Lee Wiley sings "Manhattan"
There's so much I don't know, and although I already have a few songs I really love ("'Round Midnight," "I Could Write a Book," "I Can't Get Started With You"), I'm always on the lookout for some new gem. And today I found one! It's probably an old classic to you jazz buffs, but gee, this is a dandy song: nice pace, great rhymes, a few surprise turns of phrase. It almost certainly helps that I live in New York and can picture everything she's talking about (well, except South Pacific). But I can't be the only one to succumb. So here's Lee Wiley singing "Manhattan." Get it while you can: