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Down the Gowanus
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A song about the Gowanus Canal, an industrial waterway that runs about two miles through Brooklyn, New York, from Butler Street to New York Bay. Back-up vocals on the choruses are by Jessica Feinbloom, Joel Landy, and Anne Price.
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Steve Suffet
Steve Suffet 2005
Now the Wheel Has Turned
Fri Apr 14, 2006
Acoustic : Folk
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» highest in charts:   # 296   (150,443 songs currently listed in Acoustic)
» highest in sub-genre:   # 33   (13,389 songs currently listed in Acoustic > Folk)
About the song
A friend named Maggie Bye once asked me if I knew any songs about the Gowanus Canal. I told her I didn't, but if she gave me a couple of hours I would have one for her. In reality it took me less than an hour to write.