5 Songs That Mention Buffalo [LIST]
Today is 716 Day and we are celebrating all things Buffalo today. The "Queen City" has been around for a long time being founded back in 1789, then grew to a village in 1801, and then it became a city in 1832.
With so much history you know it was only a matter of time before Buffalo would start to be named dropped in music.
Check out these 5 songs that mention Buffalo by name in their lyrics.
The cast of 42nd Street - "Shuffle Off To Buffalo"
Buffalo and Niagara Falls were known by many across the country as being the Honey Moon Captial of the world. So much so, that Buffalo gets a major shout-out in the musical "42nd Street"
Big and Rich - "Comin' To Your City"
Most musical artists learned if you say the name of the city in a song when you stop there on tour the fans go crazy! Big and Rich give Buffalo's "Drinking District" a shoutout when a reference to Chippewa Street.
Johnny Cash - "I Have Been Everywhere Man"
Ok, this one might be a cheat song since "The Man In Black" names a ton of different cities, but he still gives the Queen City a shout out!
John Forgery - "Rock and Roll Girls"
John gives Buffalo a special nod with a quote from the song "Shuffle Off To Buffalo" in this song. Plus he knows it is great to chill by Lake Erie!
The Grateful Dead - "Truckin'"
Here is another song that lists different cities that the band has played in. Once again Buffalo get a shout-out.