New York, New York — Frank Sinatra

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In the history of popular music, I’m not sure there are many songs with more swagger than Frank Sinatra’s version of “New York, New York”.

I say “Frank Sinatra’s version” because, despite it being a song almost inextricably linked with Ol’ Blue Eyes in most people’s minds, his recording was not the original. That honour went to Liza Minnelli.

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No Words, No Song

No Words, No Song

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Without words, it’s just a nice tune. Add words — now you’ve got a song. And songs can change your world. I write about some that changed mine.