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cedarwood rd

from u2 posted in music by prof_improbable

10 Cedarwood Rd is the address of Bono's childhood home in Dublin. It's also the subject of the U2 song, "Cedarwood Rd."

The song was featured on Episode 42 of the Song Exploder podcast. No word on whether it will show up uninvited on the next Apple device launch.

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dub’s lounge

from tom petty posted in music by prof_improbable

Back in the early 1970s, Mudcrutch was the house band at Dub's Lounge and played six nights a week. Members of Mudcrutch included Tom Petty and several members of the Heartbreakers.

The building was torn down on July 23, 2014 to make room for a Social Security office (source: Gainesville.com)

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the grateful dead house

from the grateful dead posted in music by prof_improbable

From 1966 to 1968, Jerry Garcia and the Grateful Dead lived at this Victorian house in the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood of San Francisco.

In the Summer of Love of 1967, the Dead were busted for drug possession. The bust was detailed in the first issue of Rolling Stone.

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triple rock social club

from nofx posted in music by prof_improbable

Legendary punk rock venue, bar, and restaurant in the Twin Cities; basis for the NOFX song, "Seeing Double at the Triple Rock." The video was also shot on location.

The name comes from the 1980 film The Blues Brothers. The Triple Rock Baptist Church (whose pastor is James Brown) is the site where the brothers receive their "mission from god".

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former location of uptown bar

from uptown bar posted in music by prof_improbable

The cover to the Mac Lethal single "Make-Out Bandit" was shot inside the Uptown Bar.

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