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Name A Classic Hit That Refers To A Street Name!

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This morning we’re coming up with all our favorite K-EARTH 101 hits that refer to a street name in the title or the song. Check out our list of classic hits that contain a street name and help us expand our list!

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Gerry Rafferty[/lastfm]: “Baker Street”


  • Ron Austin

    Blue Jay Way by the Beatles
    on Broadway by the drifters

    • KAREN

      hey is this the Ron Austin that used to live in Trabuco Canyon?

      • Ron Austin

        Not me

  • Ron Austin

    “Hard Travallin” by the Kingston Trio written by Woody Guthrie mentions the Lincoln Highway in the Chorus

  • Ron Austin

    Ventura Highway by America

    Heatbreak Hotel by Elvis ( down at the end of Easy Street)

    • Ron Austin

      oops I looked up Hartbreak Hotel and it is down at the end of Lonely Street

      • Ron Austin

        Sorry Elvis Mis-spelled Heartbreak Hotel

  • RainbowRay

    Theme song from “Sesame Street” (Sunny Day…..). How about that one? The theme of “The Streets of San Francisco”? How about “On the Street Where You Live?”


    • oldies76

      Sesame Street…they still play that show?? 1970’s S.S. is the only street that counts.

  • John Richardson

    “Ventura Boulevard” in “Free Fallin'” by Tom Petty
    “34th & Vine” in “Love Potion #9
    “Sunset” in “Sunset People” by Donna Summer

  • Ron Austin

    Last week you asked for songs with cars and I don’t think anyone mentioned

    Tijuana Taxi by Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass

  • georg hernandez

    Whittier blvd by the midniters

  • Mike P

    77 Sunset Strip

  • Ron Austin

    Dead Man’s Curve by Jan and Dean

    He passed me at Doheny then I started to swerve

  • Mike P

    59th Street Bridge Song by Simon and Garfunkel

  • C Fixa

    I Love LA by Randy Newman….Imperial Blvd, Century Blvd, Victory Blvd

  • Chaz

    Highway 441 in “Over You” (The Silos)

    [Highway] 441 in “American Girl” (Tom Petty)

  • maryisagrandoldname

    Rock classics of the 80’s are here whether you can stand it or not. Bon Jovi’s “Let It Rock” has two street names, one is Sunset and the other is Broadway. At one time he spent a lot of time in Los Angeles.

  • Guy Painter

    77 Sunset Strip

  • Matteo

    “Alphabet Street” by Prince (or the Artist Formerly Known as the Artist Formerly Known as Prince);
    “I Love L.A.” by Randy Newman;
    “Portobello Road” from the Disney’s movie “Bedknobs and Broomsticks.”

  • Russ

    The Boxer , You don’t mess with Jim, Taxi,


    Penny Lane!

  • Dick Terrill

    Freight Train by Peter, Paul & Mary: “When I’m gone please bury me deep, way down at the end of Bleeker Street.”

  • DaddyMack

    Dylan’s Highway 61
    Gerry Rafferty’s Baker Street

  • DaddyMack

    Tom Waits’ Heart Attack and Vine
    and… Penny Lane!

  • John

    Yellow Brick Road

  • Patty Lopez

    Thee Midnighters, “Let’s take a trip down Whittier Blvd.

  • Dick Womack

    The Beatles, Let It Be album, the short song “Maggie Mae”.

    “Oh, dirty Maggie Mae
    They have taken her away!
    And She’ll never walk down Lime Street anymore.”

    Lime Street, of course, is in Liverpool.

  • DaddyMack

    Royal Crown Revue’s Watts Local …Alameda, Wilmington, 103rd,

  • Ines Greenwald

    Give My Regards to Broadway, remember me to Herald Square

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