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Posted: 2/5/2006 3:47:37 PM EST
[Last Edit: 2/5/2006 3:58:32 PM EST by LABLOVER]
My wife and I were driving and started this conversation.

We came up with 11 different songs.

I mention only 2 here, so others can play.

Give song AND artist....

"Kentucky Women" - Neil Diamond

"New York, New York" - Frank Sinatra

How many can our "hive mind" come up with.

da' Lab
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 3:48:51 PM EST
New York State of Mind - Billy Joel

Link Posted: 2/5/2006 3:51:04 PM EST
[Last Edit: 2/5/2006 3:53:01 PM EST by Carter226]
Rocky Top

Wait....In the Titles or in the song itself?
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 3:51:29 PM EST
[Last Edit: 2/5/2006 3:55:30 PM EST by ByteTheBullet]
Georgia on My Mind, Ray Charles

Nite That the Lights Went Out In Ga, Vicki Lawrence

Carolina Girls, General Johnson

Sweet Home Alabama, Lynyrd Skynyrd

Lived in all of these states. Yes, both Carolinas.

ByteTheBullet (-:
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 3:52:02 PM EST
[Last Edit: 2/5/2006 4:00:45 PM EST by A_Free_Man]
On Wisconsin (Fight Song)

Tennesee Waltz (many)

Georgia On My Mind (Ray Charles)

California Dreamin' (Beach Boys)

Louisiana 1927 (Randy Newman)

Waltz Across Texas (many)

The Eyes of Texas Are Upon You

Carolina Stomp (Eubie Blake?)

Mississippi Rag

Alabamy Bound

Ed to add:

My Old Kentucky Home

North to Alaska

Road to Alaska (BeeGees)

Mary Queen of Arkansas (Springstein)

Idaho (Four Seasons)

Indiana Wants Me


You pikers!

Link Posted: 2/5/2006 3:52:44 PM EST
[Last Edit: 2/5/2006 4:15:37 PM EST by gopeterson]
Yellow Rose of Texas -- Who the hell knows

Carry Me Back to Ol' Virginny.

Blue Hawaii. -Elvis

Carolina on my Mind -- James Taylor

California Girls -- Beach Boys/David Lee Roth

All My Exs Live in Texas -- George Strait

Alabama Getaway -- Grateful Dead

Alabama -- Neil Young

Tennessee Stud -- Johnny Cash

Road to Alaska -- The Beegees

Mary Queen of Arkansas -- Bruce Springsteen

Tenessee-- Arrested Development

Meet Virginia -- Train

Texas When I Die -- Tanya Tucker

Portland, Oregon -- Loretta Lynn/Jack White

Pennsylvania -6500 -- Glenn Miller

Oklahoma == Rogers & Hammerstein

New York Minute == Don Henley

Kentucky Woman -- Neil Diamond

Montana == Frank Zappa

Missippi Queen -- Lynrid Skynrd

Luchenbach, Texas -- Willie Nelso & Waylon Jennings

Idaho -- the Four Seasons

The Devil Went Down to Georgia -- Charlies Daniels Band

Fairbanks Alaska -- Joe Walsh

Georgia -- Elton John

Arizon -- Scorpions

The Night the Lighs Went Out in Georgia -- Vicky Lawrence

Hawaii -- Beach Boys

Lowell, MA -- Death Cab for Cutie
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 3:53:32 PM EST
"AND artist"

Georgia - Ray Charles, Willie Nelson.
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God Bless Texas

California Dreamin

California Girls

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OHIO - Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 3:57:12 PM EST
My Home's in Alabama


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Hotel California.
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Back home again in Indiana

James Hanley, Ballard MacDonald]

(Yeah I live in Illinois)
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[Last Edit: 2/5/2006 4:39:14 PM EST by FortyFiveAutomatic]
All My Exes Live in Texas - George Strait

ETA: Totally overlooked it, I'll think of another one.

I can think of a lot of them with cities, but not anymore with state names.
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 4:51:02 PM EST
"OKLAHOMA" from the musical Oklahoma !
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 4:55:59 PM EST
Does Interpol - NYC count? How about Death Cab for Cutie - State Street Residential? Stone Temple Pilots - Interstate Love Song?

REM - Texarkana is pretty close...

Link Posted: 2/5/2006 4:58:34 PM EST
Biggest Ball of Twine in Minnesota Weird Al Yankovic
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 5:00:26 PM EST
meet Virginia by train. Horrid song but I had to hear it every night when I worked in a bar
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 5:02:43 PM EST
ZZ Top - My Head's in Mississippi
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In my Tennessee mountain home Dolly
Kentucky Rain Elvis
Tennessee Vivian Rorie
Tennessee Arrested Development
Touchdown Tennessee Kenny Chesnee
The Boy from New York City, the Girl from Tennessee 5 chinese brothers
South Of Tennessee Evan and Jaron

I could google another 100 pages....
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 5:17:06 PM EST
Kentucky rain

Rainy day in georgia


my two to offer at this point anyways, I have no idea who sings them, they were on the radio on my drive back today
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 5:18:02 PM EST
North to Alaska
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West Virginia - Hazel Dickens
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Kansas City Star- Roger Miller
Arizona - By the guy who used to be in Paul Revere and the Raiders
Lucky old Colorado- Merle Haggard
"Okie" from Muskogee - OK so it might not count Merle Haggard
Louisiana Woman Mississippi Man- Conway Twitty Loretta Lynn
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 5:35:59 PM EST
Tennessee Flattop Box - Cash
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 7:26:21 PM EST
Tennessee River – Alabama
Tennessee Homesick Blues - Dolly Parton
Memphis Tennessee - Chuck Berry
Hills Of Tennessee ????
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 8:15:34 PM EST
Californa Hear I come

if were counting folk songs. dont remember who wrote it thu.
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 8:18:47 PM EST
[Last Edit: 2/5/2006 8:27:54 PM EST by Kalahnikid]
Country songs:

If you're going to play in Texas-Alabama
Devil went down to georgia -Charlie Danials
Mississippi Mud - Hank Williams III
Carolina in my Mind - James Taylor
Colorado Kool-Aid - Johnny Paycheck
Texas Tornado - Tracy Lawerence
T for Texas - Grandpa Jones
The California Zephyr - Hank Williams Sr.
Im a Texas Cowboy - The Arkansas Woodchopper (Thats almost a twofer!)
Deep in the Heart of Texas -George Strait
Tennessee River Run - Daryl Worrley

Well thats all I see in my country CD's laying around.
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 11:23:23 AM EST
bump- I want to see more!
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 11:32:58 AM EST
I didn't see it so

What about Sweet Home Alabama
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 11:39:41 AM EST
[Last Edit: 2/8/2006 1:09:45 PM EST by cheaptrickfan]
First of all, the ultimate "CITY" song was by Johnny Cash - I've Been Everywhere!!

With that said, here's a few for your list....

Detroit Rock City - Kiss
Tallahassee Lassie - Freddy Cannon
I Love L.A. - Randy Newman
The Beer That Made Milwaukee Famous - Dan McAvoy (and others)
The Burning of Rome - E.T. Paull
Chatahoochee - Alan Jackson
Say Goodbye to Hollywood - Billy Joel
Chattanooga Choo Choo - Glen Miller
Kansas City - Fats Domino (and others)
Abilene - Buck Owens
Amarillo By Morning - George Strait
Chattanooga Shoe Shine Boy - Red Foley
Amsterdam - Van Halen
Hot 'lanta - The Allman Brothers
Hollywood Babylon - The Misfits
Memphis, Tennessee - Chuck Berry (and others)

North To Alaska - Johnny Horton
California Man - The Move
California Man - Cheap Trick

My Little Coney Isle - Andrew Sterling
My Little Creole Babe - Maude Nugent
Upper Broadway After Dark - Edward Gardinie
Southern Girls - Cheap Trick
Big City Girls - April Wine
Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash
Positively 4th Street - Bob Dylan
157 Riverside Avenue - REO Speedwagon
Electric Avenue - Eddy Grant
Nutbush City Limits - Ike & Tina Turner
Guitar Town - Steve Earle
Rio - Duran Duran
Scarborough Fair - Simon & Garfunkel
Allison Road - Gin Blossoms
Baker Street - Gerry Rafferty
One Night in Bangkok - Murray Head
Bron-Y-Aur & Bron-Y-Aur Stomp - Led Zeppelin

Link Posted: 2/8/2006 11:44:07 AM EST

Originally Posted By Strats:
New York State of Mind - Billy Joel NAS

Link Posted: 2/8/2006 11:44:40 AM EST
If I Ever Get Back to Oklahoma........Jason Boland & the Stragglers
Alabama.....Cross Canadian Ragweed
Texas on My Mind.....Pat Green
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Jersey Girl - Springsteen
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[Last Edit: 2/8/2006 11:46:00 AM EST by Lockedon]
Kokomo - The beach boys (FL)
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:02:14 PM EST
Kokomo is a state?
Tennessee Stud
Devil went down to Georgia
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:13:41 PM EST
South Texas Deathride - Union Underground
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:14:46 PM EST

Originally Posted By ByteTheBullet:
Georgia on My Mind, Ray Charles

Nite That the Lights Went Out In Ga, Vicki Lawrence

Carolina Girls, General Johnson

Sweet Home Alabama, Lynyrd Skynyrd

Lived in all of these states. Yes, both Carolinas.

ByteTheBullet (-:

They kept runnin' you out and we are working on it.
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:17:01 PM EST
Rocky Mountain High (Colorado) - John Denver

Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:39:42 PM EST
[Last Edit: 2/8/2006 12:53:19 PM EST by HardShell]
Sweet Home Alabama (Skynyrd)

My Home's in Alabama (Alabama)

Alabama (Young )

Alabama (Janis Ian - different song IIRC)

Alabama Rain (Croce)

Alabama Song (Doors)

Merry Christmas, Alabama (Buffett)

Stars Fell on Alabama (Buffett)

Alabamy Bound (old standard - various)

Alabama 69 (Humble Pie)

Alabama BBQ (Ink Spots)

Alabama Clay (Garth Brooks)

Then are some songs about some of those other states...
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:47:29 PM EST
Oh Louisiana---Chuck Berry
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