The Song is Not the Same

The Song is Not the Same

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There has been a long-standing relationship between Jewish Americans and the world of American popular music. The essays in this volume blend surveys of music making as a whole with profiles of single artists. This is volume 8 of the annual publication, The Jewish Role in American Life (ISSN 1934-7529), produced by the Casden Institute for the Study of the Jewish Role in American Life at the University of Southern California. Contents: Foreword (Gayle Wald); Introduction (Josh Kun); qCohen Owes Me Ninety-Seven Dollars, and other Tales from the Jewish Sheet-Music Tradeq (Jody Rosen); a€œ'Dances Partake of the Racial Characteristics of the People Who Dance Them': Nordicism, Antisemitism, and Henry Forda€™s Old Time Music and Dance Revivalq (Peter La Chapelle); a€œOvoutie Slanguage is Absolutely Kosher: Yiddish in Scat-Singing, Jazz Jargon, and Black Musica€ (Jonathan Z. S. Pollack); q'If I Embarrass You, Tell Your Friends': Belle Barth, Pearl Williams, and the Space of the RisquAcq (Josh Kun); q'Herea€™s a foreign song I learned in Utah': The Anxiety of Jewish Influence in the Music of Bob Dylanq (David Kaufman); qJazz Liturgy, Yiddishe Blues, Cantorial Death Metal, and Free Klez: Musical Hybridity in Radical Jewish Cultureq (Jeff Janeczco).Lisa anseLL is Associate Director of the Casden Institute for the Study of the Jewish Role in American Life at the University of Southern California. She received her BA in French and Near East Studies from UCLA and her MA in Middle Eastanbsp;...


Title:The Song is Not the Same
Author: Bruce Zuckerman, Josh Kun, Lisa Ansell
Publisher:Purdue University Press - 2011
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