How many songs that mention an American town or city can you remember? Or a state ?

Song titles or song lyrics are both acceptable to make it easier. Name the artist and you'll get invisible bonus points. Some easies: I left my heart in San Francisco-Tony Bennett...New York, New York-Sinatra...Viva Las Vegas...Elvis. There's got to be many, many more about cities, town, and states in this big American music culture. Fire away from your memory until that runs dry, o.k. Then google if you must:) First one in with 25 wins more invisible bonus points! !

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    Originally composed by Frank Perkins in 1934 with the lyrics by Mitchell Parish, I have only heard it sung by my hometown favorite son, Jimmy Buffet. In his version, he mentions Montgomery, Mobile, Spanish Fort, Dothan. I could not find a Jimmy Buffet video of him singing it, but by golly...I found Louis and Ella.

    Of course, there is also Sweet Home Alabama by Lynrd Skynrd and a few more ......

    El Paso by Marty Robbins

    Tallahassee Lassie (forgot who sang it)

    Chatanooga Choo Choo

    Oklahoma

    Get out of Denver and Nutbush City LImit by Bob Seger

    Honolulu Lulu by Jan &Dean

    A Little Girl from Little Rock by Marylin Monroe

    Atlantic City by Bruce Springsteen

    Walking In Memphis ..dang..forgot his name

    Chatahoochee by Alan Jackson

    Detroit City Rock by Kiss

    Folsom Prison Blues by Johnny Cash

    Honolulu Lulu by Jan &Dean

    Jesus Just Left Chicago by ZZ Top

    Little Old Lady from Pasadena by Jan & Dean

    No Sleep Til Brooklyn by the Beastie Boys

    All my Exes Live In Texas by George Strait

    Blue Hawaii by Elvis

    Hotel California by Eagles

    The Devil Went Down to Georgia by Charlie Daniels

    Colorado Kool-Aid by Johnny Paycheck

    California Dreaming by the Mamas and the Papas'

    Luchenbach Texas by Waylon Jennings

    Mobile Boogie by Hank Jr

    Do you Know the Way to Santa Fe? Dionne Warwick

    Viva Las Vegas by Elvis

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Arizona............................................ .Mark Lindsay

    Arizona............................................. .The Scorpions

    Take It Easy....................................... .The Eagles

    It Never Rains in Southern California..........Albert Hammond

    By The Time I Get To Phoenix...................Glenn Campbell

    Allentown...............................................Billy Joel

    Rock N' Me............................................. .The Steve Miller Band

    California Girls.......................................... .The Beach Boys

    Breakfast in America...................................Supertramp

    Brooklyn (Owes The Charmer Under Me)..........Steely Dan

    Deacon Blues..............................................Steely Dan

    L.A. Woman............................................... .The Doors

    Do It Again.................................................Steely Dan

    Do You Know The Way To San Jose................Dionne Warwick

    New York State of Mind...............................Billy Joel

    In A New York Minute................................ Don Henley

    Every Little Kiss........................................Bruce Hornsby & The Range

    Free Fallin'..............................................Tom Petty

    Going to California................................... .Led Zeppelin

    Gold...................................................... .John Stewart

    La Grange............................................... .ZZ Top

    Travelin' Band............................................Creedence Clearwater Revival

    Hey 19......................................................Steely Dan

    The Night Chicago Died..................................Paper Lace

    The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia..........Vicki Lawrence

    It's A Miracle..................................................Barry Manilow

    Take The Money And Run............................... .The Steve Miller Band

    Philadelphia Freedom......................................Elton John

    Ma Baker....................................................Boney M

    California Soul........................................... .The Fifth Dimension

    Please Come To Boston.............................. .Dave Loggins

    Sweet Home Alabama................................Lynyrd Skynyrd

    Moonlight Feels Right.................................Starbuck

    My Old School...........................................Steely Dan

    No Sleep Till Brooklyn....................................Beastie Boys

    Philadelphia Morning...................................... .Bill Conti

    Pride (In The Name Of Love).............................U2

    Key Largo.......................................................Bertie Higgins

    Rocky Mountain High......................................... .John Denver

    Rosalita (Come Out Tonight).................................Bruce Springsteen

    Smoky Mountain Rain............................................Ronnie Milsap

    Smooth Operator.................................................. .Sade

    There's A Boat That's Leavin' Soon For New York..........Phoebe Snow

    Walk On The Wild Side............................................. .Lou Reed

    Wild Side...............................................................Motley Crue

    Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald...............................Gordon Lightfoot

    The Boy From New York City..................................Manhattan Transfer

    Route 66...........................................................Manhattan Transfer

    Wichita Lineman................................................Glenn Campbell

    City of New Orleans......................................... .Arlo Guthrie

    El Paso.........................................................Marty Robbins

    Manhattan Skyline.........................................David Shire

    Midnight Train to Georgia...............................Gladys Night & The Pips

    Ramblin' Man..............................................Allman Brothers

    California Dreamin'.....................................The Mamas & The Papas

    Dancing in the Street...............................Martha & The Vandellas

  • 1 decade ago

    Guys and Dames --new York its a helluva town...bronx is up--batterys down

    Little pink houses --John Mellencamp

    Born in the USA--Bruce Springstein

    Take the A train

    Brooklyn-Bronx and Queens

    Chicago Rag time band

    The Night They Drove Ol Dixie Down-The Band

    Wichata Lineman-Glen Cambell

    Sweet Home Alabama-Lynard Skynard

    Billy Joel-New York State of Mind

    All the young dudes--Mott the Hoople

    All the way to Memphis--Mott The Hoople

    Rocky Mountain High-John Denver

    My Old Kentucky Home

    I’m just a oakie from Muskokie

    Californication-flea and the gang

    California--Joni Mitchell

    Chelsea Morning--Joni Mitchell

    Texas Two Step

    Ohio-Crosby stills nash and young

    Anchorage--( ya know Alaskas the biggest state in the union --when your anchored down in Anchorage

    West Texas --Ya got your Jimmie cap on---texas sons and daughters

    Please Come to Boston (in the spring time )--BOy BUt you come home to me.

    Ode to Michael Griffin-----New York graffiti writer lost his life inNew York with 8 cops and mayor Koch said---

    California Dreamin--The mammas and the Pappas

    Michigan Football Fight Song

    Thats why the lady is a tramp--Frank SInatra ( she won’t wear diamonds and furs to Harlem )

    Oh Suzanna'Do'nt you cry for me--cause I come from Alabama with a guitar on my knee

    Chrissy Hines --Ohio-- rivers to Cuyoga

    Midnite train to Georgia--Gladys Knight and the Pips

    Carry me back to ole Virginnia

    Im a wreck from Georgia Tech--and a Hell of a Engineer

    Waycross Georgia--The snakes Crawl at Night

    It Never rains in California ( But Girl let me warn ya It pours--It really pours )

    Beverly Hillbillys Theme Song--(so they pulled up stakes and moved to Beverly--Hills that is --!!)

    San Quintin--Johnny Cash

    City of new Orleans-riding on the city of New Orleans --monday morning rails !! We’ll be there by Morning delivery 1/2 a sack of mail. Babys in there arms asleep... willie

    BOSTON--Boston ( rock band Boston )

    By the time I get to Phoenix----Issac Hayes

    Do you know the way to San Joses--Dionne Warwick

  • Anonymous
    5 years ago

    House in New Orleans , The Animals What made Milwaukee Famous , Jerry lee Lewis New Mexico , Johnny Cash

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