The Yiddish Book Center's
Wexler Oral History Project
A growing collection of in-depth interviews with people of all ages and backgrounds, whose stories about the legacy and changing nature of Yiddish language and culture offer a rich and complex chronicle of Jewish identity.
The first Yiddish song about smoking pot
Frank London - founding member of the Klezmatics and Frank London's All-Star Klezmer Brass Ensemble - describes collaborating with Michael Wex, author of Born to Kvetch in order to write the first Yiddish song about marijuana.
This is an excerpt from an oral history with Frank London.
This excerpt is in English.
Frank London was born in New York, New York in 1958.
This interview is part of the Yiddish and the Arts: musicians, actors, and artists series.