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New York City: A Return Ticket From Philadelphia

John Abbey, Blues & Soul, April 1975

AT A TIME when we should have been welcoming George McCrae back for his second British tour, we are instead featuring that super-talented quartet, New York City. Due to George's eleventh hour cancellation, it was nothing short of a miracle that NYC were able to act as last minute substitutes. "We enjoyed our last tour so much that we jumped at the opportunity to come back," they all smilingly told me when I asked about them being here.

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