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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 Folsom Prison Blues; Johnny Cashview gallery

SESE12.9 km

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Immortalized in LyricsFolsom Prison Blues; Johnny Cash

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"I'm stuck in Folsom Prison" - lyrics by Johnny Cash

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member FolsomNatural

location: California

date approved: 5/8/2014

last visited: never

Image for "Sacramento" - The Cuf - Sacramento, CAview gallery

SWSW31.7 km

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Sacramento" - The Cuf - Sacramento, CA

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Sutter's Fort is mentioned in the song "Sacramento" by The Cuf.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/5/2009

last visited: 6/8/2014

Image for "Lodi" by Creedence Clearwater Revival - Lodi, CAview gallery

SS73.1 km

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Lodi" by Creedence Clearwater Revival - Lodi, CA

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Lodi, CA was 'immortalized in lyrics' with a song named after the city in 1969 by Creedence Clearwater Revival.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 4/7/2014

last visited: never

Image for "Danville Girl" - Woody Guthrie  - Danville, CAview gallery

SWSW126 km

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Danville Girl" - Woody Guthrie - Danville, CA

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Woody Guthrie's song "Danville Girl" mentions Danville, CA and Danville curls.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/5/2009

last visited: 3/18/2009

Image for "I went down Virginia, seeking shelter from the storm"view gallery

SWSW137.6 km

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Immortalized in Lyrics"I went down Virginia, seeking shelter from the storm"

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From the Creedence Clearwater/John Fogerty song "Who'll stop the Rain?"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Squirreleen

location: California

date approved: 5/5/2008

last visited: never

Image for "San Quentin" - Johnny Cash - San Quentin, CAview gallery

SWSW144 km

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Immortalized in Lyrics"San Quentin" - Johnny Cash - San Quentin, CA

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The song San Quentinis about time spent at the California prison.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/7/2010

last visited: 4/21/2010

Image for Mimi and Richard Farina's ~ "Reno Nevada"view gallery

NENE147.7 km

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Immortalized in LyricsMimi and Richard Farina's ~ "Reno Nevada"

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This song has "Reno Nevada" in the title and lyrics.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Nevada

date approved: 12/18/2012

last visited: 4/3/2015

Image for R.E.M.'s ~ All the Way to Renoview gallery

NENE147.7 km

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Immortalized in LyricsR.E.M.'s ~ All the Way to Reno

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The popular band R.E.M. produced this song about Reno, Nevada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Nevada

date approved: 12/18/2012

last visited: 4/3/2015

Image for Johnny Cash's ~ Folsom Prison Bluesview gallery

NENE147.7 km

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Immortalized in LyricsJohnny Cash's ~ Folsom Prison Blues

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Possibly the most recognized song with "Reno" in the lyrics.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Nevada

date approved: 12/18/2012

last visited: 4/3/2015

Image for Merle Haggard's ~ Reno Blues (Philadelphia Lawyer)view gallery

NENE147.7 km

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Immortalized in LyricsMerle Haggard's ~ Reno Blues (Philadelphia Lawyer)

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County singer Merle Haggard sang this song with "Reno" in the lyrics.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Nevada

date approved: 12/18/2012

last visited: 4/3/2015

Image for Nic Cowan's ~ "Reno"view gallery

NENE147.7 km

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Immortalized in LyricsNic Cowan's ~ "Reno"

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This song is titled "RENO" after Reno, Nevada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Nevada

date approved: 12/18/2012

last visited: 4/3/2015

Image for Alcatraz - "Save Me San Francisco" by Train - San Francisco, CAview gallery

SWSW149 km

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Immortalized in LyricsAlcatraz - "Save Me San Francisco" by Train - San Francisco, CA

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Alcatraz is briefly mentioned in the Train song "Save Me San Francisco."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 5/9/2012

last visited: 3/12/2015

Image for The Tenderloin - "Save me, San Francisco" by Train - San Francisco, CAview gallery

SWSW151.9 km

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Immortalized in LyricsThe Tenderloin - "Save me, San Francisco" by Train - San Francisco, CA

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The song "Save me, San Francisco" is an ode to the city by the bay.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 11/4/2011

last visited: never

Image for "San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair)" - Scott McKenzie  - San Francisco, CAview gallery

SWSW152.6 km

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Immortalized in Lyrics"San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair)" - Scott McKenzie - San Francisco, CA

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One of the more famous songs about San Francisco. It was about the hippy movement of the 1960s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/5/2009

last visited: 8/19/2011

Image for San Francisco Days - Chris Isaak - San Francisco, CAview gallery

SWSW153.4 km

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Immortalized in LyricsSan Francisco Days - Chris Isaak - San Francisco, CA

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I still love you I still want you I still need you Don't hang up and say goodbye

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7

location: California

date approved: 2/27/2009

last visited: 3/16/2013

Image for California Blue - Roy Orbison - Cailiforniaview gallery

SWSW153.4 km

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Immortalized in LyricsCalifornia Blue - Roy Orbison - Cailifornia

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One sunny day, I'll get back again Somehow, someway, but I don't know when California blue, California blue

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7

location: California

date approved: 2/27/2009

last visited: 3/16/2013

Image for Highway 101 - Social Distortionview gallery

SWSW153.4 km

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Immortalized in LyricsHighway 101 - Social Distortion

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Take a drive baby, up the coast Yeah, highway 101 I'll pass Ventura and Santa Barbara too, just as fast as my motor runs Gotta pocket full of memories - some happy and some are sad Gotta girl standin' by my side through the good times and the bad

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7

location: California

date approved: 2/27/2009

last visited: 3/16/2013

Image for 'Frisco Bay' -  (Sitting on ) The Dock of the Bayview gallery

SWSW153.4 km

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Immortalized in Lyrics'Frisco Bay' - (Sitting on ) The Dock of the Bay

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Ottis Redding's 1960s song about the San Francisco Bay.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 1/14/2008

last visited: 7/12/2013

Image for I Left my Heart in San Francisco, sung by Tony Bennettview gallery

SWSW153.4 km

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Immortalized in LyricsI Left my Heart in San Francisco, sung by Tony Bennett

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The city from the Golden Gate Bridge

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ronjean

location: California

date approved: 12/11/2008

last visited: 3/16/2013

Image for "Golden Gate Bridge" - Rose Melberg - San Francisco, CAview gallery

SWSW153.4 km

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Immortalized in Lyrics"Golden Gate Bridge" - Rose Melberg - San Francisco, CA

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The song Golden Gate Bridge is by singer Rose Melberg. The song dates back to the 1998 Portola album.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/5/2009

last visited: 3/16/2013

Image for Haight Street- Anberlin- San Francisco, CAview gallery

SWSW153.4 km

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Immortalized in LyricsHaight Street- Anberlin- San Francisco, CA

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This street was home to numerous musicians during the 1960s-1970s and became known as a hippie hangout.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: California

date approved: 12/15/2013

last visited: 1/12/2014

Image for San Francisco (Open Your Golden Gate) - San Francisco, CAview gallery

SWSW153.7 km

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Immortalized in LyricsSan Francisco (Open Your Golden Gate) - San Francisco, CA

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"San Francisco, here I come"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 6/9/2014

last visited: 9/20/2013

Image for "San Francisco" by The Village Peopleview gallery

SWSW155 km

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Immortalized in Lyrics"San Francisco" by The Village People

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San Francisco is the focus of a song by the Village People.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 5/31/2011

last visited: never

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