The song of the day for Saturday, January 28, 2023, is “New York State of Mind.”
About This Song
Written by Billy Joel in 1976 for his album Turnstiles, “New York State of Mind” is an iconic song about the city of New York. He wrote the song after returning to the East Coast from Los Angeles, where he’d been living for the previous three years.
About This Version
Tony Bennett and Billy Joel recorded “New York State of Mind” in June 2001 for Playin’ With My Friends: Bennett Sings The Blues.
The album won the 2003 Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Album.
“New York State of Mind,” as well as Playin’ With My Friends: Bennett Sings The Blues is available on Apple Music.