List of songs about Detroit

List of songs about Detroit

This list of songs about Detroit contains any songs about or involving the city of Detroit.

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*"7 Mile Anthem" - Johnny King
*"8 Mile" - Eminem
*"8 Miles And Runnin'" Jay-Z, Freeway
*"25th Floor" - Patti Smith
*"313" - Alley Life
*"4ever Detroit" - Blaze, Violent J, Awesome Dre, DJ Clay


*"Almost Lost Detroit" - Marquise Porter
*"All My Friends Are Moving To Detroit" - Kelly Jean Caldwell
*"All We Need Is Detroit Rock 'N' Roll" - superGARAGE
*"American Bad Ass" - Kid Rock
*"Amityville" - Eminem (featuring Bizarre of D12)
*"Another Cycle in Detroit" - Davie Allan & The Arrows


*"Baby Come Home" - Kid Rock
*"Back to Detroit" - Nikki Corvette & the Stingrays
*"Back to Detroit" - Wayne Kramer
*"Belle Isle Players" - Starski & Clutch
*"Be My Lover" - Alice Cooper (often mistaken as "Detroit City")
*"The Big Three Killed My Baby" - The White Stripes
*"Black Day in July" - Gordon Lightfoot
*"Boy Would U (Remix)" - Blade Icewood (later titled "Boss Up & Get This Money")
*"Broke in Detroit (Again)" - The Dirtbombs
*"Broken City" - Audioslave
*"Broken Man" - The Von Bondies


*"City Of Boom" - Detroit's Most Wanted
*"Come Roll Witta Nigga" - Street Lord'z (performed by Blade Icewood)
*"Cramp Ya Style" - Kid Rock
*"Crank Dat Icewood" - Huned Pa Cent (featuring Johnny King)
*"Cry Now" - Obie Trice
*"Custom Detroit Railroad" - Original Harmony Ridge Creekdippers (from "Zola and the Tulip Tree")


*"Da East" - Niko
*"The D in Detroit" - The Anniversary
*"Dancing in the Street" - Martha and the Vandellas
*"Detroit" - (from the Disney film, "The Happiest Millionaire", introduced by John Davidson)
*"Detroit" - David Reo
*"Detroit" - Eddie "Guitar" Burns
*"Detroit" - Esham (featuring TNT)
*"Detroit" - Laurent Garnier
*"Detroit" - Green Concorde
*"Detroit" - Ian Hunter
*"Detroit" - Blade Icewood
*"Detroit" - Mogue Doyle
*"Detroit" - Primal Scream
*"Detroit" - Rancid
*"Detroit 4 Life" - A.W.O.L.
*"Detroit 101" - Esham
*"Detroit 442" - Blondie
*"Detroit Blues" - Diana Krall; Vince Benedetti
*"Detroit Blues" - Tampa Red
*"Detroit Breakdown" - The Bellrays
*"Detroit Breakdown" - The J. Geils Band
*"Detroit Breakdown" - The Gories
*"Detroit City" - Alice Cooper
*"Detroit City (I Wanna Go Home)" - Bobby Bare (composed by Danny Dill)
*"Detroit, Detroit" - Bugz
*"Detroit Diesel" - Alvin Lee
*"Detroit Girls" - Starz
*"Detroit Has a Skyline" - Superchunk
*"Detroit Iron" - The Darts
*"Detroit Jump" - Big Maceo Merriweather
*"Detroit Lady" - Motor City Josh
*"Detroit, Lift Up Your Weary Head! (Rebuild! Restore! Reconsider!)" - Sufjan Stevens
*"Detroit Michigan" - Ronnie Love
*"Detroit Niggaz" - Street Lord'z
*"The Detroit River Dirty Blues" - Michael Katon
*"Detroit Rock City" - KISS
*" [ Detroit Rock City Homage] " - Forced Anger
*"Detroit Rock City" - Hush (featuring Kon Artis Of D12)
*"Detroit Rock City" - The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
*"Detroit Special" - Big Bill Broonzy
*"Detroit Sound" - Soul Designer
*"Detroit Stand Up" - Ray O'Shea (featuring Big Herk, BO$$, Phohessuain, Esham, Malik (Eddie Kain), Al Nuke & Proof)
*"Detroit Style" - A1 People
*"Detroit Swing 66" - Gomez
*"Detroit Swing City" - Alien Fashion Show
*"Detroit Thang" - Kid Rock
*"Detroit Tickets" - Apoptygma Berzerk
*"Detroit Tin" - The Kursaal Flyers
*"Detroit Women" - Stacia Petrie
*"Detroit Winter - Platinum Pied Pipers (featuring MC Invincible)
*"Detroit Zoo" - Disco D
*"Detroiter, Part 2" - Bantam Rooster
*"Devil's Night" - D12
*"Devil Without A Cause" - Kid Rock
*"Doctor Detroit" - Devo
*"Don't Stop Believing" - Journey
*"Dope Man" - Uncle Jesse James (Street Lord'z)
*"Dope Job Homeless" - Obie Trice


*"Foul Mouff" - Paradime (featuring Kid Rock)


*"Get Ya Dough Nigga" - Street Lord'z
*"Geography" - Lali Puna


*"Hand Springs" - The White Stripes
*"Hands Up for Detroit" - Matthew Dear
*"The Heart of Rock & Roll" - Huey Lewis and the News
*"Heaven" - Uncle Kracker (featuring Kid Rock & Paradime)
*"Hello, Detroit!" - Sammy Davis, Jr.
*"Hello, Detroit!" - Sonny Turner
*"Here at Home (in Detroit City)" - Stony Creek
*"Hey Now (Motor City) - The Vandalias
*"Horizontal Bop" - Bob Seger
*"Hotel Yorba" - The White Stripes
*"He Be the Mayor" - Dick the Bruiser Band


*"I Am" - Kid Rock
*"I Am Detroit" - Electric Six
*"I Wanna Go Back" - Kid Rock
*"I'm Coming Home"- Insane Clown Posse
*"In My Hood" - K-Deezy
*"In Detroit" ( Featuring TNTdn ) - Esham
*"In the City" - Marquise Porter
*"In Thee" - Blue Öyster Cult
*"Inmates" - The Good Life
*"Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)" - Marvin Gaye
*"It's Still East Detroit to Me" - Kid Rock


*"Kill Ya Self" - Trick Trick ( "DJ Drama: Welcome To Detroit Gangsta Grillz Edition" )
*"Krack Rocks" ( Featuring Uncle Kracker ) - Kid Rock


*"Lafayette Blues" - The White Stripes ( Features names of Detroit streets )
*"Landing In Detroit" - The Detroit Grand Pubahs
*"Last Time I Saw Richard, The" - Joni Mitchell
*"Lighters Up" - Lil Kim
*"Live" ( Featuring Esham ) - Kid Rock
*"Lose Yourself" - Eminem


*"Man From Detroit" - Hard Place
*"Math And Lizards In Detroit" - Andy Roberts
*"Michigan & Trumbull" - The Original Brothers and Sisters of Love
*"Motor City Burnin" - MC5
*"Motor City Deathwish" - Cry Pandora
*"Motor City" - The Satintones
*"Motor City Baby" - The Dirtbombs
*"Motor City Is Burning" - MC5; John Lee Hooker
*"Motor City Madhouse" - Ted Nugent
*"Motortown" - Kane Gang
*"M.O.T.O.W.N. ( Murderous Outcold Town Of Wild Niggas )" - Big Herk
*"Motown Music" - Rod Stewart
*"Move To Detroit" - Eddie "Flashin" Fowlkes
*"Murder City Nights" - Radio Birdman
*"My Life In The D" - Brendan Benson


*"Need Somebody" - Subdudes
*"New Detroit" - Neon Blonde
*"Nobody in Detroit" - Howling Diablos


*"Ode To Detroit" - Wally Pleasant
*"One Piece At A Time" - Johnny Cash


*"Paid" - Kid Rock
*"Panic In Detroit" - David Bowie
*"Papa Hobo" - Paul Simon
*"Party on 4th Street" - Black Nasty (available on the "Funky Funky Detroit" compilation
*"Passport to Detroit" - Joe Strummer
*"Put Your Hands Up 4 Detroit" - Fedde Le Grand


*"Rock City" - Royce Da 5'9"
*"Rock & Roll" - Mitch Ryder
*"Rock N Roll Jesus" - Kid Rock
*"Rollin' On The Island" ( Featuring Wes Chill And Prince Vince ) - Kid Rock

*"Son Of Detroit" - Kid Rock
*"Second Home" - Big A
*"Southwest Song"- Insane Clown Posse
*"Spaghetti a Detroit" - Fred Bongusto
*"Str8 Outta Detroit" - Blaze Ya Dead Homie
*"Stay True To Ya City" - Natas


*"Taking It To Detroit" - The Good Rats
*"Telegraph Road" - Dire Straits
*"The Fire Inside - Bob Seger
*"There They Go" - Obie Trice ( Featuring Eminem And Big Herk )
*"This One Or That One" - Tyvek
*"Tooling For Anus" - The Meatmen ( Chorus mentions Detroit and suburban clubs such as, 'Bookies', 'Nunzio's' and 'Menjo's'. )


*"We Almost Lost Detroit" - Gil Scott-Heron
*"We Almost Lost Detroit" - Natas
*"Welcome 2 Detroit" - Trick Trick ( Featuring Eminem )
*"Welcome 2 The Party" - Kid Rock
*"Welcome To Detroit" - Jay-Dee
*"Welcome To Detroit City" - Obie Trice
*"What I Learned Out On The Road" - Kid Rock
*"Where My Nigz At ?" - Esham
*"Wizard of Delray/The Hood" - Insane Clown Posse
*"Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald, The" - Gordon Lightfoot
*"Worse Than Detroit" - Robert Plant


*"Yellow Brick Road" - Eminem
*"You Never Met A Mother Fucker Quite Like Me" - Kid Rock

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