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Old 01-17-2009, 05:13 PM
 
Location: STL
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Match a US city with a song that best represents them.
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Old 01-17-2009, 05:17 PM
 
Location: Boston
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Dirty water (the standalls)- Boston
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Old 01-17-2009, 05:37 PM
 
Location: Thumb of Michigan
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Detroit :

A combination --
Welcome to the Jungle by Guns N Roses
and
Pocket Full of Stones by Underground Kings


Phoenix: Low Rider by War

*Atlanta: Wanna Be a Balla by Lil' Troy

*NYC: Play At Your Own Risk by Planet Patrol

* - Never been to these cities but would imagine the song as fitting for the city...

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Old 01-17-2009, 05:54 PM
 
Location: NE Nebraska
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Detroit - Help by the Beatles (refers to the lions)
San Francisco - Sitting by the Dock of the Bay by Otis Redding
Washington DC - Ballroom Blitz by Sweet (at least this weekend)
Chicago - Soul Man by Sam & Dave or Blues Brothers
East Lansing, Michigan - Theme to Animal House (refers to Michigan State)
Washington DC - Don't Go Breakin' my Heart Elton John & Kiki Dee (refers to Congress)
Baltimore - Danger Zone from Top Gun
any road to Flint, MI - Highway to He!! by ACDC
New York - Saturday in the Park by Chicago
Buchanan, MI - Make Me Smile/Colour My World by Chicago (If you are a real Chicago fan, you'll know this one.
Norfolk, NE and Burbank, CA - Theme to the Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson by Doc Severson
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Old 01-17-2009, 07:25 PM
 
Location: Underneath the Pecan Tree
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Detroit :

A combination --
Welcome to the Jungle by Guns N Roses
and
Pocket Full of Stones by Underground Kings


Phoenix: Low Rider by War

*Atlanta: Wanna Be a Balla by Lil' Troy

*NYC: Play At Your Own Risk by Planet Patrol

* - Never been to these cities but would imagine the song as fitting for the city...
How do you take one the biggest songs that describe Houston and give it to ATL!?!? That's like me taking the song "Georgia' by Ludacris and matching it with Houston!
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Old 01-17-2009, 07:32 PM
 
Location: Phoenix metro
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"Sweet Home Chicago". No more, no less.
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Old 01-18-2009, 02:02 PM
 
Location: STL
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I would say St. Louis would match up well with "Nellyville" pretty well.
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Old 01-18-2009, 02:22 PM
 
Location: Thumb of Michigan
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How do you take one the biggest songs that describe Houston and give it to ATL!?!? That's like me taking the song "Georgia' by Ludacris and matching it with Houston!

Ok, ease up. It's not that big a deal. This is supposed to be fun thread.

Houston - Rhinestone Cowboy by Glen Campbell

Los Angeles - Dr Feelgood by Motley Crue
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Old 07-10-2013, 03:09 PM
 
Location: South Austin near Wm Cannon and South First
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Austin -"London Homesick Blues" by Gary P. Nunn. It's the theme song to the longest running PBS show "Austin City Limits"

"I wanna go home with the armadillo,
Good country music from Amarillo and Abilene
The friendlies people and the prettiest women
You ever seen"
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Old 07-10-2013, 03:22 PM
 
Location: New Mexico --> Vermont in 2019
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Dirty water (the standalls)- Boston
I much prefer this one when I think of Boston....


I'm Shipping Up To Boston - Dropkick Murphys - YouTube
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