Look up artist Altman, Sean


Name: Altman, Sean

Songs written or composed


Title: Blame The Jews (Video)
Author: Altman, Sean
Genre: Humorous/Satire/Scurrilous/Vulgar/Anti-Catholic
Subject: Pope/Cardinals/Jews/Fault/Anti-Semitism/Anti-Italian/Jesus
Additional song notes: This song is restricted and may be played only with permission of the archive curator.

Recording:


On album: J-050(a) (Zev Jabotinsky/ Interview January 1931 -- זאב ז'בוטנסקי \ דרום אפריקה)
Track ID: 36026
Vocal/Guitar Altman, Sean
First line: People eatem their own dreckem, You can quvetshm blamem vaticum,...
Language: English
Style: Gregorian Chant/Neopolitian Folk Song

Title: What The Hell Is Simchas Torah?
Author: Altman, Sean
Author: Altman, Sean
Composer: Altman, Sean
Composer: Altman, Sean
Genre: Pop/Holiday/Punk Rock/Novelty
Subject: Holidays/Simkhas Torah/Ignorance
Origin: Ephemera 1081

Recording:


On album: U-088(b)
Track ID: 36123
Vocal Altman, Sean
Vocal Dukach, Inna
Guitar/Bass/Drum Programming/Keyboards Spurney, Jon
First line: Hanukah's the one with the Maccabees, the menorah and the dreydl song,
Language: English
Style: Pop/Novelty/Punk Rock

Title: Today I Am A Man, Intro
Author: Altman, Sean
Composer: Altman, Sean
Genre: Haftora Chant/Ritual
Subject: Bar Mitzvah

Recording:


On album: U-088(b)
Track ID: 36124
Vocal Altman, Sean
First line: Haftorah Chant
Language: Hebrew
Style: Chant
Length: 0:16

Title: Today I Am A Man (Altman)
Author: Altman, Sean
Author: Tannenbaum, Rob
Composer: Tannenbaum, Rob
Composer: Altman, Sean
Genre: Humor/Bawdy/Raunchy/Punk Rock/Novelty
Subject: Presents/Adolescence/Ritual/Pubic Hairs/Suit/Family/
Origin: Ephemera 1081/Ephemera 1101

Recordings:


On album: U-088(b)
Track ID: 36125
Vocal/Guitar Altman, Sean
Guitar/Bass/Drum Programming/Keyboards Spurney, Jon
First line: I've got two pubic hairs and a three piece suit - today I am a man,
Language: English
Style: Pop/Novelty/Punk Rock
Length: 3:58

On album: U-008(a) (What I Like About Jew/ Unorthodox/ Songs by Sean Altman and Rob Tannenbaum)
Track ID: 36298
Vocal Altman, Sean
Bass/Banjo/Drums Greenwalt, Roger
Vocal Dukach, Inna
First line: I've got two pubic hairs and a three piece suit-today I am a man, I'm getting...
Language: English
Style: Pop/Novelty
Length: 3:56

Title: Be My Little Shabos Goy
Author: Altman, Sean
Author: Altman, Sean
Author: Altman, Sean
Composer: Altman, Sean
Composer: Altman, Sean
Composer: Altman, Sean
Genre: Waltz/NoveltyRaunchy/Bawdy
Subject: Sabbath/Observance/Elevator/Fire/Money/Toilet Paper
Origin: Ephemera 1081

Recording:


On album: U-088(b)
Track ID: 36126
Vocal Altman, Sean
Vocal Dukach, Inna
Guitar/Bass/Drum Programming/Keyboards Spurney, Jon
First line: It's friday night and here's my plight, I got no right to turn on the light,
Language: English
Style: Pop/Waltz/Novelty
Length: 3:20

Title: Christian Baby Blood
Author: Altman, Sean
Author: Altman, Sean
Composer: Altman, Sean
Composer: Altman, Sean
Genre: Anti Semitic/Drinking Song/Sarcastic/Outrageous
Subject: Blood Libel/
Origin: Ephemera 1081
Additional song notes: Sung in the style of an Irish drinking song

Recording:


On album: U-088(b)
Track ID: 36127
Vocal/Irish Drum Altman, Sean
Guitar/Bass/Drum Programming/Keyboards Spurney, Jon
Vocal Mendyke, Mike
First line: When Christian scribes revised the bible, ever wise they revised the blood libel
Language: English
Style: Pop/Irish Dialect/Novelty
Length: 2:58

Title: Jews For Jesus, Intro
Author: Altman, Sean
Author: Altman, Sean
Author: Tannenbaum, Rob
Composer: Altman, Sean
Composer: Altman, Sean
Genre: Spoken Word
Subject: Conversion/Loyalty/Anger/Disdain/Pamphlet
Origin: Ephemera 1081

Recording:


On album: U-088(b)
Track ID: 36128
Vocal Spurney, Jon
Language: English
Style: Spoken Word
Length: 0:30

Title: Jews For Jesus
Author: Altman, Sean
Author: Tannenbaum, Rob
Composer: Altman, Sean
Composer: Tannenbaum, Rob
Composer: Altman, Sean
Genre: Punk Rock/Novelty/Militant/Bawdy/Raunchy
Subject: Conversion/Turncoat/Traitor/Violence/Rage
Origin: Ephemera 1081/Ephemera 1101

Recordings:


On album: U-088(b)
Track ID: 36129
Vocal Altman, Sean
Guitar/Bass/Drum Programming/Keyboards Spurney, Jon
First line: I've never been the most observant Jew, after my bar mitzvah I was through,
Language: English
Style: Pop/Novelty/Punk Rock/Militant
Length: 4:40

On album: U-008(a) (What I Like About Jew/ Unorthodox/ Songs by Sean Altman and Rob Tannenbaum)
Track ID: 36293
Vocal Altman, Sean
Guitar/Bass Greenwalt, Roger
First line: I've never been the most observant Jew, after my bar mitvah I was through,
Language: English
Style: Pop/Novelty
Length: 4:13

Title: Blow Murray Blow
Author: Altman, Sean
Author: Tannenbaum, Rob
Author: Altman, Sean
Author: Tannenbaum, Rob
Composer: Altman, Sean
Composer: Altman, Sean
Genre: Swing/Punk Rock/Novelty/Raunchy/Bawdy
Subject: Yom Kipur/Sins/Atonement/Shofar/Forgivness/Repentance
Origin: Ephemera 1081

Recording:


On album: U-088(b)
Track ID: 36130
Vocal/Shofar Altman, Sean
Guitar/Bass/Drum Programming/Keyboards Spurney, Jon
First line: It's a good night for the scalpers, every ticket has sold out, 500 bucks on ebay
Language: English
Style: Pop/Novelty/Swing/Punk Rock
Length: 4:22

Title: Long Tongue Shloime
Author: Altman, Sean
Author: Altman, Sean
Composer: Altman, Sean
Composer: Altman, Sean
Genre: Punk Rock/Raunchy/Vulgar/Outrageous
Subject: Women/Husbands/Revenge/Appearance/Two Tongues
Origin: Ephemera 1081

Recording:


On album: U-088(b)
Track ID: 36131
Vocal Altman, Sean
Guitar/Bass/Drum/Keyboard Programming/Harmonica Spurney, Jon
Vocal Evett, Charlie
Vocal Thatcher, Jeff
Violin Bonet, Deni
First line: Long tongue Shloime, danglin' and a'tanglin that appendage won't quit,
Language: English
Style: Pop/Novelty/Punk Rock
Length: 4:03

Title: Another Inch
Author: Altman, Sean
Author: Altman, Sean
Composer: Altman, Sean
Composer: Altman, Sean
Genre: Fox Trot/Raunchy/Bawdy
Subject: Penis/Enlargement/RemedyLength/Vagina/

Recording:


On album: U-088(b)
Track ID: 36132
Vocal Altman, Sean
Vocal Dukach, Inna
Guitar/Bass/Drum Programming/Keyboards Spurney, Jon
First line: I'm blessed with a sunny demeanor - I'm graced with the gift of gab,
Language: English
Style: Pop/Novelty/Fox Trot
Length: 4:13

Title: They Tried to Kill Us (We Survived Let's Eat)
Author: Altman, Sean
Author: Tannenbaum, Rob
Composer: Tannenbaum, Rob
Composer: Altman, Sean
Genre: Rhumba/Parody
Subject: Persecution/Survival/Farrakhan/Plagues/MemoryPharoh/Hitler
Origin: Ephemera 1081/ Ephemera 1101

Recordings:


On album: U-088(b)
Track ID: 36133
Vocal/Guitar Altman, Sean
Vocal Dukach, Inna
Vocal BAM Cafe Audience
Vocal Jenn's Audience
Guitar/Bass/Drum Programming/Keyboards Spurney, Jon
First line: We were slaves to pharaoh in Egypt, the year was 1492, Hitler had just invaded..
Language: English
Style: Pop/Novelty/Rhumba
Length: 2:49

On album: U-008(a) (What I Like About Jew/ Unorthodox/ Songs by Sean Altman and Rob Tannenbaum)
Track ID: 36292
Vocal Altman, Sean
Guiter/Bass/Banjo/Melodica Greenwalt, Roger
Drums Waldmann, Clem
Piano/Keyboards McGinty, Joe
Vocal Audiences NYC, Murrieta & Monrovia, CA
First line: We were slaves to pharoh in Egypt, the year was 1492, Hitler had just invaded...
Language: English
Style: Pop/Novelty/Rhumba/Latin
Length: 2:59

Title: Taller Than Jesus
Author: Altman, Sean
Composer: Altman, Sean
Genre: Punk Rock/Novelty
Subject: Jesus/Appearance/Height/Miracles/Light Bulb/Basketball
Origin: Ephemera 1081/Ephemera 1101

Recordings:


On album: U-088(b)
Track ID: 36134
Vocal Altman, Sean
Vocal Dukach, Inna
Drums Golden, Bob
Keys McGinty, Joe
Guitar Maile, Julian
Bass Hemphill, Buster
Guitar Greenwalt, Roger
First line: I'm not bragging - don't mean to blaspheme - but Jesus was a short dude,
Language: English
Style: Pop/Novelty/Punk Rock
Length: 4:14

On album: U-008(a) (What I Like About Jew/ Unorthodox/ Songs by Sean Altman and Rob Tannenbaum)
Track ID: 36300
Vocal Altman, Sean
Guitar Greenwalt, Roger
Drums Waldmann, Clem
Piano/Keyboards McGinty, Joe
Drums Golden, Bob
Bass Hemphill, Buster
Guitar Maile, Julian
Vocal Jenn's Audience
First line: I'm not bragging - don't mean to blaspheme, but Jesus was a short dude...
Language: English
Style: Pop/Novelty
Length: 4:14

Title: My Pact With Satan
Author: Altman, Sean
Composer: Altman, Sean
Genre: Punk Rock/Jazz/
Subject: Contract/Pact/Success/Stardom/Promises/Soul

Recording:


On album: U-088(b)
Track ID: 36135
Vocal/Guitar Altman, Sean
Guitar/Bass/Drum Programming/Keyboards Spurney, Jon
Trombone/Trumpet Garchik, Jacob
First line: Satan, Satan - hear my plea, success has somewhat eluded me & rumor has it you..
Language: English
Style: Pop/Novelty/Punk Rock/Jazz
Length: 4:13

Title: Just Too Jew For You
Author: Altman, Sean
Author: Altman, Sean
Composer: Altman, Sean
Composer: Altman, Sean
Genre: Punk Rock/Bawdy/Raunchy
Subject: Stereotype/Mismatch/Wasp/Ethnicity/Identity
Origin: Ephemera 1081

Recording:


On album: U-088(b)
Track ID: 36136
Vocal/Guitar Altman, Sean
Guitar/Bass/Drum Programming/Keyboards Spurney, Jon
First line: Roll over here to my side of the bed, it's been a year - who knows where we're..
Language: English
Style: Pop/NoveltyPunk Rock
Length: 4:08

Title: I Just Wanna Be Sedated
Author: Ramone, Dee Dee
Author: Ramone, Joey
Author: Ramone, Johnny
Author: Ramone, Tommy
Author: Altman, Sean
Composer: Ramone, Dee Dee
Composer: Ramone, Joey
Composer: Ramone, Johnny
Genre: Pop/Punk Rock/Novelty
Subject: Flying/Fear/Drugs/Sedation/
Origin: Ephemera 1081
Additional song notes: Internet credits Ramones with the lyrics. Album liner notes to Album U-008(b) credits Sean Altman as composer and Sean Altman, Hyman, Cummings and Colvin as wrtiting the lyrics.

Recording:


On album: U-088(b)
Track ID: 36137
Vocal/Guitar Altman, Sean
Guitar/Bass/Drum Programming/Keyboards Spurney, Jon
Vocal Dukach, Inna
Horn Arrangement/Sax/Clarinet Evelt, Mike
First line: Twenty-twenty-twenty four hours to go, I wanna be sedated, nothin' to do...
Language: English
Style: Pop/Novelty/PunkRock
Length: 3:30

Title: Hot Jewish Chicks
Author: Altman, Sean
Author: Tannenbaum, Rob
Composer: Altman, Sean
Composer: Tannenbaum, Rob
Genre: Novelty/Ribald/Humorous/Bawdy/Vulgar
Subject: Women/Jewish/
Origin: Ephemera 1101

Recording:


On album: U-008(a) (What I Like About Jew/ Unorthodox/ Songs by Sean Altman and Rob Tannenbaum)
Track ID: 36290
Vocal Altman, Sean
Guitar Greenwalt, Roger
Drums Waldmann, Clem
Sax/Horn Arrangement McGinnis, Mike
Bass Chatzky, Jeremy
Piano Yazbek, David
First line: There's a Roxy looking Foxy in a mink, there's a Becky Tishman giving me a wink,
Language: English
Style: Pop/Novelty/Swing
Length: 3:33

Title: They Tried To Kill Us, Intro
Author: Altman, Sean
Author: Tannenbaum, Rob
Composer: Altman, Sean
Composer: Tannenbaum, Rob
Genre: Parody/Humor
Subject: Hebrew School/Teacher

Recording:


On album: U-008(a) (What I Like About Jew/ Unorthodox/ Songs by Sean Altman and Rob Tannenbaum)
Track ID: 36291
Vocal Shelly, Gabriella
First line: Class, settle down, Rob and Shawn are going to deliver their report on Passover.
Language: English
Style: Pop/Novelty/Spoken Word
Length: 0:19

Title: A Little Off the Top, Intro
Author: Altman, Sean
Author: Tannenbaum, Rob
Composer: Altman, Sean
Composer: Tannenbaum, Rob
Genre: Novelty/Raunchy/Ribald/Humorous/Vulgar
Subject: Circumcision/Penis/Hands

Recording:


On album: U-008(a) (What I Like About Jew/ Unorthodox/ Songs by Sean Altman and Rob Tannenbaum)
Track ID: 36294
Vocal Tannenbaum, Rob
First line: Listen you really don't need to worry, I've performed thousands of circumcisions
Language: English
Style: Novelty/Spoken Word
Length: 0:22

Title: ALittle Off The Top
Author: Altman, Sean
Author: Tannenbaum, Rob
Composer: Altman, Sean
Composer: Tannenbaum, Rob
Genre: Novelty/Raunchy/Humorous/Ribald/Vulgar
Subject: Penis/Circumcision/Care/Experience/Glans
Origin: Ephemera 1101

Recording:


On album: U-008(a) (What I Like About Jew/ Unorthodox/ Songs by Sean Altman and Rob Tannenbaum)
Track ID: 36295
Vocal Altman, Sean
Guitar Greenwalt, Roger
Drums Waldmann, Clem
Piano/Keyboards McGinty, Joe
Vocal Dukach, Inna
Vocal Babcock, Audrey
Horn Arrangement/Sax/Flute/Penny Whistle McGinnis, Mike
Trumpet/Trombone Garchik, Jacob
First line: Just a little off the top, that's all, that's all, a little off the top,...
Language: English
Style: PopNovelty
Length: 2:46

Title: Jews Jews Jews
Author: Altman, Sean
Author: Tannenbaum, Rob
Composer: Altman, Sean
Composer: Tannenbaum, Rob
Genre: Novelty/Satire/Ribald/Humor
Subject: Sterotypes/Freud/Materiality/Blood Libel/Bankers/Songwriters
Origin: Ephemera 1101

Recording:


On album: U-008(a) (What I Like About Jew/ Unorthodox/ Songs by Sean Altman and Rob Tannenbaum)
Track ID: 36296
Vocal Altman, Sean
Guitar/Bass Greenwalt, Roger
Drums Waldmann, Clem
Piano/Keyboards McGinty, Joe
Vocal Dukach, Inna
First line: Jews are circumcised & that's why we're under-sized, but a girl with a ten carat
Language: English
Style: Pop/Novelty/Rock
Length: 3:41

Title: Jdate
Author: Tannenbaum, Rob
Composer: Altman, Sean
Composer: Tannenbaum, Rob
Genre: Novelty/Humor/Satire/Ribald
Subject: Single/Dating/Conversation/Appearance
Origin: Ephemera 1101

Recording:


On album: U-008(a) (What I Like About Jew/ Unorthodox/ Songs by Sean Altman and Rob Tannenbaum)
Track ID: 36297
Vocal Altman, Sean
Guitar/Bass Greenwalt, Roger
Artist: A Shtetl Wedding Ensemble
Drum Kennedy, Miles
First line: So you're living in the city and you're still single & you're looking for a...
Language: English
Style: Pop/Novelty/Hard Rock
Length: 3:33

Title: The Porno Made Me Do It, Intro
Author: Altman, Sean
Author: Tannenbaum, Rob
Composer: Altman, Sean
Composer: Tannenbaum, Rob
Genre: Noveltyt/Humor/Spoken Word/Kvetching
Subject: Pornography/Attraction/Pornographer/Repulsion

Recording:


On album: U-008(a) (What I Like About Jew/ Unorthodox/ Songs by Sean Altman and Rob Tannenbaum)
Track ID: 36301
Vocal/Kvetcher Goldstein, Al
First line: What the hell, it's always the same thing, everybody likes pornography,...
Language: English
Style: Pop/Novelty/Spoken Word/Kvetching
Length: 0:29

Title: The Porno Made Me Do It
Author: Altman, Sean
Author: Tannenbaum, Rob
Composer: Altman, Sean
Composer: Tannenbaum, Rob
Genre: Novelty/Raunchy/Bawdy/Humorous/Vulgqr/Blasphemous
Subject: Pornography/Excuse/Involuntary/Violence/Confession/God
Origin: Ephemera 1101

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On album: U-008(a) (What I Like About Jew/ Unorthodox/ Songs by Sean Altman and Rob Tannenbaum)
Track ID: 36302
Synth/drum Programming Greenwalt, Roger
Vocal Altman, Sean
First line: I was walking down the swtreet, thinking 'bout a vacation, I was on my way home,
Language: English
Style: Pop/Novelty/Rock
Length: 3:44

Title: Reuben The Hooked-Nosed Reindeer
Author: Altman, Sean
Author: Tannenbaum, Rob
Composer: Altman, Sean
Composer: Tannenbaum, Rob
Genre: Novelty/Raunchy/Bawdy/Vulgar
Subject: Reindeer/Semitic/Stereotype/Servitude
Origin: Ephemera 1101

Recording:


On album: U-008(a) (What I Like About Jew/ Unorthodox/ Songs by Sean Altman and Rob Tannenbaum)
Track ID: 36304
Vocal/Guitar/Glock Altman, Sean
Guitar Detro, Matt
First line: In all the songs of Christmas, passed down from days of old, the tale of the...
Language: English
Style: Pop/Novelty
Length: 3:31

Title: Hanukah With Monica
Author: Altman, Sean
Author: Tannenbaum, Rob
Composer: Altman, Sean
Composer: Tannenbaum, Rob
Genre: Novelty/Humor/Raunchy/Bawdy/Vulger/Satirical
Subject: Monica Lewinsky/President/Cigar/Oval Office/Dress
Origin: Ephemera 1101

Recording:


On album: U-008(a) (What I Like About Jew/ Unorthodox/ Songs by Sean Altman and Rob Tannenbaum)
Track ID: 36305
Vocal/Glock/Mouth Trumpet/Drum Programming Altman, Sean
First line: The underwear she wore was so erotica, she liked to serve 'cause she was...
Language: English
Style: Pop/Novelty/Swing
Length: 2:33

Other tracks with this artist


Title: I'm Better Looking...
Author: Tannenbaum, Rob
Composer: Tannenbaum, Rob
Genre: Novelty/Vulgar
Subject: Appearance/Attranction/Comparisons
Origin: Ephemera 1101
On album: U-008(a) (What I Like About Jew/ Unorthodox/ Songs by Sean Altman and Rob Tannenbaum)
Track ID: 36299
Vocal Altman, Sean
Guitar/Bass Greenwalt, Roger
Drums Waldmann, Clem
Vocal Dukach, Inna
Backup Vocal Ezbiznsky, Lisa
Backup Vocal Kamali, Peter
Keyboard Pieck, Mike
First line: I'm better looking than the guy you're going out with, I'm inches taller than...
Language: English
Style: Pop/Novelty
Length: 3:48

Title: It's Good To Be A Jew At Christmas
Author: Tannenbaum, Rob
Composer: Tannenbaum, Rob
Genre: Novelty/Parody
Subject: Christmas/Identity/Food/Hanukah/Comparison
Origin: Ephemera 1101
On album: U-008(a) (What I Like About Jew/ Unorthodox/ Songs by Sean Altman and Rob Tannenbaum)
Track ID: 36307
Vocal/Glock/Mouth Trumpet Altman, Sean
Drums Kennedy, Miles
Guitar Caffrey, Mike
First line: I've never known the giddy joys of other Christmas girls and boys, I never sat..
Language: English
Style: Pop/Novelty/Parody/Fox Trot
Length: 2:03

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