Words by Betty Comden & Adolph Green
Music by Leonard Bernstein
written for the 1944 musical show "On The Town"
29.4.1957, Hollywood, Capitol Tower (Capitol Master # E-17009)
Arrangement by Gordon Jenkins
Orchestra conducted by Gordon Jenkins:
Vincent DeRosa, Richard Perissi, Arthur Frantz (french horns); Wayne Songer, Jack Chaney (woodwinds); Dent Eckels, Clyde Hylton, Matty Matlock (woodwinds & flutes); Mischa Russell, Walter Edelstein, Joseph Livoti, Marshall Sosson, David Frisina, Sol Kindler, Jacques Gasselin, Samuel Cytron, Harold Dicterow, Achille Mierlot jr., Howard Colf, Leonard Atkins, Emil Briano, Amerigo Marino, Alex Beller, Ben Gill (violins); Paul Robyn, David Sterkin, Ray Menhennick, William Baffa (violas); Armand Kaproff, Ray Kramer (vionloncelli); Kathryn Thompson Vail (harp); Bill Miller (piano); Allan Reuss (guitar); Jack Ryan (bass); Nick Fatool (drums).
New York, New York,
or a village in Iowa:
The only difference is the name.
If you're alone,
whether on Main Street, or on Broadway:
If you're alone, they are both the same...
And every town's
a lonely town.