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Black Sabbath: The Secret Musical History of Black-Jewish Relations, CD

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* The first attempt to gather the US history of African-American & Jewish relations into a selective pop musical guide moves from early performers like Slim Galliard singing about bagels and Cab Calloway mixing Yiddish into his hepcat dictionary of jive, to Sonny Berman making '40s bebop he called `'Beautiful Jewish Music," Johnny Mathis singing "Kol Nidre," and Aretha Franklin doing a '60s take on "Swanee." * Features many well-known artists singing rarely heard songs--Billie Holiday, Eartha Kitt, Cannonball Adderley, Lena Horne, Nina Simone, The Temptations, and more.