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Therefore, it wasn't difficult to figure out what needed to be done. The deeper I dug looking for songs about New York - other than the more obvious songs - the more it became apparent that a number of playlist mixes would be required to produce a good representation of New York songs.
Hopefully, New Yorkers and others will find this playlist mix series does the city justice; if you missed the first playlist NYC song mix in this series, it features songs from Lou Reed, Conor Oberst, Belle and Sebastian, LCD Soundsystem, Jay Z and others.
"Positively 4th Street" - Bob Dylan from Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits (1967)
"The Long Island Sound" - Beirut from Lon Gisland EP (2007)
"Walk On The Wild Side" (Lou Reed Live Cover) - The Strokes from unreleased (2006)
"The Only Living Boy In New York" - Simon and Garfunkel from Bridge Over Troubled Water (1967)
"Coney Island Cyclone" (Alternative Version) - Mercury Rev from Lego My Ego (2007)
"Downtown Train" - Tom Waits from Smoke (1985)
"Lovecraft In Brooklyn" - The Mountain Goats from Heretic Pride (2008)
"New York City" - John Lennon from Lennon (1990)
"Marching Bands Of Manhattan" - Death Cab for Cutie from Plans (2005)
"Superman" - The Kinks from Low Budget (1979)
"Empire State" - Guster from Ganging Up On The Sun (2006)
"Brooklyn" - Mos Def from Black On Both Sides (2002)
"53rd & 3rd" - The Ramones from We're Outta Here (1976)
"One Day You'll Dance For Me, New York City" - Thomas Dybdahl from One Day You'll Dance For Me, New York City (2006)
"Bulls In Brooklyn" - The Academy Is from Santi (2007)
"Boy From New York City" - The Ad-Libs from The Boy From New York City (1965)
"Living For The City" - Stevie Wonder from Legends: Do It Again (1973)
The following video cover by YouTuber Chunnyman of "The Only Living Boy in New York" (Simon & Garfunkel) is very nicely done.
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