New York City Songs – Volume 2

Follow up to New York City Songs – Volume 1.
More musical salutes to the geography, diversity, people, and energy of New York City.

Released 17 July 2002, post 9/11, and no cheap “hero” sentimentality included.

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1   Take Me Back To Manhattan –
Rosemary Clooney
2   New York City – Village People
3   New York City – Gil Scott-Heron
4   New York Groove – Kiss
5   Once Upon A Time In New York City –
Huey Lewis
6   Sunday In New York – Mel Torme
7   Pacifics (NY Is Red Hot) – Digable Planets
8   Satin Summer Nights – Marc Anthony ,
Paul Simon & others from the cast of
“Songs From The Capeman”
9   radio jingle
10  Ellis Island – Marc Cohn

11  Coney Island – Barry Sisters
12  Puerto Rican voices – George Carlin
13  Nueva York Pasando Lista – Kinito Mendez
14  Jamaican In New York – Shinehead
15  Girls Of N.Y. – Iggy Pop
16  New York Telephone Conversation –
Lou Reed
17  New York City – Dion
18  New York City – They Might Be Giants
19  Big Apple Waltz – Sweet
20  New York City Blues – Sammy Davis Jr.
with Count Basie Orchestra
21  A Heart In New York – Simon & Garfunkel
22  I Happen To Like New York –Liza Minelli
23  Times Square crowd

aleXander hirka’s birthplace ~ 118 Avenue C, 3rd floor – (above grocery in photo)