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Old 04-08-2013, 03:04 PM
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I much prefer Joe Cocker's cover of Summer in the City.
regardless, Summer in the Coty is the best city song by far.
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Old 04-08-2013, 03:15 PM
 
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This one has a swear in the title so I'm not going to link to the YouTube, but it works.
I always think of the last verse of this song when I step off a plane anywhere in the US minus about 3 cities, even though all the locations mentioned in the song are European.

Every F*ing City by Paul Kelly:

...............
And once I thought I saw you from afar
Now I'm in a nightclub in Helsinki
And they're playing La Vida Loca once again
And I can't believe I'm dancing to this crap but I'm a chance here
And every f*ing city sounds the same

At a cafe in the port of Amsterdam
An E-mail from you said you'd gone to Rome
For a minute I thought maybe but my funds were running low
And anyway it sounded like you weren't alone
So I headed north until I got to Hamburg
A chilly city suits a troubled soul
And on the Reeperbahn I paid a woman far too much
To kick me out before I'd even reached my goal
Now I'm in a restaurant in Stockholm
And the waiter here wants me to know his name
And I can order sandwiches in seven different languages
But every f*ing city looks the same
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