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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

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

thisonehasalittlehat - 15 May 2019 14:01:42 (#22 of 78)

Carter USM have at least 8 songs with places in the title. England. Granny Farming in the UK. Only Living Boy in New Cross. Sealed with a Glasgow Kiss. The man who bought the World. Twenty four minutes from tulse hill. The Taking of Peckham 123. Under the Thumb and Over the Moon. Therefore Carter USM are twice as good as the Beatles.

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