Happy May Day – enjoy this English/Yiddish ditty from Daniel Kahn & The Painted Bird. It’s called “March of the jobless corps / Arbetslozer Marsh” and seems perfectly appropriate for May Day and basically any time while President Trump is in office. The band is based in Berlin but Kahn
3000 years of Jewish history in under 4 minutes! Imagine all kinds of strangers coming into your house, taking it over and leaving a giant mess, until the next group of people pop by… how crazy would that be? Pretty fucking crazy actually. Welcome to the history of the Jews.
The lead singer looks like a Chabad Rabbi. The backup band could easily be mistaken for Latino gangbangers if it weren’t for the occasional peak at swinging tzitzis… When the overall saccharine nature of “Jewish” music gets to be too much, I always turn to Atzmus, a Jewish-Argentinean heavy metal