50 Best Songs About the 50 States


Sure every state has their official song, but the true love for one’s home comes in the form of pop songs about the 50 states. Here are the best songs about each of the 50 states (note: some were easier to find than others).

50 Best Songs About the 50 States

thumb_US_State_alabama1. Best Alabama Song

“Sweet Home Alabama” by Lynrd Skynrd

thumb_US_State_alaska2. Best Alaska Song

“Alaska” by Dr. Dog

thumb_US_State_arizona3. Best Arizona Song

“Take It Easy” by The Eagles

thumb_US_State_arkansas4. Best Arkansas Song

“Mary, Queen of Arkansas” by Bruce Springsteen

thumb_US_State_california5. Best California Song

“California Love” by the 2Pac

thumb_US_State_colorado6. Best Colorado Song

“Rocky Mountain High” by John Denver

thumb_US_State_connecticut7. Best Connecticut Song

“Connecticut” by Judy Garland and Bing Crosby

thumb_US_State_delaware8. Best Delaware Song

“Hot Time in Delaware” by Saves the Day

thumb_US_State_florida9. Best Florida Song

“Mainline Florida” by Eric Clapton

thumb_US_State_georgia10. Best Georgia Song

“Georgia on my Mind” by Ray Charles

thumb_US_State_hawaii11. Best Hawaii Song

“Island Style” by John Cruz

thumb_US_State_idaho12. Best Idaho Song

“Idaho” by Franki Valli and the Four Seasons

thumb_US_State_illinois13. Best Illinois Song

“Lookin’ Out My Back Door” by Creedence Clearwater Revival

thumb_US_State_indiana14. Best Indiana Song

“Back Home Again in Indiana” by Louis Armstrong

thumb_US_State_iowa15. Best Iowa Song

“Iowa” by Dar Williams

thumb_US_State_kansas16. Best Kansas Song

“Kansas City” by Albert King

thumb_US_State_kentucky17. Best Kentucky Song

“Blue Moon of Kentucky” by Bill Monroe

thumb_US_State_louisiana18. Best Louisiana Song

“Johnny B. Goode” by Chuck Berry

thumb_US_State_maine19. Best Maine Song

“Maine Island Lovers” by Okkervil River

thumb_US_State_maryland20. Best Maryland Song

“Baltimore” by Randy Newman

thumb_US_State_massachusetts21. Best Massachusetts Song

“Massachusetts” by The Bee Gees

thumb_US_State_michigan22. Best Michigan Song

“Detroit Rock City” by KISS

thumb_US_State_minnesota23. Best Minnesota Song

“Shhh” by Atmosphere

thumb_US_State_mississippi24. Best Mississippi Song

“Mississippi” by Bob Dylan

thumb_US_State_missouri25. Best Missouri Song

“Missouri Waltz” by Johnny Cash

thumb_US_State_montana26. Best Montana Song

“Meet Me in Montana” by Dan Seals & Marie Osmond

thumb_US_State_nebraska27. Best Nebraska Song

“Omaha, Nebraska” by Groucho Marx

thumb_US_State_nevada28. Best Nevada Song

“Viva Las Vegas” by Elvis Presley

thumb_US_State_new_hampshire29. Best New Hampshire Song

“A Town in Old New Hampshire” by Metropolis

thumb_US_State_new_jersey30. Best New Jersey Song

“Jersey Girl” by Tom Waits

thumb_US_State_new_mexico31. Best New Mexico Song

“Taos, New Mexico” by Waylon Jennings

thumb_US_State_new_york32. Best New York Song

“New York, New York” by Frank Sinatra

thumb_US_State_north_carolina33. Best North Carolina Song

“Carolina in my Mind” by James Taylor

thumb_US_State_north_dakota34. Best North Dakota Song

“North Dakota” by Lyle Lovett

thumb_US_State_ohio35. Best Ohio Song

“Ohio” by The Black Keys

thumb_US_State_oklahoma36. Best Oklahoma Song

“Oklahoma Hills” by Jack Guthrie

thumb_US_State_oregon37. Best Oregon Song

“Portland, Oregon” by Loretta Lynn with Jack White

thumb_US_State_pennsylvania38. Best Pennsylvania Song

“Summertime” by DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince

thumb_US_State_rhode_island39. Best Rhode Island Song

“Sweet Rhode Island Red” by Ike and Tina Turner

thumb_US_State_south_carolina40. Best South Carolina Song

“Hickory Wind” by Gram Parsons

thumb_US_State_south_dakota41. Best South Dakota Song

“South Dakota Morning” by The Bee Gees

thumb_US_State_tennessee42. Best Tennessee Song

“My Tennessee Mountain Home” by Dolly Parton

thumb_US_State_texas43. Best Texas Song

“If You’re Gonna Play in Texas” by Alabama

thumb_US_State_utah44. Best Utah Song

“Salt Lake City” by The Beach Boys

thumb_US_State_vermont45. Best Vermont Song

“Moonlight in Vermont” by Willie Nelson

thumb_US_State_virginia46. Best Virginia Song

“Virginia Moon” by Foo Fighters

thumb_US_State_washington47. Best Washington Song

“My Oh My” by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis

thumb_US_State_west_virginia48. Best West Virginia Song

“Take Me Home, Country Roads” by John Denver

thumb_US_State_wisconsin49. Best Wisconsin Song

“Minnesota, WI” by Bon Iver

thumb_US_State_wyoming50. Best Wyoming Song

“Song of Wyoming” by Chris LeDoux

BONUS: Best Washington, DC Song

“The District Sleeps Alone Tonight” by The Postal Service

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