Look up album N-031(a)


Album title: Now That Sounds Kosher
Album ID: N-031(a)
Format: Audio CD
Publisher: Shout DK 30336
Date of Issuance: 2005
Playing Time: 57:01
Language: English
Provenance: Gift of Robert & Molly Freedman
Genre: Compilation
Where Produced: Los Angeles, CA
Number of Tracks: 18

Contents:


Title: Dovid Crockett
Author: Katz, Mickey
Composer: Bruns, George
Genre: Humorous/Dialect/Parody/Novelty
Subject: Delancy St/Food/Gambler/Craps/Las Vegas
Additional song notes: Parody of "The Ballad of Davy Crockett"

Related information in folder 576:On album: N-031(a) (Now That Sounds Kosher)
Track ID: 33800
Vocal Katz, Mickey
Artist: Mickey Katz Orchestra
First line: Dovid, Dovid Crockett, king of Delancy Street,
Language: Yinglish
Style: Humorous/Klezmer
Length: 3:02

Title: Hannukah In Santa Monica
Author: Lehrer, Tom
Composer: Lehrer, Tom
Genre: Novelty/Humorous
Subject: Holiday/Khanike/Place/Santa Monica/Saint Louis/Arizona
Origin: Alb H-042(a)
On album: N-031(a) (Now That Sounds Kosher)
Track ID: 33801
Vocal Lehrer, Tom
First line: I'm spending Hannukah in Santa Monica, wearing sandles, lighting candles...
Language: English
Style: Cabaret/Novelty/Humorous
Length: 1:50

Title: Sir Greenbaum's Madrigal
Author: Sherman, Allan
Genre: Parody/Humor
Subject: Knight/Occupation/Dragons/Armor/Marriage/Dry Goods
Additional song notes: Parody of "Greensleeves"
On album: N-031(a) (Now That Sounds Kosher)
Track ID: 33802
Vocal Sherman, Allan
First line: In Sherwood Forest there dwellt a knight, known as the righteous Sir Greenbaum,
Language: English
Style: Novelty/Humorous/Parody
Length: 3:40

Title: Yodel Dreidel
Genre: Parody
Subject: Chanukah/Dreydl/Yodelling/
Additional song notes: Parody of "I Have A Little Dreydl"
On album: N-031(a) (Now That Sounds Kosher)
Track ID: 33803
Vocal Black, Rabbi Joe
First line: When I have a little dreydl, I made it out of clay, and when its dry and ready..
Language: English
Style: Soft Rock/ Country Western
Length: 2:50

Title: Thank God I'm A Jewish Boy
Author: Lieberman, Allan
Genre: Parody/Humor
Subject: Instrucional/Identity/Observance/Food/Holidays/Hebrew School
Additional song notes: Parody of Thank God I'm A Country Boy"
On album: N-031(a) (Now That Sounds Kosher)
Track ID: 33804
Vocal Lieberman, Allan
First line: When I was a lad I went to Hebrew school, I learned about the Torah…
Language: English
Style: Country Western
Length: 1:22

Title: Famous Jews
Author: Kurland, Steve
Genre: Rap
Subject: Identity/Jews/Fame/
On album: N-031(a) (Now That Sounds Kosher)
Track ID: 33805
Vocal Kurland, Steve
First line: Dustin Hoffman, Sandy Koufax, Randy Newman, Mark Chagall, Groucho Marks,…
Language: English
Style: Chant/ Rock
Length: 3:43

Title: Be True To Your Shul
Genre: Instructional
Subject: Loyalty/Synagogue/AZA/Adolecent/Congregation/Observance
Additional song notes: Parody of "Be True To Your School"
On album: N-031(a) (Now That Sounds Kosher)
Track ID: 33806
Artist: Beach Boychicks
Lead Vocal Phillips, Henry
Backup Vocals Kaniger, Marty
Backup Vocals Wayne, Bob
Bass Guitar Croy, Danny
Drums Logeman, Dave
Electric Guitars Raymond, Don
Clarinet Goro, Zinovy
Accordion Klein, Regina
Synthesizer/Baritone Sax Clavarella, Vince
Marching Bass Drum Fundyga, Craig
First line: When some shlimiel tries to put me down and says "He has a larger congregation"
Language: English
Style: Rock/Klezmer
Length: 2:37

Title: Don't Worry Keep Kosher
Author: Bronson, Harold
Author: Foos, Richard
Genre: Instructional/Parody
Subject: Kashruth/Food/Bacon/Ham/Hadassah/Men's Club/Taco Bell/
Additional song notes: Parody of "Don't Worry, Be Happy"
On album: N-031(a) (Now That Sounds Kosher)
Track ID: 33807
Vocal Guns & Kharoses
First line: Oy Yoi Yoi Yoi..Here's a little song for you, if you want to be a Jew…
Language: English
Style: Soft Rock
Length: 4:16

Title: Pretty Fly For A Rabbi
Author: Yankovic, Al
Genre: Pop/Parody
Subject: Rabbis/Current/New/Replacement/Succession/Congregation
Additional song notes: Parody of "Pretty Fly (For A White Guy)" For younger generation (as of 2008) "Fly" means "Hip" "Cool" "With It"
On album: N-031(a) (Now That Sounds Kosher)
Track ID: 33808
Vocal/Accordion Yankovic, Al
First line: Howya doin Bernie, oy vey vey..all the goyim say "A pretty fly for a Rabbi,"
Language: English
Style: Hard Rock
Length: 3:04

Title: As Kosher As The Wanna Be
Genre: Instructional
Subject: Observance/Food/Kashruth/Torah/Crab/Pork
On album: N-031(a) (Now That Sounds Kosher)
Track ID: 33809
Vocal Two Live Jews
First line: Attention, all you sucker Jews, attention, attention, ah, easy Irving, dees kid
Language: English
Style: Hard Rock/Rap
Length: 2:29

Title: The Inquisition
Author: Brooks, Mel
Genre: Humorous (Supposedly)/Novelty
Subject: Inquisition/Torture/Conversion/Marranos/Pain/Confession/
On album: N-031(a) (Now That Sounds Kosher)
Track ID: 33810
Vocal Brooks, Mel
First line: The Inquisition, lets begin, the Inquisition, look out sin, we have our mission
Language: English
Style: Swing
Length: 4:33

Title: They Ain't Makin Jews Like Jesus Anymore
Author: Friedman, Kinky
Genre: Novelty/Country Rock/Satire
Subject: Bigotry/Racism/Violence/Surprise/Jews/Jesus/Stereotype
Origin: Ephemera 797/Ephemera 1491

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Track ID: 33811
Vocal Friedman, Kinky
Vocal Friedman, Kinky
Artist: Texas Jewboys
First line: Well, a red-necked nerd in a bowling shirt was a guzzling a Lone Star beer,
Language: English
Style: Country Western
Length: 3:22

Title: You'll Never Get The Party Started
Genre: Rap/Hard Rock
Subject: Gernerations/Conflict/Mother/Sisters/Behavior/Broken Home
On album: N-031(a) (Now That Sounds Kosher)
Track ID: 33812
Track Peet, Wayne
Violin Indictor, Mark
Lead Vocal/Teenage Girl Foos, Shari Famous
First line: You're stayin home and you'll never get that party strarted, Oh mama, I going,
Language: English
Style: Hard Rock
Length: 3:43

Title: Man Of Constant Tsuris
Genre: Parody/Novelty
Subject: Troubles/Places/Climate/Wife/Children/Aging/Prostate
Additional song notes: Parody of "Man of Constant Sorrow"

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Track ID: 33813
Artist: The Soggy Matzoh Boys
Lead Vocal Cohen, Mark
Backup Vocals/Mandolin/Acoustic Guitar/Banjo Kaniger, Marty
Backup Vocals Wayne, Bob
Upright Bass Croy, Danny
Dobro Tree, Ed
Fiddle Indictor, Mark
First line: In constant tsuris, through his days, oy I'm the man of constant tsuris,
Language: English
Style: Country Western/Soft Rock
Length: 3:44

Title: Walk On The Kosher Side
Composer: Reed, Lou
Genre: Humor/Parody/Instructional
Subject: Judaism/Kosher/Assimilation/Place/Fairfax Ave/AZA/YMCA/Food/
Additional song notes: Parody of "Walk On The Wild Side"
On album: N-031(a) (Now That Sounds Kosher)
Track ID: 33814
Upright Bass/Fretless Bass Guitar Croy, Danny
Drums Logeman, Dave
Aucoustic and Electric Guitar Kaniger, Marty
Clarinet Goro, Zinovy
Arp String Ensemble Wayne, Bob
Artist: Yid Rock
Lead Vocal Cohen, Mark
Backing Vocals Limeres, Rosanne
Backing Vocals Christensen, Kristi
First line: Yankl quit the west side AZA, went cross town, joined the YMCA, so bacon…
Language: English
Style: Folk/Pop/Soft Rock
Length: 3:53

Title: Holy Days
Author: Lieberman, Allan
Genre: Parody/Soft Rock/Pop/Instructional
Subject: Food/Fasting/Holidays/Observance/Mikveh/Atonement

Related information in folder 801:On album: N-031(a) (Now That Sounds Kosher)
Track ID: 33815
Vocal Lieberman, Allan
First line: I had a friend, he was a pisher, a bokher, fasting in high school,
Language: English
Style: Folk/Hard Rock
Length: 3:20

Title: Learning To Dance The Hora
Genre: Latin/Pop/Novelty
Subject: Mambo/Hora/Ineptitide/Dance
Additional song notes: Is this a melody by Orestes & Cachao Lopez under title "Mambo"?
On album: N-031(a) (Now That Sounds Kosher)
Track ID: 33816
Vocal Shlock Rock
First line: Ladies and gentlemen, please find your seats, the next course is about to be…
Language: English
Style: Mambo/Latin
Length: 4:00

Title: A Jew At Christmas
Genre: Parody/Pop
Subject: Christmas/Chanukah/Chinese Food/Identity/Santa Claus
Additional song notes: Parady of "I'ts Good To Be Home on Christmas Day"

Related information in folder 803:On album: N-031(a) (Now That Sounds Kosher)
Track ID: 33817
Vocal What I Like About Jew
First line: I've never known the giddy joys of other Christmas girls and boys, I never sat..
Language: English
Style: Pop
Length: 2:04

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