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Billy Joel Honored With George Gershwin Prize

Though today’s music industry hardly resembles the Tin Pan Alley era

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Rock Lyricist Jerry Lieber Dies

With Mike Stoller, wrote some of genre’s earliest, best songs

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Songs of Songs

What are the 100 greatest Jewish songs ever? Tablet Magazine’s musicologists rank them all, from sacred to pop to hip-hop, from Rabbi Akiva to Amy Winehouse.

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Their Magic Moment

How Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller tapped into the soul of ’50s America—and made it sing

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On the Bookshelf

Soloveitchik, Céline, Salinger, and more