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Remembering the manager widely credited with making The Beatles famous

Paul McCartney’s ‘NEW’: The Jew-ish Beatle’s Bar Mitzvah Album

He can still give you earworms and warm fuzzy retro feelings. But at 71, is Macca now finally a man?

Wall of Crazy

Phil Spector and Leonard Cohen’s incredible album, released 35 years ago, is a time capsule of American pop music

Country Music’s Sparkle King

Fashion designer Nudie Cohn, a Ukrainian-born Jew, gave country music its trademark rhinestone sparkle

The Hebrew Beatles?

No. 66 on our song list marks the birth of Israeli rock

Dead Wrong

A haftorah of rigidity and ritual

Sundown: Turkish Turn Feared

Plus R.I.P. Erich Segal, Hezbollah and drugs, and more

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A Torah portion of music and memory

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