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Eagles', "Doolin Dalton"
The Lyrics:
Two brothers lyin' dead in Coffeyville
Why:
Reference to Coffeyville Kansas, where the Daltons met their demise trying to rob two banks at the same time.
Submitted by: Robert
Ty Herndon's, "What Mattered Most"
The Lyrics:
In ‘64 she was born
In Baton Rouge
Why:
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Submitted by: Bob
falco's, "Vienna Calling"
The Lyrics:
Vienna
Why:
Austrian main town.
Submitted by: mads.
Mike Love, Brian Wilson's, ""Salt Lake City""
The Lyrics:
Down in Utah The guys and I dig a city called Salt Lake It's got the grooviest kids That's why we never get tired of Salt Lake And the way the kids talk so cool Is an out of sight thing And the number one radio station Makes the town really swing yeah Salt Lake City we'll be coming soon etc....
Why:
It's the actual song title. It was released as a promo single, backed with "Amusement Parks U.S.A. and was included on their 1965 album Summer Days (And Summer Nights!!). Has a catchy musical hook.
Submitted by: D. Bruce Brown
Johnny Rivers', "Secret Agent Man"
The Lyrics:
Swingin' on the Riviera one day
And then layin' in the Bombay alley next day
Why:
The French Riviera (southeast France) and Bombay (now Mumbai) India.
Submitted by: Bob
Bob Seger's, "The Fire Down Below"
The Lyrics:
Yeah, it happens out in Vegas
And it happens in Moline
On the blueblood streets of Boston
Up in Berkeley and out in Queens
Why:
Las Vegas; Moline, Illinois; Boston; Berkeley, California; Queens, New York
Submitted by: Hugh Boettcher
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers', "Mary Jane's Last Dance"
The Lyrics:
She grew up in an Indiana town
Why:
Indiana.
Submitted by: All-Starr
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers', "Mary Jane's Last Dance"
The Lyrics:
She grew up in an Indiana town
Why:
Indiana.
Submitted by: All-Starr
Sisters Of Mercy's, "Detonation Boulevard"
The Lyrics:
I caught something weird in Ensenada
I've a brother of sorts in Torquemada
Why:
Ensenada, Mexico, which is on the Pacific coast of the Baja California peninsula.
Submitted by: Bon John Bovi
Nancy Sinatra's, "Sugar Town"
The Lyrics:
Yesterday it rained in Tennessee
I heard it also rained in Tallahassee
Why:
U.S. state of Tennessee and Tallahassee, Florida
Submitted by: Bob
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