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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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L.A. Woman The Doors

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Viva Las Vegas Elvis Presley

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86 31
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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107 47
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Wichita Lineman Glen Campbell

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133 54
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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81 34
Folsom Prison Blues is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Folsom Prison Blues Johnny Cash

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Allentown Billy Joel

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87 47
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77 33
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Hollywood Nights Bob Seger, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band

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106 48
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83 47
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59 33
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76 39
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54 24
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Lodi Creedence Clearwater Revival

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69 33
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54 15
Jackson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Dbo878 added Jackson June Carter Cash, Johnny Cash

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44 18
El Paso is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Dbo878 added El Paso Marty Robbins

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86 40
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52 9
Last Train to Clarksville is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
looksharp added Last Train to Clarksville The Monkees

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I Love L.A. Randy Newman

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53 29
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40 15
Battle of New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Dbo878 added Battle of New Orleans Johnny Horton

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Dbo878 added Okie From Muskogee

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Atlantic City Bruce Springsteen

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35 12
Galveston is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Dbo878 added Galveston Glen Campbell

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37 22
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Please Come to Boston Dave Loggins

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Santa Monica Everclear

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38 19
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clash1977 added Luchenbach, Texas

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bojanthebest added Amarillo by Morning George Strait

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Cleveland Rocks Ian Hunter

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29 28
No Sleep Till Brooklyn is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
No Sleep Till Brooklyn Beastie Boys

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Chicago Sufjan Stevens

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Leaving Las Vegas Sheryl Crow

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28 13
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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38 17
Georgia is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
z0faysal added Georgia Ray Charles

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I'm Shipping Up to Boston Dropkick Murphys

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28 23
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21 11
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Tom Islava added New York State of Mind Billy Joel

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49 34
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21 29
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Tulsa Time Danny Flowers

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La Grange ZZ Top

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26 14
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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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20 11
The City of New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities

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