Issues: Legendary Messianic Musicians

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Everybody has heard Bob Dylan’s music. You may be less well acquainted with the work of René Bloch and Helen Shapiro. Bloch played the famous alto sax solo on Johnny Otis’s 1940s hit, “Harlem Nocturne.” Shapiro is the British teen singing sensation who had the Beatles as her opening act!

What do these three have in common, other than being highly accomplished Jewish musicians? All have been outspoken in their belief that Jesus is the Jewish Messiah. Here’s what they have to say…

Thinking Twice about Bob Dylan
Author: Matt Sieger

The enigmatic musician has had much to say about Jesus in song and in interviews.

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Dylan’s Biblical Lyrics
Author: Matt Sieger

Bob Dylan’s lyrics give us some insight into his religious beliefs.

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René Bloch: The Rabbi with Swing
Author: Matt Sieger

It’s not every day that a musician who played with famous big bands ends up becoming a rabbi.

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Walking Back to Happiness
Author: Helen Shapiro

In 1963, 16-year-old British singing sensation Helen Shapiro was so popular that the Beatles were her opening act on tour!

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Why Would I Want Jesus?
Author: Valerie Cymes

A California girl moves to England to pursue her passion to play rock and roll; then everything falls apart.

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An Interview with Shai Sol Hever

Young Israeli musician causes a stir on national television when she says she is a follower of Yeshua (Jesus).

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