Finding songs that mention states like New York and California in their lyrics is incredibly easy, but North Dakota? Not so much.

Thankfully, there's a site like, which allows you to search for terms in song lyrics. A search of 'North Dakota' found 69 lyrics that mention the Peace Garden State.

So, without further ado, here are five rock songs that mention the state of North Dakota in their lyrics!

  • 1

    'Dani California' - Red Hot Chili Peppers

    Lyric that mentions North Dakota: 'Never made it up to Minnesota / North Dakota man wasn't gunnin' for the quota'

  • 2

    'Face the Promise' - Bob Seger

    Lyric that mentions North Dakota: 'So long North Dakota, you must understand / I need to face the promise of the promised land'

  • 3

    'Truck Drivin' Man' - Lynyrd Skynyrd

    Lyric the mentions North Dakota: 'He's got ladies up in North Dakota / From the Keys, man, to Minnesota'

  • 4

    'I Am' - Kid Rock

    Lyric that mentions North Dakota: 'And, I am North and South Dakota, and New York City / I am everything Hollywood wants to be'

  • 5

    'Nellie Kane' - Phish

    Lyric that mentions North Dakota: 'As a young man I went riding out on the western plain / In the state of North Dakota, I met my Nellie Kane / I met my Nellie Kane'