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Hislahavus’ Review of the Yess Legacy – Disc 2

Hislahavus’ Review of the Yess Legacy – Disc 2

Disc 2: (Our review on Disc 1 can be found here.) Fight in the Man: (****) Quite possibly Megama’s greatest song, at least lyrically. Gershon Veroba loves this song, as evidenced by his earlier release of an a cappella version of it (available for free at MostlyMusic.com), which this one is conceptually based off of. [&hellip

Hislahavus’ Review of The Yess Legacy – Disc 1

Hislahavus’ Review of The Yess Legacy – Disc 1

Yes! (Pardon the pun.) Finally – a collection of modern adaptations for the classic music of Moshe Yess! I’ve been waiting eagerly for this album for a long time – in fact, full disclosure here, I had been involved with some initial discussions about the concept after R’ Moshe passed, but I was not ultimately [&hellip

The Megama Albums – Available Again!

The Megama Albums – Available Again!

When JMR first started, we posted an item called “The Lost Albums” regarding albums that have disappeared. Among those albums, we mentioned the classic Megama records, whose most famous song, “My Zeidy”, was for many years the anthem of the Baal Teshuva movement. The Megama Duo, made up of guitarist and vocalist Moshe Yess and [&hellip

Hislahavus’ Review of 8th Day’s Chasing Prophecy

Hislahavus’ Review of 8th Day’s Chasing Prophecy

From an 8th Day CD, you can expect the following: catchy tunes, funky and abstract lyrics, and Chassidic concepts distilled in truly original fashion. And it’s for those reasons that I have been eagerly awaiting their latest release. Chasing Prophecy (the name of which is probably a play off of the Israeli group, “Shotei Hanevuah”), [&hellip