Us Cities 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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The Best Beatles Songs | America's Coolest Cities

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163 63
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Frank Sinatra

2
219 80
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The Doors

3
191 82
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Elvis Presley

4
144 74
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5
130 54
Folsom Prison Blues is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Johnny Cash

6
197 76
Walking In Memphis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Marc Cohn

7
143 70
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Glen Campbell

8
128 67
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9
181 68
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10
144 39
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Creedence Clearwater Revival

11
125 60
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Bob Seger, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band

12
240 58
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13
125 132
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Billy Joel

14
117 50
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15
124 61
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Randy Newman

16
110 18
Last Train to Clarksville is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
looksharp added The Monkees

17
95 24
Jackson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Dbo878 added June Carter Cash, Johnny Cash

18
51 2
Stuck Inside of Mobile With th... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities

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69 25
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20
78 52
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21
99 22
San Franciscan Nights is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
JohnDelSelva added Eric Burdon & the Animals

22
82 22
The Little Old Lady from Pasad... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Dbo878 added Jan & Dean

23
81 14
Woodstock is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

24
63 5
Christmas Card from a Hooker i... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
MusicOfTheForest added Tom Waits

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71 43
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