Look up artist Monaghan, Tim


Name: Monaghan, Tim

Tracks with this artist


Title: Mirror Mirror
Genre: neo-klezmer/punk/ jewish/soviet humor
Subject: Life in USSR /Lack of material girls
On album: G-105(a) (Golem! / Citizen Boris)
Track ID: 38715
Violin Jorabins, Alicia
Bass Bergren-Chrisman, Taylor
Drums Monaghan, Tim
Trombone Hasselbring, Curtis
Vocals, Trombone Diskin, Aaron
Vocals, Accordion Kogan, Annette Ezekiel
First line: My Braids of Black hang halfway down my back, my eyes like coal, the windows
Language: English
Length: 2:57

Title: Tucheses and Nenes
Genre: neo-klezmer/punk/ jewish/soviet humor
Subject: Women's bodies
Additional song notes: Dedicated to the memory of Lenny Bruce
On album: G-105(a) (Golem! / Citizen Boris)
Track ID: 38716
Violin Jorabins, Alicia
Bass Bergren-Chrisman, Taylor
Drums Monaghan, Tim
Trombone Hasselbring, Curtis
Vocals, Trombone Diskin, Aaron
Vocals, Accordion Kogan, Annette Ezekiel
First line: Tuchese and Nenes (repeat) are what I want, i like em big i like em small,
Language: English
Style: Punk/Ska
Length: 3:21

Title: Come to Me
Genre: neo-klezmer/punk/ jewish/soviet humor
Subject: pet names / terms of indearment
On album: G-105(a) (Golem! / Citizen Boris)
Track ID: 38717
Violin Jorabins, Alicia
Bass Bergren-Chrisman, Taylor
Drums Monaghan, Tim
Trombone Hasselbring, Curtis
Vocals, Trombone Diskin, Aaron
Vocals, Accordion Kogan, Annette Ezekiel
First line: I'll be your ege yingele zisse croine'le leibanu dai shayne madele leibanu
Language: Yiddish/English/Yinglish
Length: 4:02

Title: Meat Street
Genre: neo-klezmer/punk/ jewish/soviet humor
On album: G-105(a) (Golem! / Citizen Boris)
Track ID: 38718
Violin Jorabins, Alicia
Bass Bergren-Chrisman, Taylor
Drums Monaghan, Tim
Trombone Hasselbring, Curtis
Vocals, Trombone Diskin, Aaron
Vocals, Accordion Kogan, Annette Ezekiel
Language: Russian
Length: 2:42

Title: Zingerela (Yid) -- זינגערעלאַ (ייִדיש)
Author: Sandler, Jacob -- סאַנדלער, יעקבֿ
Genre: Folk/Theater
Subject: Love/Prisoner/Jail/Separation
Translation: CD K-075(b)
On album: G-105(a) (Golem! / Citizen Boris)
Track ID: 38719
Violin Jorabins, Alicia
Bass Bergren-Chrisman, Taylor
Drums Monaghan, Tim
Trombone Hasselbring, Curtis
Vocals, Trombone Diskin, Aaron
Vocals, Accordion Kogan, Annette Ezekiel
First line: Zingerela, zingerela, ven di oygn dayne finklen,
First line (Yiddish):זינגערעלאַ, זינגערעלאַ, װען די אױגן דײַנע פֿײנקלען,
Language: Yiddish
Length: 4:12

Title: Tell her you love her
Genre: neo-klezmer/punk/ jewish/soviet humor
Subject: Love / Multilingualism
Additional song notes: Written for Annette and Shasha's wedding
On album: G-105(a) (Golem! / Citizen Boris)
Track ID: 38720
Violin Jorabins, Alicia
Bass Bergren-Chrisman, Taylor
Drums Monaghan, Tim
Trombone Hasselbring, Curtis
Vocals, Trombone Diskin, Aaron
Vocals, Accordion Kogan, Annette Ezekiel
First line: tell her you love, tell her in russian, tell him in yiddish, in french & in engl
Language: English
Length: 3:06

Title: Citizen Boris
Genre: neo-klezmer/punk/ jewish/soviet humor
Subject: Americanization / gaining citizenship
Additional song notes: Dedicated to the memory of Harry Kovnat
On album: G-105(a) (Golem! / Citizen Boris)
Track ID: 38721
Violin Jorabins, Alicia
Bass Bergren-Chrisman, Taylor
Drums Monaghan, Tim
Trombone Hasselbring, Curtis
Vocals, Trombone Diskin, Aaron
Vocals, Accordion Kogan, Annette Ezekiel
First line: Boris Hoffman, you are now a citizen of the United States, so help you god,
Language: English
Length: 3:51

Title: Lullaby
Genre: neo-klezmer/punk/ jewish/soviet humor
Subject: birth / life / dealth / kaddish
On album: G-105(a) (Golem! / Citizen Boris)
Track ID: 38722
Violin Jorabins, Alicia
Bass Bergren-Chrisman, Taylor
Drums Monaghan, Tim
Trombone Hasselbring, Curtis
Vocals, Trombone Diskin, Aaron
Vocals, Accordion Kogan, Annette Ezekiel
First line: Rock to sleep, hear your mama's lullaby, little one, child of mine, grow strong
Language: English/Hebrew/Yiddish
Length: 3:23

Title: Chervona Ruta
Genre: neo-klezmer/punk/ jewish/soviet humor
Subject: Flower / Medicinal Plant
Additional song notes: Dedicated to the memory of Roma Pryma Bohachevsky,Chervona means Red or Beautiful. Red Ruta, is a plant. In the Russian language, the word "chervonyi" for the red color has been lost, although one can still see the link in the word "chervontsy" (bank notes worth of 10 roubles of red colour).
On album: G-105(a) (Golem! / Citizen Boris)
Track ID: 38723
Violin Jorabins, Alicia
Bass Bergren-Chrisman, Taylor
Drums Monaghan, Tim
Trombone Hasselbring, Curtis
Vocals, Trombone Diskin, Aaron
Vocals, Accordion Kogan, Annette Ezekiel
Language: Russian

Title: Balkan Espanol
Genre: neo-klezmer/punk/ jewish/soviet humor
On album: G-105(a) (Golem! / Citizen Boris)
Track ID: 38724
Violin Jorabins, Alicia
Bass Bergren-Chrisman, Taylor
Drums Monaghan, Tim
Trombone Hasselbring, Curtis
Vocals, Trombone Diskin, Aaron
Vocals, Accordion Kogan, Annette Ezekiel
Language: Spanish

Title: Train Across Ukraine
Genre: neo-klezmer/punk/ jewish/soviet humor
Additional song notes: Inspired by Sholem Aleichem's "to the reaser" form "railroad stories"
On album: G-105(a) (Golem! / Citizen Boris)
Track ID: 38714
Violin Jorabins, Alicia
Bass Bergren-Chrisman, Taylor
Drums Monaghan, Tim
Trombone Hasselbring, Curtis
Vocals, Trombone Diskin, Aaron
Vocals, Accordion Kogan, Annette Ezekiel
First line: I am a traveler, third class, my name is 'hello how are you?' is this seat taken
First line (Yiddish):יך בין אַ רעזינר דריכטער קלאַס מײַן נומן שלום־עליכם,
Language: Yiddish
Length: 3:37

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