The Best Songs Named After US Cities

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List Criteria: 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.

For more, check out these lists:
The Best Beatles Songs | America's Coolest Cities



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    Frank Sinatra

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    Viva Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities


    Elvis Presley

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    L.A. Woman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities


    The Doors

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    Wichita Lineman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities


    Glen Campbell

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    Johnny Cash

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    Marc Cohn

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    Philadelphia Freedom is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities


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    Allentown is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities


    Billy Joel

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    (I Left My Heart) In San Franc... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
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    Streets of Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities

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    Hollywood Nights is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities


    Bob Seger, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band

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    Detroit Rock City is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities


    Kiss

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    Lodi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities


    Creedence Clearwater Revival

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    Angel of Harlem is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities


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    The Night Chicago Died is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities


    Paper Lace

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    Do You Know the Way to San Jos... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities


    Burt Bacharach

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    Marty Robbins

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    June Carter Cash, Johnny Cash

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    London Calling is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities


    The Clash

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    By the Time I Get to Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities


    Glen Campbell

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    Johnny Horton

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    Forrest Gump: San Francisco (B... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
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    I Love L.A. is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities


    Randy Newman

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    The Monkees

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    City of New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities


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    Cleveland Rocks is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities


    Ian Hunter

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    Chicago is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities


    Sufjan Stevens

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    Luchenbach, Texas is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities

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    Santa Monica is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities


    Everclear

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    Beastie Boys

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    Glen Campbell

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    Okie From Muskogee is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities

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    Meet Me in St. Louis, Louis is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
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    By the Time I Get to Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities


    Isaac Hayes

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    I'm Shipping Up to Boston is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities


    Dropkick Murphys

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    Chattanooga Choo Choo is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities


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    Atlantic City is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities


    Bruce Springsteen

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    Please Come to Boston is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities


    Dave Loggins

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    Detroit City is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities


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    Leaving Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities


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    Jan & Dean

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    Amarillo by Morning is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities

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    George Strait

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    New York State of Mind is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities

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    Billy Joel

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    Ray Charles

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    New York Minute is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities


    Don Henley

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    Tulsa Time is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities


    Danny Flowers

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    Arlo Guthrie

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    Autumn in New York is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities


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    Memphis, Tennessee is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities


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    Miami Vice Theme is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities


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