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Listen to Jody Rosen Talk About 1920s New York City Music 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 appearances this week on WNYC’s “Soundcheck.” On Monday, he talked about why the city has been the center of American music for so long. Yesterday, he talked about Tin Pan Alley and why the 1920s is the New York City musical decade he’s most nostalgic for. Listen below:

Jody Rosen Talks About 1920s NYC Music History