Posts Tagged ‘ music ’

Sweden’s Outrageous ’90s Jewish Dance Band

July 1, 2015
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Sweden's Outrageous Jewish '90s Pop Band

It’s fair to say that Swedish dance pop, high camp and bands whose names begin with “A” are pretty snuggly bedfellows. After all, Sweden is responsible for giving us Abba and Ace of Base. But Army of Lovers, known for their outlandish costumes and over-the-top and provocative music videos takes…

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The Jewish Songwriters Behind the Elvis Presley Hit Machine

April 30, 2015
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The Jewish Songwriters Behind Elvis’s Jewish Hit Machine

Like Rodgers and Hammerstein before them, Leiber and Stoller were a songwriting duo to the…

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The 1938 Jazz Concert That Changed Black and Jewish History

February 16, 2015
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benny-g

All this week, Jewniverse is honoring Black History Month with some of our favorite stories…

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First He Rescued Jews, Then He Lost His $4 Million Violin

June 26, 2014
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The Righteous Gentile With The $4 Million Violin

Founder of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, rescuer of over…

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Passover with Metallica

April 10, 2014
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metallica

That kid in your math class with greasy…

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The Jewish Diva Who Played the Indian Princess

March 11, 2014
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sophie-braslau

Gifted with one of those rare, true contralto voices—deep, rich,…

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The Oldest Holocaust Survivor in the World

February 27, 2014
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The Oldest Holocaust Survivor in the World

What’s it like to be born twice and…

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“All I Want for Thanksgivukkah is Jews” Mariah Carey Parody

November 26, 2013
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all-i-want

DISCLAIMER: This video is rated MW for Meshugganah…

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An American Folksinger With A Hasidic Twist

August 13, 2013
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levi-robin1

When you first listen to Levi Robin‘s tender, breathy…

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Urban Jazz Metal Like The Rebbe Sang It

August 5, 2013
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deveykus

The Alter Rebbe was the founding father of the Lubavitch…

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Mickey Katz, Borscht Jester

June 14, 2013
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borscht-jester1

In the 1960s, my father kept a handful…

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German Klezmer by “The Talking Clarinet”

April 11, 2013
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eisel

All it took was one klezmer improvisation workshop with Israeli…

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