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Cities in Song - NEW GAME! (Read 12501 times)
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Reply #25 - Sep 7th, 2014, 6:08pm
 
Albuquerque
 
Paul Revere and the Raiders sang about this "nation" that's also the name of a town in my neck of the woods.
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Reply #26 - Sep 21st, 2014, 6:43pm
 
I think we need to recruit some more people to play this game!  
 
Cherokee (although I think they were singing about the people not the place)
 
As a teen I had a t-shirt with the opening bars of this song about...wait no one else is going to understand THAT clue...
 
Glenn Campbell sang about a man from here who was "still on the line"
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Reply #27 - Jan 5th, 2015, 4:43am
 
Wichita
 
Where was The Clash calling?
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Reply #28 - Jan 19th, 2015, 9:09am
 
Albuquerque?
 
George Strait sang about ex's living there Smiley
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Reply #29 - Jan 22nd, 2015, 1:55am
 
Quote from jjsgirl on Jan 19th, 2015, 9:09am:
Albuquerque?

George Strait sang about ex's living there Smiley

 
No The Clash weren't calling Alberquerque.
Any takers?
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Reply #30 - Jan 27th, 2015, 2:08pm
 
(Oops!  I'd missed some posts.  embarrassed)
 
So my new answer is London  Smiley
 
 
George Strait sang about ex's living there but in particular Rosanna...
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Reply #31 - Jan 27th, 2015, 6:42pm
 
Was it Texas?
 
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Reply #32 - Mar 28th, 2015, 7:52am
 
Highland.
 
Old but hopefully recognisable.
 
There'll be bluebirds over__________
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Reply #33 - Apr 27th, 2015, 7:27am
 
The White Cliffs of Dover, so Dover?
 
Marty Robbins sang "Out in the West Texas town of _____________ I fell in love with a Mexican girl"
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Reply #34 - May 9th, 2015, 4:37pm
 
El Paso.
 
Tom T Hall wrote this lovely song:
 
That's How I Got to ....
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Reply #35 - May 13th, 2015, 10:20am
 
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"His neck was red as _______ clay, but the city's call pulled him away"
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Reply #36 - May 13th, 2015, 2:46pm
 
Quote from Sarah_1250 on May 13th, 2015, 10:20am:
"His neck was red as _______ clay, but the city's call pulled him away"

 
Alabama.
 
According to the Mamas and the Papas,  
You'd be safe and warm if you were in <this city>.
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Reply #37 - Oct 28th, 2015, 4:43am
 
Quote from Patk on May 13th, 2015, 2:46pm:


According to the Mamas and the Papas,
You'd be safe and warm if you were in <this city>.

 
L.A.
 
Tony Christie asked "Is this the way to ......."
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Reply #38 - Nov 15th, 2016, 12:19am
 
Amarillo
 
Billy Joel's mind is there
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Reply #39 - Jan 10th, 2017, 3:57pm
 
New York.
 
Hey,hey, hey do the --- shuffle.- The Rolling Stones
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Reply #40 - Jan 18th, 2017, 1:39pm
 
Harlem
 
I took the train to ____ that fell (done by Joan Baez and probably many others).
 
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Reply #41 - Feb 9th, 2017, 6:11am
 
Quote from Greycharleigh on Jan 18th, 2017, 1:39pm:


I took the train to ____ that fell (done by Joan Baez and probably many others).


 
Richmond?
 
Lucinda Williams took the bus to ---?
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Reply #42 - May 6th, 2017, 9:46am
 
Quote from Patk on Aug 2nd, 2014, 3:22pm:

They rode a "horse with no name."

 
I was literally listening to this song while reading the thread (listening to the album, actually, but it was on this song), so I think that's a sign I should play!
 
Lucinda Williams took the bus to Baton Rouge.
 
Where were the Osmonds going back to, the place they wanted to be, where Merrill needed "time to rest my mind," and then they'd have a party?
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