Top 20 Greatest NYC Songs — #1
New York, New York by John Kander and Fred Ebb
The most recognizable anthem of New York City is popularly identified with Frank Sinatra. But New York is a city of originals and the original artist to record it was Liza Minelli, who sang the anthem in Martin Scorsese’s paean to jazz musicians, New York, New York. The pulsing beat of the city (the heart of it, if you will) will never be musically represented in such spot-on fashion again.
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