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Songs mentioning Southwest Louisiana places

“Bout It, Bout It II” by Master P, 1996.

“Cajun Love Song” by Leon Russell, 1972.

“Continental Trailways Blues” by Steve Earle, 1982.

“How Ya' Do Dat' Again” by Young Bleed, 2011.

 “Lake Charles” by Lucinda Williams, 1998.

“Lake Charles Boogie” by Nellie Lutcher, 1948.

“The Lake Charles Waltz” by Phil Cunningham & Aly Bain, 2001.

“Live at Lake Charles” (album) by Fever Tree, 1978.

“Mo City Don Freestyle” by Z-Ro, 2005.

“Pennsylvania” by Annie Crane, 2007.

“Slow Loud And Bangin” by Z-Ro, 2013.

“Stet Troop '88!” by Stetsasonic, 2001.

“Sulphur to Sugarcane” by Elvis Costello, 2009.

“Take me Lake Charles” by Shinyribs, 2013.

“2 Kool 2 Be 4-gotten” by Lucinda Williams, 1998.

“21 Miles To Lake Charles Prison” by Johnny Paycheck, 1974.

 “Up On Cripple Creek” by The Band, 1969.

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