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New York 1965

- Franny Wentzel - Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 : goo

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National Geographic visits New York City just in time for the World's Fair - this article was posted a few years back but lost in one of the server crashes.

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Internet Archive: web.archive.org/web/*/http://citynoise.org/article/11770

CartLegger:: 22nd Oct 2015 - 05:59 GMT

Restored comment from 9th Jan 2010 - 02:58 GMT

wow. this was a worthy burden, Franny. It stands next to Lost New York (1965) as a lost new york in and of itself. I just sat down and could not look away as I read through the whole thing. I am sure others will, too!

Thanks for posting! You've inspired me once again!

nathan brown: 25th Oct 2015 - 05:31 GMT

Restored comment from 9th Jan 2010 - 07:25 GMT

great pictures wish i grew up in that era .it had a sense of character .not like todays society most citys look the same

Robert: 25th Oct 2015 - 05:33 GMT

Restored comment from 9th Jan 2010 - 20:48 GMT

Thanks again Franny, for giving us all these wonderful articles about N.Y.C.
This New York, 1964 took me back to to my teens, listening, to the Ad Libs', on a transistor radio, The Boy From New York City:
Oo ah oo ah oo oo, Kitty
Tell us about the boy
From New York City
Oo ah oo ah come on, Kitty
Tell us about the boy
From New York City
He's kinda tall
He's really fine, yeah, yeah,
Someday I hope to make him
mine, all mine yeah, yeah
And he's neat and oh, so sweet,
and the way he looked at me just
Swept me off my feet
Yeah, yeah
Oo ee you oughta come and see
How he walks yeah yeah
And he talks
Oo ah oo ah oo oos Kitty
Tell us about the boy from New
York City
Oo ah oo ah come on, Kitty
Tell us about the boy from New
York City
He's really down and he's no
Clown yeah yeah
He has the finest penthouse
I've ever seen in town yeah, yeah
And he's cute in his mohair suit
And he keeps his pockets full of
Spending loot yeah, yeah
Oo ee, yeah we're all right
Yeah, oo oo
Ev'ry time he says he loves me
Chills run down my spine
Ev'ry time he wants to kiss me
He makes me feel so fine.
That's him
Alright he's the boy from New
York City
We call him Jill, we're all right.
Oo ah oo ah Kitty,
tell us about the boy from New
York City
Oo ah oo ah Kitty,
Tell us about the boy from New
York City

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