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Songs About New York, The Empire State

The state song is "I Love New York" by Steve Karmen. New York is a huge financial, entertainment and sports state as well as one of the world's top tourist attractions. New York's heritage traces back to the Algonquian, Iroqois and Lenape tribes. Dutch settlers arrived in the early 17th century but the land was taken over by the British in 1664. The British changed the name from New Netherland to the Province of New York after the Duke of York James Stewart, who went on to become king of England, Ireland and Scotland. New York was where many battles of the American Revolution were fought, inevitably becoming one of the first 13 states. The Statue of Liberty was a gift from France in 1886. The New York Stock Exchange was established in 1792, marking the beginning of Wall Street in the financial district of Manhattan. Other New York themes include Niagara Falls, Central Park, Rockefeller Plaza and Long Island.

New York State of Mind by Billy Joel
New York Minute by Don Henley
Under the Boardwalk by The Drifters
New York by U2
Empire State of Mind by Jay-Z
Theme From New York, New York by Liza Minelli, also Frank Sinatra
Autumn In New York by Ella Fitzgerald
New York by The Sex Pistols
New York by Judakiss
Empire State Halo by Echo & The Bunnymen
New York by KRS-One
I Love New York by Madonna
Englishman in New York by Sting
The Secret To New York by We The Kings
Leaving New York by R.E.M.
New York Groove by Ace Frehley
Talkin' New York by Bob Dylan
Fairytale of New York by The Pogues
Moving To New York by The Wombats
New York Mining Disaster 1941 by The Bee Gees
Stayin' Alive by The Bee Gees
Native New Yorker by Odyssey
New York, You Got Me Dancing by Andrea True Connection
Wabash Cannonball by Roy Acuff









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