“Whenever Michael Bloomfield, Bob Dylan and myself were together, it was like three Jewish kids from the Midwest hanging out and playing together.”
The passionate songs of “Yiddish Glory” serve as a mighty riposte to the notion that Jews were passive victims of the Nazis during the Holocaust.
This is not to say that “Bookends” is literally “Sgt. Kishke’s Lower East Side Schlub Band.”
The one silver lining to this unfortunate news is that Diamond says he plans to remain active in writing and recording.
“BANG!” paints a colorful tale of a man driven equally by an intense love of music and a nagging awareness of his own mortality.
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I’d been too cynical in my younger days to actually recognize or appreciate that aspect of their songwriting.
A graduate of Brandeis, Kantor landed his “dream job” with the Red Sox in 2003, and hasn’t missed a home game since.
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