Songs That Mention Los Angeles



     
























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California Songs
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California Songs
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California Songs
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This is a list of songs that mention Los Angeles (the city of angels, L.A., etc.), taken from the main list of songs that mention California. It also includes songs that mention one of L.A.'s neighborhoods and close neighbors in L.A. County such as Laurel Canyon, Topanga Canyon, Santa Monica, Venice, Malibu, Long Beach, San Pedro, Huntington Beach, Culver City, Compton, Watts, Bel-Air, Mulholland Drive, Pasadena, the San Fernando Valley, Calabasas, LAX, etc., but not Hollywood and Beverly Hills - they have their own lists.
Also, check out Wikipedia's very long list of songs about L.A.

Shortcuts to the Band Name or Artist Last Name

(Numbers are on top. Ignore any article at the beginning such as "The" or "A" except for non-English languages.)
(Artists name + band name combos are filed under the artist's last name.)
 
Artist  (with links to comments and lyrics) Song Title  (click the link to listen to the song)
   
24KGoldn City of Angels
The 69 Eyes California
10,000 Maniacs City of Angels
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Above The Law (featuring Kokane) Kalifornia
The Adolescents L.A. Girl
Afroman Palmdale
AJR Way Less Sad
Akwid & Sporty Loco California
Lilly Allen Trigger Bang
Terry Allen and the Panhandle Mystery Band The Heart of California (for Lowell George)
Terry Allen There Oughta Be a Law Against Sunny Southern California
Amen Dunes L.A.
Amen Dunes Miki Dora
The Americanos In My Foreign
American Music Club Highway 5
Angelyne Kiss Me L.A.
The Anxiety Meet Me at Our Spot
Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti Life in L.A.
AronChupa, Little Sis Nora, & Jungle Jonsson California Sun
Ashford & Simpson Nobody Walks in L.A.
Fred Astaire City of the Angels
Hoyt Axton California Women
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The Babylon Bee I Wish We All Could Leave California
Badfinger Look Out California
Bad Religion Los Angeles is Burning
Warren Barker Orchestra 77 Sunset Strip - TV Show Theme
Courtney Barnett Kim's Caravan
The Beach Boys California Feelin'
The Beach Boys Surfin' U.S.A.
Beach House Drunk in L.A.
The Beatles Blue Jay Way
Be Calm Honcho  I Love California
Beck Debra
Before You Exit Heart Like California
Alec Benjamin Jesus in L.A.
Chuck Berry Back In The U.S.A.
Chuck Berry Promised Land
Best Coast California Nights
Best Coast The Only Place
The Bird and the Bee Los Angeles
Frank Black Calistan
Frank Black Los Angeles
Frank Black Ole Mulholland
Frank Black and The Catholics St. Francis Dam Disaster
Blackbear Grey L.A.
Blink-182 Los Angeles
Blontourage California Country
Blue Oyster Cult Shadow of California
Daniel Blunt Tonight, Tonight (We're Dancing on the Edge of the Hollywood Sign)
Body Count Body Count
Bonez MC & RAF Camora 500 PS
Debby Boone California
Albert Bouchard Shadow of California
Dylan Brady I Hate California
Bran Van 3000 Drinking in L.A.
Rich Brian, 88rising & NIKI (featuring Warren Hue) California
Phoebe Bridgers Garden Song
Phoebe Bridgers Smoke Signals
Jackson Browne Culver Moon
Buddy Trouble on Central
Buffalo Springfield For What It's Worth (Stop, Hey What's That Sound)
Jimmy Buffett Come Monday
Jake Burns California Bound
C
J. J. Cale Downtown L.A.
California Wives Los Angeles
Calvin & Juls California Diva (featuring Tobey Nize)
Glen Campbell Country Boy (You Got Your Feet in L.A.)
Belinda Carlisle California
Camper Van Beethoven Dockweiler Beach
Camper Van Beethoven I Live in L.A.
Neko Case In California
Arman Cekin (featuring Snoop Dogg & Paul Rey) California Dreaming
Charli XCX Boys
Cheat Codes Home
Cheat Codes Washed Up
Cheech & Chong Born in East L.A.
Cher L.A. Plane
Kenny Chesney El Cerrito Place
Kenny Chesney Get Along
Chicago South California Purples
Chilly Come to L.A.
Chokebore Ciao L.A.
Circle Jerks Beverly Hills
Gene Clark Los Angeles
Guy Clark L.A. Freeway
Gabriella Cohen Music Machine
Cold War Kids Santa Ana Winds
Nat King Cole (Get Your Kicks) On Route 66
Con Funk Shun California 1
Ry Cooder In My Town
Ry Cooder Poor Man's Shangri-La
Bing Crosby San Fernando Valley
Counting Crows Los Angeles
Mötley Crüe Saints of Los Angeles
Miley Cyrus Malibu
Miley Cyrus Party in the USA
Cheat Codes Home
Cheat Codes Washed Up
Kenny Chesney Get Along
Chicago South California Purples
Cigarettes After Sex Each Time You Fall in Love
Gabriella Cohen Music Machine
Cold War Kids Santa Ana Winds
Nat King Cole Midnight Flyer
Nat King Cole (Get Your Kicks) On Route 66
Colonel Loud (featuring Young Dolph, Ricco Barrino) California
Coolio Fantastic Voyage
Cracker King of Bakersfield
Jonathan Coulton I Hate California
Counting Crows Los Angeles
Country Joe and the Fish Flying High
Jim Croce Operator (That's Not The Way It Feels)
Crosby Stills & Nash Live It Up
Crosby Stills & Nash Our House
Sheryl Crow All I Wanna Do
Cruzmatik California Grown
Noah Cyrus I Burned L.A. Down
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The Charlie Daniels Band Uneasy Rider
Dawes Time Spent in Los Angeles
Death Cab For Cutie El Dorado
Death Cab For Cutie Why You'd Want to Live Here
The Decemberists Los Angeles, I'm Yours
Delinquent Habits (featuring Sen Dog) California
Delinquent Habits This is L.A.
Deliverance Leaving L.A.
Jackie DeShannon Laurel Canyon
Jackie DeShannon L.A.
Neil Diamond I Am... I Said
Daz Dillinger (featuring Val Young) In California
Disclosure  (featuring Lorde) Magnets
DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince Yo Home To Bel-Air
The Dollyrots California Beach Boy
Dave Donatelli California Country
Donovan The Trip
The Doors L.A. Woman
The Doors Love Street
The Doors Peace Frog
The Doors Soul Kitchen
Dr. Dre & Snoop Doggy Dogg Nuthin' but a 'G' Thang
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The Eagles The Last Resort
Eazy-E & Ron-de-vu L.A. is the Place
Cass Elliot California Earthquake
Encore California Nights
Estelle (featuring Kanye West) American Boy
Everclear Santa Ana Wind
Everclear Santa Monica
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The Fall L.A.
Jay Farrar California
Fashawn California
Fashawn Sunny CA
Father John Misty Leaving L.A.
Leah Felder California Christmas
Felix Figuero and His Orchestra (Freddy Martin) Pico & Sepulveda
Fergie (featuring YG) L.A. Love (La La) (Remix)
Finneas the kids are all dying
Fireboy DML & Ed Sheeran Peru
The First Class Beach Baby
The Fitness Chauffeur
Five for Fighting California Justice
Five for Fighting Disneyland
K.Flay Bye, Bye Illinois
The Folk Implosion E.Z. L.A.
Four Tops L.A. (My Town)
Foxygen San Francisco
Freischwimmer California Dreamin'
David Frizzell and Shelly West You're The Reason God Made Oklahoma
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Warren G. & Nate Dogg Regulate
Art Garfunkel 99 Miles From L.A.
G-Eazy (with Blueface, ALLBLACK, & YG) West Coast
Gin Blossoms California Sun
Global Deejays The Sound of San Francisco
The Go-Go's La La Land
The Go-Go's This Town
Steve Goodman Santa Ana Winds
The Gotobeds Cold Gold (L.A.'s Alright)
Eddy Grant California Style
Grateful Dead West L.A. Fadeaway
Adam Gregory She's So California
Guns N' Roses One in a Million
Arlo Guthrie Comin' into Los Angeles
Woody Guthrie The New Year's Flood
Woody Guthrie Old L.A.
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Tom Hagan Santa Ana Winds
Merle Haggard A Friend in California
HAIM Los Angeles
HAIM Summer Girl
Tom T. Hall L. A. Blues
Albert Hammond 99 Miles From L.A.
Richard Harris MacArthur Park
Beth Hart L.A. Song  (Out of This Town)
Beth Hart My California
John Hartford California Earthquake
Lee Hazlewood L.A. Lady
Hey Ocean! A Song About California
John Hiatt Adios to California
Highly Suspect New California
Hole Malibu
Hollywood Undead California
Lightnin' Hopkins Los Angeles Blues
Lightnin' Hopkins My California
Ronnie Hudson and the Street People West Coast Poplock
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I See Hawks In L.A. California Country
Ice Cube How to Survive in South Central
Ice Cube It Was a Good Day
Ice Cube (featuring Jayo Felony & WC) Life in California
Ice Cube My Summer Vacation
Ice Cube You Know How We Do It
Ice-T Colors
Chris Isaak We Lost Our Way
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Jack & Jack California
Jan and Dean Dead Man's Curve
Jan and Dean Surf City
Jay-Z Moonlight
Carly Rae Jepsen L.A. Hallucinations
Billy Joel Los Angelenos
Elton John Tiny Dancer
Jonas Brothers Feelin' Alive
Jonas Brothers L.A. Baby (Where Dreams Are Made Of)
Joe Jones California Sun
Montel Jordan This is How We Do It
Juice WRLD & Justin Bieber Wandered to L.A.
Gary Jules DTLA
Jungle House in L.A.
Jurassic 5 LAUSD
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Joshua Kadison Picture Postcards From L.A.
Ruston Kelly Faceplant
KennyHoopla (featuring Travis Barker) hollyood sucks//
Ke$ha Shots On The Hood Of My Car
The Killers Christmas in L.A.
Albert King Floodin' in California
B. B. King Back in L.A.
Haley Kiyoko Curious
Klaatu California Jam
Gladys Knight & the Pips Midnight Train to Georgia
The Knitters Dry River
Lenny Kravitz California
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Kendrick Lamar (featuring Dr. Dre) The Recipe
Miranda Lambert California
Ray LaMontagne Airwaves
Lana Del Rey Arcadia
Lana Del Rey Bartender
Lana Del Rey The Greatest
Lana Del Rey Happiness is a Butterfly
Lana Del Rey The Next Best American Record
Lana Del Rey Norman F***ing Rockwell
Lana Del Rey Venice Bitch
Lawndale The Days of Pup 'n' Taco
Tom Lehrer I'm Spending Hanukkah In Santa Monica
Less Than Jake Hell Looks a Lot Like L.A.
Huey Lewis and the News The Heart of Rock & Roll
Lil Rob California
Lil Wayne (featuring Tyga) California Love
LIttle River Band L.A. in the Sunshine
Local H California Songs
Rebecca Loebe California
Gabe Lopez (featuring Belinda Carlisle) California Blues
Los Lobos The City
Lost Kings (featuring Sevyn Streeter & Luh Kel) L.A. & The Parties
Demi Lovato La La Land
Lyle Lovett L.A. County
Ludacris (featuring Nate Dogg) Area Codes
Luna Malibu Love Nest
M
Mac 10 (featuring Ice Cube and Snoop Doggy Dogg) Only In California
Madonna I Love New York
The Mamas and the Papas California Dreamin'
The Mamas and the Papas California Dreaming 2004 (Benny Benassi Remix)
The Mamas and the Papas Creeque Alley
The Mamas and the Papas Twelve Thirty (Young Girls Are Coming to the Canyon)
Aimee Mann Patient Zero
Terrace Martin Leave Us Be
John Mayall Laurel Canyon Home
John Mayall Vacation
John Mayall Walking on Sunset
Reba McEntire (featuring Ronnie Dunn) Does the Wind Still Blow in Oklahoma?
Tim McGraw California
Bonnie McKee California Winter
Jensen McRae Immune
Meat Loaf Los Angeloser
Zana Messia L.A. Minute
Zana Messia & The Balkan Soul Orchestra I've Seen Him Before
Joe Dee Messina You're Not in Kansas, Anymore
Migos Avalanche
Migos (featuring Polo G) Malibu
Mila J Welcome to the West
The Steve Miller Band Rock'n Me
Ronnie Milsap L.A. to the Moon
The Miracles Ain't Nobody Straight In L.A.
The Miracles City of Angels
The Miracles Smog
Missing Persons Walking in L.A.
Joni Mitchell California
Joni Mitchell Ladies of the Canyon
Joni Mitchell Trouble Child
Gaby Moreno and Van Dyke Parks The Immigrants
The Motels So L.A.
Mötley Crüe Girls, Girls, Girls
Mötley Crüe Saints of Los Angeles
The Mountain Goats Going to Norwalk
The Mountain Goats Sinaloan Milk Snake Song
Mr. Criminal Welcome to California
Shawn Mullins California
Shawn Mullins Lullaby
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Leona Naess Charm Attack
Nappy Roots (featuring Slick & Rose) Kalifornia Dreamin'
The National Pink Rabbits
New Riders of the Purple Sage Lonesome L.A. Cowboy
New Riders of the Purple Sage L. A. Lady
The Notorious B.I.G. Going Back to Cali
N.W.A. Straight Outta Compton
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Frank Ocean Sweet Life
The Offspring Cruising California (Bumpin' In My Trunk)
The Offspring L.A.P.D.
Okkervil River Don't Move Back to L.A.
The Olés Goin' Back to Cali
OneRepublic Good Life
OneRepublic West Coast
Olivia Ooms California Country
Rita Ora Anywhere
Mike O'Rourke California's Callin' Me
Ozomatli City of Angels
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Anderson .Paak 'Til It's Over
Pacifique Another Love in L.A.
Palaye Royale No Love in L.A.
Paper Tongues Ride to California
Pavement Unfair
Michael Penn Bunker Hill
Katy Perry (featuring Snoop Dogg) California Gurls
Katy Perry Save as Draft
Peter, Paul and Mary I Dig Rock and Roll Music
The Peterson Farm Bros. California Farms! (California Love Parody)
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Free Fallin'
John Phillips Malibu People
John Phillips Topanga Canyon
Pitbull (featuring Chris Brown) International Love
Pop Smoke (featuring Tyga & Quavo) West Coast S**t
Mike Posner I Took A Pill In Ibiza
Post Malone (featuring Ty Dolla Sign) Psycho
The Presidents of the United States of America F**k California
Margo Price Cocaine Cowboys
Charlie Puth Attention
Charlie Puth L.A. Girls
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Q-Feel Dancing in Heaven (Orbital Be-Bop)
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Rascall Flats She'd Be California
The Raveonettes Ode to L.A.
Susan Raye L.A. International Airport
Red Hot Chili Peppers Out in L.A.
Red Hot Chili Peppers Under the Bridge
The Regrettes Monday
Rejoice! Sausalito Sunrise
R. E. M. Electrolite
The Rentals California
The Replacements Left of the Dial
Thomas Rhett Country Again
Tyler Rich California Grown
Rilo Kiley Let Me Back In
Rina (featuring Sin Boy) CALI
Josh Ritter California
Johnny Rivers Going Back to Big Sur
RL Grime UCLA
Robert Bradley's Blackwater Surprise California
Olivia Rodrigo Deja Vu
Ron Rogers La La Land
The Rolling Stones Far Away Eyes
The Rolling Stones Some Girls
The Rolling Stones The Under Assistant West Coast Promotion Man
The Roots The Day
The Runaways California Paradise
Charley Ryan Hot Rod Lincoln
Joey Ryan California
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Saint Etienne Downey, California
Sacramento L.A.? Not Alone Girl!
Savage Garden Santa Monica
Jasper Sawyer California Dreaming
Scarub California Dreaming
Scarub California Sunrise
Markus Schulz (featuring Nikki Flores) Leaving L.A.
Tupac Shakur (2Pac) (featuring Dr. Dre & Roger Troutman)
California Love
Tupac Shakur (2Pac) To Live and Die In L.A.
Billy Joe Shaver L.A. Turnaround
Arkie Shibley Hot Rod Race
Michelle Shocked Come a Long Way
Simon & Garfunkel Punky's Dilemma
Frank Sinatra L.A. Is My Lady
Nancy Sinatra Hello L.A., Bye Bye Birmingham
Luke Sital-Singh Los Angeles
Tom Sless California Dream
Elliott Smith Angeles
Elliott Smith L.A.
Snail Mail Glory
SNBRN (featuring Kaleena Zanders) California (Chris Lake & Matroda Remix)
Snoop Dogg (featuring Pharrell Williams and Stevie Wonder) California Roll
Sonic Youth Swimsuit Issue
Sonic Youth Tunic (Song For Karen)
Sons of Bill Santa Ana Winds
Soul Coughing Screenwriter's Blues
Spirit Topanga Windows
Bruce Springsteen Western Stars
Starcrawler I Love L.A.
Stars California, I Love That Name
Steely Dan Babylon Sisters
Lennon Stella (featuring Charlie Puth) Summer Feelings
The Stranglers Dead Loss Angeles
St. Vincent Los Ageless
Harry Styles Satellite
Sublime April 29, 1992 (Miami)
Sublime Garden Grove
Sublime What I Got
Sudan Archives Limitless
Sun June Everything I Had
Sun Rai San Francisco Street
Matthew Sweet Come to California
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Thee Midnighters Whittier Blvd.
Theory of a Deadman Santa Monica
They Might Be Giants Anaheim (Anaheim House of Blues)
They Might Be Giants Los Angeles
Thirty Seconds to Mars City of Angels
B. J. Thomas Everybody Loves a Rain Song
Dante Thomas Miss California
Tim Dog F**k Compton
Tool AEnema
Too $hort Blow the Whistle
Mel Tormé L.A. (California Suite)
Mel Tormé San Fernando Valley (California Suite)
Mel Tormé We Think the West Coast is the Best (California Suite)
A Tribe Called Quest I Left My Wallet in El Segundo
Trippie Redd Topanga
The Tubes White Punks on Dope
Tyga It Neva Rains (featuring The Game)
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Uncle Kracker I Hate California
The Unemployed Funky Thing Part 1 and Funky thing Part 2
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Vampire Weekend California English
Vampire Weekend Step
Sharon Van Etten Malibu
Bryce Vine Drew Barrymore
Bryce Vine La La Land
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Loudon Wainwright III Grey in L.A.
Tom Waits Heartattack and Vine
Wall of Voodoo Wrong Way to Hollywood
Jerry Jeff Walker L.A. Freeway
Joe Walsh Malibu
Wang Chung To Live and Die in L.A.
War L.A. Sunshine
War Low Rider
War Summer
Leon Ware Why I Came to California
Dionne Warwick Do You Know the Way to San Jose?
Dionne Warwick 99 Miles From L.A.
Mike Watt Drove Up From Pedro
The Weeknd Escape From L.A.
Weezer Hash Pipe
Weezer L.A. Girlz
Weezer Precious Metal Girl
Weezer Thank God for Girls
"Weird Al" Yankovic Skipper Dan
Gillian Welch The Way It Goes
Emily Wells Los Angeles
Kanye West  (featuring Kendrick Lamar) No More Parties In L.A.
Brooke White California Song
Whitney No Woman
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X Johny Hit and Run Paulene
X Los Angeles
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Brett Young Country in California
Brett Young Ticket to L.A.
Neil Young L.A.
Neil Young Out On the Weekend
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Frank and Moon Zappa Valley Girl
Frank and Moon Zappa Valley Girl
Arizona Zervas Roxanne
Warren Zevon Carmelita
Warren Zevon Desperados Under the Eaves
Warren Zevon Gorilla, You're a Desperado
Warren Zevon Gridlock
Warren Zevon Join Me in L.A.
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