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The Best Songs Named After US Cities 

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Updated April 22, 2020 22.9k votes 2k voters 154.7k views 212 items

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 Doors
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The Little Old Lady from... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Dbo878 added Jan & Dean
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Frank Sinatra
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Creedence Clearwater Revival
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Elvis Presley
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Walking In Memphis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Marc Cohn
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Folsom Prison Blues is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Johnny Cash
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Bob Seger, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
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Glen Campbell
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Randy Newman
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Jackson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Dbo878 added June Carter Cash, Johnny Cash
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Last Train to Clarksvill... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
looksharp added The Monkees
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San Franciscan Nights is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
JohnDelSelva added Eric Burdon & the Animals
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Billy Joel
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Woodstock is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
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Bruce Springsteen