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List Rules Any song with an American city name in the title

An expansive list of songs about cities in the US, ranked by music fans everywhere. From "New York, New York" to "No Sleep Til Brooklyn," American cities and towns have long inspired singers and bands in their lyrics and song titles. This list of US city song names includes music about Memphis, Chicago, San Francisco, Detroit, and many more notable American cities and towns.

Which songs with cities in the title is your favorite? Does it name a city in your state? Or maybe even your hometown? Vote up those you think are the best songs with city names in the title, or click "rerank" to make a list of your own that will influence this Ultimate List.

What are the best songs about cities? Take a look at this list and see for yourself.

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New York, New York (thème du f... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities

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Viva Las Vegas Elvis Presley

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L.A. Woman The Doors

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Wichita Lineman Glen Campbell

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Folsom Prison Blues is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Folsom Prison Blues Johnny Cash

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Walking In Memphis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Walking In Memphis Marc Cohn

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Allentown Billy Joel

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Hollywood Nights Bob Seger, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band

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Lodi Creedence Clearwater Revival

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The Best US Cities for Live Music 16 Songs That Don't Mean What You Think They Do

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Jackson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Jackson June Carter Cash, Johnny Cash

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El Paso is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
El Paso Marty Robbins

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London Calling The Clash

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I Love L.A. Randy Newman

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Battle of New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Battle of New Orleans Johnny Horton

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Cleveland Rocks Ian Hunter

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Chicago Sufjan Stevens

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Last Train to Clarksville is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities

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The Best Bands Named After Songs and Albums 39 Ways to Repel a Potential Girlfriend

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Santa Monica Everclear

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No Sleep Till Brooklyn is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
No Sleep Till Brooklyn Beastie Boys

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I'm Shipping Up to Boston Dropkick Murphys

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Atlantic City Bruce Springsteen

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Galveston is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Galveston Glen Campbell

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Amarillo by Morning George Strait

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Please Come to Boston Dave Loggins

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Leaving Las Vegas Sheryl Crow

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Georgia is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Georgia Ray Charles

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The Best Bands Named After Birds The Best Fall Beers

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The Little Old Lady from Pasad... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities

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New York Minute Don Henley

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Tulsa Time Danny Flowers

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New York Groove Kiss, Ace Frehley

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