"Streets of New York" and "New York's All Right if You Like Saxophones" by Jeffrey Lewis (VIDEO)
Watch a video of the singer-songwriter's covers of songs by Kool G Rap and DJ Polo, and Fear.
Wed Mar 7 2012
Jeffrey Lewis and saxophonist Noah Becker plow through a twofer of essential New York tunes: "Streets of New York," which Lewis describes as "a laundry list of New York hardships," as well as "New York's All Right if You Like Saxophones," which he modernizes by throwing in references to Kmart and Starbucks.
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No. 58. Kool G Rap and DJ Polo, "Streets of New York" (1990)
No. 71. Fear, "New York's All Right If You Like Saxophones" (1982)
No. 47. Jeffrey and Jack Lewis, "Williamsburg Will Oldham Horror" (2005)
Video: Jeffrey Lewis performs "Williamsburg Will Oldham Horror" Live at TONY
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