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American Songbook Quiz

Many songs have been written that have a U.S. state or city in the title. See if you can pick the correct song with the clues given. 10 Questions.

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What city is Frank Sinatra singing about when he says, "If I can make it there, I'll make it anywhere"?

  • Los Angeles, California
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • New York, New York

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Elton John sings about the "city of brotherly love" that gave him "peace of mind my daddy never had." What is the name of the song?

  • Please Come to Boston
  • Philadelphia Freedom
  • Allentown
  • Moonlight in Vermont

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What city was the Glenn Miller Orchestra catching a ride to "on track 29" in Tennessee?

  • Chattanooga Choo Choo
  • Charleston Choo Choo
  • Lynchburg Locomotive
  • Louisville Locomotive

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Ray Charles sang he had "______ On My Mind." What state was he singing about?

  • Carolina
  • Virginia
  • Georgia
  • Missouri

Question 5 Photo

The Beach Boys take us on a tour through the Florida Keys in a song named for this city. What is the name of the city?

  • Poconos
  • Kokomo
  • Isuppose
  • Idontknow

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Lynyrd Skynyrd sings about this state "where the skies are so blue." What is the title of the song?

  • Down Home in Alabama
  • Going Home to Alabama
  • Home Sweet Home Alabama
  • Sweet Home Alabama

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George Strait lists all the ladies he loved and lost in this state. What is the name of the song?

  • All My Exes Live in Texas
  • Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man
  • Mississippi Delta Blues
  • California Girls

Question 8 Photo

What Michigan city was KISS rocking to in this song?

  • I Love It Loud Lansing
  • Heavens On Fire Flint
  • Detroit Rock City
  • Bay City Rockers

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What is the name of the song about "Sin City" in which Elvis Presley sings "set my soul on fire"?

  • Reno Light My Fire
  • Kentucky Rain
  • To Live and Die in L.A.
  • Viva Las Vegas

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What state were the Mamas and the Papas singing about when they were "wishing for warm weather"?

  • Wyoming Winter Wishes
  • California Dreaming
  • Kentucky Keep On Shining
  • Colorado Rocky Mountain High