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mermaid avenue

from billy bragg & wilco posted in music by crabapple

The Guthrie family lived at 3520 Mermaid Ave for 7 years. Guthrie used to take the kids to the beach and to his favorite restaurant- Nathan's Famous hot dogs.

Source: Rolling Stone

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mermaid avenue

from billy bragg & wilco posted in music by nevereatshreddedwheat

This collection of songs by Billy Bragg and Wilco is named after the Woody Guthrie song "Mermaid's Avenue" which was also this street in Coney Island where Guthrie lived.

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