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Initial post: Jul 16, 2012 5:46:35 AM PDT
Looking for band names,band member names,song title,albums that reference a geographic location.Streets,towns,cities,counties,states,countries,continents,seas,rivers,oceans,planets or anything else you can think of,real or fictitious are all good.I think this list should span all generations and genres of music and could be large.

lets limit entries to 5 at a time please.

Posted on Jul 16, 2012 5:50:24 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Jul 16, 2012 7:00:49 AM PDT
To start some of my favorites.

The J.Geils Band-Detroit Breakdown
Little Feat-Oh Atlanta
The Beatles-Back in the USSR
Ian Hunter- Cleveland Rocks
Ohio Players

Posted on Jul 16, 2012 6:24:20 AM PDT
7 & 7 IS says:
Love-Between Clark(e) And Hilldale
Buffy Sainte~Marie-Qu'Appelle Valley, Saskatchewan
Ry Cooder-Powis Square
Bessie Smith-Black Mountain Blues
Chuck Berry-Promised Land

Posted on Jul 16, 2012 6:26:17 AM PDT
B L T says:
The Asylum Choir (Leon Russell) - "Sweet Home Chicago"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1gYoOAnrfo

Posted on Jul 16, 2012 6:44:07 AM PDT
B L T says:
Bands:

Kansas
Alabama
Oregon
Mountain

Posted on Jul 16, 2012 7:05:47 AM PDT
zlh67 says:
More bands:

Asia
Boston
Alabama Shakes
Bruuuce Springsteen and the E-Street Band

Posted on Jul 16, 2012 8:20:12 AM PDT
Little Feat- Spainish moon
Europe
Black Oak Arkansas
Duran Duran-Rio
David Bowie- Panic In Detroit

Posted on Jul 16, 2012 9:30:36 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Jul 16, 2012 9:44:54 AM PDT
vivazappa says:
Randy Newman--I Love L.A.
Neil Young--L.A.
X--Los Angeles
Journey--City of the Angels
Frank Sinatra--L.A.'s My Lady
Doors--L.A. Woman
Zappa/Mothers--Orange County Lumber Truck
Zappa--San Ber'dino
Earth Wind and Fire--Hollywood Swingers
Bob Seger--Hollywood Nights
Supertramp--Gone Hollywood

Posted on Jul 16, 2012 9:55:22 AM PDT
zlh67 says:
I made a compilation for a yankee buddy of mine years ago with songs about Texas. Can't remember 'em all, but here are some I put on:

Texas - Chris Rea
DF/W - Vaughan Bros
La Grange - ZZ Top
Heaven, Hell or Houston - ZZ Top
China Grove - Doobie Bros
Galveston - Glen Campbell
Texas Flood - SRV
That's Right (You're Not From Texas) - Lyle Lovett
Thunderstruck - AC/DC ("Went down to Texas, yeah Texas, and we had some fun...")
Proud to be an A-hole from El Paso - Kinky Friedman
Brownsville Girl - Bob Dylan

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 16, 2012 10:03:05 AM PDT
vivazappa-my initial post my be confusing.post don't have to only be L.A. or N.Y. related.

Posted on Jul 16, 2012 10:05:28 AM PDT
Little Feat-Texas Twister
War- Southern Part Of Texas
REM-Texarkana

Posted on Jul 16, 2012 10:08:02 AM PDT
vivazappa says:
I figured that but this L.A. boy just through a few LaLa's out there ;)

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 16, 2012 12:00:05 PM PDT
Dee Zee says:
This idea has been done so many times already. There are discussions with every song related to every city, state and country already on here. That doesn't mean you can't start anew for people just coming to these forums. So have fun.

Posted on Jul 16, 2012 12:38:00 PM PDT
Idaho - The BoDeans
Juarez - Better Than Ezra
Twin Rocks, Oregon - Shawn Mullins
Bobcaygeon - Tragically Hip
Oh Atlanta - Little Feat

gotta lotta mo...

Posted on Jul 16, 2012 4:01:18 PM PDT
7 & 7 IS says:
Down At Papa Joe's-Dixie Belles
Salt Lake City-Beach Boys
Memphis, Tennessee-Chuck Berry
Uptown Top Ranking-Althea & Donna
Skid Row (Downtown)-Little Shop Of Horrors ''soundtrack''

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 16, 2012 4:09:05 PM PDT
zlh67 says:
Viva, you forgot (or maybe just didn't know) one of my Hollywood favorites:

Still In Hollywood - Concrete Blonde

Great tune.

Posted on Jul 17, 2012 5:06:30 AM PDT
vivazappa says:
Lost in Hollywood (Rainbow) is a favorite I missed.

Posted on Jul 17, 2012 5:24:29 AM PDT
Moby Grape - Omaha
Flying Burrito Brothers - Colorado
Bee Gees - Massachusetts
CSNY - Ohio

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 17, 2012 5:36:55 AM PDT
Yeah Dee Zee I started this thread and I'm kinda new to Amazon.I've been sharing on these forums about 6 months and hadn't seen anything similar.I actually got the idea from a sprint tv commercial we're a couple are driving across the USA and they are playing songs that relate to the city they are in.I thought how many song title mention a city or state.

Posted on Jul 17, 2012 5:39:38 AM PDT
Kiss-Detroit Rock City
Monkees-Last Train To Clarksville
Pink Floyd-Darkside Of The Moon
Dylan-Highway 61 Revisited
XTC- Blacksea

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 17, 2012 5:48:34 AM PDT
Dee Zee says:
Hi Michael, yeah if you do a search you might find the past threads. I actually printed some of them out because there were so many city, state, country songs out there and it might be fun to make a playlist or CD with just those songs. I like that commercial as well. Some of us have been on these forums for 4 and 5 years and you see a bit of repetition but that's the nature of life.

Posted on Jul 17, 2012 5:57:23 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Jul 17, 2012 5:58:13 AM PDT
A few New York tracks:
John Lennon - New York City
Ian Hunter - Central Park West
Don Henley - New York Minute
The Trade Winds - New York's a Lonely Town (When You're the Only Surfer Boy Around)
Sex Pistols - New York

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 17, 2012 6:09:30 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Jul 17, 2012 6:10:04 AM PDT
here are a few more.
Beastie Boys-No Sleep Til Brooklyn
Lou Reed-Cooney Island Baby
Rolling Stones-Harlem Shuffle

Posted on Jul 17, 2012 6:18:48 AM PDT
zlh67 says:
New York, New York - Sinatra
New York Groove - Ace Frehley

Posted on Jul 17, 2012 6:30:32 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Jul 17, 2012 6:30:46 AM PDT
Genesis-The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway
Dr. John- New York City Blues
George Benson-On Broadway
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