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Second Ave. subway's 'Sinatra' - 'more than a guy in a hardhat singing' - gives farewell performance


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An ironworker with a special set of pipes - who became an Internet sensation by serenading passersby with Frank Sinatra tunes - performed a swan song Thursday.

 

Gary Russo, who drew crowds to his lunch-break concerts on the upper East Side, is getting transferred from his gig building the Second Ave. subway to another job in Queens.

 

"This has been more than a guy in a hardhat singing - it's a family here," the Metropolitan Transportation Authority construction worker said.

 

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/2011/09/02/2011-09-02_second_ave_subways_sinatra_gives_farewell_performance_token_of_his_affection.html#ixzz1WoqHTbsP

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