A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from October 20, 2004
“New York’s alright if you like saxophones”
The group Fear recorded a song in 1982 titled "New York's alright if you like saxophones."

The song didn't have very nice things to say about New York City. Then again, Fear is a punk group with such other song titles as "Fuck Christmas."

I'm a New Yorker, but I have never formed an opinion on saxophones. I guess I like saxophones.


(OCLC WorldCat record)
Title: The record
Corp Author(s): Fear (Musical group) (Performer - prf)
Publication: Burbank, CA :; Slash,
Year: 1982
Description: 1 sound disc (27 min.) :; analog, 33 1/3 rpm, stereo. ;; 12 in.
Language: English
Music Type: Rock music
Standard No: Publisher: 1-23933; Slash; 23933-1; Slash; Other: 7599239331
Contents: Let's have a war -- Beef boloney -- Camarillo -- I don't care about you -- New York's alright if you like saxophones -- Gimme some action -- Foreign policy -- We destroy the family -- I love livin in the city -- Disconnected -- We got to get out of this place -- Fresh flesh -- Getting the brush -- No more nothing.

Posted by Barry Popik
Music/Dance/Theatre/Film • (0) Comments • Wednesday, October 20, 2004 • Permalink