Lejzor and Fiszel Sing the Blues: Chess Records and the Black-Jewish Alliance (2020)

Lejzor and Fiszel Sing the Blues Chess Records and the Black Jewish Alliance Hollywood has a way of turning history upside down Hollywood directors often don t know what their own movies mean The classic instance is horror movies Martin Scorcese made the point to David Cronenb
  • Title: Lejzor and Fiszel Sing the Blues: Chess Records and the Black-Jewish Alliance
  • Author: E. Michael Jones
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  • Page: 245
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  • Lejzor and Fiszel Sing the Blues: Chess Records and the Black-Jewish Alliance
    Hollywood has a way of turning history upside down Hollywood directors often don t know what their own movies mean The classic instance is horror movies Martin Scorcese made the point to David Cronenberg, when he told him that Rabid was a great film, but that Cronenberg didn t understand it.The same is true in general of the genre known as the biopic and in particular oHollywood has a way of turning history upside down Hollywood directors often don t know what their own movies mean The classic instance is horror movies Martin Scorcese made the point to David Cronenberg, when he told him that Rabid was a great film, but that Cronenberg didn t understand it.The same is true in general of the genre known as the biopic and in particular of the biopic of the Chess brothers, Cadillac Records It is difficult to imagine a topic likely to generate animosity between Blacks and Jews than the sordid story of two Polish Jews ripping off the royalties of illiterate blues singers from Mississippi, which is what Cadillac Records portrays and yet here we have a Hollywood movie on one of the most sordid chapters of the movement known as the Black Jewish Alliance.Murray Friedman, who used to be head of the American Jewish Committee in Philadelphia, once wrote a book about the Black Jewish Alliance called What Went Wrong Cultural critic E Michael Jones s Lejzor and Fiszel Sing the Blues answers that question in minute if depressing detail.
    Lejzor and Fiszel Sing the Blues Chess Records and the Aug , These days black people are often portrayed as pimps on television and in popular song, but according to E Michael Jones in Lejzor and Fiszel Sing the Blues, the founding pimps of the entertainment industry are not who we might think. Customer reviews Lejzor and Fiszel Sing the These days black people are often portrayed as pimps on television and in popular song, but according to E Michael Jones in Lejzor and Fiszel Sing the Blues, the founding pimps of the entertainment industry are not who we might think. Phil Chess Philip Chess born Fiszel Czy March , October , was an American record producer and company executive, the co founder with his brother of Chess Records. Chess Records How Two Polish Brothers Made Culture Lejzor and Fiszel came to this world in the village of Motule, Poland in the early th century In , when they were just seven and years old, these Polish Jewish brothers, with the surname of Czy pronounced CHY zh , emigrated to America with their mother. Chess Records L to R Lejzor, Fiszel, Malka Motele, Poland circa Photo courtesy Mae Silverbrand Brothers Phil and Leonard Chess owned the upscale Macambaght club on Chicago s Southside Chess Records Home of the Electric Blues was started by brothers Leonard and Phil Chess in the late forties Leonard and Phil Chess two enterprising immigrant Leonard Chess Chess was born Lejzor Shmuel Czy to Jewish parents in Motal, Russian Empire, now in Belarus He and his brother, Fiszel, sister, Malka, and mother arrived in New York in from Poland. Phil Chess, Whose Record Label Elevated Unknown Blues Oct , Phil Chess, who with his brother founded Chess Records, Czyz became Chess, and all the first names were Americanized, with Lejzor becoming Leonard and Fiszel becoming Philip. Phil Chess obituary Music The Guardian Oct , He changed his name to Chess and worked as a carpenter, and in he brought over his wife, Cyrla, daughter, Malka, and sons, Lejzor and Fiszel The True Story of Cadillac Records Part One The Birth Dec , The True Story of Cadillac Records Part Two It was a far cry from the world the Polish immigrants born Lejzor and Fiszel Czyz left Their father was a shoemaker and the family of five lived in one large cement floored room with no electricity, running water or heat In the winter, the family brought their cow inside for warmth. Phil Fiszel Czyz Chess Find A Grave Memorial Oct , Chess, who was born Fiszel Czyz March , , in Poland, moved to Chicago with his family, including his co founder brother Lejzor, or Leonard The family name was changed to Chess In , Phil Chess joined his brother in Aristocrat Records, which later changed its name to
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