by Tzvi Gluckin

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released April 28, 2013

Produced by Tzvi Gluckin with Craig Welsch

Craig Akira – Vocals
Danilo Henriquez – Vocals
Noah Lubin – Vocals
Scott Aruda – Trumpet
John Aruda – Tenor Sax
Eric Lane – B3, Piano
Adam Clark – Percussion
Dean Cassell – Bass
Andy Plaisted – Drums
Tzvi Gluckin – Guitar, Vocals

Recorded at Rear Window, Brookline, MA
Engineer: Craig Welsch
Mixed by Craig Welsch
Mastered by Jeff Lipton at Peerless Mastering
Assistant Mastering Engineer: Maria Rice
Cover art and design by Shira Greenberg
Cover image by Möish Solöway

Executive Producer: Robert C. Gluckin
Associate Producer: SLAM FAM

All songs written by Tzvi Gluckin
All content © 2013 by Tzvi Gluckin

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Track Name: Rabbi for Hire
Three dollars for a bottle of water
Two dollars for an apple
Three-fifty for a small bag of potato chips
Lines, headaches, and close encounters with security
I can get used to this

Its all part of a days work, you dig?
I travel everywhere
Toronto, Chicago, Seattle, Tucson, and South Bend Indiana
I've seen them all

Santiago Chile? I've been there
Pucón? Yup
Lima Peru? The airport
Bratislava, Prague, Paris, and Torremolinos Spain? All in a day's work
London? Please, 5 times
Where else? Paris? Yup.
Cancún? I was flown in for a wedding.

I pray in bus stops
Baggage claim areas
Highways, stairwells, airplanes, busses, and in the backs of taxi cabs
I've prayed by the beach, in the desert, parking lots, waterfalls, jungles
Rest areas, convenience stores, and even the random synagogue

I am rabbi for hire
I am here to service your spiritual needs

I cater to wayward youth, college students, children, teens, middle age housewives, young professionals, urban hipsters, and suburban radicals

I go everywhere, meet everyone, see everything
And eat anything provided it has the requisite rabbinical certification
I will listen to your problems, talk to you about God, discuss pleasure
Evolution, relationships, the age of the universe
Free will, the chosen people, suffering, the Holocaust
Bad things and good people
Moses, Mt Sinai, the Bible, Christians, but don't get me started on politics
I hate politics

I will teach you about marriage, sex, dating, parenting, and love if you are interested
… But you probably know it all already

I will talk to anyone; the sincere, lonely, bored, disenfranchised, angry, crazy, searching, alienated, confused, technical, scientific, mystical, empty, atheists, born again, and never again

But not if they're open minded
No one is more close minded than the open minded

I am rabbi for hire
I am here to service your spiritual needs
And I am coming soon to your town

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