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Posted: Monday December 26, 2011, 3:05 AM
Quiz Cam, Dec. 26, 2011: Who needs an answer out in Hackensack?
By Bergen.com

Episode 28: This week, quizmaster Ryan Greene moves out to the Shops at Riverside in Hackensack to ask a lyrical question from Bergen County's pop culture canon.

THE QUESTION: What 1977 hit single asks "Who needs a house out in Hackensack?"

THE ANSWER: (scroll down)

 





 

 

 

THE ANSWER:  A line in singer-songwriter Billy Joel's song “Movin’ Out” (subtitled "Anthony's Song") asks the question, "Who needs a house out in Hackensack?" The song, from the artist's fifth album “The Stranger,”  ranked 25th on the Billboard charts for that year. The title of the song was later used as title for the Twyla Tharp’s Broadway dance musical based on the songs of Billy Joel.