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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

RosyLovelady - 15 May 2019 14:50:03 (#56 of 78)

April March: Superbagnères

hailesaladdie - 15 May 2019 14:50:18 (#57 of 78)

Oh, back to Pulp, Provence is referenced in I Spy, as in "take your Year in Provence and shove it up your arse."

CarlosFandango - 15 May 2019 15:02:28 (#58 of 78)

Who knows this? (no googling!)

Shoeburyness, Dartford Tunnel, Wapping, Barking, Dagenham, Grays Thurrock, Basildon, Pitsea, Thundersley, Hadleigh, Leigh-On-Sea, Chalkwell, Prittlewell, Southend (is the end)

Catspyjamas17 - 15 May 2019 15:07:15 (#59 of 78)

Rustington on Sea and Ashton-under-Lyne in The Gnu Song.

CarlosFandango - 15 May 2019 15:07:54 (#60 of 78)

Ilkley Moor....

Catspyjamas17 - 15 May 2019 15:15:15 (#61 of 78)

Salford, Ancoats, London - Matchstalk Men and Matchstalk Cats and Dogs

Catspyjamas17 - 15 May 2019 15:17:09 (#62 of 78)

Drury Lane in The Muffin Man

widenation - 15 May 2019 15:23:29 (#63 of 78)

Plaistow Patricia - Ian Dury

browserbutton - 15 May 2019 15:24:17 (#64 of 78)

Asbury Park, NJ

FleurDuMal - 15 May 2019 16:22:23 (#65 of 78)

Dagenham Dave - also Ian Dury

FleurDuMal - 15 May 2019 16:23:06 (#66 of 78)

And Billericay Dickie

toffle - 15 May 2019 16:26:52 (#67 of 78)

Dagenham Dave was the Stranglers.

FleurDuMal - 15 May 2019 16:28:23 (#68 of 78)

Aaaargh. Well, it was a long time ago ...

widenation - 15 May 2019 16:32:32 (#69 of 78)

Galway Girl - Ed Sheeran

Aaaargh again.

toffle - 15 May 2019 16:35:30 (#70 of 78)

Duran Duran - Planet Earth

Psychedelic Furs - India

Siouxsie and the Banshees - Israel

The Fall - LA

Magazine - Philadelphia

The Ramones - Rockaway Beach

browserbutton - 15 May 2019 16:37:10 (#71 of 78)

Solsbury Hill

widenation - 15 May 2019 16:43:52 (#72 of 78)

The Shepton Mallet Matador - The Wurzels

CloakAndDagger - 15 May 2019 16:57:30 (#73 of 78)

Perry Como - Delaware.

Bonus points for them being place names but referred to as something else.

browserbutton - 15 May 2019 16:59:18 (#74 of 78)

Digital Bath -- Deftones

Moschops - 15 May 2019 17:31:56 (#75 of 78)

Straight Outta Compton - strange that an LA rap outfit should namecheck a small village just south of Winchester, but there you go.

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