U.S. States-themed Wedding Playlist To Celebrate Your Home

Ever get a trivia question to name the U.S. States? You can be a pro by knowing popular songs with states in the title. This may even help you to memorize all of the states

I did the hard work for you by finding popular hits for each state and putting them on the list below. You will find the most popular two songs for each state.

Songs with US States in the title

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Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd Skynyrd
Released in 1974 on the album Second Helping

State lyrics:

Sweet home, Alabama
Where the skies are so blue
Sweet home, Alabama
Lord, I’m comin’ home to you

Alabama Pines – Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit
Released in 2019 on the album Here We Rest

State lyrics:

They ain’t got a thing to do
They’ll get you every time
Somebody take me home
Through those Alabama Pines


Alaska – Maggie Rogers
Released in 2016 on the album Heard It In A Past Life

State lyrics:

And now, breathe deep
I’m inhaling
You and I, there’s air in between
Leave me be
I’m exhaling

North To Alaska – Johnny Horton
Released in 1960 on the album Greatest Hits

State lyrics:

Way up North (North to Alaska)
North to Alaska, we go North, the rush is on


Arizona – Kings Of Leon
Released in 2018 on the album Because Of The Times

State lyrics:

The lamp
Flickers in the bedroom
She must feel it’s awkward
Or it’s Arizona

Arizona – Mark Lindsay
Released in 1970 on the album Arizona

State lyrics:

Arizona, take off your rainbow shades
Arizona, have another look at the world
My my
Arizona, cut off your Indian braids
Arizona, hey won’tcha go my way


Arkansas – Chris Stapleton
Released in 2020 on the album Starting Over

State lyrics:

Gotta get down, gotta get down to Arkansas
Havin’ so much fun that it’s probably a little bit against the law
All the boys and the girls down there sure do know how to have a ball

Arkansas Dave – George Strait
Released in 2009 on the album Twang

State lyrics:

It was the end of the road for Arkansas Dave
I shot and left him where he lay
I’ll never forget that winter day


California Dreamin’ – The Mamas & The Papas
Released in 1970 on the album A Gathering of Flowers

State lyrics:

California dreamin’ (California dreamin’)
On such a winter’s day (California dreamin’)

Hotel California – Eagles
Released in 1976 on the album Hotel California

State lyrics:

Welcome to the Hotel California
Such a lovely place (such a lovely place)
Such a lovely face
Plenty of room at the Hotel California


Colorado Girl – Townes Van Zandt
Released in 1969 on the album Townes Van Zandt

State lyrics:

Ah, been a long time
Since I heard you call my name
I got to see my Colorado girl again

Colorado – Florida Georgia Line
Released in 2018 on the album Can’t Say I Ain’t Country

State lyrics:

Well I got friends from Colorado
I got friends from Tennessee
So I got something in a bottle
And I got something from a seed


I Found My Mind in Connecticut – Cage
Released in 2009 on the album Depart from Me

State lyrics:

Every morning I just lay in bed cause I don’t wanna wake up
Pick my stupid face up, give my s*** away
You’ll take it from me anyway even if I go away

Connecticut – Judy Garland And Bing Crosby
Released in 1948 on the album Bing Crosby Sings with Judy Garland, Mary Martin, Johnny Mercer

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Even in dreams I think of them still
And when you see the new look green
Connecticut is the place to be


Delaware – Perry Como
Released in 1959 on the album Delaware

State lyrics:

Oh what did Delaware boy, what did Delaware
What did Delaware boy, what did Delaware

Hello, I’m In Delaware – City And Colour
Released in 2005 on the album Sometimes

State lyrics:

And when things have changed
I guess I’ll find out in 17 days
But I will see you again
I will see you again a long time from now


Florida Kilos – Lana Del Rey
Released in 2014 on the album Ultraviolence

State lyrics:

Come on down to Florida, I got somethin’ for ya
We could see the kilos or the Keys, baby, oh yeah
Guns in the summertime, chic-a-Cherry Cola lime

Florida Man – Blue Öyster Cult
Released in 2020 on the album The Symbol Remains

State lyrics:

Knelt by the sacred flame and cursed the soul
Of the conquistador
And his son, and his sons, and the young ones
Of the Florida man


The Devil Went Down to Georgia – The Charlie Daniels Band
Released in 1979 on the album Million Mile Reflections

State lyrics:

Johnny, rosin up your bow and play your fiddle hard
‘Cause Hell’s broke loose in Georgia and the Devil deals the cards
And if you win you get this shiny fiddle made of gold
But if you lose the devil gets your soul

Georgia on My Mind – Ray Charles
Released in 1960 on the album The Genius Hits the Road

State lyrics:

I said Georgia
Oh Georgia, no peace I find (no peace I find)
Just an old sweet song
Keeps Georgia on my mind (Georgia on my mind)


I Am Hawaii – Uji ‘Oma ‘ Oma ‘ O
Released in 2010 on the album Aloha Hawaii

Hawaii Five-O – The Ventures
Released in 1969 on the album Hawaii Five-O



Private Idaho – The B-52’s
Released in 1980 on the album Wild Planet

State lyrics:

You’re living in your own private Idaho
Keep off the path, beware of the gate (your own private Idaho)
Watch out for signs that say “hidden driveways” (your own private Idaho)

Idaho – Gregory Alan Isakov
Released in 2009 on the album This Empty Northern Hemisphere

Sate lyrics:

And down she goes
Cold she blows
Across Idaho


Illinois – Dan Fogelberg
Released in 1984 on the album Souvenirs

State lyrics:

And it looks like you’re gonna have to see me again
Illinois, oh, Illinois, Illinois, Illinois

Cairo, Illinois – Pokey Lafarge
Released in 2015 on the album Something In The Water

State lyrics:

Take me to the bridge where the rivers collide
Down in Cairo, Illinois on a Saturday night
I might jump in


Indiana Wants Me – R. Dean Taylor
Released in 1970 on the album I Think, Therefore I Am

State lyrics:

Indiana wants me
Lord, I can’t go back there
Indiana wants me
Lord, I can’t go back there

Back Home Again in Indiana – Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys
Released in 1937 on the album Back Home Again in Indiana

State lyrics:

Back home again in Indiana and it seems that I can see
That gleaming candlelight still shining bright


Bullet Train To Iowa – Puscifer
Released in 2020 on the album Existential Reckoning

State lyrics:

Looks like I’m about to
Take a bullet train to Iowaska soon
Well, alright, ride, ride

Heaven Beats Iowa – Cub Scout Bowling Pins
Released in 2021 on the album Heaven Beats Iowa

State lyrics:

Hit or miss
Heaven beats Iowa
The field of grass
Was holding you back


Kansas City – Wilbert Harrison
Released in 1959 on the album Kansas City

State lyrics:

Gotta find a brand new baby
And that’s the reason why
I’m going to Kansas City
Kansas City, here I come

Kansas City – The New Basement Tapes
Released in 2014 on the album Lost On The River

State lyrics:

And I love you dear, but just how long
Can I keep singing the same old song
I’m going back to Kansas City


Kentucky Rain – Elvis Presley
Released in 1970 on the album Kentucky Rain

State lyrics:

With the rain in my shoes (rain in my shoes)
Searching for you
In the cold Kentucky rain

Kentucky Woman – Neil Diamond
Released in 1967 on the album Kentucky Woman

State lyrics:

Kentucky woman
If she get to know you
She goin’ to own you
Kentucky woman


Louisiana Rain – Tom Petty
Released in 1979 on the album Damn the Torpedoes

State lyrics:

Louisiana rain is falling at my feet
Baby I’m noticing the change as I move down the street
Louisiana rain is soaking through my shoes
I may never be the same when I reach Baton Rouge

Louisiana Saturday Night – Mel McDaniel
Released in 1980 on the album I’m Countryfied

State lyrics:

Kick off your shoes and you throw ’em on the floor
Dance in the kitchen ’til the mornin’ light
Louisiana Saturday night


Ballad of the 20th Maine – The Ghost of Paul Revere
Released in 2015 on the album Field Notes, Vol. 1

State lyrics:

Take your northern hearts with you to the grave
Be proud and true you are a union soldier
Stand fast, ye are the boys of Maine

I Wanna Be Your Maine Man – Rhett and Link
Released in 2010 on the album Up to This Point

State lyrics:

I wanna be your Maine man
Let me be your Maine man
Don’t let him be your Maine man


Maryland, My Maryland – Tom Glazer
Released in 2011 on the album A Treasury Of Civil War Songs Sung By Tom Glazer

State lyrics:

Virginia should not call in vein
Maryland, My Maryland

Maryland – Vonda Shepard
Released in 1996 on the album It’s Good, Eve

State lyrics:

Maryland, I’m coming home
Never worry about what I did wrong
And that I’ll never be what my daddy wanted me to be
And I’ll never see what my mama’s dreams were
But I will sing


Massachusetts – Bee Gees
Released in 1968 on the album Horizontal

State lyrics:

Gotta do the things I wanna do
And the lights all went out in Massachusetts
They brought me back to see my way with you

Massachusetts – Aaron Lewis
Released in 2011 on the album Town Line

State lyrics:

In Massachusetts
Where my daughters and my wife, they wait for me, all alone
But the truth is it’s where I always am, it’s where I long to be


Michigan – The Milk Carton Kids
Released in 2020 on the album Prologue

State lyrics:

Michigan’s in the rear-view now
Keep your hands, where I could see ’em
It took the words right out my mouth
When you knew that I would need ’em
What am I supposed to do now?

Lake Michigan – Rogue Wave
Released in 2007 on the album Asleep at Heaven’s Gate

State lyrics:

You can never see yourself
Ringing all around it
No one is on lake Michigan
You labored on, lake Michigan


The Biggest Ball of Twine In Minnesota – “Weird Al” Yankovic
Released in 1989 on the album UHF Soundtrack

State lyrics:

And all of us were joined together in one common thought
As we rolled down the long and winding Interstate in our ’53 DeSota
We’re gonna see the biggest ball of twine in Minnesota!!

Minnesota – hey ashley
Released in 2022 as a single

State lyrics:

Minnesota, Minnesota
My heart is buried in the snow


Mississippi Queen – Mountain
Released in 1970 on the album Climbing!

State lyrics:

Mississippi Queen
If you know what I mean
Mississippi Queen
She taught me everything

Down In Mississippi (Up To No Good) – Sugarland
Released in 2004 on the album Twice The Speed Of Life

State lyrics:

Gonna get us a nice room down on the strip
Not that we’ll need it, there won’t be any sleepin’ tonight
So, now if anyone asks, not that they would
We’ll be down in Mississippi and up to no good


Cold Missouri Waters – Cry Cry Cry
Released in 2016 on the album Cry Cry Cry

State lyrics:

Feel the tap upon your leg that tells you go
See the circle of the fire down below
Fifteen of us dropped above the cold Missouri waters

Missing Missouri – Sara Evans
Released in 2005 on the album Real Fine Place

State lyrics:

There’s no limelight and I’m alright
‘Cause I’m almost home
Where they love me, where they know me
Where they show me back in Missouri, yeah


Meet Me In Montana – Marie Osmond, Dan Seals
Released in 1985 on the album Won’t Be Blue Anymore

State lyrics:

Won’t you meet me in Montana
I want to see the mountains in your eyes
Woah, woah, I had all of this life I can handle
Meet me underneath that big Montana sky

Cut Bank, Montana – Hank Williams, Jr.
Released in 1992 on the album Maverick

State lyrics:

In the winter of ’94 there burned
One hell of a flame
They still hear her voice from
The cabin in Cut Bank, Montana
And the icicle all melt away at
The sound of her name


Nebraska (Acoustic) – Aoife O’Donovan
Released in 2019 on the album In the Magic Hour Solo Sessions

State lyrics:

Me and her went for a ride, sir
And ten innocent people died
From the town of Lincoln, Nebraska
With a sawed off .410 on my lap

Nebraska – Bruce Springsteen
Released in 2014 on the album Nebraska

State lyrics:

From the town of Lincoln Nebraska with a sawed-off .410 on my lap
Through to the badlands of Wyoming I killed everything in my path


Nevada – Vicetone feat. Cozi Zuehlsdorff
Released in 2016 on the album Nevada

State lyrics:

Hey ya, hey ya
You’re a wanderer just like me
Hey ya, hey ya
Yeah, you better know where you’re going

Sierra Nevada – Chuck Loeb
Released in 2005 on the album Smooth Jazz Brown Sugar


New Hampshire

New Hampshire Hornpipe – Dave Grusin
Released in 1981 on the album On Golden Pond Soundtrack


New Hampshire Wind – Tom Smith
Released in 2011 on the album Journey Home

State lyrics:

But the blessings of hard work must wait while I play
This day strikes my heart strings like an old mandolin
That’s strumming a tune with the New Hampshire wind

New Jersey

Timberwolves At New Jersey – Taking Back Sunday
Released in 2002 on the album Taking Back Sunday

State lyrics:

This is me with the words
On the tip of my tongue
And my eye on the scope
Down the barrel of a gun
I’ll never
Act this way

New Jersey Makes, The World Takes – Senses Fail
Released in 2018 on the album If There Is Light, It Will Find You

State lyrics:

How’s the weather in Jersey?
I bet it’s cold and grey
I heard you’re drinking
Don’t lie to me

New Mexico

Out in New Mexico – Heather Nova
Released in 2018 on the album The Jasmine Flower

State lyrics:

I picture a road out in New Mexico
Red earth and mountains and sky
I picture my soul out in New Mexico
With all that space rolling by

Under New Mexico Skies – Syd Masters
Released in 2013 on the album The Cowboy Sings

State lyrics:

That’s where you’ll find me
Where the big back country lies
There the cowboy’s free to ride
Out under New Mexico skies

New York

Theme From New York, New York – Frank Sinatra
Released in 1980 on the album Trilogy: Past Present Future

State lyrics:

If I can make it there
I’ll make it
It’s up to you
New York, New York

Fairytale of New York – The Pogues feat. Kirsty MacColl
Released in 2013 on the album If I Should Fall from Grace with God

State lyrics:

You were handsome
You were pretty
Queen of New York City
When the band finished playing
They howled out for more

North Carolina

North Carolina – The Devil Makes Three
Released in 2016 on the album Longjohns, Boots and a Belt

State lyrics:

Sweet demon North Carolina
Gave your daughter to me
She left me on that corner starin’
Knocked the wind outta me

The Boys from North Carolina – John Hartford
Released in 1992 on the album Goin’ Back to Dixie

State lyrics:

It disappears all in the years
It brings a laugh throughout the tears
Form the boys in North Carolina

North Dakota

North Dakota – Lyle Lovett
Released in 1992 on the album Joshua Judges Ruth

State lyrics:

The boys from North Dakota
They drink whisky for their fun
And the cowboys down in Texas
They polish up their guns

north dakota – Chris Knight
Released in 2001 on the album A Pretty Good Guy

State lyrics:

She’d gone for wood and lost her way back home
And I ain’t the kind believes in ghosts but some nights I get pretty close
When the North Dakota winter moans


Ohio – Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Released in 1971 on the album 4 Way Street

State lyrics:

Tin soldiers and Nixon coming
We’re finally on our own
This summer I hear the drumming
Four dead in Ohio

Ohio (Come Back To Texas) – Bowling For Soup
Released in 2004 on the album A Hangover You Don’t Deserve

State lyrics:

There’s nothing wrong with Ohio
Except the snow and the rain
I really like Drew Carey
And I’d love to see
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame


You’re The Reason God Made Oklahoma – David Frizzell and Shelly West
Released in 1981

State lyrics:

Sundown came and I drove to town
To drink a drink or two
You’re the reason God made Oklahoma

Oklahoma Sky – Miranda Lambert
Released in 2011 on the album Four The Record

State lyrics:

A feather could have knocked me to the floor
A missing piece was found I was finally alive
Meet me underneath the Oklahoma sky


Coming Home (Oregon) – Mat Kearney
Released in 2015 on the album JUST KIDS

State lyrics:

Woah, I’m coming home to the place that I remember
Back to the land of my first love
Would you spread wide your arms for this wayward son?
I left my heart in Oregon

Oregon State – Alexander Bayly
Released in 2020 on the album On the Road

State lyrics:

At the five and dime
Downtown Manhattan
City of New York
She can’t wait to get back to Oregon


Pennsylvania 6-5000 – Glenn Miller & His Orchestra
Released in 1940

State lyrics:

Pennsylvania 6-5000
Pennsylvania 6-5-0-0-0

Pennsylvania Polka – Bobby Vinton

State lyrics:

Strike up the music the band has begun
The Pennsylvania Polka
Pick out your partner and join?in?the fun
The Pennsylvania?Polka

Rhode Island

Rhode Island Is Famous For You – Blossom Dearie
Released in 2004 on the album Verve Jazz Masters 51: Blossom Dearie

State lyrics:

Ain’t the country lucky?
New Jersey gives us glue
And you, you come from Rhode Island
And little Rhode Island is famous for you

Sweet Rhode Island Red – Ike And Tina Turner
Released in 1974 on the album Sweet Rhode Island Red

State lyrics:

Sweet Rhode Island Red
Sweet-y is what they said about Sweet Rhode Island Red

South Carolina

South Carolina – The Poets Of Rhythm
Released in 2013 on the album The Anthology 1992-2003

State lyrics:

Where I stop is where I wanna go
To my family and brotherhood
Way down South is where I wanna go
To funky, funky North Carolina

Just a Little Bit South of North Carolina – Anita O’Day & Gene Krupa Orchestra
Released in 1941 on the album The Early Years 1941-45

State lyrics:

Just a little bit south of North Carolina
That’s where my thoughts all stray
To the one I love best in South Carolina
I’m going back some day

South Dakota

South Dakota Morning – Bee Gees
Released in 1973 on the album Life in a Tin Can

State lyrics:

The rain comes down on a South Dakota morning
And I can’t see the sadness in my town
So let it be my pillow, for underneath your willow

South Dakota – This Frontier Needs Heroes
Released in 2020 on the album South Dakota

State lyrics:

She came from South Dakota
Someone tore apart her heart
So she move to Nashville
To try to make a new start


Tennessee Whiskey – Chris Stapleton
Released in 2015 on the album Traveller

State lyrics:

You’re as smooth as Tennessee whiskey
You’re as sweet as strawberry wine
You’re as warm as a glass of brandy

Tennessee – Arrested Development
Released in 1992 on the album 3 Years, 5 Months, And 2 Days In The Life Of…

State lyrics:

The answers to all which are in front of me
The ultimate truth started to get blurry
For some strange reason it had to be
It was all a dream about Tennessee


Luckenbach, Texas (Back to the Basics of Love) – Waylon Jennings
Released in 1977 on the album Ol’ Waylon

State lyrics:

Between Hank Williams’ pain songs and
Newbury’s train songs and “Blue Eyes Cryin’ in the Rain”
Out in Luckenbach, Texas, ain’t nobody feelin’ no pain

If You’re Gonna Play in Texas (You Gotta Have a Fiddle in the Band) – Alabama
Released in 1984 on the album Roll On

State lyrics:

If you’re gonna play in Texas
You gotta have a fiddle in the band
That lead guitar is hot
But not for “Louisiana man”


Utah Carol – Marty Robbins
Released in 1959 on the album Gunfighter Ballads and Trail Songs

State lyrics:

But in leaning lost her balance, fell in front of that wild tide
“Lay still Lenore I’m coming, ” were the words that Utah cried
His faithful pony saw her and reached her with a bound
I thought he’d been successful, and raised her from the ground

Johnny Utah – Futurebirds
Released in 2012 on the album Seney-Stovall

State lyrics:

My team, my place, my eyes and all the same we got to blame. Mary list lied for there was by for old king. And we could take anyway to way. But these problems better left to be bothered for another day


Moonlight In Vermont – Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong
Released in 1956 on the album Ella and Louis

State lyrics:

Icy finger waves
Ski trails on a mountain side
Snowlight in Vermont

Moonlight In Vermont – Jane Monheit
Released in 2005 on the album The Season

State lyrics:

Ev’ning summer breeze
Warbling of a meadowlark
Moonlight in Vermont


Leave Virginia Alone – Tom Petty
Released in 1994 on the album Wildflowers

State lyrics:

So leave Virginia alone
Leave Virginia alone
She’s not like you
And me
She’s not like you
And me

Meet Virginia – Train
Released in 1998 on the album Train

State lyrics:

Meet Virginia
Well she wants to live her life
Then she thinks about her life


Washington on Your Side – Leslie Odom, Jr., Daveed Diggs, Okieriete Onaodowan, Original Broadway Cast of Hamilton
Released in 2015 on the album Hamilton (Original Broadway Cast Recording)

State lyrics:

It must be nice, it must be nice
To have Washington on your side
It must be nice, it must be nice
To have Washington on your side

Christmas In Washington – Joachim Cooder
Released in 2020 on the album Christmas In Washington

State lyrics:

Tear your eyes from paradise
And rise again somehow
If you run into Jesus
Maybe he can help you out
Come back Woody Guthrie to us now

West Virginia

West Virginia – The Front Bottoms
Released in 2015 on the album Back On Top

State lyrics:

Love of my life, gone forever
Love of my life, gone for good
This is for all my friends in West Virginia

Take Me Back to West Virginia – Larry Sparks
Released in 2020 on the album New Moon Over My Shoulder

State lyrics:

She said take me back to West Virginia
I’ve been gone way too long
I want to go back to West Virginia
Take me back to my mountain home


Wisconsin – Madilyn
Released in 2020 on the album Wisconsin

State lyrics:

Oh, Wisconsin, what’s new?
Are you still at church by 8 a.m.
And in the bar by noon?
Oh, Wisconsin, I heard you’re movin’ on
And yeah, that’s fair, I guess that I am too

Old Wisconsin Jubilee – Berens & Greuel
Released in 2019 on the album Old Wisconsin Jubilee


The Emperor Of Wyoming – Neil Young
Released in 1969 on the album Neil Young


Wyoming Wind – Chancey Williams & The Younger Brothers Band
Released in 2019 on the album Wyoming Wind

State lyrics:

You’ve been everywhere
You’ve seen everything there is to see
Wyoming wind, if you run across him, bring him back home to me

There you have it. The most popular songs with a U.S. State in the title. Have a favorite State song? Please share below why it is your favorite.

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