List Of Songs About New York City
This article lists songs about New York City, set there, or named after a location or feature of the city.
It is not intended to include songs where New York is simply "name-checked" along with various other cities, e.g. "New York, London, Paris, Munich" (lyrics to "Pop Muzik" from the one hit wonder New Wave band, M).
- This is an incomplete list of songs, which may never be able to satisfy certain standards for completeness. Revisions and sourced additions are welcome.
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“The gay world that flourished in the half-century between 1890 and the beginning of the Second World War, a highly visible, remarkably complex, and continually changing gay male world, took shape in New York City.... It is not supposed to have existed.”
—George Chauncey, U.S. educator, author. Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Making of the Gay Male World, 1890-1940, p. 1, Basic Books (1994)
“Every morning I woke in dread, waiting for the day nurse to go on her rounds and announce from the list of names in her hand whether or not I was for shock treatment, the new and fashionable means of quieting people and of making them realize that orders are to be obeyed and floors are to be polished without anyone protesting and faces are to be made to be fixed into smiles and weeping is a crime.”
—Janet Frame (b. 1924)
“My list of things I never pictured myself saying when I pictured myself as a parent has grown over the years.”
—Polly Berrien Berends (20th century)
“And our sovreign sole Creator
Lives eternal in the sky,
While we mortals yield to nature,
Bloom awhile, then fade and die.”
—Unknown. Hail ye sighing sons of sorrow, l. 13-16, Social and Campmeeting Songs (1828)
“I long for a land that does not yet exist, a place where women are valued both for their intellects and their motherhood and where choices between career and nurturing are somehow less stark.”
—Where Mothers Matter, New York Times Magazine (February 20, 1994)
“I come from the city of Boston,
The home of the bean and the cod,”
—John Collins Bossidy (18601928)