The legendary English singer Joe Cocker has died at the age of 70. Here, the Forward remembers some of Cocker’s greatest encounters with Jewish songwriters.
As we approach Yom Kippur, J.J. Goldberg has put together a song list to capture the spirit of the day including tunes by Dylan, Streisand and The Beatles.
We’re back for Week 2 of our High Holy Day songfest as promised, this time in two parts. Part One includes Bob Dylan, Cantor Yossele Rosenblatt and Joe Cocker, plus the legendary Cantor Moishe Oysher, Jerry Lewis (in a serious moment, sort of), Larry David and the Red Army Chorus performing with the Leningrad Cowboys. Part Two includes Barbra Streisand, Leonard Cohen, Abbott and Costello, Louis Armstrong, Israeli rocker Meir Banai and The Band, among others.