Billy Joel Honored With George Gershwin Prize

Though today’s music industry hardly resembles the Tin Pan Alley era

Rock Lyricist Jerry Lieber Dies

With Mike Stoller, wrote some of genre’s earliest, best songs

Songs of Songs

What are the 100 greatest Jewish songs ever? Tablet Magazine’s musicologists rank them all, from sacred to pop to hip-hop, from Rabbi Akiva to Amy Winehouse.

Their Magic Moment

How Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller tapped into the soul of ’50s America—and made it sing

On the Bookshelf

Soloveitchik, Céline, Salinger, and more

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