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A Song title that includes the name of a city, state, country.

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A music challenge.
6 years ago, April 12th 2013 No: 101 Msg: #169070  
DESMOND DEKKER

"ISRAELITES"

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6 years ago, April 12th 2013 No: 102 Msg: #169071  
AXIOM

"ARKANSAS GRASS"

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6 years ago, April 12th 2013 No: 103 Msg: #169072  
RORY GALLAGHER

"GOING TO MY HOME TOWN"...(His was Dublin... mine is Sydney...what's your's?)

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6 years ago, April 12th 2013 No: 104 Msg: #169074  
YASMIN HAMDAN

"BEIRUT"

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6 years ago, April 14th 2013 No: 105 Msg: #169153  
Adelaide - Paul Kelly
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6 years ago, April 17th 2013 No: 106 Msg: #169286  
Ohio by Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young
A protest song written after Kent State




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6 years ago, April 17th 2013 No: 107 Msg: #169287  
Cuyahoga by R.E.M.




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6 years ago, April 17th 2013 No: 108 Msg: #169288  
Cleveland Rocks by Ian Hunter




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6 years ago, April 17th 2013 No: 109 Msg: #169289  
Youngstown by Bruce Springsteen






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6 years ago, April 17th 2013 No: 110 Msg: #169296  
If you want to go back and listen here is a running list so far:

Carolina on my mind- James Taylor
Marrakesh Express - Nash & Crosby
Kathmandu - Cat Stevens
I go to Rio - Peter Allen
Rio Live - Michael Nesmith
San Francisco- Scott McKenzie
California Dreamin- Mamas & Papas
Georgia - Cold Chisel
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynrd
Jersey Girl- Tom Waits
Africa - Toto
Bus to Bondi- Midnight Oil
Massachusetts- Bee Gees
Chatanooga Coo Coo- Glen Miller Band
London Calling - The Clash
California Girls - The Beach Boys
Midnight Train to Georgia- Gladys Night and the Pips
Back Home Again in Indiana - Louis Armstrong
Back Home Again in Indiana- Jim Nabors
Madagascar - Guns N Roses
Indiana wants me - R. Dean Taylor

Berlin- Lou Reed
Harlem Desire - London Boys
New York, New York - Frank Sinatra
Panama - Van Halen
Seattle- Perry Como
Do you know the way to San Jose - Dionne Warwick
Californication - Red Hot Chili Peppers
From St. Kilda to King's Cross - Paul Kelly
Dayton, Ohio - Randy Newman
New Orleans wins the war - Randy Newman
New York Minute - Don Henley
Please Come to Boston - Dave Loggins
Taxi Bamako - Amadou and Miriam
China Girl - Iggy Pop
China Girl - David Bowie

Tupelo - John Lee Hooker
Jesus just left Chicago - ZZ Top
Tupelo - Nick Cave and The Seeds
Khe Shen - Cold Chisel
Berlin Chair- You and I
Vienna - Ultra Vox
Night Flight to Venus - Boney M
Barbados - The Models
Anchorage - Michelle Shocked
London Calling - the Clash
I still call Australia Home - Australia Girls Choir
Warsaw Concerto - Richard Addinsell
Melbourne - the Whitmans
Hawaii - the Beach Boys
New York State of Mind - Billy Joel
Devil went down to Georgia - Charlie Daniels Band
Hotel California- Eagles
Kathmandu- Bob Seger
One Night in Bangkok- Murray Head
The Girl from Impanema - Frank Sinatra
Back in the USSR- The Beatles
Welcome to Mali - Amadou & Miriam
From Russia with Love - Matt Monroe
Never Been to Spain - 3 Dog Night
Montserrat-Caballe Barcelona - Freddy Mercury
Van Dieman's Land - U2
Hong Kong - Gorilla
Streets of Philadelphia - Bruce Springsten
L.A. Woman - the Doors
Zanzibar- Taj Mahal
Viva Las Vegas- Elvis Presley
St. Petersburgh - Super Grass
Belfast Child - Simple Minds
Angel of Harlem - U2
Tijuana Brass - Herb Albert
Traitors of Africa - Femi Kuti
Cambodia - Kim Wilde

Starwood in Aspen by John Denver
Down in Mexico by The Coasters
Africa by Toto
Egypt by Mental as Anything
America by Simon & Garfunkel
New England by Kristy MacColl
Fairytale of New York by The Pogues & Kristy MacColl
Nashville by Indigo Girls
Memories of East Texas
Mali Dje by Ali Farka Toure
Goree by Nuru Kane
Israelites by Desmond Dekker
Arkansas Grass by Azion
Going to my Hometown by Rory Gallagher
Beirut by Yasmin Hamdan
Adelaide by Paul Kelley
Ohio by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Cuyahoga by R.E.M.
Cleveland Rocks by Ian Hunter
Youngstown by Bruce Springsteen







Hopefully this will make your next selection a bit easier.
Let's see what you've got.
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6 years ago, April 17th 2013 No: 111 Msg: #169307  
B Posts: 1,951

In response to: Msg #169289
That wasn't the Springsteen song I expected to see first on this thread!


And for something more obscure, Darlington County is in northeast South Carolina:

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6 years ago, April 17th 2013 No: 112 Msg: #169308  

6 years ago, April 18th 2013 No: 113 Msg: #169327  
B Posts: 1,951
Given all the classic rock on this thread, how did this take so long to appear?
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6 years ago, April 18th 2013 No: 114 Msg: #169328  
B Posts: 1,951
A fiction that became reality: Kokomo Key, Florida, was named AFTER this song came out (the orginal city is in Indiana!)
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6 years ago, April 18th 2013 No: 115 Msg: #169329  
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I saw this performance live a day before it was recorded. Look carefully around 1:25 to see the telepromter John Mellencamp used for the words to his own song!
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6 years ago, April 18th 2013 No: 116 Msg: #169332  
How about some Reggae of the Sahel...bought this CD in Mali

TIKEN JAH FAKOLY

"AFRICAN REVOLUTION"

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6 years ago, April 18th 2013 No: 117 Msg: #169335  
SEUN KUTI & EGYPT 80...from Nigeria (son of Fela Kuti)

"THINK AFRICA & THE MOSQUITO SONG"

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6 years ago, April 18th 2013 No: 118 Msg: #169336  
Can't do better than this...

BAABA MAAL...from Senegal

"DAKAR MOON"

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6 years ago, May 1st 2013 No: 119 Msg: #169999  
Young Americans by David Bowie



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6 years ago, May 1st 2013 No: 120 Msg: #170000  
Welcome to England by Tori Amos





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