The wicked Sheriff of Nottingham bore a grudge against Jews owing to a debt he carried with a Jewish moneylender.
Many of Mitchell’s iconic early songs made up a good portion of the soundtrack to Jewish summer camp sing-alongs in the 1970s.
The 76-year-old vocalist can still whisper and scream with the best of them.
Guitarist Brian May even wrapped a segment of “Hava Nagilah” into one of his guitar solos.
Yes, Devo, Def Leppard, Stevie Nicks, The Cure, Kraftwerk, Janet Jackson, LL Cool J, the MC5, Radiohead and Roxy Music have a secret Jewish history.
The origins of the “Star Is Born” go back to a 1932 drama called “What Price Hollywood?” that starred Constance Bennett.
This is by no means a “jukebox musical”; it has more in common with some of Dylan’s more impressionistic forays into film.
“Simon really seemed to dig into the word ‘oy’ with religious fervor, as if he had spent the previous day, Yom Kippur, in synagogue.
50 years later, the clock on ‘60 Minutes’ still ticks with the hint of a Yiddish accent.
Unlike his tribesmen Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen, Simon is rarely thought of as a Jewish songwriter,