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Top 10 Songs About Wonderful Cities

There’s nothing better than having a good song about your hometown. The folks at ign.com put together a list of their “Top 10 Songs About Wonderful Cities,” kicking off with a four-way tie at #10, and listing the artist’s rendition they most love. (Thanks Mike!)

10. “New York, New York” – Frank Sinatra
10. “Viva Las Vegas” – Elvis Presley
10. “I Left My Heart In San Francisco” – Tony Bennet
10. “Do You Know The Way To San Jose” – Dionne Warwick
09. “One Night In Bangkok” – Benny Andersson / Time Rice / Bjorn Ulvaeus
08. “Detroit Rock City” – KISS
07. “Cleveland Rocks” – Ian Hunter / The Presidents Of The United States
06. “LA, LA” – Capone-N-Noreaga
05. “Katmandu” – Bob Seger
04. “The Guns Of Brixton” – The Clash
03. “A Bar In Bakersfield” – Merle Haggard
02. “One Great City” – The Weakerthans
01. “Istanbul (Not Constantinople)” – They Might Be Giants

Additions? We’re glad they went “LA, LA” and not “I Love L.A.”; that man gets enough nominations.