"The Eyes of a New York Woman" by The Insect Trust (VIDEO)
Listen to "The Eyes of a New York Woman" by The Insect Trust, No. 97 on our list of the 100 best NYC songs.
Wed Mar 7 2012
97. The Insect Trust, "The Eyes of a New York Woman" (1970)
Despite hailing from an LP titled Hoboken Saturday Night, this quirky obscurity could hardly be more New Yorky—right down to lyrics adapted from Thomas Pynchon's debut novel, V. Singer Nancy Jeffries later became a talent scout at several major record labels; guitarist Bill Barth was a seminal blues preservationist; and clarinetist-saxophonist Robert Palmer made his name as an influential New York Times music critic.