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Rock "N" Roll Jews (Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music, and Art)

by Michael Billig

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Syracuse University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Contemporary popular music,
  • Ethnic studies,
  • Music,
  • Popular culture,
  • Relations with Jews,
  • Jewish musicians,
  • Ethnomusicology,
  • Popular Music,
  • Social Science,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Sociology,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Judaism - Rituals & Practice,
  • Genres & Styles - Rock,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • Genres & Styles - Pop Vocal,
  • Rock music,
  • Blacks,
  • History and criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages185
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8049097M
    ISBN 100815607059
    ISBN 109780815607052

    About "Stars of David: Rock 'n' Roll's Jewish Stories" I wrote Stars of David: Rock 'n' Roll's Jewish Stories because the time was ripe and right for a book that chronicled the contribution of Jewish singers, songwriters and musicians during the rock era, and also shed light on the surprising influence and impact Judaism has had on the music and those who made it and still make it. Rock 'n' Roll Jews, Paperback by Billig, Prof. Michael, ISBN , ISBN , Brand New, Free shipping in the US.

      Rock 'n' Roll Jews by Prof. Michael Billig, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(7).   Ireland and four-leaf clover. Jews and rock and roll. Wait, Jews and rock and roll? You knew that, didn’t you? In case you didn’t, though, this is the perfect time for a reminder. On June 4 th of this year, the world’s greatest and longest-running rock band, the Rolling Stones, played its first concert in Israel, at HaYarkon Park, in Tel.

    "Rock'n'Roll Jews is a valuable study that forces both Jews and non-Jews to rethink many of their assumptions about the role of Jews in contemporary western culture." - Manna " a painstakingly researched book that manages to put forward a strong argument that (rock music) could never have existed without Jewish involvement.". The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, established in and located in Cleveland, Ohio, United States, is dedicated to recording the history of some of the best-known and most influential musicians, bands, producers, and others that have in some major way influenced the music industry, particularly in the area of rock and roll. Originally, there were four categories of induction: performers, non.


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Rock "N" Roll Jews (Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music, and Art) by Michael Billig Download PDF EPUB FB2

[1] This short book explores developments in the world of early rock n' roll, calling attention to the significant, but frequently overlooked contributions of Jews.

As a sociologist, Michael Billig is sensitive to the wider context of the burgeoning post-war developments in American popular music, which means his study of the Jewish presence in this field is a story about "culture, prejudice and identity" (1).Cited by: 6. [1] This short book explores developments in the world of early rock n' roll, calling attention to the significant, but frequently overlooked contributions of Jews.

As a sociologist, Michael Billig is sensitive to the wider context of the burgeoning post-war developments in American popular music, which means his study of the Jewish presence in this field is a story about "culture, prejudice 3/5(1).

This is a very interesting, at times spiritually moving book, although it is ill-served by its deceptive subtitle "Rock'n'Roll's Jewish Stories." This book is NOT an overview of Jews or the Jewish influence in rock or in popular music/5(6). Rock 'n' Roll Jews. A disciplined study that reveals the many contributions of Jews throughout the history of rock 'n' roll/5.

Editorial Reviews. Billig (social sciences, Loughborough University, England) explores the many contributions of Jews throughout the history of rock and roll, from the lyrics of Lieber and Stoller and the production work of Phil Spector through the influence of luminaries such as Paul Simon, Bob Dylan, Carole King, and Lou : Syracuse University Press.

Celebrated. Jews in literature. Lionized. But until now, Rock N Roll Jews book been no record of the massive contributions of Jews in Rock n' Roll. Jews Who Rock features top Jewish rockers, from Bob Dylan to Adam Horowitz, Courtney Love (yes, she's half Jewish) to John Zorn, with a concise page of essential data and a biography of each one/5(17).

Jews Rock: A Celebration of Rock and Roll's Jewish Heritage Hardcover – Octo by Janet Macoska (Photographer), Brian Leiken (Foreword)1/5(1).

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Rock 'N' Roll Jews examines the Jewish contribution to the world of rock 'n' roll by such luminaries as Bob Dylan, Paul Simon, Carole King, and Lou Reed. This book has us rethink popular music history by outlining the similarities between Tin Pan Alley and rhythm 'n' blues, discussing the complex realtionship between Blacks and Jews, and looking at how that realtionship shaped 20th century American : Syracuse University Press.

Jews Who Rock features top Jewish rockers, from Bob Dylan to Adam Horowitz, Courtney Love (yes, she's half Jewish) to John Zorn, with a concise page of Foreword by Ben Stiller Afterword by Perry Farrell/5.

In his new book, The Devil’s Music: How Christians Inspired, Condemned, and Embraced Rock ‘n’ Roll, historian Randall J. Stephens documents the turbulent relationship between Christian faith and popular music in the twentieth century United States. How did Christians inspire rock ‘n’ roll.

I focus quite a bit on Pentecostalism; especially in chapter one, which focuses on the origins. The following includes both musicians who play Jewish rock as well as secular rock musicians that are of Jewish descent. Subcategories. This category has the following 9 subcategories, out of 9 total.

Review article by Les Back () Michael Billig Rock’n’roll Jews (Five Leaves, ). Jeffrey Melnick A Right to Sing the Blues: African Americans, Jews and American Popular Song (Harvard University Press, ). The cheroot smoking ‘fat cat’ businessman, raking in cash on the backs of gifted jazz, blues and soul musicians is the dominant stereotype of Jewish involvement in music.

Stars of David book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. What Grammy-award winning band’s Jewish members recite kiddush before their /5. The Great Jewish Rock’N’Roll Swindle (Part 3/3 – Act 1) Septem Septem Robert Heimdal 8 Comments Diving in the poisoned waters of the Jew-owned rock music industry of yesterday and today.

Jews in Rock n Roll Originally presented May 7th,at the Jewish Community Center of Ann Arbor Jewish Film Festival, accompanying the film “A.K.A. Doc Pomus.” The story of how Jerome Felder, a Jewish boy from Brooklyn, afflicted with polio at an early age, triumphed over his File Size: KB.

"Leiber and Stoller are perhaps the most celebrated (Rock'n'Roll Jews) along with Phil Spector, but there have been others who have contributed greatly. Michael Billig examines that influence through the worl of luminaries like Paul Simon, Bob Dylan, Carole King and Lou.

Rock'n'Roll Jews makes us rethink popular music history. Michael Billig traces the continuities between Tin Pan Alley and rhythm'n'blues. He reminds us of the ways in which the complex relationship of Blacks and Jews shaped twentieth century American entertainment.5/5(1).The Secret Jewish History Of Everyone Nominated For The Rock ‘N’ Roll Hall Of Fame Seth Rogovoy October 9, Author: Seth Rogovoy.Rabbi David Paskin is known as the Rock n'Roll Rabbi.

David has written and produced six full-length albums of Jewish music and has performed around the country in JCCs, Jewish community events, synagogues, day schools, religious schools and camps.