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Jan 13th, 2003, 08:21 PM
:wavey: everyone.

I'm bored.

What songs can you think of with place names in their titles?

The Bangles - Going Down to LIVERPOOL
Frank Sinatra - New York, New York
Bruce Springsteen - Streets of Philadelphia
Gladys Knight & the Pips - Rainy Night in Georgia
Sheryl Crow - Leaving Las Vegas

nasty nick#2
Jan 13th, 2003, 08:27 PM
Tony Bennett- I lefy my heart in San Francisco

Jan 13th, 2003, 08:28 PM
Belinda Carlisle - Heaven Is A Place On Earth
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Californication (sorta?)

Jan 13th, 2003, 08:28 PM
ABBA - Waterloo
Tori Amos - Virginia
Middle of the Road - Sacramento
Renaud & Axelle Red - Manhattan/Kaboul

nasty nick#2
Jan 13th, 2003, 08:29 PM
Dionne Warwick-Do You Know The Way To San Jose
Freddie Mercury- Barcelona

Jan 13th, 2003, 08:32 PM
Will Smith - Miami
Kim Wilde - Kids in America
The Divine Comedy - Sweden
Tori Amos - China AND David Bowie - China Girl
The Four Tops - Loco in Acapulco

Jan 13th, 2003, 08:33 PM
Jewel - Cleveland
Bee Gees - Massachussetts

nasty nick#2
Jan 13th, 2003, 08:34 PM
T'pau- China in your hand
Dr alban- hello africa

Jan 13th, 2003, 08:37 PM
Jeff Buckley - Vancouver

Jan 13th, 2003, 08:38 PM
"We're goin' to Ibiza" dance track from a couple of years ago. Can't remember who sung it.

Jan 13th, 2003, 08:38 PM
Sheryl Crow - Abilene (from C'mon C'mon)
the cranberries - Hollywood (from To The Faithful Departed)
Prince - Erotic City :)
the cranberries - So Cold In Ireland

nasty nick#2
Jan 13th, 2003, 08:38 PM
Tom Waits- San Diego Serenade
Bruce Springsteen- Born in the usa

Vengaboys :p

Lord Chips
Jan 13th, 2003, 08:40 PM
Beautiful South - Rotterdam

Jan 13th, 2003, 08:41 PM
R.E.M - All the Way to Reno (You're going to be a star)

King Satan
Jan 13th, 2003, 08:41 PM
There's this one song by the chili peppers, I don't know what it's called, but he talks about walking in the city of angels (LA), I like that song.

Jan 13th, 2003, 08:42 PM
That's "Under the Bridge" isn't it?

Jan 13th, 2003, 08:43 PM
I don't think China in China in your Hand is referring to the country.

nasty nick#2
Jan 13th, 2003, 08:45 PM
David Bowie- panic in detroit
Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama

Jan 13th, 2003, 08:46 PM
Doesn't matter whether it's referring to China the country.

Elvis Costello - (I don't want to go to) Chelsea
AND Tokyo Storm Warning

Jan 13th, 2003, 08:48 PM
Ryan Adams- New York, New York
Bruce Springsteen - Atlantic City
Ryan Adams - Dear Chicago
The Clash - London Calling
Ryan Adams - Tennesse Sucks

nasty nick#2
Jan 13th, 2003, 08:52 PM
RATM- battle of Los Angeles
Bon Jovi - New Jersey
Bon Jovi- queen of new orleans
Fats Domino- Kansas City

Jan 13th, 2003, 08:54 PM
Paul Gascoigne - Fog on the TYNE (if you call a river a place, I guess it is)
Eminem (and covered by Tori Amos) - '97 Bonnie and CLYDE
Jewel - Barcelona
Tori Amos - Juarez

Jan 13th, 2003, 08:54 PM
Does this have to be in English?
Otherwise: BelgiŽ (Belgium) by the Dutch band Het Goede Doel :bounce: :bounce:

Jan 13th, 2003, 09:17 PM
Vlaanderen Boven by Raymond Van Het Groenewoud

Jan 13th, 2003, 09:20 PM
Jon Bon Jovi - Midnight in Chelsea
Vonda Shepherd - Maryland
The Beatles - Back in the USSR
U2 - Miss Sarajevo
Bee Gees - New York Mining Disaster
David Bowie - China Girl
The Strokes - New York City Cops.

VSFan1 aka Joshua L.
Jan 13th, 2003, 09:21 PM
Styx - Miss America

Jan 13th, 2003, 09:31 PM
In Fame, i think its Carmen who sings 'In L.A':o

Jan 13th, 2003, 09:39 PM
Some more:

Toto - Africa
Alphaville - Big in Japan
Mama's & Papa's - California Dreaming
The Eagles - Hotel California
Scott Mc Kenzie - San Fransisco
Beach Boys - Surfin' USA

Jan 13th, 2003, 09:44 PM
The Kinks Waterloo Sunset
Jokke & Valentinerne Trygge Oslo
The Dubliners Rocky Road to Dublin
The Dubliners The Galway Races
Steeleye Span The Galtee farmer

this list can be seriously long:)

Jan 13th, 2003, 09:54 PM
Queen - Barcelona
Fatboy Slim - You're Not From Brighton
Manic Street Preachers - Australia

Jan 13th, 2003, 10:19 PM
LittleTennisFan, the Gladys Knight & The Pips title is Midnight Train to Georgia.

Jan 13th, 2003, 10:44 PM
The Macc Lads - No Sheep til' Buxton
Bradford - Liverpool
Rider featuring Terry Venables - England Crazy
Black Grape - England's Irie (I could use many football based songs...)
It's a long way to Tipperary...
Frank Sinatra - New York
Traditional folk song - The Derby Ram

Jan 13th, 2003, 10:53 PM
Led Zeppelin - Kashmir

Jan 13th, 2003, 11:36 PM
Gosh, this is hard.

Walk like an Egypt (ian) The Bangles :p The 'ian' doesn't really matter.

Jan 13th, 2003, 11:39 PM
Miss Sarajevo = U2

Jan 13th, 2003, 11:42 PM
Liz Phair-"Nashville"

Jan 13th, 2003, 11:43 PM
Tori Amos-"I Can't See New York"
Tori Amos-"Don't Make Me Come to Vegas"

Jan 14th, 2003, 12:00 AM
Glen Daly - I Belong to Glasgow.
Beatles - Penny Lane
James Whittaker - Galveston
Dean Martin - Arriverderci Roma
Ma Bygraves - Tulips from Amsterdam

Jan 14th, 2003, 12:09 AM
blame CANADA (southpark)
LONDON calling (the clash)
it never rains in southern CALIFORNIA (albert ?)
big in JAPAN (forget the new wave group - somebody help)
only a dream in RIO (james taylor)
GEORGIA on my mind (ray charles)

Gladys Knight & the Pips - Rainy Night in Georgia

it's actually the night the lights when out in GEORGIA :)

MaRKy MaRk
Jan 14th, 2003, 01:20 AM
Liberty City - I Met Her In MIAMI

Jan 14th, 2003, 05:07 AM
James Taylor 'Carolina in My Mind' and 'Mexico'
Ray Charles 'Georgia on My Mind'

Jan 14th, 2003, 05:50 AM
joel- new york state of mind

Jan 14th, 2003, 06:59 PM
Originally posted by Simplify
LittleTennisFan, the Gladys Knight & The Pips title is Midnight Train to Georgia.

Right thanks!

Other titles:

The Manics - Australia
Shakira - Te Dejo Madrid
Heather Nova - London Rain (Nothing Heals Me Like You Do)
Louise - New York Moon
Pink - Gone To California

The Crow
Jan 14th, 2003, 07:03 PM
Suzanne Vega - In Liverpool

Jan 14th, 2003, 07:06 PM
Rock the Casbah
Chattengooga Choo choo

Dirty Sanchez
Jan 14th, 2003, 07:12 PM
Sting - Englishman In New York
The Distillers - City Of Angels (Kinda)
Bon Jovi - Midnight In Chelsea
Hed(pe) - Jesus Of Nazareth
A - Pacific Ocean Blue (Ocean's count!)
Amen - Coma America

The Crow
Jan 14th, 2003, 07:55 PM
The Cure - Kyoto song

Jan 20th, 2003, 06:50 PM
Jimy C - Sweet Guyana
Dion Whorrick - Do you know the way to San Jose` hope i spelt right.
Shakira - Te Dejo Madrid

Jan 20th, 2003, 06:51 PM
Oh i forgot one - Michael jackson - Stranger is Moscow

The Crow
Jan 20th, 2003, 07:09 PM
Nick Cave - The Curse of Millhaven

Jan 20th, 2003, 08:59 PM
Simon and Garfunkle - 'America'
Ronnie Milsap- 'Smokey Mountain Rain'

Who was the original artist for 'Rainy Night in Georgia'??? I've heard several remakes.

Jan 21st, 2003, 02:39 AM
madona - American Pie
and what is the name of that group that sang "sweet home alabama"

Jan 21st, 2003, 02:51 AM
Sinatra and others - Moonlight In Vermont
Ray Charles - Georgia On My Mind
Glenn Campbell? - By The Time I Get To Phoenix
? - The Last Time I Saw Paris
Rodgers and Hammerstein - Oklahoma
Andrew Lloyd Webber - Don't Cry For Me Argentina
Sinatra - Chicago, Chicago, that toddlin' town
Count Basie - April In Paris
Billie Holiday - Autumn in New York:)

Jan 21st, 2003, 09:46 AM
Pogues/Kirsty McCall - Fairytale of New York
Kirsty McCall - A New England

Jan 21st, 2003, 06:36 PM
Jimmy Osmond - Long Haired lover from Liverpool :o
Robson & Jerome - The White Cliffs of Dover :o
The Beatles - Kansas City
Ryan Adams - Oh My Sweet Carolina

Jan 22nd, 2003, 01:48 AM
Vanessa Williams - Colour of the Wind