Song of the day: The Ad Libs- The Boy From New York City

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In 1965, the Ad Libs released the soul song The Boy From New York City. John T. Taylor, a saxophone player, wrote the song to get them a record deal on the label of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. They succeeded and got to record the song. It would be their only hit: number 8 in the US. It did not mean that they stopped producing records: it just meant they never got the success anymore. Enjoy

The Ad Libs- The Boy From New York City

Posted on July 3, 2015, in 1960-1969, FlinterFiles Song Archive and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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