"Avenue A" by The Dictators (VIDEO)

Listen to "Avenue A" by The Dictators, No. 76 on our list of the 100 best NYC songs.

76. The Dictators, "Avenue A" (2001)

Though not a vintage slab from this seminal NYC punk outfit, but rather a track from a latter-day comeback LP (D.F.F.D.), this snappy, slightly wistful love letter to the Lower East Side still ranks. And really, you can't question the Gotham-punk bona fides of frontman Handsome Dick Manitoba, who owns and operates neighborhood bar Manitoba's, which is, alas, on Avenue B.

Avenue A - D.F.F.D.


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