In 1977, the Village People had a hit with "San Francisco, You've Got Me."

#TBT: 10 Songs About San Francisco (That Aren't by Tony Bennett), 1850-1977

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At some point we've all sung along to Scott Mackenzie's hippie anthem, "If You're Going to San Francisco," and to Tony Bennett's "I Left My Heart in San Francisco," but there are several tunes that pay tribute to our Paris of the West.

Take a listen and learn the lyrics to these other songs about SF. And go ahead, sing along!


"Hello Frisco! I Called You Up to Say 'Hello,'" lyrics by Gene Buck, 1915

Hello Central, hello Central, can't you see

Kindly hurry, kindly hurry just for me

Please do get me San Francisco

Someone's waiting all alone

Frisco is her name, she's at the Golden Gate…

Hello, Frisco, hello

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