As the song (Theme From) New York, New York says "If I can make it there. I'll make it anywhere. It's up to you New York, New York". There isn't a popular musician, artist or actor that does not want to make it in the Empire State.

Over the years there have been several great performances in New York that rank among the best in the World. Here are 5 Legendary New York Concerts that Rank Amongst the Best Ever Recorded. 

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The Allman Brothers Band recently announced the release of the live album "Manley Field House, Syracuse University, April 7, 1972". Amazon indicates that this album will be out on January 12, 2024.

On October 29, 1971 Duane Allman died as the result of a motorcycle crash. In February of 1972 the Allman Brothers Band released their album "Eat A Peach" and less than 2 months later they played this Syracuse concert.

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Whether this Allman Brothers Band album goes on to become one of the legendary New York performances remains to be seen. Here are the ones considered among the Top 5 Legendary New York Concerts Ever Recorded.

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#5 - NIRVANA - MTV UNPLUGGED IN NEW YORK

  • Released November 1, 1994
  • Recorded at Sony Music Studios, New York, New York
The Band Live at Watkins Glen
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#4 - THE BAND LIVE AT WATKINS GLEN

  • Released April 4, 1995
  • Recorded at Watkins Glen, NY on August 17, 1969
Peter Frampton, Frampton Comes Alive!
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#3 - PETER FRAMPTON, FRAMPTON COMES ALIVE!

  • Released January 6, 1976
  • Recorded in 1975 at Long Island Arena in Commack, New York and on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus, Plattsburgh, NY
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#2 - LED ZEPPELIN - THE SONG REMAINS THE SAME

  • Released October 22, 1976
  • Recorded at Madison Square Garden, NYC on July 27, 28 and 29, 1973
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#1 - WOODSTOCK - MUSIC FROM THE ORIGINAL SOUNTRACK AND MORE

  • Released May 11, 1970
  • Recorded in Bethel, NY on August 15, 16, 17 and 18, 1969

25 Fascinating Facts About Woodstock 1969

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Iconic Woodstock '69 Stage

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