LOS ANGELES

I Love LA, Randy Newman

April 26, 1992, Sublime (with graphic footage of the riots)

Hollywood Nights, Bob Seger

To Live and Die in LA, 2PAC

Los Angeles, X

Coming into Los Angeles, Arlo Guthrie

LA Woman, The Doors

More LA songs and back story for a lot of them here. (This is a truly terrible song about Los Angeles)

SALT LAKE CITY

Salt Lake City, The Beach Boys


SAN FRANCISCO

San Francisco Bay Blues, Jesse Walker

Dock of the Bay, Otis Redding


CHICAGO

Sweet Home Chicago, Robert Johnson

Chicago, Frank Sinatra


NEW ORLEANS

Baby Please Don't Go, Big Joe Williams

I Wish I Was in New Orleans, Tom Waits

When the Saints Go Marching In, Louis Armstrong

House of the Rising Sun

King Creole, Elvis Presley

Louisiana 1927, Randy Newman

Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Fats Domino

Many more here.


BIRMINGHAM

Hello, Birmingham, Ani Defranco

When Jesus Left Birmingham, John Mellencamp

Birmingham, Randy Newman

And many more.

KANSAS CITY

Kansas City, The Jackson 5


LAS VEGAS

Viva Las Vegas, Elvis Presley


NEW YORK CITY

Brooklyn, Mos Def

Empire State of Mind, Jay Z and Alicia Keys

New York I Love You, But You're Bringing Me Down, LCD Soundsystem

New York, New York, Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett

Talkin' New York, Bob Dylan

Summer in the City, The Lovin' Spoonful

Shattered, The Rolling Stones

Hard Times in New York Town, Bob Dylan

Rockaway Beach, The Ramones

Even more NYC songs here.

BILOXI

Biloxi, Jimmy Buffett

LAREDO

The Streets of Laredo, Johnny Cash