A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeye's fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from June 10, 2021
“Big Apple” (song by Molly Hatchet, 1978)

"Big Apple” is a song on side one of the album Molly Hatchet (1978), the self-titled debut album by American southern rock band Molly Hatchet.

The song begins:

“New York City, you’re so big and tough. Well here we come, baby, struttin’ our stuff.”


Wikipedia: Molly Hatchet (album)
Molly Hatchet is the self-titled debut album by American southern rock band Molly Hatchet, released in 1978 (see 1978 in music). The cover is a painting by Frank Frazetta entitled “The Death Dealer”. Starting off both the album itself and the recording career of the band, the first song famously begins with lead singer Danny Joe Brown growling “Hell yeah!”
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Track listing
Side one

1. “Bounty Hunter” (Danny Joe Brown, Dave Hlubek, Steve Holland) – 2:58
2. “Gator Country” (Hlubek, Holland, Banner Thomas) – 6:17
3. “Big Apple” (Brown, Hlubek) – 3:01

Genius,com (lyrics)
Big Apple
Molly Hatchet
Produced by Tom Werman
Release Date September 1, 1978
New York City, you’re so big and tough
Well here we come, baby, struttin’ our stuff
Well we look kinda freaky we’re pretty damn bad
Cause Southern cookin’ is all we’ve ever had
Oh, cook ‘em up some greens, baby ...

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