Saturday, 10 August 2013

American Pie - American State Songs Part 1 A-M

Below is a chart of songs mentioning a US State. Please add any I couldn't come up with in the comments.

The wistful and the critical, the songs seem to be split between punk rock and country and western genres, even when rockers like Springsteen or Disco divas like the Bee Gees try their hand.

Enjoy

1) "Sweet Home Alabama" - Lynyrd Skynyard


2) "By The Time I Get To Arizona" - Public Enemy


3) "Road To Alaska" - Bee Gees


4) "Mary Queen Of Arkansas" - Bruce Springsteen


5) "California Uber Alles" - Dead Kennedys


6) "Bound For Colorado" - Townes Van Zandt


7) "Connecticut is For F*cking"- Jesus H Christ & The Four Horsemen Of The Apocalypse


8) "Hot Day In Delaware" - Saves The Day


9) "Moving To Florida" - Butthole Surfers


10) Midnight Train To Georgia" - Gladys Knight & the Pips


11) "Hawaii" - Beach Boys


12) "My Own Private Idaho" - B52s


13) "Come On Feel The Illinoise" - Sufjan Stevens


14) "Moving Back To indiana" - The Jackson Five


15) "Iowa" - Slipknot


16) "Kansas" - The Wedding Present


17) "My Old Kentucky Home" - Johnny Cash


18) "Louisiana" - Underworld


19) Maine - NO SONG

20) Maryland - NO SONG

21) "Massachussetts" - Silverstein


22) "Especially In Michigan" - Red Hot Chili Peppers


23) "Jordan, Minnesota" - Big Black


24) "Mississippi Goddamn" - Nina Simone


25) "Missouri" - David Nail


26) "Montana" - Frank Zappa




1 comment:

Hawksword said...

I always wanted to be a Pip... ;-)