Audio: Protest Singer Examines US Relation with Foreign Oil
From Pollard protest songs to fossil fuels, a Jewish activist comes home to new-found inspiration in Israel.
5/27/2013, 6:48 PM
A7 Radio's "Israel Beat Jewish Music Podcast" with Ben Bresky
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Andy Gross worked with top name musicians before moving to Israel. Now this American Jewish singer-songwriter with voice similar to Tom Waits is finding new inspiration in Hebrew. Find out about his ahead-of-its-time political protest songs on foreign oil and the United States energy market, and his tribute to prisoner Jonathan Pollard.
Ben Bresky is a music journalist and recording engineer living in Jerusalem. He hosts The Israel Beat Jewish Music Podcast interviewing a wide range of Jewish and Israeli musicians from Carlebach to klezmer, from hasidic to trance. For full archives visit http://IsraelBeat.blogspot.com