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Which U.S. state is mentioned in the most songs?

  1. habee profile image93
    habeeposted 8 years ago

    I think it's either Georgia or Texas. I've counted almost 30 with Georgia in the title or lyrics. Texas has a bunch, too.

    1. Ted Holland profile image52
      Ted Hollandposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      So sorry...it has been Texas and always will be Texas. California is a not even close second

  2. Colebabie profile image59
    Colebabieposted 8 years ago
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      rednckwmnposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      oh, thats what I was going to say. Hi Cole, how are ya?

  3. Paradise7 profile image84
    Paradise7posted 8 years ago

    I betcha California.  I mean, not many of them feature Maine or Rhode Island, right? big_smile

  4. thranax profile image51
    thranaxposted 8 years ago

    New York.


  5. Aqua profile image83
    Aquaposted 8 years ago

    California! Someone here has written a number of hubs detailing just a few of them. (sorry, don't remember who)

  6. habee profile image93
    habeeposted 8 years ago

    Dang! I've never even heard of most of those songs about Cali!

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    Ghost32posted 8 years ago

    I'll have to recuse myself on this one.  Can't get  "OKLAHMA!" out of my head, and I'm pretty sure that's not even close to the riht answer.

  8. theageofcake profile image69
    theageofcakeposted 8 years ago

    Its gotta be New York or California.

  9. habee profile image93
    habeeposted 8 years ago

    Oh, thanks a lot, ghost. Now I'm singing Oklahoma...where the wind comes sweeping down the plain...

  10. Pr0metheus profile image60
    Pr0metheusposted 8 years ago


    Rap alone probably solidifies this for Cali

  11. MAYRAPINK profile image58
    MAYRAPINKposted 8 years ago

    haha has to be texas. (i think)

  12. Lisa HW profile image74
    Lisa HWposted 8 years ago

    Apparently (if these people are correct), Texas.  I did a quick search about states with the most songs (just out of curiosity):

    http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Which_US_stat … n_about_it

  13. TheEverythingHub profile image54
    TheEverythingHubposted 8 years ago

    Thats a good question I have no idea but it would more then likely be a southern state with alot of country singer roots in it. They are always singing about their state.

  14. lrohner profile image83
    lrohnerposted 8 years ago
  15. Flightkeeper profile image72
    Flightkeeperposted 8 years ago

    I've got the Beach Boys refrain going around in my head "Wish they all could be California girls"

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      rednckwmnposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      OH MAN!!!!! I wish I was a CA girl!!! Stuck with East Coast, keeping my man warm at night...at least Im hip?

      1. Flightkeeper profile image72
        Flightkeeperposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I like CA and with all its problems, it's still nice to hang out at the the beach.

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    ralwusposted 8 years ago

    I'd almost bet on Texas, all those old cowboy songs and then the modern Country singers too. *clap-clap-clap* Deep in the heart of....

    1. Flightkeeper profile image72
      Flightkeeperposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      There's gotta be a zillion country songs around Texas.

      OH the yellow rose of Texas....drat! Now that's in my head.

  17. Pr0metheus profile image60
    Pr0metheusposted 8 years ago

    Yea, I'd believe Texas has had the most songs written about it.  That's not the question tho - it's which song has been mentioned the most.

    Like I said, rap pretty much ensures Cali takes this one...

  18. manlypoetryman profile image73
    manlypoetrymanposted 6 years ago


    *"When I die...Well I may not go to heaven...'Cause I don't know if they let Cowboys in. If they don't...just let me go to Texas...'Cause Texas is as close as I've been!" (*Song performed by Tanya Tucker, 1978)

  19. KeithTax profile image73
    KeithTaxposted 6 years ago

    The Beach Boys must have 20 hits mentioning California.

  20. MissE profile image80
    MissEposted 6 years ago


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    lavender3957posted 6 years ago

    I can remember songs with Georgia. California. and Texas. I know that there is a lot more but these are the ones that come to mind. Good question, got me thinking now.

  22. Zabbella profile image78
    Zabbellaposted 6 years ago

    Ha! New Jersey!!! ( just wanted to see if anyone was paying attention)
    But seriously...there were SOME songs about New Jersey.  "Boardwalk Angel" from Eddie and the Cruisers. I think Bruce Springsteen has some songs.

  23. Denise Handlon profile image90
    Denise Handlonposted 6 years ago


  24. Dawn Justice profile image61
    Dawn Justiceposted 2 years ago

    Look you all have done so little research on jut your best guesses. Mississippi has 100s of songs in every known genre and by the greatest artist of all time, beginning with BB KIng and ending with ZZ Top. Texas comes close but leaves all the others in the dirt. Don't forget baby this is the home of the Blues!