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New York State of Mind is a song written by Billy Joel about New York City. It makes references to New York Times, New York Daily News, and Chinatown. This song was covered by numerous jazz artists like Mel Torme and Tony Bennett. Billy Joel was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1999. ... The city is at the center of international finance, politics, entertainment, and culture, and is one of the worlds major global cities (along with London, Tokyo and Paris) with a virtually unrivaled collection of museums, galleries, performance venues, media outlets, international corporations, and stock exchanges. ... The New York Times is an internationally known daily newspaper published in New York City and distributed in the United States and many other nations worldwide. ... New York Daily News Building, Raymond Hood, architect, rendering by Hugh Ferriss The New York Daily News is one of the largest newspapers in the United States with a circulation well over 700,000. ... New York City is home to one of the largest Chinatowns in North America, and is centered around Canal Street in Manhattan. ... Jazz master Louis Armstrong remains one of the most loved and best known of all jazz musicians. ... Mel Tormé (September 13, 1925 - June 5, 1999) was a jazz singer with a light, velvety, high-tenor voice. ... Tony Bennett, 2000 Tony Bennett (born August 3, 1926) is an American popular music, standards, and jazz singer who is widely considered to be one of the best interpretative singers in these genres. ...



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