20 Songs Across the Nation

20 Songs Across the NationThere may be enough “New York” songs to give every New York resident a personal ringtone. California, maybe even more. For our discerning listeners and geography buffs out there, follow us on a musical tour of America by way of some of our lesser-known towns. Bonus points for identifying every locale without resorting to Google. Good luck with Nutbush.

“AVALON BLUES”
Mississippi John Hurt

“BACK TO WENTZVILLE”
George Thorogood and the Destroyers

“BLUE ROCK, MONTANA”
Willie Nelson

“CUT BANK, MONTANA”
Hank Williams Jr.

“(DON’T GO BACK TO) ROCKVILLE”
R.E.M.

“GOIN’ DOWN TO LAUREL”
Steve Forbert

“JAMESTOWN FERRY”
Tanya Tucker

“LODI”
Creedence Clearwater Revival

“LUCKENBACH, TEXAS”
Waylon Jennings

“LYNNVILLE TRAIN”
Waylon Jennings

“PODUNK”
Keith Anderson

“MARINA DEL REY”
George Strait

“MORNING MORGANTOWN”
Joni Mitchell

“NORTH CUMBERLAND BLUES”
Jerry Jeff Walker

“NUTBUSH CITY LIMITS”
Ike & Tina Turner

“SONORA’S DEATH ROW”
Robert Earl Keen

“STARKVILLE CITY JAIL”
Johnny Cash

“STATESBORO BLUES”
Blind Willie McTell

“TUCUMCARI”
Jimmie Rodgers

“TWIN ROCKS, OREGON”
Shawn Mullins

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