The song of the day for Monday, September 10, 2018, is “New York State of Mind.”
About This Song
Billy Joel wrote “New York State of Mind” in 1976 and performs it regularly in his concerts. It’s been recorded by many great artists, including Carmen McRae, Barbra Streisand, and Mel Tormé.
About This Version
Tony Bennett and Billy Joel recorded “New York State of Mind” in 2001 for Playin’ With My Friends: Bennett Sings the Blues.
New York State of Mind, a song by Tony Bennett, Billy Joel on Spotify
“New York State of Mind,” as well as Playin’ With My Friends: Bennett Sings the Blues, is available from iTunes.
Sunday’s New York Times had a gorgeous special section on Central Park, featuring a four-page fold-out panorama photograph of Central Park on a lovely and warm Sunday, taken on August 23, 2018. Inside the section were photographs of all types of people at the park, along with short interviews with each of them. It put me in a New York State of Mind.