The Best Songs Named After US Cities Songs

The Best Songs Named After US Cities

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

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    Viva Las Vegas

    Elvis Presley More
    100
  2. 2
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    Frank Sinatra More
    96
  3. 3
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    ranked high on reranks
    L.A. Woman

    The Doors More
    92
  4. 4
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    the people's #1
    No Sleep Til Brooklyn

    Beastie Boys More
    89
  5. 5
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    Billy Joel More
    89
  6. 6
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    Walking in Memphis

    Marc Cohn More
    89
  7. 7
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    Bruce Springsteen More
    88
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    (I Left My Heart) In San Francisco

    Tony Bennett More
    83
  9. 9
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    often listed
    Philadelphia Freedom

    Elton John More
    79
  10. 10
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    Folsom Prison Blues (mono)

    Johnny Cash More
    79
  11. 11
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    Wichita Lineman

    Glen Campbell More
    79
  12. 12
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    Kiss More
    78
  13. 13
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    U2 More
    78
  14. 14
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    Everclear More
    75
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    Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band, Bob Seger More
    73
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    often listed
    I Love L.A.

    Randy Newman More
    71
  17. 17
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    Weezer More
    71
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    Chicago

    Sufjan Stevens More
    70
  19. 19
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    Paper Lace More
    69
  20. 20
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    Scott McKenzie More
    68
  21. 21
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    Dropkick Murphys More
    67
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    By the Time I Get to Phoenix

    Isaac Hayes More
    65
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    Autumn in New York

    Ella Fitzgerald More
    64
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    Burt Bacharach More
    63
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    Dave Loggins More
    63
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    Chuck Berry More
    62
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    Waking Up In Vegas

    Katy Perry More
    61
  28. 28
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    Dean Martin More
    60
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    Lodi

    Creedence Clearwater Revival More
    60
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    By the Time I Get to Phoenix

    Glen Campbell More
    60
  31. 31
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    Bruce Springsteen More
    59
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    Miami (radio edit)

    Will Smith More
    58
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    Sheryl Crow More
    57
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    Glenn Miller More
    57
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    Detroit City

    Tom Jones More
    56
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    Ace Frehley, Kiss More
    56
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    New York Minute

    Don Henley More
    56
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    To Live and Die in L.A.

    Wang Chung More
    56
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    (I Got a Gal in) Kalamazoo

    Glenn Miller More
    55
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    L.A. Is My Lady

    Frank Sinatra, Frank Sinatra with Quincy Jones and Orchestra More
    55
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    Youngstown

    Bruce Springsteen More
    54
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    Hollywood (Africa)

    Red Hot Chili Peppers More
    53
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    Cleveland Rocks

    Ian Hunter More
    53
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    ranked high on reranks
    New York City Boy

    Pet Shop Boys More
    53
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    Meet Me in St. Louis, Louis

    Joan Carroll, Judy Garland, Harry Davenport More
    52
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    Out in L.A.

    Red Hot Chili Peppers More
    52
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    Fedde Le Grand More
    52
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    Tupelo Honey

    Van Morrison More
    52
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    Red Hot Chili Peppers More
    52
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    Moon Over Miami

    George Shearing More
    52
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