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Anonymous asked in Entertainment & MusicMusicRock and Pop · 1 decade ago

What's the best song with your state's name in it?

I'm from Ohio, so I have quite a few to choose from.

My favorite is Damien Jurado's Ohio: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jyO_SLIsFb4

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Neil Young's Ohio isn't bad either.

Try to post links to your songs too, I'd love to hear them.

Update:

Ale :]- there are a ton of great songs about California.

California by Phantom Planet: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mh6P-RG75kQ

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and one of my favorite songs, L.A. by Elliott Smith: http://www.last.fm/music/Elliott+Smith/_/L.A.

and of course L.A. Woman by the Doors!

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  • P.wall
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago
    Best Answer

    this is the california i grew up to on a skateboard.

    California Uber Alles (Dead Kennedys)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=quLqEu4mUOU

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  • 1 decade ago

    Some songs about Minnesota

    Uptown - Prince

    9th & Hennepin - Tom Waits

    Duluth - Mason Jennings

    Skyway - The Replacements

    Girl From the North Country - Bob Dylan

    Sculpture Garden - Semisonic

    Outshined - Soundgarden

    Shhh - Atmosphere

    10,000 Lakes - Kid Dakota

  • dobias
    Lv 4
    3 years ago

    California Dreamin' ( Mamas & Papas ) Arizona ( Mark Lindsay ) California women ( coastline Boys ) El Paso - Marty Robins Carolina in my concepts - James Taylor California nights (Lesley Gore) North to Alaska (Johnny Horton) Kansas city (Wilbert Harrison) Tennessee poultry walk (Jack Blanchard and Misty Morgan) Tennessee Waltz (Patti internet site) Abilene (George Hamilton IV) Kentucky rain (Elvis Presley) My old Kentucky domicile (a number of) Kentucky female (Neil Diamond)

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Sweet Virginia Breeze. Robbin Thompson

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  • 1 decade ago

    There are so many songs about California, and so many great ones, but i suppose my favorites are

    - California Dreaming by The Mamas and the Papas

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-wI6uAOHzvo

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    - Hotel California by The Eagles

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IBJTNx5qrVU

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    - California Girls by The Beach Boys

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CU5IODKNbNs

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    and

    - California by Phantom Planet

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNRs0RM3EEE

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    I also love Los Angeles is Burning by Bad Religion http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BxoD9zWY9Rg

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    and Dead Man's Curve by Jan and Dean http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CcDtobKr-_M

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    .

    apparently youtube is doing some maintenance, so i hope the links work.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    The only ones I can think of is "Californication" and "Dani California" both by the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

    Also, one of Rage Against the Machines albums is named "The Battle of Los Angeles".

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tn28aGYytxs

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6kID5W9k-Zw

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  • Leech
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    Country Roads, by John Denver

    and some song by Mudhoney

  • 1 decade ago

    Simon and Garfunkel's Only Living Boy in New York

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-IwYQ1Vqf_4

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    &feature=related

    It's so mellow!

    Source(s): Darn, just broke my trying to answer questions with a Pink Floyd answer :0 (
  • 1 decade ago

    Rilo Kiley wrote a lot of songs about Nebraska, so did Bright Eyes. My favorite is "we’ll go to Omaha to work and exploit the booming music scene and humility." from Rilo Kiley's Execution of all things

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Sweet Home Chicago by my man Robbie J. (and about a billion other people) Yeah, chicago is technically a city in Illinois, but the way i see it Illinois is more like a state around chicago.

  • 1 decade ago

    South Carolina by the Outlaws.

    They also had one that would work for you called "Girl In Ohio"

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