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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204 76
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The Doors

2
149 59
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Frank Sinatra

3
181 81
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Elvis Presley

4
140 72
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5
190 74
Walking In Memphis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Marc Cohn

6
141 68
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Glen Campbell

7
124 54
Folsom Prison Blues is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Johnny Cash

8
123 66
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9
122 46
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Bob Seger, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band

10
109 39
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Creedence Clearwater Revival

11
122 110
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Billy Joel

12
185 64
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13
110 49
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14
136 109
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15
90 24
Jackson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Dbo878 added June Carter Cash, Johnny Cash

16
154 55
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17
100 18
Last Train to Clarksville is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
looksharp added The Monkees

18
65 24
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19
76 52
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20
97 58
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Randy Newman

21
63 22
The Little Old Lady from Pasad... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Dbo878 added Jan & Dean

22
68 43
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23
50 18
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Tom Islava added Billy Joel

24
61 35
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Bruce Springsteen

25
34 2
Sunset in Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
MusicOfTheForest added Catman Cohen

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51 35
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51 33
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Dave Loggins

28
73 71
El Paso is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Dbo878 added Marty Robbins

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54 38
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Dbo878 added

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50 27
Galveston is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Dbo878 added Glen Campbell

31
64 51
Battle of New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Dbo878 added Johnny Horton

32
49 35
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33
41 4
Christmas Card from a Hooker i... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
MusicOfTheForest added Tom Waits

34
59 44
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49 33
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clash1977 added

36
90 67
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37
39 19
The City of New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities

38
20 1
Stuck Inside of Mobile With th... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities

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62 72
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Ian Hunter

40
59 75
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Everclear

41
69 77
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Sufjan Stevens

42
36 20
San Franciscan Nights is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
JohnDelSelva added Eric Burdon & the Animals

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40 37
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Don Henley

44
55 81
No Sleep Till Brooklyn is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Beastie Boys

45
47 45
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bojanthebest added George Strait

46
67 57
Georgia is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
z0faysal added Ray Charles

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34 30
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48
33 14
Woodstock is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

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53 47
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bojanthebest added Kiss, Ace Frehley

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50 75
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Sheryl Crow