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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182 71
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The Doors

2
130 53
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Frank Sinatra

3
174 76
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Elvis Presley

4
117 48
Folsom Prison Blues is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Johnny Cash

5
136 64
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Glen Campbell

6
172 70
Walking In Memphis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Marc Cohn

7
128 70
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8
117 60
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9
115 71
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Billy Joel

10
109 46
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Bob Seger, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band

11
122 60
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12
136 61
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13
72 37
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Creedence Clearwater Revival

14
73 48
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15
61 23
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16
76 23
Jackson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Dbo878 added June Carter Cash, Johnny Cash

17
84 16
Last Train to Clarksville is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
looksharp added The Monkees

18
67 30
El Paso is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Dbo878 added Marty Robbins

19
80 47
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20
60 21
Battle of New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Dbo878 added Johnny Horton

21
107 51
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22
65 38
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23
51 24
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Dbo878 added

24
67 55
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Randy Newman

25
56 34
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Bruce Springsteen

26
49 22
Galveston is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Dbo878 added Glen Campbell

27
58 34
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28
48 33
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29
50 43
No Sleep Till Brooklyn is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Beastie Boys

30
58 46
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Ian Hunter

31
63 30
Georgia is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
z0faysal added Ray Charles

32
41 18
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Tom Islava added Billy Joel

33
87 53
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34
46 32
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Dave Loggins

35
39 20
The Little Old Lady from Pasad... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Dbo878 added Jan & Dean

36
48 29
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clash1977 added

37
48 45
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Sheryl Crow

38
46 28
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bojanthebest added George Strait

39
45 21
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bojanthebest added Kiss, Ace Frehley

40
42 33
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41
39 17
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ZZ Top

42
56 63
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Everclear

43
62 66
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Sufjan Stevens

44
75 62
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Dropkick Murphys

45
38 35
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Don Henley

46
33 27
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47
32 18
The City of New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities

48
32 13
Kansas City - Wilbert Harrison is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities

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28 41
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Danny Flowers

50
56 52
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