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.

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Entry from November 16, 2004
“The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin’ Groovy)” (1966)
"The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy" was a Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel hit from the album Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme (1966).

The song has no New York City details in it besides the title. Simon & Garfunkel came from New York and performed many New York-themed songs, such as "Sounds of Silence."
Posted by Barry Popik
Music/Dance/Theatre/Film • (0) Comments • Tuesday, November 16, 2004 • Permalink