New York New York, Theme from New York New York actually, was written by Fred Ebb and composed by John Kander for the Martin Scorsese film New York, New York in 1977. The previous year, when it had been the theme song for the movie, it had not really taken off. It was in 1979 , in Los Angeles, that he made the recording that endures today.
In 1979, Frank Sinatra recorded the song for his album Trilogy: Past Present Future. It came over as a new, defiant personal statement as much as a paean to a city.
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“I sent him the song, and he said he would listen to it.
I kept calling Dorothy [Uhlmann, Sinatra’s secretary] to find out what was happening, and she said, ’It’s on the turntable.
Frank first sang New York New York in public in October 1978, during a charity event at Waldorf-Astoria.
According to the Coldplay frontman, his partner on the band's 2011 single "Princess of China" "is the Frank Sinatra of our generation." It may sound a bit strange, considering their different genders and genres, but Martin offered a good explanation when speaking with for an extensive interview.I know what the cat who wrote the song is trying to say. He left behind a massive catalog of work that includes iconic tunes like "Love and Marriage," "Strangers in the Night," "My Way" and "New York, New York." He died on May 14, 1998 in Los Angeles, California. Sentimentality, after all, is an emotion common to all humanity.”Born in Hoboken, New Jersey, on December 12, 1915, Frank Sinatra rose to fame singing big band numbers.(4/30/67) Performed "Somethin' Stupid" with sister Nancy Sinatra on The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (1967).Nancy and father Frank Sinatra had just had a #1 hit with the song in the US and the UK, the only father-daughter duet ever to top the charts.