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Old 01-06-2009, 09:40 PM
 
Location: St Simons Island, GA
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MT: Jimmy Buffet's Come Monday: "Remember that night in Montana, we said there'd be (something, something)"
Don'r forget Jimmy Buffett's Livingston Saturday Night.

Nebraska?

Nebraska by Bruce Springsteen.
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Old 01-07-2009, 07:30 AM
 
Location: 3219'03.7"N 10643'55.9"W
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New Hampshire, I fear, is going to be tough.
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Old 01-07-2009, 10:03 AM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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There is a group of drugged out wannabes who call themselves Sonic Youth who have a horrendous noisy thing on YouTube, in which, at the 2:38 mark, one of them asounds like he says the words "New Hampshire" in a whiny adolescent voice. This appears to be something they have done more than once, the only clue to that fact being that there are several YouTube videos that sound a lot alike, but then, so does everything else in this genre.


YouTube - Sonic Youth - New Hampshire & Plastic Sun (Eurockeenes, 2005)

If this is the best song in the world mentioning New Hampshire, it will give us a rare opportunity to actually look forward to going on to

NEW JERSEY,
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Old 01-07-2009, 10:43 AM
 
Location: 3219'03.7"N 10643'55.9"W
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Tweeter and The Monkey Man, The Traveling Wilburys. It has images of New Jersey (and Springsteen titles) littered throughout the song:

"Tweeter and the monkey man were hard up for cash
They stayed up all night selling cocaine and hash
To an undercover cop who had a sister named jan
For reasons unexplained she loved the monkey man

Tweeter was a boy scout before she went to vietnam
And found out the hard way nobody gives a damn
They knew that they found freedom just across the jersey line
So they hopped into a stolen car took highway 99

(chorus)
And the walls came down all the way to hell
Never saw them when theyre standing
Never saw them when they fell

The undercover cop never liked the monkey man
Even back in childhood he wanted to see him in the can
Jan got married at fourteen to a rackateer named bill
She made secret calls to the monkey man from a mansion on the hill

It was out on thunder road - tweeter at the wheel
They crashed into paradise - they could hear them tires squeal
The undercover cop pulled up and said everyone of yous a liar
If you dont surrender now its gonna go down to the wire

(chorus)

An ambulance rolled up - a state trooper close behind
Tweeter took his gun away and messed up his mind
The undercover cop was left tied up to a tree
Near the souvenir stand by the old abandoned factory

Next day the undercover cop was hot in pursuit
He was taking the whole thing personal
He didnt care about the loot
Jan had told him many times it was you to me who taught
In jersey anythings legal as long as you dont get caught

(chorus)

Someplace by rahway prison they ran out of gas
The undercover cop had cornered them said boy, you didnt
Think that this could last
Jan jumped out of bed said theres someplace I gotta go
She took a gun out of the drawer and said its best if you dont know

The undercover cop was found face down in a field
The monkey man was on the river bridge using tweeter as a shield
Jan said to the monkey man Im not fooled by tweeters curl
I knew him long before he ever became a jersey girl

(chorus)

Now the town of jersey city is quieting down again
Im sitting in a gambling club called the lions den
The tv set been blown up, every bit of it is gone
Ever since the nightly news show that the monkey man was on

I guess Ill to to florida and get myself some sun
There aint no more opportunity here, everythings been done
Sometime I think of tweeter, sometime I think of jan
Sometime I dont think about nothing but the monkey man"
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Old 01-07-2009, 03:08 PM
 
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Simon & Garfunkel: Cathy's Song: "Counting the cars on the New Jersey Turnpike, they've all come to look for America"
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Old 01-07-2009, 04:32 PM
 
Location: 3219'03.7"N 10643'55.9"W
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New Mexico:
"Albuquerque" by Neil Young
"Worse comes to Worst" by Billy Joel
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Old 01-07-2009, 09:46 PM
 
Location: Massachusetts
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Default New York is Next then North Carolina

Looks like New York is next; then comes North Carolina

I'll take NY since its so easy.

New York, New York by Sinatra and New York State of Mind by Billy Joel are both classics.

For North Carolina I can quickly think of James Taylor's Carolina in my Mind.
He never says North Carolina, he only sings about Carolina so does this count ?
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Old 01-08-2009, 11:04 AM
 
Location: Brooklyn
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Looks like New York is next; then comes North Carolina

I'll take NY since its so easy.

New York, New York by Sinatra and New York State of Mind by Billy Joel are both classics.

For North Carolina I can quickly think of James Taylor's Carolina in my Mind.
He never says North Carolina, he only sings about Carolina so does this count ?
You listed two songs then ran to another state? What was that all about? Besides, I wanted to cast a vote for Ace Frehley's "Back in the New York Groove."
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Old 01-08-2009, 11:36 AM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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For New Meixco, how could you miss Marty Robbins ---"out of the west Texas town of El Paso, into the badlands of New Msxico"
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Old 01-08-2009, 11:37 AM
 
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Sorry Fred, too late!

Next! North Dakota.
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