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!


"Coming Around the Horn (Dearest Mae)," lyrics by John A. Stone, 1854

We arrived in San Francisco, and all went to the mines,

We left an agent back to sell our goods of various kinds;

A friend woke up to let us know our agent, Mr. Gates,

Had sold the ship and cargo, sent the money to the States

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