New York State has been the muse for many a songwriter and musician, inspiring number one hits and memorable show tunes. To help stay connected to New York, listen to this playlist of popular tunes featuring references to the state’s cities, regions, and attractions.

“Welcome to New York” by Taylor Swift

“Empire State of Mind” by Jay-Z and Alicia Keys

“Theme from New York, New York” by Frank Sinatra

“Take a Break” by the Broadway Cast of Hamilton

“New York State of Mind” by Billy Joel

“Shuffle off to Buffalo” by the Broadway Cast of 42nd Street

“Woodstock” by Joni Mitchell

“On Broadway” by George Benson

“Autumn in New York” by Billie Holiday

“Rockaway Beach” by the Ramones

“Erie Canal” by Bruce Springsteen

“New York” by Ed Sheeran