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The Very Best Songs about Rome, Italy

Discover the very best songs about Rome, Italy. Whether you’re traveling there tomorrow or simply dreaming wistfully of Roma, we have your back. From Dean Martin to Toto, from Pet Shop Boys to Prince, from Rosemary Clooney to Nicki Minaj, we’ve gathered the very best songs about Rome, Italy in one place. Start with our top ten songs about Rome, and then explore by genre – including American and Italian standards, pop, rock, hip hop, alternative, jazz and even a country tune. There’s even a song about a Vespa. You’ll find all the best songs about Rome, Italy right here.

Top 10 songs about Rome, Italy

  1. On an Evening in Roma (Sott’er celo de Roma) – Dean Martin (iTunes | Amazon) Italian-American crooner Martin sings of a happy romantic stroll through the scenic Roman night
  2. Mambo Italiano – Rosemary Clooney (iTunes | Amazon) In 1955, this lively track was a hit for George Clooney’s aunt
  3. Rome (Wasn’t Built In A Day) – Sam Cooke (iTunes | Amazon) Cooke uses Roman examples of the old cliche in this musical plea to his baby
  4. Buona Sera – Louis Prima (iTunes | Amazon) Prima sang “Good evening” in one of his many Italian-themed US hits
  5. Heart of Rome – Elvis Presley (iTunes | Amazon) Released late in his career, the King imagines his lover with him somewhere in Rome’s bosom
  6. When In Rome – Nickel Creek (iTunes | Amazon) Progressive acoustic trio sing of reaching out and trying something new because of the great rewards that may follow
  7. Three Coins in the Fountain – Frank Sinatra (iTunes | Amazon) Written for 1954 romance film of the same name, this song sings of three wishes made on coins tossed into Rome’s world famous Trevi Fountain
  8. Roman Holiday – Camera Obscura (iTunes | Amazon) A rejected love is wistful for the past spurred on by her ex’s Roman vacation with a new sweetheart
  9. Romance In Rome – Petula Clark (iTunes | Amazon) Clark sings of being in love in the city that shares part of its name with the modern word “romance”
  10. Spanish Steps – Toto (iTunes | Amazon) A tale of a siren vision and song leading to ruin and entrapment on Rome’s famous Spanish Steps

Want more of the best songs about Rome, Italy? 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 Rome. Like us on Facebook or check out more top 10 songs for other great cities and destinations.

MORE OF THE BEST SONGS ABOUT ROME

STANDARD SONGS ABOUT ROME

ITALIAN STANDARDS & SIMILAR SONGS ABOUT ROME

POP SONGS ABOUT ROME

ROCK SONGS ABOUT ROME

ALTERNATIVE SONGS ABOUT ROME

ELECTRONIC SONGS ABOUT ROME

HIP HOP SONGS ABOUT ROME

JAZZ & EASY LISTENING SONGS ABOUT ROME

SINGER/SONGWRITER SONGS ABOUT ROME

COUNTRY SONGS ABOUT ROME

CLASSICAL MUSIC ABOUT ROME

SUGGEST SONGS ABOUT ROME, ITALY

Is there a great, good, or not half-bad song about Rome or that takes place in Rome 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 Rome, Italy.

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