Saturday, July 3, 2010

New York: Manhattan


Blossom Dearie: Manhattan


There's just so much jazz either about or coming out of New York City that it seems like we Starbloggers need to represent! Here's a song from the Great American Songbook. Written in 1925 by the duo of Rogers & Hart, this version was recorded in 1958 by jazz vocalist Blossom Dearie. The lyrics stuff in so many New York place names that it could have represented the whole week's theme.

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