20 Songs About Ohio

Ohio is a state with a rich musical history. From the classic rock of the ’70s to the current hip-hop and pop of today, Ohio has produced some of the most beloved and influential songs of all time.

This article will take a look at 20 of the most iconic songs about Ohio. From the classic rock of the ’70s to the current hip-hop and pop of today, these songs capture the spirit of the Buckeye State. From the love of the city of Cleveland to the pride of the state itself, these songs will take you on a journey through the heart and soul of Ohio.

1. Hawthorne Heights - Ohio Is For Lovers (2004)

Artist: Hawthorne Heights
Track name: Ohio Is For Lovers
Album: The Silence In Black And White (Re-Issue)
Release year: 2004

2. Lil B - Swag Like Ohio (2011)

Artist: Lil B
Track name: Swag Like Ohio
Album: The Complete Myspace Collection, Vol. 4
Release year: 2011

3. Bowling For Soup - Ohio (Come Back To Texas) (2004)

Artist: Bowling For Soup
Track name: Ohio (Come Back To Texas)
Album: A Hangover You Don't Deserve
Release year: 2004

4. The National - Bloodbuzz Ohio (2010)

Artist: The National
Track name: Bloodbuzz Ohio
Album: High Violet
Release year: 2010

5. Gillian Welch - Look At Miss Ohio (2003)

Artist: Gillian Welch
Track name: Look At Miss Ohio
Album: Soul Journey
Release year: 2003

6. John Hiatt, Jerry Douglas - All The Lilacs In Ohio (2021)

Artist: John Hiatt, Jerry Douglas
Track name: All The Lilacs In Ohio
Album: Leftover Feelings
Release year: 2021

7. Michigander, Sydney Sprague - Ohio Forever (2021)

Artist: Michigander, Sydney Sprague
Track name: Ohio Forever
Album: Anniversary II
Release year: 2021

8. Sun Kil Moon - Carry Me Ohio (2003)

Artist: Sun Kil Moon
Track name: Carry Me Ohio
Album: Ghosts of the Great Highway
Release year: 2003

9. Canadian Softball - Ohio Is for Emo Kids (2017)

Artist: Canadian Softball
Track name: Ohio Is for Emo Kids
Album: Awkward & Depressed
Release year: 2017

10. The Band Of Heathens - Look at Miss Ohio (2009)

Artist: The Band Of Heathens
Track name: Look at Miss Ohio
Album: One Foot in the Ether
Release year: 2009

11. 0to8, 1xmxxd - in ohio (2022)

Artist: 0to8, 1xmxxd
Track name: in ohio
Album: in ohio
Release year: 2022

12. Hawthorne Heights, Siiickbrain - Ohio is for Lovers (2021)

Artist: Hawthorne Heights, Siiickbrain
Track name: Ohio is for Lovers
Album: Ohio is for Lovers
Release year: 2021

13. Olivia Newton-John - Banks Of The Ohio (1973)

Artist: Olivia Newton-John
Track name: Banks Of The Ohio
Album: Let Me Be There
Release year: 1973

14. Crush - OHIO (2020)

Artist: Crush
Track name: OHIO
Album: OHIO
Release year: 2020

15. Secret Tree Fort - Ohio Is for Lovers (2021)

Artist: Secret Tree Fort
Track name: Ohio Is for Lovers
Album: The Y'allternative Album
Release year: 2021

16. The Isley Brothers - Ohio / Machine Gun (1971)

Artist: The Isley Brothers
Track name: Ohio / Machine Gun
Album: Givin' It Back
Release year: 1971

17. Year of the Buffalo - Ohio River (2020)

Artist: Year of the Buffalo
Track name: Ohio River
Album: Ohio River
Release year: 2020

18. Anna Kendrick - A Summer in Ohio (2015)

Artist: Anna Kendrick
Track name: A Summer in Ohio
Album: The Last Five Years (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Release year: 2015

19. Andy Black - Ghost of Ohio (2019)

Artist: Andy Black
Track name: Ghost of Ohio
Album: The Ghost of Ohio
Release year: 2019

20. Jake Paul, Chance Sutton, Anthony Trujillo - Ohio Fried Chicken (2017)

Artist: Jake Paul, Chance Sutton, Anthony Trujillo
Track name: Ohio Fried Chicken
Album: Ohio Fried Chicken (feat. Chance Sutton & Anthony Trujillo)
Release year: 2017

John Godfrey

John Godfrey is a music fanatic, as well as the owner of Songpier.com which provides music guides. In high school, he learned how to play the drums which inspired him to learn about rock music. He began to write articles for various music magazines and during this period he realized he had a passion for writing music descriptions. He has a Master's degree in music education from the University of Redlands.