The Best Songs Named After US Cities Songs
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The Best Songs Named After US Cities

List Criteria: Any song with an American city name in the title

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.

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    Billy Joel

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    The Doors

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    most listed Glen Campbell

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    new! Walking in Memphis Marc Cohn

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    Johnny Cash

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Frank Sinatra

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    Kiss

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Beastie Boys

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    Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band, Bob Seger

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    Randy Newman

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    Scott McKenzie

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    Lodi Creedence Clearwater Revival

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    Dave Loggins

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    Burt Bacharach

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    Isaac Hayes

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    Glen Campbell

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    Sheryl Crow

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    Katy Perry

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    added by Dbo878 Marty Robbins

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    Bruce Springsteen

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    often listed Don Henley

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    added by bojanthebest George Strait

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    Will Smith

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    ranked low on reranks & added by Dbo878 Johnny Cash, June Carter Cash

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    Danny Flowers

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    Ian Hunter

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Van Morrison

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    added by Dbo878 Battle of New Orleans Johnny Horton

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    Bruce Springsteen

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    added by bojanthebest Kiss, Ace Frehley

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    Missing Persons

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    Jermaine Dupri, Ludacris

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    added by Dbo878 George Strait

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    Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

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    Red Hot Chili Peppers

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    Grateful Dead

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    Pet Shop Boys

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    R. Kelly

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    Warren Zevon

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    A Tribe Called Quest

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    Red Hot Chili Peppers

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    Frank Sinatra, Frank Sinatra with Quincy Jones and Orchestra

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    Eskimo Joe

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    John Hiatt

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    The Tragically Hip

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    Sufjan Stevens, The Wee Papa Girl Rappers

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    Interpol

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    Madonna

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    Bob Dylan

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