music The Best Songs Named After US Cities  

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List Rules 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.

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New York, New York (thème du f... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities

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Viva Las Vegas Elvis Presley

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L.A. Woman The Doors

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Wichita Lineman Glen Campbell

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Folsom Prison Blues is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Folsom Prison Blues Johnny Cash

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Walking In Memphis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Walking In Memphis Marc Cohn

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Allentown Billy Joel

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Hollywood Nights Bob Seger, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band

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Lodi Creedence Clearwater Revival

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El Paso is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
El Paso Marty Robbins

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Jackson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Jackson June Carter Cash, Johnny Cash

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London Calling The Clash

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Battle of New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Battle of New Orleans Johnny Horton

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I Love L.A. Randy Newman

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Cleveland Rocks Ian Hunter

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Last Train to Clarksville is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities

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

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Santa Monica Everclear

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Chicago Sufjan Stevens

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No Sleep Till Brooklyn is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
No Sleep Till Brooklyn Beastie Boys

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I'm Shipping Up to Boston Dropkick Murphys

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Atlantic City Bruce Springsteen

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The Little Old Lady from Pasad... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities

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Amarillo by Morning George Strait

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Please Come to Boston Dave Loggins

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Georgia is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Georgia Ray Charles

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Leaving Las Vegas Sheryl Crow

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The City of New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities

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New York Minute Don Henley

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Tulsa Time Danny Flowers

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