Songs with U.S. States in the Title

The blanks in these song titles are US states. Guess what they are.
Some states used more than once
Answer must correspond to highlighted box
Quiz by ruudsje
Last updated: July 19, 2016
First submittedDecember 26, 2012
Times taken28,114
Average score52.9%
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Song Title
Hotel California
Ray Charles
Georgia on my Mind
The B-52's
Private Idaho
Lynyrd Skynyrd
Sweet Home Alabama
Billy Joel
New York State of Mind
Perry Como
Deep in the Heart of Texas
California Love
Mississippi Queen
Glenn Miller
Pennsylvania 6-5000
Song Title
Stevie Ray Vaughan
Texas Flood
The Beach Boys
California Girls
Elvis Presley
Blue Hawaii
Gladys Knight & the Pips
Midnight Train to Georgia
My Old Kentucky Home
The Mamas & the Papas
California Dreamin'
The Charlie Daniels Band
The Devil Went Down To Georgia
The Doors
Alabama Song (Whiskey Bar)
Level 50
Dec 30, 2012
OK quiz. Lots of California and Georgia.
Level 66
Jun 9, 2014
Great idea for a quiz: one in which all of the answers are the same.
Level 90
Dec 30, 2012
Meet Virginia?
Level 41
Dec 30, 2012
Level 69
Nov 20, 2014
Singers sure seem to have a fascination for California. Not that I can blame them, mind you.
Level 67
Aug 16, 2018
Perhaps the recording industry has a bias toward California bands?
Level 59
Jul 18, 2015
Can't believe I missed Pennsylvania 6-5000!
Level 84
May 22, 2016
FYI, "Alabama Song" is in fact a Kurt Weill song from 1927, originally sung by Lotte Lenya. Morrison oversimplified the melody, arguably because he was not really able to sing it (yes, I HATE the Doors version).
Level 43
Jul 16, 2016
all my exes live in texas, ny state of mind - nas, connecticut casual - apathy,
Level 74
Jul 31, 2016
Some states are more musical than others. But how about Colorado Rocky Mountain High or Ohio?
Level 77
Jan 26, 2017
Can't believe I missed the Elvis song - Blue Suede Shoes? No. Blue Christmas? No. What else did he sing with blue in the title...duh.
Level 67
Oct 18, 2017
People need to sing more songs about states other than California and Georgia.
Level 87
Jul 22, 2018
Get cracking.
Level 67
Aug 16, 2018
You don't wanna hear me sing, trust me.
Level 45
Apr 12, 2018
Carolina on My Mind by James Taylor??
Level 59
May 17, 2018
yes many more could have been added for different states, like "Four dead in Ohio" by Neil Young, "Moonlight in Vermont" by various, "Massachusetts" by the Bee Gees, "Kentucky Woman" by Neil Diamond, "Mississippi Goddamn" by Nina Simone, or "Virginia Plain" by Roxy Music...
Level 43
Aug 20, 2018
Yeah...but James Taylor wasn't specific about which one (north or south) lol.
Level 70
Jun 19, 2018
Tough quiz, I havent heard of more than half of the songs, or at least the title and artist combination doesn't ring a bell.
Level 65
Jul 15, 2018
10/17. Very good for me 😝.
Level 87
Jul 22, 2018
17/17 I'm a better version of you.
Level 67
Aug 16, 2018
Elvis Presley also had a song called Kentucky Rain, if you want to add more or make a second quiz.
Level 71
Aug 16, 2018
Why is "My Old Kentucky Home" not credited to Stephen Foster?
Level 59
Feb 8, 2019
Hey, spn fam. Twist and Shout. Blue Hawaii.