In this list of the best songs about Oregon, we’ll cover Oregon songs that mention Oregon in the lyrics, songs about Portland, and songs about Oregon that don’t specifically mention the state, but take place in it.
This Oregon playlist is the perfect way to celebrate the Beaver State, whether you’re just wanting a taste of home, road tripping through Klamath Falls, or are putting together a presentation about the state.
From rock songs about Oregon to pop songs about Oregon to folk songs about Oregon (and seeing as how it’s Oregon, there are a lot of those!), this list of songs will inspire, educate, and make you nostalgic for your life there!
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1. Eugene, Oregon by Dolly Parton
2. Portland Oregon by Jack White and Loretta Lynn
3. Coming Home by Mat Kearney
4. Portland by The Replacements
5. The City of Roses by Esperanza Spalding
6. Rose Parade by Elliot Smith
7. Lumberjack by Johnny Cash
8. Oregon Girl by Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin
9. Back to Oregon by Broadway Calls
10. Caldera, Oregon by Laura Gibson
11. Rose City Blues by Todd Snider
12. I Must Be in Oregon by Greg Brown
13. Twin Rocks, Oregon by Shawn Mullins
14. Doom Town by The Wipers
15. Light Rail Coyote by Sleater Kinney
16. Better Company by Horse Feathers
17. So Long, Astoria by The Ataris
18. Down by the Water by The Decemberists
19. The Story I Heard by Blind Pilot
20. Oregonize by Person People
21. Portland Life by Cool Nutz
22. Everyone Knows Everyone by Helio Sequence
23. Leave Oregon by Tyler Stenson
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