A.M. Radio: 5 Awesome Songs Named After U.S. States

Artists from Joni Mitchell to Ja Rule show their favorite states some love through the beauty of song.

Arrested Development—“Tennessee”
This early ‘90s hip-hop classic put Arrested Development on the map, and at the top of the Billboard Rap Singles charts.

Dr. Dog—“Alaska”
Indie band Dr. Dog penned a song named after the most northern state in America on their album We All Belong.

Joni Mitchell—“California”
Joni longs for her West Coast homeland on this beautiful Blue album cut.

Cee Lo Green—“Georgia”
Cee Lo dedicated this soulful 2010 single to his home state.

Ja Rule f/ Fat Joe and Jadakiss—“New York”
Ja Rule recruited fellow New York rap heavyweights Fat Joe and Jadakiss for this R.U.L.E. album single.