Us 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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Frank Sinatra

2
226 86
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The Doors

3
195 86
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Elvis Presley

4
137 55
Folsom Prison Blues is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Johnny Cash

5
148 78
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6
202 77
Walking In Memphis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Marc Cohn

7
147 73
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Glen Campbell

8
198 70
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9
155 41
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Creedence Clearwater Revival

10
129 70
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11
255 59
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12
132 62
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Bob Seger, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band

13
131 132
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Billy Joel

14
57 2
Stuck Inside of Mobile With th... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities

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121 51
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130 63
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Randy Newman

17
114 19
Last Train to Clarksville is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
looksharp added The Monkees

18
98 25
Jackson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Dbo878 added June Carter Cash, Johnny Cash

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72 26
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124 24
San Franciscan Nights is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
JohnDelSelva added Eric Burdon & the Animals

21
81 54
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22
105 15
Woodstock is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

23
86 22
The Little Old Lady from Pasad... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Dbo878 added Jan & Dean

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74 44
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75 7
Christmas Card from a Hooker i... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
MusicOfTheForest added Tom Waits