route 66 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”


[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Bruce Springsteen[/lastfm]: “Thunder Road”


[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Beatles[/lastfm]: “Penny Lane”


[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Rolling Stones[/lastfm]: “Route 66”


[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Doobie Brothers[/lastfm]: “Toulouse Street”


[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Simon & Garfunkel[/lastfm]: “The 59th Street Bridge Song”


[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Bob Dylan[/lastfm]: “Positively 4th Street”


[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Van Morrison[/lastfm]: “Cyprus Avenue”


[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Bob Seger[/lastfm] & The Silver Bullet Band: “Mainstreet”


[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Eagles[/lastfm]: “Seven Bridges Road”

Comments (35)
  1. Ron Austin says:

    Blue Jay Way by the Beatles
    on Broadway by the drifters

    1. KAREN says:

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

      1. Ron Austin says:

        Not me

  2. Ron Austin says:

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

  3. Ron Austin says:

    Ventura Highway by America

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

    1. Ron Austin says:

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

      1. Ron Austin says:

        Sorry Elvis Mis-spelled Heartbreak Hotel

  4. RainbowRay says:

    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?”


    1. oldies76 says:

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

  5. John Richardson says:

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

  6. Ron Austin says:

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

    Tijuana Taxi by Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass

  7. georg hernandez says:

    Whittier blvd by the midniters

  8. Mike P says:

    77 Sunset Strip

  9. Ron Austin says:

    Dead Man’s Curve by Jan and Dean

    He passed me at Doheny then I started to swerve

  10. Mike P says:

    59th Street Bridge Song by Simon and Garfunkel

  11. C Fixa says:

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

  12. Chaz says:

    Highway 441 in “Over You” (The Silos)

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

  13. maryisagrandoldname says:

    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.

  14. Guy Painter says:

    77 Sunset Strip

  15. Matteo says:

    “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.”

  16. Russ says:

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

  17. KAREN says:

    Penny Lane!

  18. Dick Terrill says:

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

  19. DaddyMack says:

    Dylan’s Highway 61
    Gerry Rafferty’s Baker Street

  20. DaddyMack says:

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

  21. John says:

    Yellow Brick Road

  22. Patty Lopez says:

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

  23. Dick Womack says:

    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.

  24. DaddyMack says:

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

  25. Ines Greenwald says:

    Give My Regards to Broadway, remember me to Herald Square

  26. Juanita says:

    Womack, Bobby – Across 110th Street

  27. Ron Austin says:

    Bleeker Street by Simon and Garfunkel

  28. Ken says:

    Called the show this morning and told the person who answered: Interstate 10 is mentioned as “‘I-one-oh’ out of Shakey Town [Los Angeles]…” on “Convoy” by C.W. McCall.
    I was asked to wait for Gary, but after 10 minutes I had to get into the office. Sorry.

  29. oldies76 says:

    Baker Street – Gerry Rafferty
    South Street – Orlons

  30. oldies76 says:

    L.A. Freeway – Jerry Jeff Walker

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