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The Very Best Songs about Atlanta, Georgia

Discover the very best songs about Atlanta, Georgia. Whether you’re traveling there tomorrow or simply dreaming wistfully of Roma, we have your back. From Ray Charles to Jermaine Dupri, from Little Feat to John Mayer, from Gladys Knight to Alison Krauss, we’ve gathered the very best songs about Atlanta, Georgia in one place. Start with our top ten songs about Atlanta, and then explore by genre – including a slew of hip hop tracks, rock, country, pop, standards and blues, singer/songwriter, alternative, electronic and even a holiday tune. There are even a couple of songs about Georgia-bound trains. You’ll find all the best songs about Atlanta, Georgia right here.

Top 10 songs about Atlanta, Georgia

  1. Oh Atlanta – Little Feat (iTunes | Amazon) Lead singer George Lowell sings of Atlanta’s siren call in this 1974 classic rock track
  2. Welcome to Atlanta – Jermaine Dupri (iTunes | Amazon) Dupri raps an eventually sequel-spawning introduction to the city where “the party don’t stop ‘til eight mornin’”
  3. Georgia On My Mind – Ray Charles (iTunes | Amazon) Charles covered this classic in 1960, 30 years after it was written, and made it his own
  4. Atlanta – Tony Orlando and Dawn (iTunes | Amazon) Orlando’s 1970s pop group wishes for a return to ATL in this brawly piano bar tune
  5. Oh, Atlanta – Alison Krauss (iTunes | Amazon) Krauss also sings fondly of her good old Atlanta days
  6. Hot ‘Lanta – The Allman Brothers (iTunes | Amazon) A 1971 instrumental rock tribute to the partying metropolis of Hotlanta
  7. Home of the Braves – Bobby Made (iTunes) Made raps about the landmarks and history of ATL in this 2013 hip hop track with a brassy sample
  8. Atlanta – Ron Pope (iTunes | Amazon) “A thousand miles from Atlanta” isn’t a good place to be for singer/songewriter Pope in this 2012 track
  9. Georgia – Band of Horses feat. the UGA Redcoat Marching Band (iTunes) Band of Horses’ rollicking cover of Cee Lo Green’s ode to the Peach State and its capital city
  10. I’m On My Way to Atlanta – Freddie King (iTunes | Amazon) “If you don’t love me honey, you don’t have to shake my peach tree”

Want more of the best songs about Atlanta, Georgia? Check our list below for more favorites, standbys, classics, and a few oddball selections. No matter your musical taste, you can find a sound you like among the best songs about Atlanta. Like us on Facebook or check out more top 10 songs for other great cities and destinations.

MORE OF THE BEST SONGS ABOUT ATLANTA

HIP HOP SONGS ABOUT ATLANTA

STANDARDS, R&B, BLUES & SOUL SONGS ABOUT ATLANTA

ROCK SONGS ABOUT ATLANTA

COUNTRY SONGS ABOUT ATLANTA

POP SONGS ABOUT ATLANTA

SINGER/SONGWRITER SONGS ABOUT ATLANTA  

ALTERNATIVE SONGS ABOUT ATLANTA

ELECTRONIC SONGS ABOUT ATLANTA

SOUNDTRACK SONGS AND CLASSICAL MUSIC ABOUT ATLANTA

CHRISTMAS & HOLIDAY SONGS ABOUT ATLANTA

SUGGEST SONGS ABOUT ATLANTA, GEORGIA

Is there a great, good, or not half-bad song about Atlanta or that takes place in Atlanta that we missed? Drop us a line or contact us on Facebook and let us know. If it’s a fit, we’ll be sure to add it to our list of the best songs about Atlanta, Georgia.

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