The Shmooze: The Yiddish Book Center's podcast

The Fugs' Yiddish Inspiration

The Fugs, a 1960s garage band, made frequent use of bongos, curse words, and protest poetry. They also used Yiddish songs and other Jewish source material. Music critic Seth Rogovoy, in conversation with Emma Morgenstern, plays clips from The Fugs' first album and ponders what makes their music Jewish.

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