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.

For more, check out these lists:
The Best Beatles Songs | America's Coolest Cities

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1
180 70
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The Doors

2
173 75
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Elvis Presley

3
128 53
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Frank Sinatra

4
136 63
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Glen Campbell

5
116 48
Folsom Prison Blues is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Johnny Cash

6
171 70
Walking In Memphis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Marc Cohn

7
126 70
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8
116 60
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9
114 71
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Billy Joel

10
107 45
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Bob Seger, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band

11
119 60
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12
135 60
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13
72 36
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Creedence Clearwater Revival

14
60 22
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15
72 48
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16
75 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
67 29
El Paso is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Dbo878 added Marty Robbins

18
81 16
Last Train to Clarksville is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
looksharp added The Monkees

19
80 46
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20
60 20
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 50
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22
65 37
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23
51 23
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Dbo878 added

24
67 54
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Randy Newman

25
56 33
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Bruce Springsteen

26
49 21
Galveston is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Dbo878 added Glen Campbell

27
50 40
No Sleep Till Brooklyn is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
Beastie Boys

28
58 33
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29
48 32
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30
62 28
Georgia is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Songs Named After US Cities
z0faysal added Ray Charles

31
87 52
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32
57 46
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Ian Hunter

33
40 18
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Tom Islava added Billy Joel

34
46 31
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Dave Loggins

35
39 19
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 28
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clash1977 added

37
48 44
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Sheryl Crow

38
46 27
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bojanthebest added George Strait

39
43 20
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bojanthebest added Kiss, Ace Frehley

40
42 32
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41
39 16
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ZZ Top

42
55 62
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Everclear

43
62 64
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Sufjan Stevens

44
75 60
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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

49
28 41
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Danny Flowers

50
56 50
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