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A Jewish Christmas Soundtrack

The top 10 Christmas songs written by Jews, from ‘Silver Bells’ to ‘Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow’

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Sundown: Syria Faces Upheaval

Plus Mrs. God, and more

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ASCAP To Honor ‘A Fine Romance’

Lehman’s book tells of ‘Jewish songwriters, American songs’

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Fusion Confusion

A new CD claims to shine a light on a secret chapter in black-Jewish music history, but the secret is long out

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American Songwriter Reviews “A Fine Romance”

“Part researched history, part clarifying criticism, and at times it becomes a phantasmagoria dreamscape.”

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Philadelphia Inquirer Review “A Fine Romance”

“a poet’s witty and ruminative examination of how Jewish songwriters…used outsider status to gain perspective in forging a canon of sophisticated, quintessentially American songs in the pre-rock era”

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A Fine Concert

Rufus, Sting, Lou Reed, and a celebration of David Lehman’s Nextbook Press book

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Nextbook Author Talks Gershwin, Dylan

Lehman traces Jewish influence in American music

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A Fine Romance

Jewish Songwriters, American Songs

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Facing the Music

David Lehman, author of ‘A Fine Romance,’ offers insights into the American songbook

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Good Vibrations in Blue

Brian Wilson to put his singular spin on George Gershwin

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A Fine Romance

An expert picks his top ten favorites from the Jewish-written American songbook