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.


76. "Rock and Roll All Nite," Kiss

The anthem from the Queens-based band that remains their concert-closing signature song, long after its live version reached No. 12 on the charts in 1976. Though fans were already acquainted with the band's futuristic glam outfits, the song outlined the band's mantra: "I want to rock and roll all night and party every day."

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