Beautiful New York

A Celebration of the City

Top 20 Greatest NYC Songs — #15

Manhattan by Rodgers & Hart

06 ManhattanThe Great American Songbook would be significantly weakened without the contributions of Rodgers & Hart. Their tribute to the glories and wonders of the city that made them famous may well be their greatest collaboration. Referencing everything from Fifth Avenue shopping, to Broadway theatre, to the Bronx Zoo, to the Coney Island Boardwalk, this song is the ultimate insider’s checklist.


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