Listen to Jody Rosen Talk About New York’s Musical History on WNYC’s ‘Soundcheck’


This year's edition of New York Magazine's Annual Yesteryear Issue, out this week, looks at a century of New York City music. You can read music critic Jody Rosen's essay on those 100 years, listen to his 100-song playlist, or listen to his appearance on WNYC's "Soundcheck," in which he talks about why the city has been the center of American music for so long.