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Old 10-21-2007, 11:22 PM
 
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So what is your favorite song of the city?


"New York, New York" is Most Popular Song about the City,
Manhattan School of Music/Quinnipiac University Poll Finds


New York, NY (PRWEB) October 18, 2007 -- "New York, New York" is the most popular song about New York City, preferred by 43% of city residents, a Manhattan School of Music/Quinnipiac University poll found. The jingle "I love New York" came in second with 12% of the votes, and Billy Joel's "New York State of Mind" was the favorite of 6% of responders. Ten percent of respondents named other songs and 29% were undecided.

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Old 10-22-2007, 01:12 AM
 
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that's pretty much it, especially after an exciting win at yankee stadium and i mean in extra innings or bottom of the ninth and not a blowout.
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Old 10-22-2007, 03:46 PM
 
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I'm surprised the songs "New York" (the Ja Rule/Cool & Dre version) and "Uptown" (Peter Gunz and Lord Tariq) aren't on the list.
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Old 03-18-2008, 07:21 PM
 
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Curious, if my memory serves me correctly, New York New York by Frank Sinatra was released as a radio hit sometime in late 1979 or early 1980

Am I accurate?
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Old 03-18-2008, 07:54 PM
 
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FWIW: There are two different songs with the same title, "New York, New York."

The most well-known one is the Frank Sinatra and/or Liza Minelli version, but the original song was featured in the 1949 movie, "On the Town." The lyrics go like this:

New York, New York!
A helluva town.
The Bronx is up and the Battery's down.
And people ride in a hole in the ground.
New York, New York!
It's a helluva town!
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Old 01-06-2009, 08:58 AM
 
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I prefer "New York City Boy" by the Pet Shop Boys.
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Old 01-06-2009, 10:23 AM
 
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My favorite song about New York City is the theme from the movie, Arthur, sung by Chris Cross.
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Old 01-06-2009, 10:57 AM
 
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For a classic, I'm going with squeezeboxgal's suggestion of the tune from "On the Town." But for something a little more modern, I vote for Ace Frehley's "Back in the New York Groove."
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Old 09-11-2011, 09:38 PM
 
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New York, New York! and Empire State of Mind parts 1 and 2 are my favorites.
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Old 09-11-2011, 09:39 PM
 
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And the "I Love New York" jingle, lol
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