America 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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Viva Las Vegas Elvis Presley

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168 68
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L.A. Woman The Doors

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118 49
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New York, New York Frank Sinatra

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128 61
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Wichita Lineman Glen Campbell

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109 46
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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164 68
Walking In Memphis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Walking In Memphis Marc Cohn

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110 59
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109 69
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Allentown Billy Joel

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98 44
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Hollywood Nights Bob Seger, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band

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110 58
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128 58
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68 34
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Lodi Creedence Clearwater Revival

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55 21
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The Best Bands Named After Cities

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71 22
Jackson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Dbo878 added Jackson June Carter Cash, Johnny Cash

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68 47
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62 27
El Paso is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Dbo878 added El Paso Marty Robbins

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76 44
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71 15
Last Train to Clarksville is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
looksharp added Last Train to Clarksville The Monkees

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56 19
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 Best Comedy Movies of 2014

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Dbo878 added Okie From Muskogee

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I Love L.A. Randy Newman

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59 22
Georgia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
z0faysal added Georgia Ray Charles

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47 35
No Sleep Till Brooklyn is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
No Sleep Till Brooklyn Beastie Boys

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The Best US Cities for Live Music

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53 33
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Atlantic City Bruce Springsteen

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44 20
Galveston is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Dbo878 added Galveston Glen Campbell

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Cleveland Rocks Ian Hunter

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45 30
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Please Come to Boston Dave Loggins

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clash1977 added Luchenbach, Texas

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Tom Islava added New York State of Mind Billy Joel

Catchiest Viral Internet Songs of All Time

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Leaving Las Vegas Sheryl Crow

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37 19
The Little Old Lady from Pasad... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Dbo878 added The Little Old Lady from Pasadena Jan & Dean

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bojanthebest added Amarillo by Morning George Strait

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La Grange ZZ Top

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Santa Monica Everclear

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61 57
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Chicago Sufjan Stevens

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73 54
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I'm Shipping Up to Boston Dropkick Murphys

The Best Bands Named After Movies

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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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28 17
The City of New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities

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Tulsa Time Danny Flowers

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28 13
Kansas City - Wilbert Harrison is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities