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  • Shabbat in Liverpool: New CD adapts Beatles’ tunes for services

    January 4, 2011 | 5:49 pm

    When is it kosher to listen to the Beatles on the Sabbath?

    When your chazan adapts the Kabbalat Shabbat Friday night service to the melodies of John Lennon and Paul McCartney.

    Lenny Solomon, the founder of the song-parody group Shlock Rock, employed “nusach Liverpool” for a...

  • Shlock Rock ‘n’ Roll

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    March 4, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    If spoof dj Dr. Demento hosted a Purim show, he'd have to spotlight the Jewish band Shlock Rock. Shlock 'n' roll includes clever parodies of pop hits like "I Don't Get No Humentashen (based on the Stones' "Satisfaction") and "Achashverosh" (think Falco's "Rock Me Amadeus").

    For Purim...