New York State of Mind

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Oleta Adams

Oleta Adams (born May 4, 1953, Seattle, Washington) is an American soul, jazz, and gospel singer and pianist. more »

Some folks like to get away
Take a holiday from the neighborhood 
Hop a flight to Miami Beach
Or to Hollywood 
But I'm taking a Greyhound 
On the Hudson River line
I'm in a New York State of mind.

I've seen all of those movie stars 
And their fancy cars and limousines 
I've been high in the Rockies 
Or under the evergreens.
But I know what I'm needing 
And I'm not going to waste more time
I'm in a New York state of mind.

It was so easy living day by day 
Out of touch with the rhythm and blues 
Now I need a little give and take
The New York Times and the Daily News, ohh

 Comes down to reality and its fine with me 
 Cause I've let it slide 
I don't care if it's China Town 
Or up on Riverside 
I don't have any reasons  Cause I've left them all behind 
I'm in a New York State of mind

I don't have any reasons  Cause I've left them all behind 
I'm in a New York state of mind.

I'm in a New
I'm in a New- New York
I'm in a New 
I'm in a New oh oh

New York state of mind

Written by: BILLY JOEL

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