In this episode (recorded in the front seat of my car on an iPhone while waiting for cheer showcase to end) I talk about the songs the remind me of where I was born and raised; New York City.  The Big Apple.  The City That Never Sleeps.




Reading, Watching, Listening

Songs of New York

  • Around the Way Girl – LL Cool J
  • No Sleep ‘Till Brooklyn – The Beastie Boys
  • Me, You, and Julio Down By the Schoolyard – Paul Simon
  • Check the Rhime – A Tribe Called Quest
  • New York State of Mind – Billy Joel
  • NY State of Mind – Nas
  • On Broadway – George Benson
  • Take the A Train – Duke Ellington
  • Deja Vu (Uptown Baby) – Lord Tariq and Peter Gunz
  • Native New Yorker – Odyssey
  • Tom’s Diner – Suzanne Vega
  • Stayin’ Alive – The Bee Gees
  • Downtown – Petula Clark
  • Summer in the City – The Lovin’ Spoonful
  • Empire State of Mind – Jay Z and Alicia Keys
  • New York, New York – Frank Sinatra


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