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The song with the most cities seems to be ...

The Beach Boys - Surfin' USA Santa Cruz, Manhattan, Pacific Palisades, San Onofre, Redondo Beach , La Jolla, Wa'imea Bay

and

Billy Joel - Miami 2017 with Brooklyn, Manhattan, Harlem, Queens,Norfolk coming in at a close second.

Songfacts list these Songs with city in the TITLE and most have them in the lyrics.

Others I found not listed on songfacts ...

Paper Lace - the night Chicago died

Bobby Sherman ? The bluest skies I've ever seen are in Seattle

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Kissin' Time

(KISS)

Come on Charlotte Wake up San Diego , Milwaukee, Miami

Put your two lips together and KISS!

We?re kissin? in Cleveland , and Cincinnatti too

Way out in Chicago , I?ll tell you what to do

They party all over, even in St. Lou So baby get ready and I?ll be kissin? you

Oh, oh, ?cause anytime is kissin? time, U.S.A.

So treat me right, don?t make me fight

And we?ll rock and roll tonight

We?re kissin? in Dallas And Philly ?s goin? wild

So let?s kiss Atlanta , whoa

You know we?ll make it smile

We love the women

Way down in Tennessee So baby come on now and start a-kissin? me

Oh, oh, ?cause anytime is kissin? time, U.S.A

So treat me right, don?t make me fight

And we?ll rock and roll tonight

Kiss all of Seattle , L.A to Baltimore You know we been kissin? in ?Frisco , so lets kiss some more

Let?s do it in Detroit , they all know the score

So baby, oh baby, what are we waitin? for?

Oh, oh, ?cause anytime is kissin? time, U.S.A.

So treat me right, don?t make me fight

And we?ll rock and roll tonight

Oh, oh, ?cause anytime is kissin? time, U.S.A.

So treat me right, don?t make me fight

And we?ll rock and roll tonight

Oh, oh, ?cause anytime is kissin? time, usa

So treat me right, don?t make me fight

And we?ll rock and roll tonight

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There is a house in New Orleans they call the rising sun, and it's been the ruin of many a poor boy, and God I know I'm one.

Day is night in New York City; smoke, like water, runs inside. Steel idle trees to pity every living things that's died

Well, on a train, I met a dame; she rather handsome, we kind looked the same. She was pretty -from New York City. I'm walkin' down that same old fair lane

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Callin' out, around the world

Are you ready for a brand new beat?

Summer's here, and the time is right

For dancin' in the street

They're dancin' in Chicago (They'll be dancin')

Down in New Orleans (Dancin' in the streets)

Up in New York City (Dancing in the streets)

All we need is music (Sweet sweet)

Sweet music (sweet sweet music)

There'll be music everywhere (sweet music everywhere)

(Ooh-oo-ooh) There'll be swingin', swayin', records playin'

Dancin' in the street

(Ah) Oh, it doesn't matter what you wear

Just as long as you are there

So come on (Ah) every guy, grab a girl, everywhere, 'round the world

There'll be dancin', dancin' in the street

(Ooh-oo-ooh) It's just an invitation, 'cross the nation

A chance for the folks to meet

There'll be laughin', singin', music swingin'

Dancin' in the street

Philadelphia, PA (Dancin' in the street)

Baltimore, in D.C. now (Dancin' in the streets)

Can't forget the Motor City (Dancin' in the streets)

All we need is music (Sweet sweet)

Sweet music (sweet sweet music)

There'll be music everywhere (sweet music everywhere)

(Oooh-oo-ooh) There'll be swingin', swayin', records playin'

Dancin' in the street, oh!

(Ah) Doesn't matter what you wear

Just as long as you are there

Come on, (Ah) every guy, grab your girl, everywhere, 'round the world

Wow!

Hey hey hey!

Ow yeah, ow!

(Guitar Solo)

Dancin', they're dancin' in the street

(Dancin' in the streets)

Way down in L.A. everyday

(Dancin' in the streets)

Dancin' in the street

(Dancin' in the streets)

San Francisco way (Ooh-ooh-ooh)

(Dancin' in the streets)

They do it everyday now

(Dancin' in the streets)

Across the ocean blue, )Ooh-ooh-ooh) me an' you

(Dancin' in the streets)

Dancin' in the street

(Dancin' in the streets)

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Ha - Just heard this one while on hold on the phone ...

Well I'm a runnin' down the road try'n to loosen my load I've got seven women on my mind Four that wanna own me, two that wanna stone me One says she's a friend of mine Take it easy, take it easy Don't let the sound of your own wheels drive you crazy Lighten up while you still can Don't even try to understand Just find a place to make your stand, and take it easy Well, I'm a standin' on a corner in Winslow , Arizona Such a fine sight to see It's a girl my lord in a flat-bed Ford Slowin' down to take a look at me Come on, baby, don't say maybe I gotta know if your sweet love is gonna save me We may lose and we may win, though we may never be here again So open up I'm climbin' in, so take it easy Well, I'm a runnin' down the road tryin' to loosen my load Got a world of trouble on my mind Lookin' for a lover who won't blow my cover, she's so hard to find Take it easy, take it easy Don't let the sound of your own wheels make you crazy Come on baby, don't say maybe I gotta know if your sweet love is gonna save me

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How about "I've Been Everywhere" by Hank Snow? I think that song has the most cities in it, sung in rapid-fire fashion.

Since I can't edit my post, here are the lyrics:

I was totin' my pack along a dusty Winnemucca road

When along came a semi with a high canvas covered load

"If you're going to Winnemucca, Mac with me you can ride."

So I climbed into the cab and then I settled down inside

He asked me if I'd seen a road with so much dust and sand

And I said, [break] "Listen, Bud I've traveled every road in this here

land."

(Chorus)

I've been everywhere, man, I've been everywhere, man

'Cross the deserts bare, man, I've breathed the mountain air, man

Of travel, I've had my share, man, I've been everywhere.

I been to Reno, Chicago, Fargo, Minnesota, Buffalo, Toronto, Winslow,

Sarasota,

Wichita, Tulsa, Ottawa, Oklahoma, Tampa, Panama, Mattawa, La Paloma,

Bangor, Baltimore, Salvador, Amarillo, Tocopilla, Barranquilla, and

Padilla, I'm a killer. (to chorus)

Boston, Charleston, Dayton, Louisiana, Washington, Houston, Kingston,

Texarkana,

Monterey, Ferraday, Santa Fe, Tallapoosa, Glen Rock, Black Rock, Little

Rock, Oskaloosa,

Tennessee, Hennessey, Chicopee, Spirit Lake, Grand Lake, Devil Lake,

Crater Lake, for Pete's sake; (to Chorus)

Louisville, Nashville, Knoxville, Ombabika, Shefferville, Jacksonville,

Waterville, Costa Rica,

Pittsfield, Springfield, Bakersfield, Shreveport, Hackensack, Cadillac,

Fond Du Lac, Davenport,

Idaho, Jellicoe, Pickle Cros, Argentina, Diamontina, Pasadena, Catalina,

see what I mean, (to next verse)

Pittsburgh, Parkersburg, Gravellburg, Colorado, Ellensburg, Rexburg,

Vicksburg, Eldorado,

Larrimore, Atmore, Haverstraw, Chattanika, Chaska, Nebraska, Alaska,

Opelika,

Baraboo, Waterloo, Kalamazoo, Kansas City, Sioux City, Cedar City, Dodge

City, what a pity;

(Chorus)

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Bryan Adams

Waking Up The Neighbours

Kids Wanna Rock

Turned on the radio

Sounded like a disco

Musta turned the dial for a couple of miles

But I couldn't find no rock 'n roll

This computerized crap ain't gettin' me off

Everywhere I go the kids wanna rock

London to L.A.

Talkin' 'bout the New Wave

For a couple of bucks you get a weird haircut

And waste your life away

Around the world or around the block

Everywhere I go the kids wanna rock

Get me my D.J.

I got somethin' he's gotta play

Wanna hear it I can't wait

So turn it up, turn it up...

Kick down the barricades

Listen what the kids say

From time to time people change their minds

But the music is here to stay

I've seen it all from the bottom to the top

Everywhere I go the kids wanna rock

Around the world or around the block

Everywhere I go the kids wanna rock

Everywhere I go the kids wanna rock

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Living in Alabama, i hear this song ALLL the time!

http://www.songfacts.com/detail.lasso?id=1702

SWEET HOME ALABAMA--Lynyrd Skynyrd

Big wheels keep on turnin'

Carry me home to see my kin

Singin' songs about the southland

I miss 'ole' 'bamy once again

and I think it's a sin

Well I heard Mr. Young sing about her

Well I heard ole Neil put her down

Well, I hope Neil Young will remember

a southern man don't need him around anyhow

CHORUS

Sweet home Alabama

where the skies are so blue

Sweet home Alabama

Lord, I'm coming home to you

In Birmingham they love the Gov'nor - Boo Boo Boo

Now we all did what we could do

Now Watergate does not bother me

does your conscience bother you - tell the truth

CHORUS

Now Muscle Shoals has got the swampers

and they've been known to pick a tune or two - yes they do

Lord they get me off so much

they pick me up when I'm feeling blue - now how about you

CHORUS

:guitar: :drummer: :rockon:

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Freddy "Boom Boom" Cannon must have been trying to corner the market. His three Top Ten hits were Tallahassee Lassie, Way Down Yonder in New Orleans and Palisades Park (this was covered by the Ramones and tricked out with lyrics revision).

Glenn Campbell did both Witchita Lineman and Galveston.

Surfin' USA is based on Chuck Berry's Sweet Little Sixteen (" Boston, Pittsburg [and/or Philadelphia] PA ..'round the Frisco Bay, all over St. Louie, way down in New Orleans ")

Kansas City - Wilbert Harrison

Abilene - ? / Waylon Jennings

Sweet Home Chicago - Robert Johnson / Muddy Waters

Kokomo Blues - Mississippi Fred McDowell (covered by Bonnie Raitt)

Goin' to Jackson - Lee Greenwood & Nancy Sinatra / Johnny Cash & June Carter

Nashville Cats - Lovin' Spoonful

Memphis Blues Again - Bob Dylan "stuck inside of Mobile with the..")

Hollywood Nights - Bob Seger

L.A. Woman - the Doors

(Stuck in) Lodi - Creedence Clearwater Revival

San Francisco (Franciscan?) Night - Eric Burdon & the Animals

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Waterloo ? Abba

Darlington County ? Bruce Springsteen

Ventura Highway ? America

City of New Orleans ? Arlo Guthrie

Okie from Muskogee ? Merle Haggard

Scarborough Fair ? Simon & Garfunkel

Surfin? USA ? Beach Boys

Werewolves in London ? Warren Zevon

Montego Bay ? Bobby Bloom

Woman from Tokyo ? Deep Purple

Biloxi ? Jimmy Buffett

Gone Hollywood ? Supertramp

East St. Louis Toodle-OO ? Steely Dan

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"Standing on a corner in Winslow, Arizona

and such a fine sight to see.

It's a girl, my lord, in a flat-bed Ford

slowing down to take a look at me"

Take it Easy

The Eagles

Nobody Walks in LA

Missing Persons

I Love LA

Randy Newman

Luckenbach Texas

Waylon and Willie, and the boys

Detroit Rock City

Kiss

Send Me Down to Tucson

Mel Tillis from the "Every which way but loose" soundtrack

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Los Angeles-X

I Left My Wallet In El Segundo-A Tribe Called Quest

Buzzbomb From Pasadena-The Dead Kennedys

Woman From Sodom-The Mentors

Hollywood Diary-Black Flag

New York's Alright If You Like Saxophones-FEAR

Christmas Card From A Hooker In Minneapolis-Tom Waits

I Wish I Was In New Orleans-Tom Waits

I'll Take New York-Tom Waits

San Diego Serenade-Tom Waits

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