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The Best Songs Named After US Cities

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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    Elvis Presley

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    Frank Sinatra

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    The Doors

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    Johnny Cash

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    Glen Campbell

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    Bob Seger, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band

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    Kiss

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    Burt Bacharach

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    Paper Lace

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    Randy Newman

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    Glen Campbell

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    Johnny Horton

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    Ian Hunter

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    Dropkick Murphys

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    Everclear

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    Isaac Hayes

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    The Clash

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    Dave Loggins

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    Glen Campbell

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    Bruce Springsteen

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    Jan & Dean

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    The Monkees

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    Chuck Berry

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    Sheryl Crow

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    Don Henley

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    Lefty Frizzell

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