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Your iTunes place-name song map of the world

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Bubbler, Nov 8, 2009.

  1. Bubbler

    Bubbler Well-Known Member

    Here's how it works. Go into your iTunes and find all of the place name songs and see how many places you have accounted for. It has to have the proper name of a city, state/province, country, or continent in it.

    Regions don't count, nor does something that references a place like, say, Rod Stewart's Italian Girls. However, China Girl by David Bowie does work.

    Here's mine ...

    Waterloo -- ABBA
    In Kyoto -- Air
    In New Orleans -- Banana Splits (yeah, the Banana Splits, they rock!)
    Look Out Cleveland -- The Band
    Montego Bay -- The Bar-Kays
    Memphis Sunrise -- The Bar-Kays
    Back In The U.S.S.R. -- The Beatles
    The India Song -- Big Star
    Harlem/Cold Baloney -- Bill Withers
    Allentown -- Billy Joel
    Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again -- Bob Dylan
    Nashville Skyline Rag -- Bob Dylan
    Going To Acapulco -- Bob Dylan & The Band
    Rainy Night In Georgia -- Brooke Benton
    Dar Glasgow -- Cheri Knight
    London's Burning -- The Clash
    London Calling -- The Clash
    The Guns Of Brixton -- The Clash (part of London, but I'm going to allow it)
    Lodi -- CCR
    Ohio -- CSN&Y
    Panic In Detroit -- David Bowie
    China Girl -- David Bowie
    Mean Old Frisco -- Derek & The Dominoes
    Alabama Song -- The Doors
    L.A. Woman -- The Doors
    Philadelphia Freedom -- Elton John
    Jamaica Jerk-Off -- Elton John
    Kentucky Rain -- Elvis Presley
    Jill's America -- Ennio Morricone
    Mainline Florida -- Eric Clapton
    Streets Of Baltimore -- Gram Parsons
    Las Vegas Turnaround -- Hall & Oates
    Tijuana Taxi -- Herb Alpert
    Nutbush City Limits -- Ike & Tina Turner
    Harlem Clavinette -- J.J. Johnson (see Guns Of Brixton)
    Harlem Love Theme -- J.J. Johnson (see Guns Of Brixton)
    Down And Out In New York City -- James Brown
    Jackson -- Johnny Cash
    Australia -- The Kinks
    Hollywood Swinging -- Kool & The Gang
    Going To California -- Led Zeppelin
    Sweet Home Alabama -- Lynyrd Skynryd
    TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia -- MFSB
    All The Way From Memphis -- Mott The Hoople
    Star Of Bethlehem -- Neil Young
    Albuquerque -- Neil Young
    Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge On Seattle -- Nirvana
    Streets Of San Francisco -- Patrick Williams & His Orchestra
    By The Time I Get To Arizona -- Public Enemy
    Indiana Wants Me -- R. Dean Taylor
    (Don't Go Back To) Rockville -- R.E.M.
    Africa Talks To You (The Asphalt Jungle) -- Sly & The Family Stone
    Thank You For Talkin' To Me Africa -- Sly & The Family Stone
    Up The Wooden Hills To Bedfordshire -- Small Faces
    Istanbul (Not Constantinople) -- They Might Be Giants
    Beverly Hills -- Weezer (see Guns Of Brixton)

    I probably have a few more I haven't ripped. Can't believe I don't have any Wisconsin songs, not even On Wisconsin.
  2. Trouser_Buddah

    Trouser_Buddah Active Member

    You don't have "Where the Hell is Neenah?" ;)
  3. 21

    21 Well-Known Member

    I could be wrong but that seems like a lot of work.
  4. Bubbler

    Bubbler Well-Known Member

  5. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    I'm game, though I fear my list will be shorter than Bubbler's.

    Streets of New York -- Alicia Keys
    Providence -- Ani DiFranco
    Enid (IT COUNTS, IT'S A CITY IN OKLAHOMA!) -- Barenaked Ladies
    Peterborough and the Kawarthas -- Barenaked Ladies
    New York City Rhythm -- Barry Manilow
    Georgia On My Mind -- Billie Holiday
    Vienna -- Billy Joel
    Say Goodbye To Hollywood -- Billy Joel
    New York State of Mind -- Billy Joel
    Allentown -- Billy Joel
    Goodnight Saigon -- Billy Joel
    Leningrad -- Billy Joel
    Motownphilly (this should count as two!) -- Boyz II Men
    Knoxville Girl -- BR5-49
    Holiday in Harlem -- Ella Fitzgerald
    White America -- Eminem
    Say Goodbye To Hollywood -- Eminem
    Mississippi Girl -- Faith Hill
    Paris -- Faith Hill
    Virginia Moon -- Foo Fighters
    California Sex Lawyer -- Fountains of Wayne
    Vienna -- The Fray
    Callin' Baton Rouge -- Garth Brooks
    The Beaches of Cheyenne -- Garth Brooks
    She's So California -- Gary Allan
    Does Fort Worth Ever Cross Your Mind -- George Strait
    All My Ex's Live in Texas -- George Strait
    I Can Still Make Cheyenne -- George Strait
    Midnight Train To Georgia -- Gladys Knight and the Pips
    Mr. Columbus -- Grace Potter and the Nocturnals
    If I Was From Paris -- Grace Potter and the Nocturnals
    California Girls -- Gretchen Wilson
    Pocahontas Proud -- Gretchen Wilson
    Hollywood -- Jay-Z feat. Beyonce
    Brooklyn's Finest -- Jay-Z feat. Notorious B.I.G.
    Jacksonville -- Josh Turner
    Carversville -- Lincoln
    I've Been to Memphis -- Lyle Lovett
    North Dakota -- Lyle Lovett
    My Harlem Lullabye -- Mase
    San Jose -- The Mavericks
    What About Georgia? -- Miranda Lambert
    Wichita Falls -- Miranda Lambert
    Brooklyn -- Mos Def
    All Dressed Up For San Francisco -- The Philosopher Kings
    California Dreamin' -- Dana Owens
    New Orleans Instrumental No. 1 -- REM
    Hazard -- Richard Marx
    Motown Song -- Rod Stewart
    Christmas in Hollis -- Run DMC
    Oh My Sweet Carolina -- Ryan Adams
    Vegas -- Sara Bareilles
    Leaving Las Vegas -- Sheryl Crow
    The Only Living Boy In New York -- Simon & Garfunkel
    Alabama, Louisiana or Maybe Tennessee -- Supersuckers
    NY Weather Report -- Talib Kweli
    Istanbul (Not Constantinople) -- They Might Be Giants
    New York City -- They Might Be Giants
    Road Movie To Berlin -- They Might Be Giants
    I'll Sink Manhattan -- They Might Be Giants
    Token Back To Brooklyn -- They Might Be Giants
    It Never Rains In Southern California -- Tony Toni Tone
    Don't Make Me Come to Tulsa -- Wade Hayes
    Kentucky Bluebird -- Wade Hayes
    I Hate Winnipeg -- The Weakerthans
    Tennessee -- The Wreckers
    2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted -- 2Pac and Snoop
    California Love -- 2Pac
    To Live and Die in L.A. -- 2Pac
  6. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    Songs just about Texas:

    Waltz Across Texas --- Ernest Tubb
    Half My Heart's in Texas --- Ernest Tubb
    There's a Little Bit of Everything in Texas --- Ernest Tubb
    Abilene --- George Hamilton IV
    El Paso --- Grateful Dead
    Texas Bound and Flyin' --- Jerry Reed
    Streets of Laredo --- Johnny Cash
    Broke Down South of Dallas --- Junior Brown
    Houston --- Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers
    San Antonio Girl --- Lyle Lovett
    El Paso --- Marty Robbins
    Huntsville --- Merle Haggard
    Corpus Christi Bay --- Robert Earl Keen
    Amarillo Highway --- Robert Earl Keen
    Texas Flood --- Stevie Ray Vaughn
    Luckenbach, Texas --- Waylon Jennings
    La Grange --- ZZ Top

    Songs just about California:

    L.A. Is My Lady --- Frank Sinatra
    Folsom Prison Blues --- Johnny Cash
    San Quentin --- Johnny Cash
    Going to California --- Led Zeppelin
    California Blues --- Merle Haggard
    California Cottonfields --- Merle Haggard
    Straight Outta Compton --- NWA
    Beverly Hills --- Weezer
    Mendocino County Line --- Willie Nelson
    Whatever California Brings --- Buck Jones
    San Francisco Days --- Chris Isaak
    Lodi --- CCR
    California Angel --- The Derailers
    If Hollywood Don't Need You --- Don Williams
    L.A. Woman --- The Doors
    Streets of Bakersfield --- Dwight Yoakam
    Santa Monica --- Everclear

    Songs about everywhere else:

    Alabama Song --- Allison Moorer
    Kansas City --- The Beatles
    Back in the U.S.S.R. --- Beatles
    Katmandu --- Bela Fleck
    New York State of Mind --- Billy Joel
    Georgia on a Fast Train --- Billy Joe Shaver
    Indianapolis --- The Bottle Rockets
    Going to New Orleans --- Buck Jones
    The Kansas City Song --- Buck Owens
    I Bombed Korea --- Cake
    Mexico --- Cake
    Omaha --- Counting Crows
    Ohio --- Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
    Woodstock --- CSNY
    Bum Fuck Egypt --- Dash Rip Rock
    Please Come to Boston --- David Allan Coe
    Panic in Detroit --- David Bowie
    China Girl --- David Bowie
    Spain --- David Grisman Quintet
    Mississippi --- Dixie Chicks
    Tulsa Time --- Don Williams
    Alabama Song --- The Doors
    Philadelphia Freedom --- Elton John
    Blue Hawaii --- Elvis Presley
    Blue Moon of Kentucky --- Elvis
    Viva Las Vegas --- Elvis
    Walking to New Orleans --- Fats Domino
    New York, New York --- Frank Sinatra
    Calling Baton Rouge --- Garth Brooks
    The Beaches of Cheyenne --- Garth Brooks
    Madagascar --- Guns N Roses
    Alabama Jubilee --- Jerry Reed
    The Pascagoula Run --- Jimmy Buffett
    Mexico --- Jimmy Buffett
    Birmingham Sunday --- Joan Baez
    R.O.C.K. in the USA --- John Mellencamp
    Tennessee Flat Top Box --- Johnny Cash
    Jackson --- Johnny Cash
    Starkville City Jail --- Johnny Cash
    The Gal From Oklahoma --- Junior Brown
    Detroit Rock City --- KISS
    Kashmir --- Led Zeppelin
    Saginaw, Michigan --- Lefty Frizzell
    North Dakota --- Lyle Lovett
    I've Been to Memphis --- Lyle Lovett
    Baltimore --- Lyle Lovett
    Sweet Home Alabama --- Lynyrd Skynyrd
    Louisiana Saturday Night --- Mel McDaniel
    Okie From Muskogee --- Merle Haggard
    Detroit Rocky City --- Mighty Mighty Bosstones
    Star of Bethlehem --- Neil Young
    Born in Puerto Rico --- Paul Simon
    Cleveland Rocks --- Presidents of the United States of America
    New Orleans Instrumental No. 1 --- REM
    Louisiana --- Randy Newman
    Georgia on My Mind --- Ray Charles
    Christmas in Las Vegas --- Richard Cheese
    Sweet Home Chicago --- Robert Johnson
    Tennessee Flat Top Box --- Roseanne Cash
    Christmas in Hollis --- Run DMC
    A Passage to Bangkok --- Rush
    Manhattan Project --- Rush
    New York, New York --- Ryan Adams
    Anarchy in the U.K. --- Sex Pistols
    Leaving Las Vegas --- Sheryl Crow
    The Only Living Boy in New York --- Simon & Garfunkel
    South Nashville Blues --- Steve Earle
    New York --- U2
    New Madrid --- Uncle Tupelo
    Panama --- Van Halen
    Tupelo Honey --- Van Morrison (though it's a type of honey, and not really about the city)
    Omaha --- Waylon Jennings
    Cedartown, Georgia --- Waylon Jennings
    City of New Orleans --- Willie Nelson (about the train, not the city)
    Going Down to Mexico --- ZZ Top
    Jesus Just Left Chicago --- ZZ Top
    My Head's in Mississippi --- ZZ Top
    Viva Las Vegas --- ZZ Top
  7. mustangj17

    mustangj17 Active Member

    I don't have iTunes and feel left out.
  8. The Big Ragu

    The Big Ragu Moderator Staff Member

    May have missed a few. Too much time needed.

    Waterloo -- Abba
    Big in Japan -- Alphaville
    Spanish Harlem -- Aretha Franklin (not sure if this counts according to Bubbler's rules)
    Private Idaho -- B-52s
    Mesopotamia -- B-52s (probably doesn't count according to Bubbler's rules)
    Look Out Cleveland -- The Band
    Back in the USSR -- The Beatles (does it count anymore?)
    New York State of Mind -- Billy Joel
    Allentown -- Billy Joel
    Goodnight Saigon -- Billy Joel
    Tibet Project -- Challe Challe
    The Devil Went Down to Georgia -- CHarlie Daniels Band
    London Calling -- The Clash
    China Girl -- David Bowie
    A Night in Lenasia -- Deepak Ram
    Paris -- Delerium
    Mexico -- Dick Dale
    California Sun -- Dick Dale
    Georgia on my Mind -- Django Reinhardt
    St. Louis Blues -- Django Reinhardt
    Alabama Bound -- Django Reinhardt
    Sweet Georgia Brown -- Django Reinhardt
    Hotel California -- The Eagles
    Cafe Del Mar -- Energy 52
    Cliffs of Dover -- Eric Johnson
    America Eats It's Young -- Funkadelic
    Wichita Lineman -- Glen Campbell
    Chattanooga Choo-Choo -- Glenn Miller
    Mexicali Blues -- Grateful Dead
    Philadelphia Freedom -- Hall & Oates
    Carolina In My Mind -- James Taylor
    Mexico -- James Taylor
    Folsom Prison Blues -- Johnny Cash
    Kids in America -- Kim Wilde
    I Love NY -- Lazyboy
    Havanna -- Los Clavelitos
    Sweet Home Alabama -- Lynard Skynard
    Come to California -- Matthew Sweet
    Don't Cry For Me Argentina -- Me First and the Gimme Gimmes
    San Francisco -- Me First and the Gimme Gimmes
    Hotel California -- Me First and the Gimme Gimmes
    Huong Vietnam -- My Phuong Nguyen/Thierry David
    Coming to America -- Neil Diamond
    Florence -- Notre Dame De Paris
    L'Attaque De Notre Dame -- Notre Dame De Paris
    Fairy Tale of New York -- The Pogues
    Georgia on My Mind -- Ray Charles
    California -- Rufus Wainright
    Anarchy in the UK -- Sex Pistols
    America -- Simon & Garfunkle
    Arizona -- Skygazer
    Geek USA -- Smashing Pumpkins
    Alabama Blues -- St. Germain
    Montego Bay Spleen -- St. Germain
    Elvis Presley and America -- U2
    Panama -- Van Halen
    Werewolves of London -- Warren Zevon
    New Africa -- Youssou N'Dour
    Medina -- Youssou N'Dour
    Stockton Gala Days -- 10,000 Maniacs
  9. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    Mississippi – Afroman
    Tennessee River – Alabama
    Tennessee Christmas – Alabama
    My Home’s In Alabama – Alabama
    Statesboro Blues – Allman Brothers
    Hot ‘Lanta – Allman Brothers
    No Sleep Till Brooklyn – Beastie Boys
    Penny Lane – Beatles (Does this count?)
    Cripple Creek – Bill Monroe
    Blue Moon of Kentucky – Bill Monroe
    East Tennessee Blues – Bill Monroe
    New York State of Mind – Billy Joel
    Walking in Memphis – Billy Joel (have this one listed as Joel – and it’s only piano – but I can’t tell if it’s him or Cohn. They really sound similar, but the piano makes me think it’s Joel.)
    Sweet Home Chicago – Blues Brothers
    Funky Nassau – Blues Brothers
    Deep In The Heart of Texas – Bob Wills
    Yellow Rose of Texas – Bob Wills
    When The Sun Goes Down in Georgia – Corey Smith
    Texas Time Travelin’ – Cory Morrow
    Nashville Blues – Cory Morrow
    Boys From Oklahoma – Cross Canadian Ragweed
    Nowhere, Texas – Cross Canadian Ragweed
    Alabama – Cross Canadian Ragweed
    Train To Birmingham – Cross Canadian Ragweed (fucking awesome song. Check it out)
    Streets of Bakersfield – Dwight Yokam
    Hotel California – Eagles
    O Little Town of Bethlehem – Elvis
    New York, New York – Frank Sinatra
    The Beaches of Cheyenne – Garth Brooks
    Calling Baton Rouge – Garth Brooks
    All My Exes Live in Texas – George Strait
    Amarillo By Morning – George Strait
    Does Forth Worth Ever Cross Your Mind – George Strait
    Mississippi Queen – Grand Funk Railroad
    Mexicali Blues – Dead
    Chinese Democracy – Guns ‘N Roses
    Sweet Home Alabama – Hayseed Dixie
    Living In America – James Brown
    Mexico – James Taylor
    Carolina On My Mind – James Taylor
    Tennessee Whiskey – Jason Boland
    Somewhere Down in Texas – Jason Boland
    Rockin’ In The USA – Mellencamp (does this count?)
    Starkville City Jail – Johnny Cash
    Tennessee Flat Top Box – Johnny Cash
    Battle of New Orleans – Johnny Horton
    New Orleans – Louisiana Gator Boys
    Sweet Home Alabama – Skynyrd
    O Little Town of Bethlehem – Manheim Steamrollers
    El Paso – Marty Robbins
    Battle of New Orleans – Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
    Straight Outta Compton – NWA
    Texas On My Mind – Pat Green
    Born In Chigago – Paul Butterfield Blues Band
    America The Beautiful – Ray Charles
    Georgia On My Mind – Ray Charles
    Songs About Texas – Robert Earl Keen
    Texas Flood – SRV
    California Love – Tupac
    Luckenbach, Texas – Waylon
    Kansas City – Wilbert Harrison
    Kansas City – Willie Nelson and Susan Tedeschi
    Texas Flood – Willie Nelson and Kenny Wayne Shepherd
    City of New Orleans – Willie Nelson
    Tallahassee Lassie -- Hurriganes
  10. RickStain

    RickStain Well-Known Member

    London Calling - The Clash
    A whole bunch of stuff by the Tokyo Police Club

    That's apparently it for me.
  11. AgatePage

    AgatePage Active Member

    Birmingham -- Amanda Marshall
    O Little Town of Bethlehem -- Andy Williams
    Weekend In New England -- Barry Manilow
    Birmingham Jail -- Chatham County Line
    Laredo -- Chris Cagle
    Babylon -- David Gray
    Rio -- Duran Duran
    Earth -- James Horner (gladiator soundtrack)
    After Antietam -- James Horner (Glory soundtrack)
    Stars In Alabama -- Jamey Johnson
    Heads Carolina, Tails California -- Jo Dee Messina
    Sold! (Grundy County Auction) -- John Michael Montgomery
    Beer in Mexico -- Kenny Chesney
    Walking In Memphis -- Marc Cohn
    California Soul -- Marlena Shaw
    What About Georgia -- Miranda Lambert
    Blame Canada -- The Mothers
    Mississippi Queen -- Mountain
    Everyday America -- Sugarland
    Tennessee -- Sugarland
    Down in Mississippi -- Sugarland
    Small Town Jericho -- Sugarland
    Telluride -- Tim McGraw
    Christmas Eve In Sarajevo -- Trans-Siberian Orchestra
    America Is -- Violent Femmes
    Vancouver -- Violent Femme
  12. albert77

    albert77 Well-Known Member

    City of New Orleans/Arlo Guthrie
    California Girls/Beach Boys
    Back In the USSR/The Beatles
    Great Gates of Kiev/Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
    When Electricity Came to Arkansas/Black Oak Arkansas
    Stuck Inside Mobile With the Memphis Blues Again/Bob Dylan
    Katmandu/Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band
    London Calling/The Clash
    Green River/CCR
    Statesboro Blues-Church Bell Blues/David Bromberg
    Kentucky Woman/Deep Purple
    L.A. Woman/The Doors
    Santa Monica/Everclear
    San Francisco Girls (Return of the Native)/Fever Tree
    Live at Giants Stadium 4-7-87 (1st set)/Grateful Dead
    Live at Cornell University 5-8-77 (2nd set)/Grateful Dead
    Detroit Breakdown/J. Geils Band
    Memphis, Tennessee/Johnny Rivers
    Oh, Atlanta/Little Feat
    California Dreamin'/Mamas and Papas
    Omaha/Moby Grape
    Pleasant Valley Sunday/The Monkees
    All the Way From Memphis/Mott the Hoople
    Nantucket Sleighride/Mountain
    Panama Red/New Riders of the Purple Sage
    Glendale Train/New Riders of the Purple Sage
    Shady Grove/Quicksilver Messenger Service
    Radio Free Europe/REM
    (Don't Go Back To) Rockville/REM
    Parchman Farm/The Radiators
    Memphis, Tennessee/The Radiators
    California Sun/The Rivieras
    Jackson-Kent Blues/Steve Miller Band
    Jesus Just Left Chicago/ZZ Top
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