Mrs. Maccabee's Kitchen (Hanukah song)

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    Cover folds open, brilliantly saturated color cardboard case, artwork by Jane Peppler, liner notes

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Written to the tune of the "Yellow Dog Rag" (which was re-titled "The Yellow Dog Blues" by its composer W. C. Handy in order to capitalize on the new blues craze), it was inspired by my irritation upon finding out that the woman of the house is generously allowed to rest for the complete time that the Hanukah candles are burning (that's to say, about half an hour). Gee, thanks.


Liner notes with lyrics available with download of full album.


from Mrs. Maccabee's Kitchen: New Hanukah Songs, released October 1, 2012
Jane Peppler: vocals, fiddle
Aviva Enoch: piano
Ken Bloom: guitar
Jim Baird: bass


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Mappamundi Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Folk music band plays "More-or-less traditional music of the Northern Hemisphere and the Previous Millennium." Vocals, lots of instruments, specializing in Eastern European music (Balkan, Slavic, Russian, Polish); Jewish music in Yiddish, Hebrew and Ladino; Celtic, British Isles and early American / Colonial music. And swing. ... more

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