Top NYC songs — inspired by Cousin Phil :-)

Okay, I’ve edited this to include three from Phil’s list that should have been in here in the first place!

So many tracks about NYC It’s difficult to get it right the first time (unless you are Billy Joel of course)

1. Positively 4th street. Bob Dylan (best ever lyrics in a pop song)

2. Fairytale of New York. The Pogues. Of course

3. Hey Manhattan. Prefab Sprout

4. Livin’ for the City. Stevie Wonder

5. Scenes from an Italian Restaurant. Billy Joel

6. Across 110th Street. Bobby Womack

7. Nights on Broadway. Candi Statton

8. Paris nights, New York mornings. Corinne Bailey Rae

9. First we take Manhattan. Joe Cocker

10. On Broadway. George Benson

11. New York New York. Frank SInatra

12. I’m waiting for the man. Velvet Underground

13. Autumn in New York. Clifford Brown. Gorgeous jazz standard.

14. 59th Street Bridge Song “Feeling Groovy”. Simon and Garfunkel

15. New York girls. Bellowhead

16. New York City. Punch Brothers

17. Native New Yorker. Odyssey

18. East street shuffle. Bruce Springsteen

19. Rhapsody in Blue. George Gershwiin

20. Take the A Train. Duke Ellington

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