Neil Diamond stars in this motion picture as Yussel Rabinovitch, a young Jewish cantor who strives to make a career in popular music. Against the wishes of his rigid father and his loving wife, Yussel travels to California to play his music. Swept up by the excitement, he meets a woman who believes in his talent and shares his dream. He grows apart from his family, and becomes confused about what he should ultimately do with his life. Written by
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His story will make you cry. His music will make you sing. His triumph will make you cheer.
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So how's my favorite white man?
Bubba! How's LA? You still working on your tan?
Ha ha ha! Every day, Jess, every day
Version of The Jazz Singer
My Name Is Yussel
Words and Music by Neil Diamond
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