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    Smile Songs with city title

    There seem to be alot of songs written about big cities or have city title. These are IMO are more memorable ones.

    Not in any praticular order:

    "San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)" by Scott McKenzie
    "I Love LA" by Randy Newman
    "New York New York" by Sinatra
    "Streets of Philadelphia" by Bruce Springsteen

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    "Arizona", Mark Lindsay.

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    Oh we can do states?
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    Yes John.

    Quote Originally Posted by Finch Platte View Post
    "Arizona", Mark Lindsay.
    Songs with state titles are also accepted

    I just listened to your song for first time (free MP3 ), and it does have a good pop tune.

    And I'm also adding......

    "Meet Me in Montana (where I can see mountain in your eyes)" by Dan Seals and Marie Osmond

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    Last edited by JohnMichael; 11-15-2011 at 07:28 PM.
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    Randy Newman's "Baltimore" performed by Nina Simone.


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    I Guess He'd Rather Be In Colorado - John Denver.

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    Brook Benton's "Rainy Night in Georgia"


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    "Cleveland is The City" by Bone Thugs N Harmony

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    Dolly Parton's "My Tennessee Mountain Home" by Maria Muldaur


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    Vancouver Shakedown, Nazareth
    California Girls, Beach Boys
    California Dreamin', Beach Boys
    Oh Atlanta, Various
    San Franciscan Nights, The Animals
    Brownsville Girl, Bob Dylan
    Sweet Home Alabama, Lynyrd Skynyrd
    Tulsa Time, Eric Clapton
    LA Woman, Doors
    Bron-Yr-Aur, Led Zeppelin
    California, Manfred Mann
    Texas Flood, Stevie Ray Vaughan
    China Grove, The Doobie Brothers
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr MidFi View Post
    "Born in Chicago" - Paul Butterfield
    "Chicago" - Sufjan Stevens
    "Chicago at Night" - Spoon
    "Chicago x 12" - Rogue Wave
    "Dear Chicago" - Ryan Adams
    "Jesus Just Left Chicago" - ZZ Top
    "The Night Chicago Died" - Paper Lace
    "Via Chicago" - Wilco
    "Sidewalks of Chicago" - Merle Haggard
    "Sweet Home Chicago" - Koko Taylor (and many others)
    and finally...
    "Bear Down Chicago Bears" - 80,000 fans at Soldier Field on Sundays
    I'm noticing a theme to your post.

    Edit: Oooooh, time warp.

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    "Born in Chicago" - Paul Butterfield
    "Chicago" - Sufjan Stevens
    "Chicago at Night" - Spoon
    "Chicago x 12" - Rogue Wave
    "Dear Chicago" - Ryan Adams
    "Jesus Just Left Chicago" - ZZ Top
    "The Night Chicago Died" - Paper Lace
    "Via Chicago" - Wilco
    "Sidewalks of Chicago" - Merle Haggard
    "Sweet Home Chicago" - Koko Taylor (and many others)
    and finally...
    "Bear Down Chicago Bears" - 80,000 fans at Soldier Field on Sundays
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    Cities On Flame With Rock-N-Roll - BÖC
    City To City - Gerry Rafferty
    In The City - The Eagles
    Fool For The City - Foghat
    Livin Just Enough For The City - Stevie Wonder
    We Built This City - Starship
    City of Love - Yes
    Inner City Blues (make wanna holler) - Marvin Gaye
    You Belong To The City - Glenn Frey
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    Wichita Lineman as performed by Glen Cambel
    New York by Horslips
    City Magic by Les Dudek

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    Quote Originally Posted by 3LB View Post
    Cities On Flame With Rock-N-Roll - BÖC
    City To City - Gerry Rafferty
    In The City - The Eagles
    Fool For The City - Foghat
    Livin Just Enough For The City - Stevie Wonder
    We Built This City - Starship
    City of Love - Yes
    Inner City Blues (make wanna holler) - Marvin Gaye
    You Belong To The City - Glenn Frey
    Quite a literal interpretation there, 3#.

    Memphis, Tennessee - Chuck Berry
    Stuck inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues again - (two-for-one) Bob Dylan
    Boulder to Birmingham - (another twofer) Emmylou Harris
    Livingston Saturday Night - Jimmy Buffett
    Streets of Laredo a/k/a The Cowboy's Lament - traditional ballad
    El Paso - Marty Robbins
    Jackson - wr.Leiber/Wheeler - as perf by Johnny and June

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    Quote Originally Posted by Finch Platte View Post
    Uh, I take it you haven't heard of Arizona, Alaska?


    Obviously not.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JohnMichael View Post
    Oh we can do states?
    Uh, I take it you haven't heard of Arizona, Alaska?

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    Michelle Shocked's "Anchorage".
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    How about a baker's dozen for my town:

    St. Louis Blues
    Meet Me in St. Louis
    St. Louie
    St. Louis Cemetary Blues
    The St. Louis Rag
    St. Louis Tickle
    Boogie Woogie St. Louis Blues
    St. Louis Blues March
    St. Louis Boogaloo
    St. Louis Serenade
    St. Louis Jump
    St. Louis Stomp
    East St. Louis Toodle oo

    Hell...gotta be a bunch more too, but I think that's enough.

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    Julie London's "A Lonely Night In Paris".
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    Going Down To Rio, Flying To Brazil
    Folsom Prison Blues
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    The Vampires of New York
    So, I broke into the palace
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    Katmandu - Cat Stevens
    Katmandu - Bob Segar

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    Ah yes, the city of China.

    Quote Originally Posted by Luvin Da Blues View Post
    Vancouver Shakedown, Nazareth
    California Girls, Beach Boys
    California Dreamin', Beach Boys
    Oh Atlanta, Various
    San Franciscan Nights, The Animals
    Brownsville Girl, Bob Dylan
    Sweet Home Alabama, Lynyrd Skynyrd
    Tulsa Time, Eric Clapton
    LA Woman, Doors
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    Quote Originally Posted by Swish View Post
    Sorry, I couldn't resist!
    Challenge yourself...
    So, I broke into the palace
    With a sponge and a rusty spanner
    She said : "Eh, I know you, and you cannot sing"
    I said : "That's nothing - you should hear me play piano"

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