Top 10 Songs About Cities (With A Salute to Dropkick Murphys)

Do these top 10 songs written about cities make you want to travel there? Or perhaps they make you nostalgic for home.

This list ranks iconic songs about particular cities. You can listen to the winners in the video above. The name of the city had to appear in the title (sorry Jay-Z, but that meant no “Empire State of Mind”). “I’m Shipping Up to Boston” by Dropkick Murphys received an honorable mention (Boo! We think it should have made the list, don’t you?)

10. “Walking in Memphis” by Marc Cohn (1991)

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9. “One Night in Bankok” by Murray Head (1984)

8. “L.A. Woman” by The Doors (1971)

7. “San Franciso” by Scott McKenzie (1967)

6. “To Live & Die in L.A.” by Tupac featuring Val Young (1996)

5. “Streets of Philadelphia” by Bruce Springsteen (1994)

4. “Detroit Rock City” by Kiss (1976)

3. “London Calling” by The Clash (1979)

2. “Viva Las Vegas” by Elvis Presley (1964)

1. “Theme from New York, New York” by Frank Sinatra (1980)

Do you agree with this list?