• 17th st/Wazee st, Denver: Maybe you're standing on the corner of 17th and Wazee Streets, yeah / Out in front of the Terminal bar there's a Thunderbird moving in muscatel sky (Nighthawk Postcards (From Easystreet), Nighthawks At The Diner, 1975)
  • 18th street, Los Angeles: Romeo is bleeding, not so as you'd notice / He's over on 18th street as usual (Romeo is Bleeding, Blue Valentine, 1978)
  • 5th Street, Los Angeles: and what becomes of all the little boys / who never comb their hair / they're lined up all around the block / on the nickel over there (On the Nickel, Heartattack and Vine, 1980)
  • 9th street, Minneapolis: Hey Charlie I'm pregnant and living on the 9th street (Christmas Card From A Hooker In Minneapolis, Blue Valentine, 1978)
  • 9th street/Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis: Well it's 9th and Hennepin / All the donuts have names that sound like prostitutes (Ninth & Hennepin, Rain Dogs, 1985)
  • Adelaide: from Melbourne to Adelaide / on the overlander with newfangled buffet cars and faster locomotives (Town With No Cheer, Swordfishtrombones, 1983)
  • Africa: You'll see Radion the human torso / Deep from the jungles of Africa (Lucky Day (Overture), The Black Rider, 1993)
  • Apalachicola: home in old Medora / home in ol' Truckee / Apalachicola / home I'll never be (Home I'll Never Be, Orphans, 2006)
  • Argyle avenue, Los Angeles: I went down to Argyle / I went down to Dix / everywhere I go it rains on me (Rains On Me, Orphans, 2006)
  • Atchison: Dusty trail from Atchison to Placerville / On the wreck of the Weaverville stage (Get Behind The Mule, Mule Variations, 1999)
  • Atlanta: Downtown Tulsa, Champaigne-Urbana / Bangor, all aboard, Houston and Atlanta (With A Suitcase, Paradise Alley Sessions, 1978)
  • Baker, CA: Pullin' into Baker on a New Year's Eve / With one eye on the pistol and the other on the door (Gun Street Girl, Rain Dogs, 1985)
  • Bakersfield: well hey baby let's take it to Bakersfield / get a little apartment somewhere (Spare Parts I (A Nocturnal Emission), Nighthawks At The Diner, 1975)
  • Baltimore: Shine, shine a Roosevelt dime / All the way to Baltimore and runnin' out of time (Clap Hands, Rain Dogs, 1985)
  • Baltimore: So sing a song of ten grand with a pocket full of dough / And I can't take you to Baltimore (Smuggler's Waltz, Poetry in Motion, 1982)
  • Bangor: Downtown Tulsa, Champaigne-Urbana / Bangor, all aboard, Houston and Atlanta (With A Suitcase, Paradise Alley Sessions, 1978)
  • Baton Rouge: And I'm goin' out to East St. Louis, Kansas City, and Chicago Wichita, New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Miami, Florida (With A Suitcase, Paradise Alley Sessions, 1978)
  • Baton Rouge: my eyes have seen the glory of the draining of the ditch I only come to Baton Rouge I gotta find myself a witch (Whistlin' Past the Graveyard, Blue Valentine, 1978)
  • Belmont Avenue, Chicago: And the El train tumbled across the trestles / And it sounded like the ghost of Gene Krupa / ... / With a traffic jam session on Belmont tonight / And the rhapsody of the pending evening (Nighthawk Postcards (From Easystreet), Nighthawks at the Diner, 1975)
  • Belzoni: I worked for nothin in a Belzoni saw mill (Pony, Mule Variations, 1999)
  • Ben Frank’s, West Hollywood: But his reputation is at large / and he's at Ben Frank's every day / Waiting for the one that got away (The One That Got Away, Small Change, 1976)
  • Birmingham, Alabama: He fell in love with a Gun Street girl and / Now he's dancing in the Birmingham jail / Dancing in the Birmingham jail (Gun Street Girl, Rain Dogs, 1985)
  • Bowery, New York: Here's to the bachelors and the Bowery bums / Those who feel that they're the ones / That are better off without a wife (Better Off Without A Wife, Nighthawks at the Diner, 1975)
  • British Isles: Dream of West Virginia, or of the British Isles (Midnight Lullaby, Closing Time, 1973)
  • Broadway street, San Francisco: They dim the lights over on Broadway / Even the king has bowed his head / Every face looks right up at Mason (Walking Spanish, Rain Dogs, 1985)
  • Brooklyn: The downtown trains are full / With all those Brooklyn girls (Downtown Train, Rain Dogs, 1985)
  • Cahuenga Blvd: better off in Iowa against your scrambled eggs / than crawlin down Cahuenga on a broken pair of legs (Heartattack and Vine, Heartattack and Vine, 1980)
  • California: and neal was singin to the nurse / underneath a harlem moon / and somehow you could just tell / we'd be in california soon (Medley: Jack & Neal / California, Here I Come, Foreign Affairs, 1977)
  • Carnegie Hall: He's not conventionally handsome / He'll never be tall / He said "all you got to do is book me into Carnegie Hall" (Eyeball Kid, Mule Variations, 1999)
  • Central Park, New York City: by Saturday night I'll be in central park (Fish In The Jailhouse, Orphans, 2006)
  • Champaign-Urbana: Downtown Tulsa, Champaign-Urbana / Bangor, all aboard, Houston and Atlanta (With A Suitcase, Paradise Alley Sessions, 1978)
  • Chicago: With my coat and my hat / I say goodbye to all that / Maybe things will be better in Chicago (Chicago, Bad As Me, 2011)
  • Chicago: And I'm goin' out to East St. Louis, Kansas City, and Chicago Wichita, New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Miami, Florida (With A Suitcase, Paradise Alley Sessions, 1978)
  • China: Called China, cell phone / Chun King, not home (Shake It, Real Gone, 2004)
  • China: I'm diggin all the way to China / With a silver spoon / While the hangman fumbles with the noose, boys / The hangman fumbles with the noose (Get Behind The Mule, Mule Variations, 1999)
  • Chula Vista: Then I had me a girl in Chula Vista / I was in love with her sister (Had Me A Girl, The Early Years Vol. 1, 1991)
  • Cincinnati: The fireman's blind, the conductors lame / A Cincinnati jacket and a sad luck dame (Clap Hands, Rain Dogs, 1985)
  • Cinema 14, New York City: Well they spill out of the Cinema 14 To that drag bar down the block (Union Square, Rain Dogs, 1985)
  • Cleveland: Come schemers and dancers / Cherry delight / As a Cleveland-bound Greyhound / And it cuts throught the night (Drunk on the moon, The Heart Of Saturday Night, 1974)
  • Cliffs of Dover: I seen the cliffs of Dover / and the deepest ocean blue / one thing in the world I can't recommend to you (Buzz Fledderjohn, Orphans, 2006)
  • Columbus Avenue, San Francisco: 'Cause I'm walking on down Columbus Avenue / The bars are all closing, 'cause it's quarter to two (Virginia Avenue, The Early Years Vol. 1, 1991)
  • Coney Island: Now way back when we lived in Coney Island / Ain't no good thing ever dies (Take It With Me, Mule Variations, 1999)
  • Coney Island: I said I'm gonna join the circus / 'cause that's where I belong / And I went to Coney Island / Singing this song (Table Top Joe, Alice, 2002)
  • Coney Island: She's my Coney Island Baby / She's my Coney Island Girl (Coney Island Baby, Blood Money, 2002)
  • Copenhagen: - (Tom Traubert's Blues (Four Sheets to the Wind in Copenhagen), Small Change, 1976)
  • Covington: No shirt no coat / Put me on a flat boat / Dover, down to Covington (Don't Go Into The Barn, Real Gone, 2004)
  • Cuba: Across the stripes of a full moon's head / Through the bars of a Cuban jail (Jockey Full of Bourbon, Rain Dogs, 1985)
  • Dix street, Los Angeles: I went down to Argyle / I went down to Dix / everywhere I go it rains on me (Rains On Me, Orphans, 2006)
  • Dover: No shirt no coat / Put me on a flat boat / Dover, down to Covington (Don't Go Into The Barn, Real Gone, 2004)
  • Dreamland: And they gave me top billing / In the Dreamland show / I had my own orchestra / Starring Table top Joe (Table Top Joe, Alice, 2002)
  • Dreamland: Someday the silver moon and I / Will go to Dreamland / I will close my eyes / And wake up there in Dreamland (Flowers grave, Alice, 2002)
  • East St Louis: Well I broke down in E. St. Louis / On the Kansas City line (Train Song, Franks Wild Years, 1987)
  • East St. Louis: And you're east of East St. Louis / And the wind is making speeches (Time, Rain Dogs, 1985)
  • East St. Louis: And I'm goin' out to East St. Louis, Kansas City, and Chicago Wichita, New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Miami, Florida (With A Suitcase, Paradise Alley Sessions, 1978)
  • Ebbets Field: I seen the Brooklyn Dodgers playing at Ebbets Field (Jitterburg Boys, Small Change, 1976)
  • Eighth Avenue (Manhattan): Got no time for the corner boys / down in the street makin all that noise / don't want no whores on Eighth Avenue / cause tonight I'm gonna be with you (Jersey Girl, Heartattack and Vine, 1980)
  • El Cajon: rode to Oklahoma / rode to El Cajon / rode to old Tehatchapi / rode to San Antone (Home I'll Never Be, Orphans, 2006)
  • Elkheart, Indiana: and when she got good and drunk / she would sing about Elkheart, Indiana / where the wind is strong / and folks mind their own business (First Kiss, Orphans, 2006)
  • Empire State Building, New York City: and he climbed up the Empire State Building / it was like a phallic symbol (King Kong, Orphans, 2006)
  • England: Had me a girl in England / She done split for the mainland (Had Me A Girl, The Early Years Vol. 1, 1991)
  • Fannin Street, Houston: don't go down to Fannin Street / don't go down to Fannin Street / don't go down to Fannin Street / oh yeah (Fannin Street, Orphans, 2006)
  • Five Points, New York City: now the ring's in the pawnshop / the rain's in the hole / down at the Five Points I stand / I'll lose everything / but I won't let go of your hand (Never Let Go, Orphans, 2006)
  • France: Uncle Violet / flew as a pilot / He said there ain't no pretty girls in France (Cemetery Polka, Rain Dogs, 1985)
  • France: Then I had me a girl in France / Just wanted to get in my pants (Had Me A Girl, The Early Years Vol. 1, 1991)
  • Fremont street, Las Vegas: well I dropped thirty grand on the nugget slots / I had to sell my ass on fremont street (Mr. Siegal, Heartattack and Vine, 1980)
  • Ganges: I ate fire and drank from the Ganges / I'll beg there for mercy for me (Lucinda, Orphans, 2006)
  • Grand Street: I don't wanna live in a big old tomb / On Grand Street (I Don't Wanna Grow Up, Bone Machine, 1992)
  • Grapevine: tear a hole in the jack pot / drive a stake through his heart / do a 100 on the grapevine / do a jump on the start (Hang On St. Christopher, Franks Wild Years, 1987)
  • Harlem: Steam, steam a hundred bad dreams / Goin' up to Harlem with a pistol in his jeans (Clap Hands, Rain Dogs, 1985)
  • Harlem: I'll drop you off in Harlem with the Black Rider (The Black Rider, The Black Rider, 1993)
  • Heartattack and Vine: gamblers reevaluate along the dotted line / you'll never recognize yourself on Heartattack and Vine (Heartattack and Vine, Heartattack and Vine, 1980)
  • Helsinki: - (Helsinki Mood, Night On Earth, 1992)
  • Henderson: Covington to Louisville / Louisville to Henderson (Don't Go Into The Barn, Real Gone, 2004)
  • Hollywood and Vine, Los Angeles: Now on Hollywood and Vine / by the Thrifty Mart sign / any night I'll be willin to bet (A Sweet Little Bullet From A Pretty Blue Gun, Blue Valentine, 1978)
  • Hollywood Freeway, Los Angeles: Frank put on a top forty station / got on the Hollywood Freeway / headed North / Never could stand that dog (Frank's Wild Years, Swordfishtrombones, 1983)
  • Hong Kong: in a Hong Kong drizzle on Cuban heels (Shore Leave, Swordfishtrombones, 1983)
  • Hong Kong: Yellow sheets in a Hong Kong bed / Stazybo horn and a Slingerland ride (Jockey Full of Bourbon, Rain Dogs, 1985)
  • Houston: There's a crooked street in Houston town / it's a well worn path I've followed down (Fannin Street, Orphans, 2006)
  • Houston: Downtown Tulsa, Champaigne-Urbana / Bangor, all aboard, Houston and Atlanta (With A Suitcase, Paradise Alley Sessions, 1978)
  • Hushpukena: I walked from Natchez to Hushpukena (Pony, Mule Variations, 1999)
  • Idaho: Danny says we gotta go / gotta go to Idaho / but we can't go surfing / cause it's 20 below (Danny Says, Orphans, 2006)
  • Illinois: and I wondered how the same moon outside over this Chinatown fair could look down on Illinois and find you there and you know I love you Baby (Shore leave, Swordfishtrombones, 1983)
  • Illinois: At the end of the world and I'll / Come home to Illinois on the / Day after tomorrow (Day After Tomorrow, Real Gone, 2004)
  • Indiana: I said, John, John he's long gone / Gone to Indiana / Ain't never coming home (Gun Street Girl, Rain Dogs, 1985)
  • Indonesia: he used to have a consulting business in Indonesia (What's He Building?, Mule Variations, 1999)
  • Iowa: better off in Iowa against your scrambled eggs / than crawlin down Cahuenga on a broken pair of legs (Heartattack and Vine, Heartattack and Vine, 1980)
  • Irish Sea: I've spoken the god on the mountain / I've swam in the Irish sea (Lucinda, Orphans, 2006)
  • Istanbul: I got a telephone call from Istanbul / my baby's coming home today (Telephone Call From Istanbul, Franks Wild Years, 1987)
  • Ivar Theatre, Los Angeles: It's cold out there / Colder than the ticket taker's smile at the Ivar Theatre, on Saturday night (Emotional Weather Report, Nighthawks At The Diner, 1975)
  • Jaffa Road, Jerusalem: now at King George Avenue and Jaffa Road / passengers boarded bus 14A (Road to Peace, Orphans, 2006)
  • Japan: But heh I'm big in Japan I'm big in Japan I'm big in Japan (Big in Japan, Mule Variations, 1999)
  • Jerusalem: on a crowded bus in Jerusalem / some had survived World War II (Road to Peace, Orphans, 2006)
  • Johnsburg, Illinois: and she grew up outside McHenry in Johnsburg, Illinois (Johnsburg, Illinois, Swordfishtrombones, 1983)
  • Joliet: Goin' to Joliet, Bernadette, maybe Philadelphia (With A Suitcase, Paradise Alley Sessions, 1978)
  • Kankakee: Fingers reaching – we / Were in a pasture in Kankakee (Circus, Real Gone, 2004)
  • Kansas City: Well I broke down in E. St. Louis / On the Kansas City line (Train Song, Franks Wild Years, 1987)
  • Kansas City: And I'm goin' out to East St. Louis, Kansas City, and Chicago Wichita, New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Miami, Florida (With A Suitcase, Paradise Alley Sessions, 1978)
  • Kenosha: from Yazoo city up to Rollin Fork / from Natchez to Kinosha / from New Dime to New York (Fish In The Jailhouse, Orphans, 2006)
  • Kentucky Avenue, Whittier: - (Kentucky Avenue, Blue Valentine, 1978)
  • King George Street, Jerusalem: now at King George Avenue and Jaffa Road passengers boarded bus 14A (Road to Peace, Orphans, 2006)
  • Kokomo: I'm on a black elevator goin down / Little Joe from Kokomo (Lowside Of The Road, Mule Variations, 1999)
  • Las Vegas: I was leaving in the morning with Charles for Las Vegas (New Year's Eve, Bad As Me, 2011)
  • Liverpool: The grain was as gold / As Sheila's hair / All the way from Liverpool (How's It Gonna End, Real Gone, 2004)
  • London Bridge: Will you take me across the channel / London Bridge is falling down / Strange a woman tries to save / More than a man will try to drown (Strange Weather, Big Time, 1988)
  • Los Angeles: Well I had me a girl in LA / I knew she couldn't stay (Had Me A Girl, The Early Years Vol. 1, 1991)
  • Los Angeles: hanging out in L.A. / and there's nowhere to go / it ain't Christmas / if there ain't no snow (Danny Says, Orphans, 2006)
  • Louisville: Dover, down to Covington Covington to Louisville (Don't Go Into The Barn, Real Gone, 2004)
  • Lowell: - (Bad Liver And A Broken Heart (In Lowell), Small Change, 1976)
  • Marysville: Hell Marysville ain't nothing but a wide spot in the road (Burma Shave, Foreign Affairs, 1977)
  • Maxwell street, Chicago: I was full of wonder when I left Murfreesboro / Now I am full of hollow on Maxwell street (Pony, Mule Variations, 1999)
  • McHenry: and she grew up outside McHenry in Johnsburg, Illinois (Johnsburg, Illinois, Swordfishtrombones, 1983)
  • Medora: home in old Medora / home in ol' Truckee / Apalachicola / home I'll never be (Home I'll Never Be, Orphans, 2006)
  • Melbourne: from Melbourne to Adelaide / on the overlander with newfangled buffet cars and faster locomotives (Town With No Cheer, Swordfishtrombones, 1983)
  • Memphis: Henderson to Smithland / Smithland to Memphis (Don't Go Into The Barn, Real Gone, 2004)
  • Mexico: I spent all my money in a Mexican whorehouse baby / cross the street from a Catholic church (Mr. Siegal, Heartattack and Vine, 1980)
  • Miami: And I'm goin' out to East St. Louis, Kansas City, and Chicago Wichita, New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Miami, Florida (With A Suitcase, Paradise Alley Sessions, 1978)
  • Midtown, New York City: - (Midtown, Rain Dogs, 1985)
  • Minneapolis: I went back to Omaha to live with my folks / but everyone I used to know was either dead or in prison / so I came back to Minneapolis this time I think I'm gonna stay (Christmas Card from a Hooker in Minneapolis, Blue Valentine, 1978)
  • Mississippi: And I had me a girl in Mississippi / Oh she sure was kippy (Had Me A Girl, The Early Years Vol. 1, 1991)
  • Mississippi River: cross the Mississippi / cross the Tennessee / cross the Niagara / home I'll never be (Home I'll Never Be, Orphans, 2006)
  • Missouri: They found a map of Missouri / Lipstick on the glass / They must of left In the middle of the nite (How's It Gonna End, Real Gone, 2004)
  • Missouri: so when I was 13 said I'm rolling my own I'm leaving Missouri and I'm never coming home (Bottom of the World, Orphans, 2006)
  • Moberly, Missouri: She's a swan and a pistol / and she will follow you like this / In Moberly, Missouri / at the Iroquois Hotel (Black Market Baby, Mule Variations, 1999)
  • Montana: Montana in the cold cold fall / I found my father in a gambling hall (Home I'll Never Be, Orphans, 2006)
  • Monte Rio: So, she left Monte Rio, son just like a bullet leaves a gun (Hold On, Mule Variations, 1999)
  • Montgomery Avenue, San Diego: - (I Can't Wait To Get Off Work (And See My Baby On Montgomery Avenue), Small Change, 1976)
  • Mount Baldy: Hang on st. christopher with a barrel house dog kick me up mt. baldy / throw me out in the fog (Hang On St. Christopher, Franks Wild Years, 1987)
  • Murfreesboro: I was full of wonder when I left Murfreesboro (Pony, Mule Variations, 1999)
  • N Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles: And Costello was the champion at the St. Moritz Hotel / And the best this side of Fairfax, reliable sources tell (The One That Got Away, Small Change, 1976)
  • Napoleone Pizza House: - (The Ghosts Of Saturday Night (After Hours At Napoleone's Pizza House), The Heart Of Saturday Night, 1974)
  • Natchez: I walked from Natchez to Hushpukena (Pony, Mule Variations, 1999)
  • Natchez: Down to Vicksburg to Natchez (Don't Go Into The Barn, Real Gone, 2004)
  • Natchez: from Yazoo city up to Rollin Fork / from Natchez to Kinosha / from New Dime to New York (Fish In The Jailhouse, Orphans, 2006)
  • Nazareth: Jesus of Nazareth told Mike of the weeds / I's born at this time for a reason you see / When I'm dead I'll be dead a long time / But the wines so pleasing and so sublime (Sins Of My Father, Real Gone, 2004)
  • Nebraska: braggin bout this nurse he screwed while drivin through nebraska / and when she came she honked the horn and neal just barely missed a truck (Medley: Jack & Neal / California, Here I Come, Foreign Affairs, 1977)
  • Nebraska: Well it's raining it's pouring / you didn't bring a sweater / Nebraska will never let you come back home (A Sweet Little Bullet From A Pretty Blue Gun, Blue Valentine, 1978)
  • New Jersey: Mercy mercy, Mr. Percy, there ain't nothing back in Jersey (Invitation to the Blues, Small Change, 1976)
  • New Jersey: sing sha la la la la la / sha la la la la la la la la / sha la la sha la la la / sha la la la I'm in love with a Jersey girl (Jersey Girl, Heartattack and Vine, 1980)
  • New Jersey: By the time I make Jersey you'll be in heaven / In a pretty blue shoe box, I know (Smuggler's Waltz, Poetry in Motion, 1982)
  • New Orleans: And we'll slide all the way down the drain / To New Orleans in the fall! (Kentucky Avenue, Blue Valentine, 1978)
  • New Orleans: Make sure they play my theme song / I guess daisies will have to do / Just get me to New Orleans / And paint shadows on the pews (Tango Till They're Sore, Rain Dogs, 1985)
  • New Orleans: And I'm goin' out to East St. Louis, Kansas City, and Chicago Wichita, New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Miami, Florida (With A Suitcase, Paradise Alley Sessions, 1978)
  • New York City: Well I'm going to New York City / and I'm leaving on a train / and if you want to stay behind / and wait til I come back again (Yesterday is Here, Franks Wild Years, 1987)
  • New York City: I'll take New York / I'll let it happen I'll pop the cork / tear off the wrappin' (I'll Take New York, Franks Wild Years, 1987)
  • New York City: And I had me a girl in New York / She up and pulled my cork (Had Me A Girl, The Early Years Vol. 1, 1991)
  • New York City: from Yazoo city up to Rollin Fork / from Natchez to Kinosha / from New Dime to New York (Fish In The Jailhouse, Orphans, 2006)
  • New York City: Jackie is a bookie / and Judy's taking loans / they both came up to New York / just to see The Ramones (The Return Of Jackie and Judy, Orphans, 2006)
  • New York City: Well I left New York in nineteen forty-nine (Home I'll Never Be, Orphans, 2006)
  • Ninth Ward of New Orleans: And deal the cards roll the dice / if it ain't that old Chuck E. Weiss / And Claiborne Avenue / me and you Sam Jones and all / And I wish I was in New Orleans / 'cause I can see it in my dreams / Arm-in-arm down Burgundy / a bottle and my friends and me (I Wish I Was In New Orleans (In The Ninth Ward), Small Change, 1976)
  • Niobrara River: cross the Mississippi / cross the Tennessee / cross the Niobrara / home I'll never be (Home I'll Never Be, Orphans, 2006)
  • North Carolina: Then I had me a girl in North Carolina / She's still on my mind (Had Me A Girl, The Early Years Vol. 1, 1991)
  • North Carolina: he was a young man riding a bus through North Carolina / on the way to somewhere and it began to snow (Nirvana, Orphans, 2006)
  • North Dakota: Then I had me a girl in North Dakota / She was just fillin' her quota (Had Me A Girl, The Early Years Vol. 1, 1991)
  • Oceanside: Oceanside, it ends the ride with San Clemente coming up / Those Sunday desperados slip by and cruise with a dry back (Diamonds On My Windshield, The Heart Of Saturday Night, 1974)
  • Ogallala: rode to Opelousas / rode to Wounded Knee / rode to Ogallala / home I'll never be (Home I'll Never Be, Orphans, 2006)
  • Oklahoma: Well I would bet you as far as Oklahoma by now the dogs are barking out back and you're knittin' your brow (Gin Soaked Boy, Swordfishtrombones, 1983)
  • Oklahoma: rode to Oklahoma / rode to El Cajon / rode to old Tehatchapi / rode to San Antone (Home I'll Never Be, Orphans, 2006)
  • Oklahoma: and he got 20 years for lovin' her / from some Oklahoma governor (Swordfishtrombone, Swordfishtrombones, 1983)
  • Omaha: hey Charley I almost went crazy after mario got busted / so I went back to omaha to live with my folks (Christmas Card From A Hooker In Minneapolis, Blue Valentine, 1978)
  • Opelousas: rode to Opelousas / rode to Wounded Knee / rode to Ogallala / home I'll never be (Home I'll Never Be, Orphans, 2006)
  • Orange Drive In Theater: And the orange drive-in the neon billing / And the theatre's filling to the brim (Diamonds On My Windshield (Looking For), The Heart of Saturday Night, 1974)
  • Paris: Drank with all the Chinamen / Walked the sewers of Paris (Singapore, Rain Dogs, 1985)
  • Philadelphia: She sends me blue valentines / all the way from philadelphia (Blue Valentines, Blue Valentine, 1978)
  • Philadelphia: Goin' to Joliet, Bernadette, maybe Philadelphia (With A Suitcase, Paradise Alley Sessions, 1978)
  • Pittsburgh: Picket out to Tittsburgh, any burgh, hamburger / Springfield Junction, Primrose Lane I may get me a nose-job and change my name (With A Suitcase, Paradise Alley Sessions, 1978)
  • Placerville: Dusty trail from Atchison to Placerville / On the wreck of the Weaverville stage (Get Behind The Mule, Mule Variations, 1999)
  • Portland: pasties and a g-string / beer and a shot / Portland through a shot glass / and a Buffalo squeeze (Pasties and a G-String, Small Change, 1976)
  • Portugal: In a Portuguese saloon / A fly is circling around the room (The Part You Throw Away, Blood Money, 2002)
  • Putnam County: I guess things were always quiet around Putnam County (Putnam County, Nighthawks At The Diner, 1975)
  • Red’s Recovery Room: Kathleen was sittin down In little reds recovery room (Filipino Box Spring Hog, Mule Variations, 1999)
  • Reeperbahn: The memories are short but the tales are long / Down there on the Reeperbahn (Reeperbahn, Alice, 2002)
  • Reno: never been no Valentino / had a girl who lived in Reno / left me for a trumpet player / didn't get me down (Better Off Without A Wife, Nighthawks At The Diner, 1975)
  • Reno: we'll do 100 mph / spendin' someone elses dough / and we'll drive all the way to reno / on the wrong side of the road (Wrong Side Of The Road, Blue Valentine, 1978)
  • Reno: hang on st. christopher now don't let me go / get me to reno and bring it in low, yeah (Hang on St. Christopher, Franks Wild Years, 1987)
  • Rikers Island: ain't no one seen hide nor hair of him see / no one but a spade on rikers island and me (Potter's Field, Foreign Affairs, 1977)
  • Riverside: Fly-by-nights from Riverside / And out of state plates running a little late (Diamonds On My Windshield, The Heart of Saturday Night, 1974)
  • Rockford: Its so hard and its cold here / And I'm tired of taking orders / And I miss old Rockford town / Up by the Wisconsin border (Day After Tomorrow, Real Gone, 2004)
  • Rollin Fork: from Yazoo city up to Rollin Fork / from Natchez to Kinosha / from New Dime to New York (Fish In The Jailhouse, Orphans, 2006)
  • Saigon: Well the 1st time I saw him was a Saigon jail (Eyeball Kid, Mule Variations, 1999)
  • San Antonio: rode to Oklahoma / rode to El Cajon / rode to old Tehatchapi / rode to San Antone (Home I'll Never Be, Orphans, 2006)
  • San Clemente: Oceanside it ends the ride with San Clemente coming up (Diamonds On My Windshield, The Heart Of Saturday Night, 1974)
  • San Diego: - (San Diego Serenade, The Heart Of Saturday Night, 1974)
  • San Diego: Had me a girl in San Diego / One day she just had to go (Had Me A Girl, The Early Years Vol. 1, 1991)
  • San Fernando Road, Los Angeles: he sold used office furniture / out there on San Fernando Road (Frank's Wild Years, Swordfishtrombones, 1983)
  • San Francisco Bay: And a wooden kimono that was all ready to drop in San Francisco Bay / But he's mumbling something all about the one that got away (The One That Got Away, Small Change, 1976)
  • Seattle: And the newsmen start to rattle / And the cops are telling jokes about some whorehouse in Seattle (Small Change (Got Rained On With His Own .38), Small Change, 1976)
  • Serviceton, Victoria: the train stopped in Serviceton less and less often / There's nothing sadder than a town with no cheer (Town With No Cheer, Swordfishtrombones, 1983)
  • Sheboygan: As he threw his hardware, only / Once in Sheboygan did he miss (Circus, Real Gone, 2004)
  • Singapore: We sail tonight for Singapore We're all as mad as hatters here (Singapore, Rain Dogs, 1985)
  • Smithland: Louisville to Henderson Henderson to Smithland (Don't Go Into The Barn, Real Gone, 2004)
  • Spain: She's a Bonzai Aphrodite and a ticket back to Spain (Black Market Baby, Mule Variations, 1999)
  • St. Charles: Evelyn James they killed in a game / with guns too big for their hands / just off St. Charles in no man's land (The Fall Of Troy, Orphans, 2006)
  • St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans: Evelyn James they killed in a game / with guns too big for their hands / just off St. Charles in no man's land (The Fall Of Troy, Orphans, 2006)
  • St. Louis: Well, God bless your crooked little heart / St. Louis got the best of me (Hold On, Mule Variations, 1999)
  • St. Moritz Hotel, Los Angeles: Costello was the champion at the St. Moritz Hotel (The One That Got Away, Small Change, 1976)
  • Sunset blvd/Alvorado st: and gusty winds, gusty winds / at times around the corner of Sunset and Alvorado (Emotional Weather Report, Nighthawks At The Diner, 1975)
  • Tallahassee: And I had me a girl Tallahassee / Boy what a foxy lassie (Had Me A Girl, The Early Years Vol. 1, 1991)
  • Tallulah, Louisiana: I worked for nothin in a Belzoni saw mill / I caught a blind out on the B and O / Tallulah's friendly Belzoni ain't so / A 44'll get you 99 (Pony, Mule Variations, 1999)
  • Tehatchapi: rode to Oklahoma / rode to El Cajon / rode to old Tehatchapi / rode to San Antone (Home I'll Never Be, Orphans, 2006)
  • Telegraph Canyon Road: someone tell those chinamen on Telegraph Canyon Road / when you're on the bill with the spoon there ain't no time to unload (Til The Money Runs Out, Heartattack and Vine, 1980)
  • Tenkiller Lake: e went to sleep at the bottom of Tenkiller lake / and he said "gee, but it's great to be home" (Swordfishtrombone, Swordfishtrombones, 1983)
  • Tennessee: Flipping this quarter, trying to make up my mind / And if it's heads I go to Tennessee / and tails I buy a drink / If it lands on the edge I keep talking to you (Jitterbug Boys, Small Change, 1976)
  • Tennessee River: cross the Mississippi / cross the Tennessee / cross the Niagara / home I'll never be (Home I'll Never Be, Orphans, 2006)
  • Texas: I left Texas to follow Lucinda / I know I'll never see heaven or home (Lucinda, Orphans, 2006)
  • The Belly Of A Whale: Starving in the Belly / Starving in the Belly / Starving in the Belly of a whale (Starving In The Belly Of A Whale, Blood Money, 2002)
  • The Colosseum: The lion or the raven hair? / The flesh will all be tearing / But the tail will be my own / In the colosseum tonight (In The Colosseum, Bone Machine, 1992)
  • The Mudd Club, New York City: Jackie is a punk and Judy is a runt / they went down to The Mudd Club and they both got drunk (The Return Of Jackie and Judy, Orphans, 2006)
  • The Thames: I went and set the Thames on fire / Now I must come back down (Anywhere I Lay My Head, Rain Dogs, 1985)
  • Tijuana: I got lost on my way home from Tijuana / I didn't think the main road was that far / But I had to stop some place to ask directions / And I guess that's how I wound up in this bar (Tijuana (Live With Jack Tempchin), On the scene 73 (Live), 1973)
  • Toledo: Had me a girl in Toledo / Boy she sure was neato (Had Me A Girl, The Early Years Vol. 1, 1991)
  • Tralee: Oh, how we danced with the Rose of Tralee / Her long hair black as a raven (Rain Dogs, Rain Dogs, 1985)
  • Truckee: home in old Medora / home in ol' Truckee / Apalachicola / home I'll never be (Home I'll Never Be, Orphans, 2006)
  • Tulsa: Downtown Tulsa, Champaigne-Urbana Bangor, all aboard, Houston and Atlanta (With A Suitcase, Paradise Alley Sessions, 1978)
  • Union Square, New York: Well time is always money / For the boys at Union Square (Union Square, Rain Dogs, 1985)
  • Vicksburg: Down to Vicksburg to Natchez (Don't Go Into The Barn, Real Gone, 2004)
  • Virginia Avenue, Reno: Well, I'm walking on down Virginia Avenue / Trying to find somebody to tell my troubles to (Virginia Avenue, The Early Years Vol. 1, 1991)
  • Waukegan: Well he left Waukegan at the slammin' of the door / He left Waukegan at the slammin' of the door (Gun Street Girl, Rain Dogs, 1985)
  • Weaverville: Dusty trail from Atchison to Placerville / On the wreck of the Weaverville stage (Get Behind The Mule, Mule Variations, 1999)
  • West Virginia: Dream of West Virginia, or of the British Isles (Midnight Lullaby, Closing Time, 1973)
  • Wichita: And I'm goin' out to East St. Louis, Kansas City, and Chicago Wichita, New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Miami, Florida (With A Suitcase, Paradise Alley Sessions, 1978)
  • Wisconsin: And a Wisconsin hiker with a cue-ball head / He's wishing he was home in a Wisconsin bed (Diamonds On My Windshield, The Heart Of Saturday Night, 1974)
  • Wounded Knee: rode to Opelousas / rode to Wounded Knee / rode to Ogallala / home I'll never be (Home I'll Never Be, Orphans, 2006)
  • Yazoo City: from Yazoo city up to Rollin Fork / from Natchez to Kinosha / from New Dime to New York (Fish In The Jailhouse, Orphans, 2006)
  • Yonkers: He'll tell her he was celebrating Savage's divorce / Played a hunch out at Yonkers, you can never trust a horse (Mr. Henry, Bounced Checks, 1981)