Posts Tagged “Leo Fuchs”

  • Oral History: Where the Trail of Vinyl Picks Up

    December 11th, 2011 | Blog, Events, Tikva Records | David Katznelson | 1 Comment

    I’d like to tell you a story.

    The whole purpose of this pop-up record store is to physcially manifest the mission of the Idelsohn Society: we want to bring forgotten Jewish music to a new generation of people. We want to look at our history through recorded sound. The most amazing thing happened here within …

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  • Jewish Twists

    July 5th, 2009 | Blog | admin | No Comments

    When Hank Ballard and The Midnighters released a minor blues number they called “The Twist” back in 1959, it was a forgettable b-side. When Chubby Checker covered it a year later, it not only became an a- side single that rose to #1 on the Billboard charts, it became a social event, a culture-spanning dance …

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