100 songs Long Islanders should know

As we prepare for the upcoming Long Island Music Hall of Fame Induction Gala on Oct. 18 at the Paramount in Huntington, we wanted to pull together a list of the songs that should be a source of civic pride.
These are the 100 songs every Long Islander should know -- songs by people from here, about here, and written and recorded here, that also have changed the world of music. And by here, we go along with the LIHoF's definition of Long Island: Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau and Suffolk.


49. "Do It ('Til You're Satisfied)," BT Express

B.T. Express: The biggest of the Brooklyn dance bands of the early '70s, B.T. Express, short for Brooklyn Trucking Express, landed a massive hit with the dance anthem "Do It," which topped the R&B charts and hit No. 2 on the pop charts in 1974, making it the biggest hit the great Sam "The Bluzman" Taylor, the longtime Islandia resident, was ever involved in.

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