"Please Come to Boston" is the title of a song written and recorded by American singer-songwriter Dave Loggins. It was released in May 1974 as the first single from his album Apprentice (In a Musical Workshop) and was produced by Jerry Crutchfield. It spent two weeks at number five on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in August 1974; it spent one week atop the Billboard easy listening chart. It was nominated for a Grammy Award in the category Best Male Pop Vocal performance.
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The song has been covered numerous times, most notably by country music singer David Allan Coe and folk singer Joan Baez, who actually began her career in the Boston-Cambridge area and included the song on her 1976 live album From Every Stage. Other notable artists to have covered the song include Tammy Wynette, Willie Nelson, Babyface, Tori Amos, Andrew WK, Kenny Chesney, Wade Bowen, Jackopierce, Reba McEntire, Jimmy Buffett, and Confederate Railroad.
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