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She grew Up Riding the Subway…..

You grew up riding the subways running with people
Up in Harlem, down on Broadway
You’re no tramp but you’re no lady talkin’ that street talk
You’re the heart and soul of New York City
Native New Yorker Odyssey
If you are a true Disco fan not only do you instantly recognize those lyrics as Odyssey’s 1977 hit ” Native New Yorker” but you are instantly transported back to the first time you heard the song. The track exemplifies the class and style that Disco should be remembered for. An elegance conveyed through musical notes perfectly arranged to capture a moment in Disco History that lives within this song.Written by Sandy Linzer (Working My Way Back to You”) and Denny Randell ( “Swearin’ To God” ).Native New Yorker was also recorded by Frankie Valli in 1977, Esther Phillips in 1978, and Black Box in 1998.
November 16 is the birthday of Lillian Lopez ( Lillian Lopez-Collazo-Jackson, 16th November 1935, Stamford, Connecticut, U.S.A., Died 4th September 2012, Basingstoke, Hampshire, U.K.) originally from the Virgin Islands.