8 Songs About Cities That
Don’t Deserve Songs

songs about cities that don't deserve songs ramones san jose#3. “Do You Know the Way to San Jose?” | Dionne Warwick (1968) | Listen: Dionne Warwick Collection: Her All-Time Greatest Hits ($16 MP3 / $15 CD @ Amazon.com)

Actually, we do! You start off in Los Angeles, drive north on the 101, reach San Jose, and keep driving as you continue on your way to San Francisco or Oakland.

As Dionne croons, “Weeks turn into years, how quick they pass.” So being numbed to the passage of time is the city’s biggest selling point? Well, at least they have an NHL team … that chokes every year in the Stanley Cup playoffs.

Next: “Tulsa Time”