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The lyrics in the Roadrunner Song mention the Stop & Shop supermarket in Natick, the town where Jonathon Richman of the Modern Lovers was born.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/1/2016

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsThe Baboons' "Drinkin' Gasoline" - Furnace Creek, CA

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The song mentions "Zabriskie Point" in Death Valley National Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 4/1/2016

last visited: 9/26/2020

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend" - Tiffany's - NY, NY

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Marilyn Monroe sings about Tiffany's in the song "Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend" that is featured in the 1953 film Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. Tiffany & Co., which is commonly called Tiffany's is located at 727 Fifth Avenue, NY, NY.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 4/1/2016

last visited: 8/18/2011

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Immortalized in LyricsHungry Like The Wolf - Hongerige Wolf NL

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Hongerige Wolf a hamlet in The Netherlands. Duran Duran makes a big hit with this song in 1982.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dreamhummie

location: Groningen, Netherlands

date approved: 3/7/2016

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsLittle River Band's Statue of Liberty - New York, NY

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The little River Band has a song about the Statue of Liberty.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 3/7/2016

last visited: 1/6/2022

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Immortalized in LyricsAberfan - Immortalized in Lyrics - Aberfan, Wales.

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Aberfan - A former coalmining village in South Wales. Aberfan - Folk song by David Ackles an American singer-songwriter. The Song is focused on the tragedy that occurred when a colliery waste tip, collapsed, overwhelming homes & school In Aberfan

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/3/2016

last visited: 1/6/2016

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Immortalized in LyricsUž se ten talinskej rybnik nahani - Talin, Czech Republic

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'Už se ten tálinskej rybník nahání...' is one of most famous Czech folk song.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Jihočeský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 12/26/2015

last visited: 3/18/2020

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Immortalized in LyricsWe're An American Band - Grand Funk Railroad - Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park - Dallas, TX

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Bluesman Freddie King opened for Grand Funk Railroad as they supported their 1972 album, "Phoenix," and they memorialized his love of poker on their next album, with its eponymous hit, "We're An American Band."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 11/7/2015

last visited: 12/20/2016

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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 Lyrics"Iguazu" Soundtrack for the series DEADWOOD

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There is an instrumental recording called "Iguazu" in the HBO mini series, Deadwood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Paraná, Brazil

date approved: 11/2/2015

last visited: 10/17/2019

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Immortalized in LyricsPlymouth Rock - Plymouth, MA

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Plymouth Rock is mentioned in Cole Porter's 1934 song "Anything Goes".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/29/2015

last visited: 7/9/2019

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Immortalized in LyricsTovacov, Tovacov, tovacovský zámek - Tovacov, Czech Republic

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Tovacov, Tovacov is the Moravian folk song about Tovacov Chateau.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Olomoucký kraj, Czechia

date approved: 10/23/2015

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsAuf de Schwäb’sche Eisenbahne - Hauptbahnhof Stuttgart, Germany, BW

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There's an old German/Swabian folksong about the first train route through the region of Schwaben. One of the mentioned stations is the main station (Hauptbahnhof) in Stuttgart, Germany, Baden-Württemberg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 10/23/2015

last visited: 5/20/2019

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Am Brunnen vor dem Tore..." - Bad Sooden-Allendorf, Germany

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A very common german folk song, inspired by this fountain and lime tree in Bad Sooden-Allendorf, Hesse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member André de Montbard

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 10/23/2015

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsTaumarunui on the main trunk line. North Is. New Zealand.

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Taumarunui is a small town in the King Country of the central North Island of New Zealand. It is on State Highway 4 and the North Island Main Trunk Railway. There is an old Folk song "Taumarunui On The Main Trunk Line".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 9/7/2015

last visited: 9/7/2015

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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 LyricsThe Pixie Shop - Boscastle, Cornwall, UK

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The Harbour Lights Tea Garden, formerly The Pixie House, in Boscastle.... immortalised in the lyrics of this Goth song by The Fever Tree, a side project of the better known Indians in Moscow.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/19/2015

last visited: 10/14/2016

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Immortalized in LyricsMen Of Harlech - Harlech Castle - Snowdonia, Wales.

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Harlech Castle Stands on a rock bluff with steep cliffs. The Castle is one of four in the area granted UNESCO World Heritage Status. Located in Harlech, Gwynedd, North Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: North Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/6/2015

last visited: 7/7/2015

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Immortalized in LyricsFenway Park - Boston, MA

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Jame Taylor's first album in 13 years includes the song “Angels of Fenway" about historic Boston Red Sox moments.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/28/2015

last visited: 8/3/2014

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Immortalized in LyricsSanta Monica Boulevard (where tricks are for kids)

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The most likely point on Santa Monica Blvd referenced by Rivers Cuomo in "Hash Pipe" is near Santa Monica and Vermont in Los Angeles.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member KeroApp

location: California

date approved: 6/11/2015

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsSanta Monica Boulevard

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A major thoroughfare of Los Angeles, Santa Monica Boulevard runs through Hollywood and ends at the beach in Santa Monica.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member KeroApp

location: California

date approved: 6/11/2015

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsReseda (Tom Petty's Free Fallin')

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Reseda is a community with Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member KeroApp

location: California

date approved: 6/11/2015

last visited: never

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Immortalized in LyricsVentura Boulevard (Tom Petty's Free Fallin')

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One of several specific Los Angeles-area locations mentioned by Petty.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member KeroApp

location: California

date approved: 6/11/2015

last visited: never

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