PLAYBILL PLAYLIST: The Meeting*'s Justin Sayre, Joe Iconis, Jake Boyd and Michael Musto Pick NYC Favorites

By Michael Gioia
28 Aug 2013

Joe Iconis: "Sheena Is A Punk Rocker" (Ramones) I think the majority of The Ramones songs are about the five boroughs. "Sheena Is A Punk Rocker" is my favorite because it's not really about New York, but about coming to New York… About splitting the suburbs, getting on the LIRR, and entering the world of The City. It's simple and perfect and hard-edged and big-hearted. I feel cooler whenever I listen to it, and it tricks me into feeling nostalgic for a teenage experience I absolutely never had but always kind of wanted. Which, I guess is kind of the point of whole thing. After all, Sheena is a punk rocker. Now.