8 thoughts on “ The Boy From New York City - The Ad Libs / The Trade Winds - The Boy From New York City / New Yorks A Lonely Town (Vinyl) ”

  1. The Ad Libs were a vocal group from Bayonne, New Jersey. The song was written by John T. Taylor, who was a sax player that helped them demo this song, earning The Ad Libs a record deal with Red Bird records, which was owned by the songwriters Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller.
  2. Lyrics to "The Boy From New York City" by THE AD LIBS: Oo ah oo ah oo oo, Kitty / Tell us about the boy / From New York City / Oo ah oo ah come on, Kitty / Tell us about the boy / From New York City / He's kinda tall / He's really fine, yeah, yeah, / Someday I hope to make him / .
  3. The Ad Libs were a vocal group from Bayonne, New Jersey in the early s whose female lead vocals and male backing influenced the doo-wop singing style of many later groups. Their single "The Boy From New York City", written by George Davis & John T. Taylor, was their only hit.
  4. New or Used: N Condition/Grade: NEW Format: Vinyl 45 7 Additional Info: This 7 inch is a new (never played) store stock copy. Ad Libs - Boy From NYC & Trade Winds - New York's A lonely Town 45 pop Jads Jams Vinyl Records & More.
  5. Tell us about the boy from New York City Oo ah oo ah come on, Kitty Tell us about the boy from New York City He's really down and he's no Clown yeah, yeah He has the finest penthouse I've ever seen in town yeah, yeah And he's cute in his mohair suit And he keeps his pockets full of Spending loot yeah, yeah Oo ee, yeah, we're all right Yeah, oo oo.
  6. Tell us about the boy from New York City He's kinda tall, he's really fine Someday I hope to make him mine all mine And he's neat, and oh so sweet And just the way he looked at me swept me off my feet Oo-oo-weee, you ought to come and see How he walks, and how he talks. He's really down, and he's no clown He has the finest penthouse I've ever seen in town And he's cute, in his mohair suit And.
  7. The Ad-Libs were a black doo-wop group from Newark, New Jersey. Their very first single would prove to be their only hit. The song was covered 16 years later by The Manhattan Transfer. I was always a sucker for great harmony and this tune is exceptional. This is the original hit recording you would remember from the radio.5/5(10).

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