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Old 12-30-2011, 11:12 AM
Location: NY suburbs
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New York: "New York" by Frank Sinatra -

Frank Sinatra - New York, New York - YouTube

Los Angeles: "I Love LA" by Randy Newman -

Randy Newman - I Love LA - YouTube

Chicago: "Sweet Home Chicago" by Blues Brothers -

Phoenix: "By the Time I Get to Phoenix" by Glen Campbell -

Glen Campbell - By The Time I Get To Phoenix - YouTube

Boston: "I'm shipping up to Boston" by Dropkick Murphys -

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

New Orleans: "When the Saints Go Marching In" by Louis Armstrong -

Louis Armstrong - When The Saints Go Marching In - YouTube

Memphis: "Walking in Memphis" by Marc Cohn -

Marc Cohn - Walking In Memphis Official Video - YouTube

Any changes? What else can you suggest?

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Old 12-30-2011, 11:58 AM
Location: Virginia Highland, GA
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Jermaine Dupri;Ludacris - Welcome To Atlanta - YouTube

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Old 12-30-2011, 12:32 PM
Location: M I N N E S O T A
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Kiss - Detroit Rock City - YouTube

MC5 - Motorcity is burning 1973 - YouTube

Kid Rock - Times Like These - Made In Detroit - YouTube
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Old 12-30-2011, 12:39 PM
Location: Chicago
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Big Tuck - Welcome to Dallas - T-Town Music - YouTube

Welcome To Dallas-Big Tuck
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Old 12-30-2011, 12:45 PM
Location: Minneapolis
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Tom Waits - Christmas Card from a Hooker in Minneapolis - YouTube
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Old 12-30-2011, 12:46 PM
Location: Austin, Texas, USA
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There are wayy too many songs about Texas, but can't really find one about Austin, although there's tons of country songs that reference it. This is probably the closest thing, plus Blake Shelton looks ridiculous in this video

Blake Shelton - Austin (Official Video) - YouTube

This is most definitely one of the best Texas-themed songs:

Stevie Ray Vaughan - Texas Flood (Long version!) - YouTube!

PS: kidphilly, Streets of Philadelphia is awesome! I just saw the movie Philadelphia and realized the song was written for that movie! Great film.
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Old 12-30-2011, 01:15 PM
Location: Brooklyn, NYC
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So many great songs about NYC, it's hard to pick my favorite. Nothing is ever going to REPLACE Frank's "New York, New York", but "Empire State of Mind" is a great modern tribute to NYC. I would also throw in "Where Brooklyn At?" by Biggie. And for the non-hip-hop heads out there, there's the classic "New York State of Mind" Billy Joel, also U2 has a number of songs about NY that I like. Here's a few:

Angel of Harlem:

U2 - Angel of Harlem HQ (live 1988) - YouTube

City of Blinding Lights:

U2 - City Of Blinding Lights (DVD) - YouTube

And of course, there's the actual song named New York...

U2 - New York (Live in Boston) - YouTube
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Old 12-30-2011, 01:18 PM
Location: northern Vermont - previously NM, WA, & MA
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Alicia Keys - New York OFFICIAL VIDEO - YouTube
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Old 12-30-2011, 01:30 PM
Location: Los Angeles, CA
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Tha Dogg Pound - New York New York - YouTube

Tony Bennett - I left my heart in San Francisco - YouTube

N.W.A. - Straight Outta Compton - YouTube
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