Join Gary ‘Yid Rock’ Holzman, founder of Sydney’s Jewish music festival Shir Madness, as he counts down the top ten pop songs written by Jews that literally changed the world.
Of the millions of pop songs written in the modern era only very few have transcended their brief popularity to become true classics.
These rare gems somehow manage to encapsulate a specific time and place, define generations, challenge accepted norms and, sometimes, even change the course of history.
A sizable number of such songs have been written by Jewish songwriters.
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