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…
The enigmatic musician has had much to say about Jesus in song and in interviews.
It’s not every day that a musician who played with famous big bands ends up becoming a rabbi.
In 1963, 16-year-old British singing sensation Helen Shapiro was so popular that the Beatles were her opening act on tour!
A California girl moves to England to pursue her passion to play rock and roll; then everything falls apart.