The Lovin’ Spoonful nailed it. Summer in the city sure gets the back of your neck dirty and gritty.
They missed, however, by not saying that a good cure would be to take a paddle on the cool refreshing waters of a beautiful river. I guess they couldn’t make it rhyme.
But, Tom Marshall did just that in his Cooper on Hudson River by Manhattan.
Tom and the George Washington Bridge
Ah… I feel better already.