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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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New York, New York (thème du f... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities

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L.A. Woman The Doors

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Wichita Lineman Glen Campbell

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81 33
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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Allentown Billy Joel

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131 53
Walking In Memphis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Walking In Memphis Marc Cohn

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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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The Best US Cities for Live Music 16 Songs That Don't Mean What You Think They Do

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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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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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I Love L.A. Randy Newman

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Last Train to Clarksville is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
looksharp added Last Train to Clarksville The Monkees

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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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Cleveland Rocks Ian Hunter

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clash1977 added Luchenbach, Texas

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Chicago Sufjan Stevens

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Atlantic City Bruce Springsteen

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

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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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Santa Monica Everclear

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Please Come to Boston Dave Loggins

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I'm Shipping Up to Boston Dropkick Murphys

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bojanthebest added Amarillo by Morning George Strait

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Tom Islava added New York State of Mind Billy Joel

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Leaving Las Vegas Sheryl Crow

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The Little Old Lady from Pasad... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Dbo878 added The Little Old Lady from Pasadena Jan & Dean

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Georgia is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
z0faysal added Georgia Ray Charles

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The Best Bands Named After Birds The Best Station Wagons of All Time

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New York Minute Don Henley

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bojanthebest added New York Groove Kiss, Ace Frehley

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Tulsa Time Danny Flowers

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La Grange ZZ Top

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The City of New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities