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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  1. 90
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    John Denver More
    38
  2. 13
    Up 37
    Down 15
    U2 More
    78
  3. 11
    Up 34
    Down 17

    often listed
    Wichita Lineman

    Glen Campbell More
    79
  4. 68
    Up 7
    Down 10

    often listed
    Nashville Rebel

    Waylon Jennings More
    48
  5. 22
    Up 22
    Down 8

    ranked low on reranks
    By the Time I Get to Phoenix

    Isaac Hayes More
    65
  6. 93
    Up 6
    Down 12

    often listed
    Washington, D.C.

    The Magnetic Fields More
    37
  7. 46
    Up 5
    Down 3
    No image

    ranked high on reranks
    Out in L.A.

    Red Hot Chili Peppers More
    52
  8. 26
    Up 13
    Down 7
    Chuck Berry More
    62
  9. 56
    Up 6
    Down 8

    often listed
    Los Angeles

    X More
    50
  10. 110
    Up 3
    Down 11

    ranked high on reranks
    Honolulu Lulu

    Jan and Dean More
    35
  11. 21
    Up 36
    Down 12
    Dropkick Murphys More
    67
  12. 1
    Up 58
    Down 12

    most listed &ranked low on reranks
    Viva Las Vegas

    Elvis Presley More
    100
  13. 85
    Up 4
    Down 1
    Jan Hammer More
    40
  14. 24
    Up 27
    Down 13
    Burt Bacharach More
    63
  15. 47
    Up 3
    Down 1
    No image
    Fedde Le Grand More
    52
  16. 112
    Up 3
    Down 10
    Jerry Lee Lewis More
    34
  17. 71
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    No image

    ranked high on reranks &ranked low on reranks
    Chattanooga Shoe Shine Boy

    Frank Sinatra More
    47
  18. 28
    Up 16
    Down 14
    Dean Martin More
    60
  19. 10
    Up 30
    Down 7

    ranked low on reranks
    Folsom Prison Blues (mono)

    Johnny Cash More
    79
  20. 30
    Up 15
    Down 11

    ranked low on reranks
    By the Time I Get to Phoenix

    Glen Campbell More
    60
  21. 95
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    Down 1
    The Dictators More
    37
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  22. 97
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    Down 2
    Hank Williams, Jr. More
    37
    added by: bojanthebest
  23. 111
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    Owl City More
    34
  24. 103
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    Down 3
    Perry Como More
    36
  25. 8
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    Down 15

    ranked high on reranks
    (I Left My Heart) In San Francisco

    Tony Bennett More
    83
  26. 101
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    Down 6
    Ella Fitzgerald More
    36
  27. 83
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    Down 1
    George Strait More
    40
    added by: bojanthebest
  28. 67
    Up 2
    Down 6

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead

    Warren Zevon More
    48
  29. 20
    Up 41
    Down 20
    Scott McKenzie More
    68
  30. 40
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    Down 3

    ranked high on reranks
    L.A. Is My Lady

    Frank Sinatra, Frank Sinatra with Quincy Jones and Orchestra More
    55
  31. 62
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    Down 2
    No image
    Chris Isaak More
    49
  32. 36
    Up 3
    Down 1
    Ace Frehley, Kiss More
    56
    added by: bojanthebest
  33. 88
    Up 6
    Down 11
    Emmylou Harris More
    39
  34. 50
    Up 9
    Down 12

    often listed
    Moon Over Miami

    George Shearing More
    52
  35. 58
    Up 12
    Down 9

    ranked low on reranks
    L.A.

    Neil Young More
    50
  36. 39
    Up 3
    Down 3

    ranked high on reranks
    (I Got a Gal in) Kalamazoo

    Glenn Miller More
    55
  37. 14
    Up 34
    Down 16
    Everclear More
    75
  38. 17
    Up 37
    Down 20
    Weezer More
    71
  39. 57
    Up 7
    Down 9

    often listed
    Tulsa Time

    Danny Flowers More
    50
  40. 55
    Up 19
    Down 16

    ranked low on reranks
    Cumberland Blues

    Grateful Dead More
    50
  41. 27
    Up 18
    Down 16

    ranked high on reranks &controversial
    Waking Up In Vegas

    Katy Perry More
    61
  42. 32
    Up 17
    Down 18

    often listed
    Miami (radio edit)

    Will Smith More
    58
  43. 51
    Up 12
    Down 17
    Jermaine Dupri, Ludacris More
    51
  44. 23
    Up 12
    Down 9

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Autumn in New York

    Ella Fitzgerald More
    64
  45. 94
    Up 1
    Down 1
    No image
    Eric Clapton More
    37
    added by: clash1977
  46. 2
    Up 62
    Down 15
    Frank Sinatra More
    96
  47. 35
    Up 4
    Down 2

    ranked high on reranks
    Detroit City

    Tom Jones More
    56
  48. 16
    Up 24
    Down 13

    often listed
    I Love L.A.

    Randy Newman More
    71
  49. 34
    Up 13
    Down 13
    Glenn Miller More
    57
  50. 70
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    No image
    Savage Garden More
    47
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