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LSUbase13
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Songs that make you think of certain cities

What are some songs (doesn't necessarily need to have the city name in it/the band doesn't necessarily need to be from the town) that make you think about a particular town/city?

New York
Frank Sinatra - New York, New York
Dave Matthews Band - Crush
Steely Dan - Home At Last
Steely Dan - The Royal Scam


Los Angeles
Guns N' Roses - Welcome To The Jungle
Bananarama - Cruel Summer

Charleston
Allman Brothers - Blue Sky

New Orleans
The Traveling Wilburys - Last Night

Australian Outback
John Butler - Inspiration

London
Cemeteries of London

Paris
Seal - Crazy

Prague
U2 - The Unforgettable Fire




northshorebamaman
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re: Songs that make you think of certain cities
Berlin
New Order-Blue Monday (you said they didn't have to be from/mention the city. I lived in Germany for a few years, and this song always feels like Berlin to me)

Venice
Beirut-Postcards From Italy
(a bit more self explanatory)


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TN Bhoy
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re: Songs that make you think of certain cities
Philadelphia:

I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover
Rocky theme

Dublin:

The Foggy Dew
Rare Old Times

New York:

Apple of My Eye
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Fireman17
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re: Songs that make you think of certain cities
Lights - Journey One of the most known songs for SF


oompaw
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re: Songs that make you think of certain cities
Jackson

Shreveport
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Robin Masters
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re: Songs that make you think of certain cities
Lukenbach, Texas - Lukenbach, Texas


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a want
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re: Songs that make you think of certain cities
Time Spent in Los Angeles by The Dawes always reminds me of Cleveland.


oompaw
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Retro
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re: Songs that make you think of certain cities
Jay Z- New York


RogerTheShrubber
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Matisyeezy
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oompaw
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Dandy Lion
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re: Songs that make you think of certain cities
New York
The Paddingtons - 21

Mexico City
Miss You - The Rolling Stones

Las Palmas, Canary Islands
Manu Chao & Tonino Carotone - La Trampa

London
Suede - She's In Fashion

Madrid
T Rex - Get It On (Bang a Gong)

Barcelona
Iggy Pop - The Passenger

Düsseldorf
David Bowie - TVC15

Paris
Edith Piaf - La Vie en Rose

Rio de Janeiro
Lambada - Kaoma

Moscow
Virginia Plain - Roxy Music

Tokyo
The Song Remains the Same - Led Zeppelin

Milan
Call Me - Blondie

Hannover
Remake, Remodel - Roxy Music

Beijing
Talking Heads - This must be the place (Naive Melody)

Stockholm
Eagle Eye Cherry - Save tonight

Shanghai
Kraftwerk - Das Model

Miami
Tutti Frutti - Little Richard

Cairo
A Song for Europe - Roxy Music

Damascus
The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys - Traffic

Lisbon
The Velvet Underground - Venus In Furs


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Kafka
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re: Songs that make you think of certain cities
The Doors - "L.A. Woman"

Makes me want to go drivin' down your freeways...


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Backinthe615
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re: Songs that make you think of certain cities
Put this in the best saxaphones thread but it's good here too. Evocative as hell of NYC

Lou Reed



oompaw
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re: Songs that make you think of certain cities
Glen Frey songs:

Detroit

Miami


matthew25
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re: Songs that make you think of certain cities
Miami - You Belong to the City

NY - echo the Jay-Z/Alicia Keys "Empire State of Mind."

NY Groove - one of the Kiss members.

Both NY songs were in the movie "Inside Job" about the financial meltdown in 9/08.

Memphis - Rod Steward did a cover, can't recall the name.
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SanDiegeauxSteve
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The Greater San Diego Area
Member since Oct 2012
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re: Songs that make you think of certain cities
We Built This City (Jefferson Starship) - San Francisco

Rosalita (Bruce Springsteen) - San Diego

Godzilla (B.O.C) - New York City

Train Kept A-Rollin (Various Artists) - New York City

Baltimore To Washington (Woodie Guthrie) - Baltimore & Washington

Galveston (Glen Campbell) - Galveston

By The Time I Get To Phoenix (Glen Campbell) - Albuquerque & Phoenix.

Cleveland Rocks (Ian Hunter OR Presidents of the United States of America) - Cleveland

Detroit Rock City (KISS) - Detroit's Cobo Hall




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SanDiegeauxSteve
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re: Songs that make you think of certain cities
quote:

NY Groove - one of the Kiss members.


That would be Mr. Ace Frehley.


GreatLakesTiger24
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re: Songs that make you think of certain cities
Afternoon delight ------> San Diego


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