To Life (album)

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The Rabbis' Sons: To Life
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Studio album by The Rabbis' Sons
Released August 1968
Genre Jewish, Chassidic
Label Emes Record Co. ES-102 (stereo)
Producer Itzy Weinberger, Baruch Chait
The Rabbis' Sons chronology
The Rabbis' Sons: To Life
Format LP
Main musical personnel Sharfman, Weinberger, Zheutlin, Chait, David Nulman
Other musical personnel Joshua Goldberg (later of Or Chodosh), Mickey Lane, Stanley Miller, Yehuda Isaacs, Steven Gasner, Herbert Goldenberg

The second Rabbis' Sons album contained one of the only two songs they ever released with Yiddish lyrics (Mazel Tov). Tov Lehodos was one of the group's most popular songs. The liner notes to the album indicate that Baruch Chait had left the group to concentrate on his Talmudic studies at this point. However, he contributed three new songs, played guitar and co-arranged the music.

The Rabbis Sons

The Rabbis' Sons is a Jewish music group that released most of its albums between 1967 and 1974. It consisted of Rabbis Baruch Chait, Label Sharfman (vocals), Itzy Weinberger (vocals) and Michael Zheutlin, with David Nulman on steel guitar and Mickey Lane on bass fiddle. The group got its name because Chait, Sharfman and Weinberger were all sons of rabbis.

Track listing

Side one
1."Lecho Hashem" (לך ה' הגדולה)הוצאת ספר תורהChaitalso appears on Greatest Hits as track 13:04
2."V'lyrushalayem" (ולירושלים)שמונה עשרהDavid Nulmanvocal: Weinberger3:05
3."Me Yidmeh Loch" (מי ידמה לך)נשמתRafi Wachsmanvocal Sharfman3:56
4."Anim Zmiros" (אנעים זמירות) Zheutlin4:35
5."Rabi Akiva" (רבי עקיבא)ירושלמי נדרים ט:ד:Chaitvocal Sharfman; also appears on Greatest Hits as track 64:20
Side two
1."Dirshu" (דרשו)Psalms 34:9Zheutlin 2:30
2."Tov Lehodos" (טוב להודות)Psalms 92:2,3 4:21Itzy Katzvocal: Zheutlin; also appears on Greatest Hits as track 84:21
3."Oz Yoshir" (אז ישיר)Exodus 15Zheutlin3:30
4."Anah Bekoach" (אנא בכח)קבלת שבתZheutlinvocal: Weinberger3:11
5."Me Chomocha" (מי כמוך)שמונה עשרהChait2:26
6."Mazel Tov (Yiddish)" (מזל טוב) Traditional Yiddish Folk Songvocal: Weinberger3:29

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