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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  1. 24
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    Isaac Hayes

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  2. 4
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    most listed Glen Campbell

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  3. 99
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    The Magnetic Fields

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  4. 69
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    Red Hot Chili Peppers

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  5. 105
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Jan and Dean

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  6. 1
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    Viva Las Vegas Elvis Presley

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  7. 56
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    Los Angeles X

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  8. 25
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    Burt Bacharach

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  9. 111
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    added by Dbo878 Glen Campbell

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  10. 131
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    added by Dbo878 Garth Brooks

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  11. 7
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    Johnny Cash

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  12. 113
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    added by bojanthebest Hank Williams, Jr.

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  13. 29
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    Glen Campbell

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  14. 21
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    added by Dbo878 Johnny Cash, June Carter Cash

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  15. 106
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    Owl City

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  16. 121
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    Seattle Perry Como

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  17. 18
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    Scott McKenzie

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  18. 118
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    Ella Fitzgerald

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  19. 41
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    added by bojanthebest George Strait

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  20. 57
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    Warren Zevon

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  21. 70
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    Frank Sinatra, Frank Sinatra with Quincy Jones and Orchestra

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  22. 19
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    I'm Shipping Up to Boston Dropkick Murphys

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  23. 50
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    added by bojanthebest Kiss, Ace Frehley

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  24. 15
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    Santa Monica Everclear

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  25. 59
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    added by Dbo878 George Strait

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  26. 48
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    The Clash

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  27. 62
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    Grateful Dead

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  28. 43
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    Will Smith

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  29. 40
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    Danny Flowers

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  30. 35
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    Katy Perry

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  31. 135
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    added by Dbo878 Confederate Railroad

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  32. 51
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    Jermaine Dupri, Ludacris

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  33. 11
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    Frank Sinatra

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  34. 114
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    added by clash1977 Eric Clapton

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  35. 17
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    Paper Lace

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  36. 16
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    Randy Newman

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  37. 39
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    Detroit City Tom Jones

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  38. 82
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    Santa Monica Savage Garden

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  39. 122
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    added by bojanthebest Steve Wariner

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  40. 141
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    Juneau Funeral for a Friend

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  41. 97
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    ranked low on reranks & added by z0faysal Ray Charles

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  42. 126
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks John Prine

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  43. 72
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    Sufjan Stevens, The Wee Papa Girl Rappers

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  44. 132
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    added by Dbo878 Midnight in Montgomery Alan Jackson

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  45. 42
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    Ian Hunter

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  46. 3
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    Billy Joel

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  47. 76
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    Eskimo Joe

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  48. 88
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    Bob Dylan

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  49. 116
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    La Grange ZZ Top

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  50. 46
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    Bruce Springsteen

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