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the corner

from common posted in music by nevereatshreddedwheat

It might not be the corner, but Chicago native Common kicks a verse or two on the corner of S Evans and E 79th in the video for 'The Corner' off his 2005 album Be.

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skoob books

from jj doom, mf doom posted in music by nevereatshreddedwheat

MF Doom wanders around London's Skoob Books with a mirror on his face in the video for BOOKHEAD off the JJ Doom album Key to the Kuffs. JJ Doom is one of MF Doom's many collaborations, this one with DJ and producer Jneiro Jarel.

Watch the video for BOOKHEAD.

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country grammar block party

from nelly posted in music by nevereatshreddedwheat

Although Nelly was raised in the University City suburb of St. Louis, the muscle car-filled street party in the video for his debut single "Country Grammar" was filmed in North St. Louis near the intersection of Labadie Ave and Marcus Ave looking east.

Watch the video for "Country Grammar"

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trench town culture yard

from bob marley posted in music by nevereatshreddedwheat

I remember when we used to sit
In the government yard in Trenchtown

No Woman No Cry, Bob Marley & the Wailers

Bob Marley moved to the government-owned Trench Town housing projects in the late 1950s and lived there through his teenage years.

Officially, a man named Vincent Ford, who ran a soup kitchen in Trench Town, wrote No Woman No Cry along with several other Bob Marley songs during this time. It is widely assumed though that Bob Marley did in fact write these songs but listed Ford as the songwriter in order to avoid a contract with Cayman Music and also so that the ongoing royalty checks could support Ford's soup kitchen.

Today Trench Town hosts a museum dedicated to those musicians and notable figures (Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Bunny Wailer, etc.) who once lived in the neighborhood known as the Hollywood of Jamaica.

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laurel canyon store

from father john misty posted in music by nevereatshreddedwheat

We met in a parking lot
I was buying coffee and cigarettes

– I Went to the Store One Day

Josh Tillman aka Father John Misty met his future wife Emma here at the Laurel Canyon Country Store shortly after he quit the Fleet Foxes and moved to Los Angeles. The store has a rich history as a gathering spot for those in the L.A. music scene, most notably Jim Morrison and other musicians in the 1960s.

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