I'm on the Pacific Coast Highway Pacific Coast Highway by Hole

Aka California State Route 1, a particularly beautiful highway that runs up much of the Pacific coast of California

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Are you going to Scarborough Fair
Parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme
Remember me to one who lives there
She once was a true love of mine
Scarborough Fair/Canticle by Simon & Garfunkel

The Scarborough Fair originated in the middle ages, and lower-key commemorative celebrations continue today

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Told her that I came from Detroit City Be My Lover by Alice Cooper

Cooper was born and bred in Detroit

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She's less than sure if her heart has come
To stay in San Jose
Rattlesnakes by Lloyd Cole And The Commotions

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She spent twenty years in the Dakota
Every single day was black in the Dakota
20 Years in the Dakota by Hole

The Dakota is a celebrated co-op on Manhattan’s upper west side. It was featured in the film Rosemary’s Baby and, most relevantly to this song, was the home of John Lennon and Yoko Ono, and the site of the latter’s murder. The “she” in this line most likely refers to Ono

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Spanish songs in Granada, oh mi corazon Spanish Bombs by The Clash

In 2013, Granada’s city hall decided to dedicate a city square to him, renaming it “Joe Strummer Plaza”. The dedication was decided upon after presentation of a popular Facebook petition suggesting such. Oh mi corazon!

Joe Strummer fled to Grenada in 1984 as The Clash disintegrated

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We don't need no thought control Another Brick in the Wall (Part II) by Pink Floyd

Roger Waters spray painted these lyrics on the Israeli apartheid wall while visiting the West Bank city of Bethlehem on June 21, 2006, the day before he performed in the Arab/Israeli Peace Village Neve Shalom. He had originally scheduled the concert for Hayarkon Park outside Tel Aviv, but moved it after discussions with Palestinian artists and Israeli refuseniks about the Palestinian call for an international cultural boycott against Israel’s inhumane and illegal policies. He wrote about the experience in The Guardian.

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Two years previously, Waters had helped launch the social justice organization War on Want’s campaign against the wall.

Here’s the wikipedia page summarizing various positions in a more balanced way on the Israeli West Bank barrier.

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Now I am walking down Rivington
To East River Park
Swinging on swings in the dark
I'm, I'm waiting for six o'clock
She's Real (Version) by Kicking Giant

Rivington Street runs across Manhattan’s Lower East Side from the Bowery almost all the way east to East River Park

Rivington and Forsyth in NYC

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You'll never recognize yourself on Heartattack and Vine Heartattack and Vine by Tom Waits

The song title is a reference to the intersection of Hollywood Blvd and Vine Street in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California

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Well it's 9th and Hennepin 9th & Hennepin by Tom Waits

Hennepin Avenue is an iconic street in Minneapolis featured prominantly in Prince’s Purple Rain among other works. Apparently a bit less seedy than it used to be, it has become a popular parade route and has been the location of Minneapolis' annual LGBT pride parade since the 1990s. Below is an image of the 2002 parade at the interesection of Hennepin Ave and 9th street:

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