Artist: Frank Sinatra
City: New York
Year: 1979
Best Line: "If I can make it there / I'll make it anywhere."

Makes Us Want to Visit

Songs like this are the reason this list exists at all. Though it sounds timeless, "New York, New York" wasn't written till 1977. The Hoboken native Sinatra wasn't even the first to sing it—Liza Minelli had first dibs. Ol' Blue Eyes owned it, though. Minelli's from California. What chance did she have?