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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Jennifer Grey Sings in Yiddish

Jennifer Grey's grandfather was Mickey Katz, a comic singer who performed his parodies of popular American songs sung with a Yiddish accent and sprinkled withe Yiddish words. One of his most popular shticks was the song "Duvid Crockett".

Grey sang her grandfather's song on Conan O'Brien's Late Night show (date unknown).

Click on the following video and then click on the words Watch this video on YouTube.

If you are reading this far and still have not watched the above video, then go back and watch it. You will be thankful to me that I made you watch it.

In the following video, "The Vinyl Geek" talks about Mickey Katz.

In the following video, Mickey Katz talks about his family.

Below is a video titled Jennifer Grey and Her Amazing Family, made by a fan named Krystal Pepper.


Just for fun, here is a video of klezmer musician Daniel Kahn singing Leonard Cohen's song "Hallelujah" in Yiddish.

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