Billy Joel’s “It’s Still Rock ‘n’ Roll to Me” edged out Peter Frampton’s “Show Me the Way” in the readers’ vote for last week’s installment of “100 Songs Every Long Islander Should Know.”
The overall Top 5 unchanged, though The Good Rats and Harry Chapin are closing in on the Top 5. For those keeping track at home, the current standings among readers are: 1. Straylight Run, “Your Name Here (Sunrise Highway)” 2. Billy Joel, “The Downeaster 'Alexa' ” 3. The Weather Girls, “It's Raining Men” 4. The Movielife, “Jamaica Next” 5. Bayside, “Montauk”
This week’s list includes hits from everyone from Wheatus to Louis Armstrong, as well as Ryan Star’s ode to the LIRR “Last Train Home.” Find out next week if any of these can climb their way into the Top 5.
No. 25 Ryan Star
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