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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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Viva Las Vegas Elvis Presley

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158 61
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L.A. Woman The Doors

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109 42
New York, New York (thème du f... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities

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101 40
Folsom Prison Blues is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Folsom Prison Blues Johnny Cash

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157 63
Walking In Memphis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Walking In Memphis Marc Cohn

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Wichita Lineman Glen Campbell

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114 63
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106 53
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105 62
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Allentown Billy Joel

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90 41
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Hollywood Nights Bob Seger, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band

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100 53
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124 53
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Lodi Creedence Clearwater Revival

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65 43
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The Best Bands Named After Cities

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67 20
Jackson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Dbo878 added Jackson June Carter Cash, Johnny Cash

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57 24
El Paso is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Dbo878 added El Paso Marty Robbins

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65 14
Last Train to Clarksville is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
looksharp added Last Train to Clarksville The Monkees

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50 19
Battle of New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Dbo878 added Battle of New Orleans Johnny Horton

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I Love L.A. Randy Newman

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Dbo878 added Okie From Muskogee

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Atlantic City Bruce Springsteen

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53 20
Georgia is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
z0faysal added Georgia Ray Charles

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No Sleep Till Brooklyn is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
No Sleep Till Brooklyn Beastie Boys

The Best US Cities for Live Music

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Galveston is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Dbo878 added Galveston Glen Campbell

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clash1977 added Luchenbach, Texas

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Tom Islava added New York State of Mind Billy Joel

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Cleveland Rocks Ian Hunter

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bojanthebest added Amarillo by Morning George Strait

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Please Come to Boston Dave Loggins

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Leaving Las Vegas Sheryl Crow

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34 17
The Little Old Lady from Pasad... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Dbo878 added The Little Old Lady from Pasadena Jan & Dean

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Chicago Sufjan Stevens

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Santa Monica Everclear

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I'm Shipping Up to Boston Dropkick Murphys

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33 13
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La Grange ZZ Top

The Best Bands Named After Movies

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bojanthebest added New York Groove Kiss, Ace Frehley

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New York Minute Don Henley

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Tulsa Time Danny Flowers

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25 16
The City of New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities

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