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The Boy From New York City

Music by George Davis and John T. Taylor

Originally Performed by Manhattan Transfer

"The Boy from New York City" is a song originally recorded by the American soul group The Ad Libs, released as their first single in 1964. Produced by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, the song peaked at No. 8 on the US Billboard Hot 100 on the chart week of February 27, 1965. Though the group continued to record many other singles, they would never repeat the chart success of "The Boy from New York City".

    Release Date: 1964

Songbooks and Arrangements


Songbooks, Arrangements and/or Media

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Deke Sharon : Natural Woman (Collection) SSAA : SSAA : 01 Songbook : 073999586749 : 0634033611 : 08742904

Deke Sharon : Natural Woman (Collection) SSAA bestseller

A selection of standards arranged by Deke Sharon and Anne Raugh from the popular CASA songbook series. Women's arrangements - especially interesting ones - are in very short supply. That's why we're very pleased to offer this songbook. Many old standards are here, plus there are a few more challenging contemporary pieces.

Songlist: A Natural Woman, It's My Party, Leader of the Pack, Lollipop, Mister Sandman, O Canada!, One Fine Day, Sweet Dreams, The Boy from New York City, The Star Spangled Banner

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Voicing: SSAA | 1013b | Songbook | $11.95 | A Cappella


Manhattan Transfer : Manhattan Transfer for SAA Voices : SSA. : Sheet Music

Manhattan Transfer : Manhattan Transfer for SAA Voices

Its the ladies turn to sing the songs of one the the greatest jazz vocal groups ever! "Choo Choo Ch'Boogie" will put your choir on the jazz track with its hip '40s lyrics. This accessible setting of "A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square" retains all the flavor of the original Manhattan Transfer hit. Four of Manhattan Transfer's signature songs are showcased here in a 6-minute mini-medley "Manhattan Transfer Swings!" that will totally energize your concert! Includes: Four Brothers, Route 66, That Cat Is High, Tuxedo Junction. A driving beat leads this chart of fresh new chord changes and rhythmic surprises. "The Boy from New York City" - Terrific for show, jazz or concert choirs and the SSA voicing will thrill your women's groups!

Songlist: Choo Choo Ch' Boogie, A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square, Operator, Manhattan Transfer Swings!, The Boy from New York City

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Voicing: SSA. | Performed by Manhattan Transfer | 2921b | Sheet Music | $10.95


Manhattan Transfer : Manhattan Transfer Complete : SATB : Sheet Music

Manhattan Transfer : Manhattan Transfer Complete

Sing the songs of one of the finest vocal jazz groups ever! "Manhattan Transfer in Concert" is a swinging medley of "Birdland", "Spice Of Life" and "Tuxedo Junction" and are some of the groups signature performance songs. The super Manhattan Transfer hit "Operator" is totally irresistible! An improvisational spirit in a hot groove for pop, jazz, or show use! Jam to "The Boy From New York City", the sassy '60s hit that was covered by Manhattan Transfer. A terrific chart by Kirby Shaw. Get your kicks with the Manhattan Transfer standard "Route 66" in a swingin' arrangement also by Kirby Shaw.

Songlist: Manhattan Transfer In Concert, Operator, Route 66, Tuxedo Junction, The Boy From New York City

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Voicing: SATB | Performed by Manhattan Transfer | 4403b | Sheet Music | $10.50 | A Cappella


Various : Classic Girl Groups : Solo : 01 Songbook : 884088922832 : 1480352365 : 00121392

Various : Classic Girl Groups

50 hit songs from the likes of the Supremes, Destiny's Child, the Pointer Sisters, and many more of the hottest girl groups of all time. Includes: Baby Love - The Boy from New York City - Chapel of Love - Dancing in the Street - Dedicated to the One I Love - He's So Fine - Hold On - I'm So Excited - Lose My Breath - Mama Said - One Fine Day - Slow Hand - We Got the Beat - and more.

Songlist: Hold On, The Name Game, I'm So Excited, Mama Said, Best Of My Love, Come See About Me, (And) Then He Kissed Me, There's No Other Like My Baby, Beechwood 4-5789, Soldier Boy, Born Too Late, Maybe, Baby, It's You, Baby Love, We Are Family, Be My Baby, Lose My Breath, The Boy From New York City, Lollipop, Chapel Of Love, Da Doo Ron Ron (When He Walked Me Home), Dancing In The Street, Dedicated To The One I Love, Mashed Potato Time, One Fine Day, Eddie My Love, Whenever A Teenager Cries, Oop Shoop, He's A Rebel, He's So Fine, and more

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Voicing: Solo | 40240b | Songbook | $16.95 | PVG


Individual Folios

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The Boy From New York City : SATB : Kirby Shaw : George Davis : Manhattan Transfer : Songbook : 08200817 : 073999008173

Kirby Shaw : The Boy From New York City

Jam to this sassy '60s hit that was covered by Manhattan Transfer. A terrific chart by Kirby Shaw.

Arranger: Kirby Shaw | Composers: George Davis and John T. Taylor Performed By: Manhattan Transfer

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08200817 | Showtrax CD Available


The Boy from New York City : SSA : Kirby Shaw : George Davis : Manhattan Transfer : Sheet Music : 08200819 : 073999008197

Kirby Shaw : The Boy from New York City

Jam to this sassy '60s hit that was covered by Manhattan Transfer. A terrific chart by Kirby Shaw. Available: SATB, SAB, SSA, Instrumental Pak, ShowTrax CD. Performance Time: Approx. 3:00.

Arranger: Kirby Shaw | Composers: George Davis and John T. Taylor Performed By: Manhattan Transfer

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.80 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08200819 | Showtrax CD Available


The Boy from New York City : SATB : Greg Jasperse : George Davis : Manhattan Transfer : Sheet Music : 35027578 : 884088527242

Greg Jasperse : The Boy from New York City

This 1981 hit for The Manhattan Transfer is now a hot new choral arrangement from Greg Jasperse. A driving beat leads this chart of fresh new chord changes and rhythmic surprises. Terrific for show, jazz or concert choirs and the SSA voicing will thrill your women's groups! Available separately: SATB, SSA, Digital Instrument Pack (guitar, bass, drums). Duration: ca. 3:10.

Arranger: Greg Jasperse | Composers: George Davis and John T. Taylor Performed By: Manhattan Transfer

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.05 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 35027578 | Showtrax CD Available


The Boy from New York City : SSA : Greg Jasperse : George Davis : Manhattan Transfer : Sheet Music : 35027836 : 884088554187

Greg Jasperse : The Boy from New York City

This 1981 hit for The Manhattan Transfer is now a hot new choral arrangement from Greg Jasperse. A driving beat leads this chart of fresh new chord changes and rhythmic surprises. Terrific for show, jazz or concert choirs and the SSA voicing will thrill your women's groups! Available separately: SATB, SSA, Digital Instrument Pack (guitar, bass, drums). Duration: ca. 3:10.

Arranger: Greg Jasperse | Composers: George Davis and John T. Taylor Performed By: Manhattan Transfer

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $2.05 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 35027836 | Showtrax CD Available

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