Al Kooper


New York City you're a woman
Cold-hearted bitch ought to be your name
Oh you ain't never loved nobody
Yet I’m drawn to you like a moth to flame

Al Kooper, 'New York City (You're A Woman)

Al Kooper is an American songwriter, record producer and musician, known for organising Blood, Sweat & Tears, providing studio support for Bob Dylan when he went electric in 1965, and also bringing together guitarists Mike Bloomfield and Stephen Stills to record the Super Session album. He has had a successful solo career since then, written music for film soundtracks, and has also lectured in musical composition.