These 9 Songs About Illinois Will Touch Your Soul Today

Whether you’re living out of state, or just want to feel great about where you live, there’s nothing better than listening to songs about your state. We’ve rounded up nine of the best songs about Illinois that will touch your soul today:

1. “Lake Shore Drive” — Aliotta, Haynes, and Jeremiah

2. “Sweet Home Chicago” — Eric Clapton version

3. “Illinois” — Dan Fogelberg

4. “Illinois” — Everly Brothers

5. “Cairo, Illinois” — Pokey LaFarge

6. “Come on! Feel the Illinoise!” — Sufjan Stevens

7. “Johnsburg, Illinois” — Tom Waits

8. “Illinois Blues” — Skip James

9. “Effington” — Ben Folds

Which great songs about Illinois did we miss? Let us know in the comments.

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