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The Very Best Songs About Portland, Oregon

Discover the very best songs about Portland, Oregon. Whether you’re traveling there tomorrow or simply dreaming wistfully of Portlandia, we have your back. From Joan Baez to Sheryl Crow, from Elliot Smith to The Decemberists, from Cool Nutz to Loretta Lynn, we’ve gathered the very best songs about Portland, Oregon in one place.

Start with our top ten songs about Portland, and then explore by genre – including alternative, pop, singer/songwriter, hip hop, and even a Christmas song. You’ll find all the best songs about Portland, Oregon right here.

Top 10 Songs about Portland, Oregon

  1. Portland – The Replacements (iTunes | Amazon) “It’s too late to turn back. Here we go, Portland. Oh, no”
  2. On the Bus Mall – The Decemberists (iTunes | Amazon) Lead singer Colin Molloy waxes eloquent about the life of a hustler at the Portland Transit Center
  3. Portland, Oregon – Loretta Lynn feat. Jack White (iTunes | Amazon) Loretta keeps her country cool and Jack White Rocks out in this hip 2004 track
  4. Rose Parade – Elliott Smith (iTunes | Amazon) Gentle but angsty soft alternative tune, ending in curses, about Smith’s distain for the Rose City’s annual parade
  5. Portland Woman – New Riders of the Purple Sage (iTunes | Amazon) This peppy 1971 country rock tune includes Jerry Garcia on the pedal steel guitar
  6. Sisters of the Road – Casey Neill (iTunes | Amazon) Portland local croons about people meeting at Portland shelter which offers meals homeless for a dollar
  7. Portland – Middle Brother (iTunes) Great cover of the Replacements classic by Deer Tick’s John J. McCauley III, Dawes’ Taylor Goldsmith, and Delta Spirit’s Matt Vasquez
  8. Portland Life – Cool Nutz feat. G-ism (iTunes | Amazon) Portland-based hip-hop artist lays some tracks about another side of Portland (profanity)
  9. Feel It All Around – Washed Out (iTunes | Amazon) Electronic track served as the theme to the IFC show Portland
  10. Portland Town – Joan Baez (iTunes | Amazon) Joan sings a slow folksy tale about a woman who was born and married in Portland town. Yes she does

Want more songs about Portland, Oregon? heck 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 Portland. Like us on Facebook or check out more top 10 songs for other great cities and destinations.

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

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