Native New Yorker (song)
|"Native New Yorker"|
|Single by Odyssey|
"Native New Yorker" is a song written by Sandy Linzer and Denny Randell and was a 1977 hit single for the dance band Odyssey, which reached No. 3 on the U.S. disco chart. "Native New Yorker" also went to No. 6 on the soul chart and No. 21 on the Billboard Hot 100. It reached No. 5 on the UK charts.
The song was recorded at House of Music in West Orange, New Jersey. Charly Conrad was the engineer for much of it and Milton Galfas was assistant engineer.
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||21|
|U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play||3|
|U.S. Billboard Easy Listening||28|
|U.S. Billboard Hot Soul Singles||6|
|UK Singles Chart||5|
In popular culture
The song is featured in an episode of Good Times, "That's Entertainment, Evans Style" (1978), as well as the films Eyes of Laura Mars (1978); 54 (1998); A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints (2006); and The Nanny Diaries (2007).
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