Monday, August 28, 2006

Number 860 - Manhattan Transfer



Number 860

Manhattan Transfer

"Boy From New York City"

(1981)
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Genre:Vocal
"In 1981, The Manhattan Transfer made music history by becoming the first group to win Grammys in both pop and jazz categories in the same year. "Boy From New York City", which broke into the top 10 on the pop charts, won them the award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal, and "Until I Met You (Corner Pocket)" earned them a Grammy for Best Jazz Performance, Duo or Group. Both of these songs appeared on the group's fifth recording, Mecca for Moderns.
"In 1982, the group won another Grammy, for Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Duo or Group, for its rendition of the classic ode-to-the-road, "Route 66". The song appeared on the soundtrack to the
Burt Reynolds film Sharky's Machine."

Rolling Stone Top 500 Songs ranked this song at Number (You didn't think... ?) and the Album ranked at Number (Another one off the R.S list)
This song has a crowbarred rating of 60.5 out of 108
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