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.


91. "Your Name Here (Sunrise Highway)," Straylight Run

In "Your Name Here (Sunrise Highway)" the chorus is actually the directions to where John Nolan lived in Rockville Centre when he wrote the song, and it became a sing-along when it was released in 2004, with many fans driving across the island following the song lyrics.

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