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
237 91
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The Doors
3
203 89
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Elvis Presley
4
153 80
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5
140 59
Folsom Prison Blues is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Johnny Cash
6
208 82
Walking In Memphis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Marc Cohn
7
150 75
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Glen Campbell
8
209 72
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9
161 42
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Creedence Clearwater Revival
10
132 71
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11
270 59
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12
137 65
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Bob Seger, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
13
135 133
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Billy Joel
14
124 51
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15
145 26
San Franciscan Nights is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
JohnDelSelva added Eric Burdon & the Animals
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133 65
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Randy Newman
17
131 17
Woodstock is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
18
102 25
Jackson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Dbo878 added June Carter Cash, Johnny Cash
19
119 20
Last Train to Clarksville is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
looksharp added The Monkees
20
73 27
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21
83 58
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22
95 22
The Little Old Lady from Pasad... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Dbo878 added Jan & Dean
23
64 4
Stuck Inside of Mobile With th... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
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77 45
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65 20
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Tom Islava added Billy Joel