These 7 Songs About New Mexico Will Touch Your Soul Today

Musicians past and present have paid tribute to New Mexico in their songs. It’s always fun when you hear your hometown or state mentioned in lyrics. Here are 7 songs about New Mexico that will fill you with pride.

  1. “Taos, New Mexico” by Waylon Jennings
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So, if you’re looking for love, head to Taos in winter!

2. “Worst Comes To Worst” by Billy Joel

This song is all about a mysterious woman in New Mexico. It appeared on the 1973 album, “Piano Man.”

3. “Albuquerque” by Neil Young

This song was on Young’s 1975 album “Tonight’s the Night.”

4. “New Mexico Rain” by Bill and Bonnie Hearne

5. “Point Me In The Direction Of Albuquerque” by The Partridge Family

Tony Romeo wrote this song and also “I Think I Love You.”

6. “O Fair New Mexico” by Busy McCarroll

McCarroll performed this song at Zozobra in 2014. “O Fair New Mexico” is our state song, which was written by Elizabeth Garrett, the daughter of Sheriff Pat Garrett.

7. “Feels Like Home (New Mexico True)” by Richmond

The New Mexico Tourism Department has used this song to promote our state!

What’s your favorite song about New Mexico?