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Who was the original singer of the song, New York, New York?

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a) Frank Sinatra

b) Liza Minelli

c) John Kander

d) Dean Martin


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Answer: b) Liza Minnelli

Liza Minnelli was the original singer of New York, New York. It was the theme song for Martin Scorcese’s film, New York, New York. It was performed by Liza Minnelli in the film. Read more about the song and the movie on Wikipedia.

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  1. Stuart Devlin says

    Frank Sinatra sang New York New York in 1957 which makes Frank Sinatra is the original singer of New York New York.

    • Colleen Lanin says

      Wrong. Sinatra didn’t record his version of New York New York until 1979.

      • Lawrence Cushing says

        Didn’t Tony Bennett have an interest in the song New York New York? I heard he was paid off and or bullied to turn over any interest he had in the song. That Frank Sinatra wanted that song desperately, and offered a serious amount of money for the rights? What say you?

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