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Started by Catspyjamas17 on May 15, 2019 12:46:48 PM
Thread for songs whose titles or lyrics contain reference to ACTUAL places

To differentiate from the downbuzz thread which is for strictly for MADE UP places ONLY

So: Warwick Avenue by Duffy

TommyDGNR8 - 15 May 2019 12:52:31 (#2 of 78)

Jocelyn Square (in Glasgow - the name of a song by Love & Money)

Leeds & Paisley (both mentioned in Hue & Cry's Looking For Linda)

Loads of Places in the Proclaimers' Letter From America and It's Immaterial's Driving Away From Home.

FleurDuMal - 15 May 2019 12:54:09 (#3 of 78)

Cullercoats and Whitley Bay, in Tunnel of Love by Dire Straits.

Catspyjamas17 - 15 May 2019 12:56:57 (#4 of 78)

Tasty Fish by The Other Two, named after a chippy in Stockport on the A6.

FleurDuMal - 15 May 2019 12:58:17 (#5 of 78)

There's also The Spanish City in Tunnel of Love.

FleurDuMal - 15 May 2019 13:05:12 (#6 of 78)

We Didn't Start The Fire, Billy Joel:

  • South Pacific
  • North Korea
  • South Korea
  • Panmunjom
  • Dien Bin Phu
  • Brooklyn
  • Disneyland
  • Budapest
  • Alabama
  • Suez
  • Little Rock
  • Lebanon
  • California
  • Congo
  • Berlin
  • Bay of Pigs
  • Woodstock
  • Palestine
  • Iran
  • Afghanistan
  • China.

Catspyjamas17 - 15 May 2019 13:05:56 (#7 of 78)

Bleeker Street (cafe) in Tin Angel - Joni Mitchell

Bribaba - 15 May 2019 13:08:37 (#8 of 78)

Ain't Going to Goa - The Alabama Three.

Catspyjamas17 - 15 May 2019 13:10:33 (#9 of 78)



Mykonos - Fleet Foxes

Bribaba - 15 May 2019 13:12:13 (#10 of 78)

Baltimore - Randy Newman.

RosyLovelady - 15 May 2019 13:12:55 (#11 of 78)

Al Stewart: Swiss Cottage Manoeuvres, Beacon Street and Gina in the King's Road

widenation - 15 May 2019 13:22:43 (#12 of 78)

Powis Square - Ry Cooder

Moschops - 15 May 2019 13:27:18 (#13 of 78)

Baker St featuring Bob Holness

FleurDuMal - 15 May 2019 13:28:14 (#14 of 78)

Lindisfarne, Fog on the Tyne.

RosyLovelady - 15 May 2019 13:29:23 (#15 of 78)

#13

He always modestly denied that one. He did vouchsafe, however, that he stepped in to record Layla when Eric Clapton was under the weather.

thisonehasalittlehat - 15 May 2019 13:47:17 (#16 of 78)

The Only Living Boy in New York / Cross

widenation - 15 May 2019 13:50:05 (#17 of 78)

Goodnight Saigon - Billy Joel

thisonehasalittlehat - 15 May 2019 13:54:21 (#18 of 78)

The beatles have four songs with places in the title. Back in the USSR. Kansas City. Penny Lane. Strawberry Fields Forever.

thisonehasalittlehat - 15 May 2019 13:57:36 (#19 of 78)

Supertramp have just two: Breakfast in America. Gone Hollywood. Therefore the beatles are twice as good as supertramp.

Peacock - 15 May 2019 14:00:17 (#20 of 78)

cocksucker avenue, butffuck Indiana, USA

widenation - 15 May 2019 14:00:26 (#21 of 78)

Going to Ibiza - Vengaboys

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