Cheerful guy, singing: Oh, the shaaaaake shack is a little old place where we can… get a burger…

–Madison Square

Overheard by: Rose Fox

Stoned man with ukulele, to the tune of “Bohemian Rhapsody”: Father… just killed my mom, put a gun against her head, pulled my trigger now she’s dead…

–72nd St & CPW

Overheard by: stepping away from the platform edge

Little boy, singing out Jewish day school bus window: Oy-oy-oy-oy-oy-yoi-yoi! Oy-oy-oy-oy-yoi!

–76th St & West End Avenue

Overheard by: Suze V

Guy to friend, about Alicia Keys/Jay‑Z song: That’s not how that song goes! She doesn’t sing: “concrete jungle with green tomatoes”!

–Grand Central Station

Overheard by: M.

Man walking down street, singing loudly: She’s a maniac, maniac, my love. And she’s dancing like she did when she was four.

–East Harlem

Overheard by: Sisk of China