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CLEVELAND.COM POSTED AN AWESOME LIST OF SONGS REPRESENTING THEIR CITY

Here are the songs they chose. I would have left Mushroomhead out and put Integrity or H100s on. Also, Machine Gun Kelly is a pretty terrible choice but other than that, the list is pretty solid. Good to see Electric Eels and Easter Monkeys.

Frank Yankovic – “Just Because” (1947)
The Moonglows – “Sincerely” (1955)
Screamin’ Jay Hawkins – “I Put a Spell On You” (1956)
Poni-Tails – “Born Too Late” (1958)
The Savoys – “Slappin’ Rods And Leaky Oil” (1959)
The Secrets – “The Boy Next Door” (1963)
Andrea Carroll – “It Hurts To Be Sixteen” (1963)
Bocky & The Visions – “Spirit of ’64” (1964)
The Valentinos – “Lookin’ for a Love” (1962)
The Outsiders – “Time Won’t Let Me” (1966)
The Choir – “It’s Cold Outside” (1966)
Dick Whittington’s Cats – “In The Midnight Hour” (1967)
Cyrus Erie – “Get the Message” (1969)
The Baskerville Hounds – “Hold Me” (1969)
James Gang – “Funk # 49” (1970)
Glass Harp – “Look in the Sky” (1970)
Dragonwyck – “Run to the Devil” (1970)
Damnation of Adam Blessing – “Back to the River” (1970)
Raspberries – “Go All the Way” (1972)
Circus – “Stop, Wait and Listen” (1972)
Bobby Womack – “That’s The Way I Feel About Cha” (1972)
The O’Jays – “Love Train” (1973)
Phil Keaggy – “What A Day” (1973)
Pere Ubu – “30 Seconds Over Tokyo” (1975)
Numbers Band – “Jimmy Bell” (1976)
Alex Bevan – “Skinny Little Boy” (1976)
Bizarros – “Lady Doubonette” (1976)
Dead Boys – “Sonic Reducer” (1977)
Mirrors – “She Smiled Wild” (1977)
Rubber City Rebels – “Such A Fool” (1977)
Euclid Beach Band – “There’s No Surf In Cleveland” (1978)
The Cramps – “Human Fly” (1978)
Electric Eels – “Agitated” (1978)
Pagans – “Street Where Nobody Lives” (1978)
Chi-Pig – “Ring Around The Collar” (1978)
Tin Huey – “Hump Day” (1979)
Raven Slaughter – “Headed For The Top” (1979)
Breathless – “Takin’ It Back” (1979)
The Waitresses – “I Know What Boys Like” (1980)
Wild Horses – “Funky Poodle” (1980)
Devo – “Whip It” (1980)
Robert Lockwood Jr. and Johnny Shines – “Hangin’ On” (1980)
Love Affair – “Mama Sez” (1980)
Baloney Heads – “I’m a Drunk” (1980)
Generators – “TV Set” (1980)
Wild Giraffes – “Right Now” (1981)
Hammer Damage – “Noise Pollution” (1981)
Rachel Sweet (with Rex Smith) – “Everlasting Love” (1981)
Dazz Band – “Let It Whip” (1982)
The Pretenders – “My City Was Gone” (1982)
Buckner & Garcia – “Pac-Man Fever” (1982)
American Noise – “Statutory Sue” (1982)
System 56 – “Metro-Metro” (1982)
The Wombats – “Give It A Number” (1982)
Easter Monkeys – “Cheap Heroin” (1982)
Michael Stanley Band – “My Town” (1983)
Exotic Birds – “Who Knows Why” (1983)
Spike In Vain – “Ugly and Damaged” (1983)
Breaker – “Blood Money” (1983)
Black Death – “Night of the Living Death” (1984)
Pink Holes – “More” (1984)
Lucky Pierre – “Communiqué” (1984)
Death of Samantha – “Amphetamine” (1985)
The Mice – “Not Proud of the USA” (1985)
My Dad Is Dead – “Talk To The Weatherman” (1986)
New Salem Witch Hunters – “Falling” (1986)
LeVert – “Casanova” (1987)
Eric Carmen – “Hungry Eyes” (1987)
Shok Paris – “Steel and Starlight” (1987)
Beau Coup – “Sweet Rachel” (1988)
Tracy Chapman – “Fast Car” (1988)
Zaza – “Maybe Tomorrow” (1989)
Nine Inch Nails – “Head Like a Hole” (1990)
James Ingram – “I Don’t Have the Heart” (1990)
Bluto’s Revenge – “You Broke My Heart, I Broke Your Face” (1990)
Gerald Levert – “Private Line” (1991)
Odd Girl Out – “Green Hand” (1991)
Men At Large – “Use Me” (1992)
Dink – “Green Mind” (1993)
Prisonshake – “2 Sisters” (1993)
Sons of Elvis – “Formaldehyde” (1994)
Filter – “Hey Man Nice Shot” (1995)
Cobra Verde – “One Step Away From Myself” (1995)
Marilyn Manson – “The Beautiful People” (1996)
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony – “Crossroads” (1996)
Macy Gray – “I Try” (1999)
Mushroomhead – “Solitaire/Unraveling” (2001)
Jim Brickman – “Simple Things” (2001)
Joseph Arthur – “Honey and the Moon” (2003)
Girl Talk – “Cleveland Shake” (2004)
Kate Voegele – “Only Fooling Myself” (2005)
Machine Go Boom – “800 lb. Gorilla” (2007)
Kid Cudi – “Day ‘n’ Nite” (2008)
Joshua Radin – “I’d Rather Be with You” (2008)
Joe Lovano – “Emperor Jones” (2008)
This Moment In Black History – “Public Square” (2009)
The Black Keys – “Tighten Up” (2010)
Machine Gun Kelly – “Wild Boy” (2011)
Cloud Nothings – “No Future/No Past (2012)
The Lighthouse and The Whaler – “Pioneers” (2010)

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