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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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The Best Beatles Songs | America's Coolest Cities

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Viva Las Vegas Elvis Presley

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147 55
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L.A. Woman The Doors

3
95 38
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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144 56
Walking In Memphis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Walking In Memphis Marc Cohn

5
92 36
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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Wichita Lineman Glen Campbell

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94 47
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102 60
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93 58
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Allentown Billy Joel

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83 35
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Hollywood Nights Bob Seger, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band

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91 50
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114 50
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62 38
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72 37
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The Best Bands Named After Cities

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57 29
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Lodi Creedence Clearwater Revival

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61 17
Jackson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Dbo878 added Jackson June Carter Cash, Johnny Cash

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48 22
El Paso is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Dbo878 added El Paso Marty Robbins

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56 12
Last Train to Clarksville is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
looksharp added Last Train to Clarksville The Monkees

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45 17
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

The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians

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I Love L.A. Randy Newman

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56 33
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44 24
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Atlantic City Bruce Springsteen

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79 44
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44 28
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49 27
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38 21
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Dbo878 added Okie From Muskogee

The Best US Cities for Live Music

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41 25
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Please Come to Boston Dave Loggins

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41 21
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clash1977 added Luchenbach, Texas

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36 16
Galveston is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Dbo878 added Galveston Glen Campbell

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47 20
Georgia is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
z0faysal added Georgia Ray Charles

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Santa Monica Everclear

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50 41
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Cleveland Rocks Ian Hunter

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44 38
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Leaving Las Vegas Sheryl Crow

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35 30
No Sleep Till Brooklyn is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
No Sleep Till Brooklyn Beastie Boys

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bojanthebest added Amarillo by Morning George Strait

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58 49
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Chicago Sufjan Stevens

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67 44
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I'm Shipping Up to Boston Dropkick Murphys

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30 16
The Little Old Lady from Pasad... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Dbo878 added The Little Old Lady from Pasadena Jan & Dean

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Tom Islava added New York State of Mind Billy Joel

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32 25
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The Best Bands Named After Songs and Albums

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30 17
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bojanthebest added New York Groove Kiss, Ace Frehley

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27 13
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La Grange ZZ Top

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New York Minute Don Henley

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25 21
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Tulsa Time Danny Flowers

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22 14
The City of New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities

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