April 14th, 2007

somber

Shabbat Schmooze ~ Named themselves after a giant "blank" (see article)

(a 1973 photo)
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Steely Dan
Jewish rock star dirty joke coincidence number two: while the Lovin' Spoonful and 10CC are Jewish bands whose winking names need no explanation, few know that both indie rockers Clem Snide and soft-rock intellectuals Steely Dan are Jewish bands named after two of the cruder characters in William S. Burroughs' Naked Lunch.

Clem Snide might have taken their name from a certain talking orifice, but Yiddish-fluent non-Jew Walter Becker and authentic Hebraic rocker Donald Fagen went with the moniker of a giant dildo. It’s the edgiest thing they’ve ever done, but the Dan has an enormous cult following.
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Y'all should like this ~

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And as long as we're talking musical Jews:
FROM THE OLD SMOTHERS BROTHERS SHOW
AIRED ON MAY 14, 1967

Paul Simon as I love him the best ~
~ with Art Garfunkel ~
~ and Tom & Dick Smothers, two of my all-time heroes!

I LOOVE the end where they all "ba-ba" together.


Finally, an aside to
ladyeffingbroke ~~
~~ Yeah, you're welcome, luv!
shmoozy Eppy