Chaputzvah! (Maria)

   

A parody of a song by West Side Story.  Recorded by jcrocket in Sylvania, OH
Recorded: 02/14/2015  Released: 02/15/2015  First aired: 02/20/2015
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Lyrics

A word I can use to gain naches from Jews......
Chaputzvah... chaputzvah, chaputzvah, chaputzvah!
With a wonderful shtick like this I could never lose....
Chaputzvah... chaputzvah, chaputzvah, chaputzvah!

Chaputzvah, chaputzvah.......chaputzvah!
A great Yiddish word called “chaputzvah”..
And once the word is said,
A wave of Jewish cred, for me.....

Chaputzvah!
I’ll top off my speech with “chaputzvah”!
I’ll then be such a macher
Address the goyim later, you’ll see!

Chaputzvah....

Say it loud, many votes it’ll win ya...
Say it soft, like a Jew from Virginia...
Chaputzvah,
I’ll never stop saying Chaputzvah!

(I'll admit "chutzpah" may have been a more geherik word)

Chaputzvah.........

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HerbyN
this falls into the TK Jingle "one hit wonder" file. I think this is one of my all time favorite jingles and seems crazy this is jcrocket's only submission. Great lyrics, so funny and great voice... Would love him to contribute more! "Say it soft, like a Jew from Virginia..." (awesome line!)
483 days ago.
DRN001 in Chicago
I'm such a Shea-Meal
902 days ago.
Brad Weiss in Carrboro, NC
You mean nachos ISN'T Yiddish??!!!
909 days ago.
Jerry in Annandale, VA
In case it isn't obvious... Every Yiddish word besides "chutzpah" and "geherik" is intentionally mispronounced in homage to both Tommy Norment and TK's rant that people often abuse Yiddish words. The ending is the one moment of clarity
910 days ago.
DRN001 in Chicago
Um, Jer, I think its pronounced "schtick".
910 days ago.
Brad Weiss in Carrboro, NC
The thing about this whole thing that still bugs me is that Norment used "chutzphah" in the wrong way even if he HAD pronounced it properly. The pronunciation of "macher" here almost makes up for that. Too much!!
911 days ago.
Eric in Fredrick
Love the TK jingles. Highlight of my commute into work every day. Seems to me Chaputzvah is begging to be turned into a parody of "Shipoopi" from The Music Man. I'm just saying...
911 days ago.
joeythejammer in Ellicott City, MD
I was thinking the very same thing when Tony said it today. Great vocal!
911 days ago.
nancy
Mazel Tov!! Best ever!!
911 days ago.
joeythejammer in Ellicott City, MD
Everyone loved it. Heard it LIVE!! Greatness.....
911 days ago.
Jerry in Annandale, VA
So glad this got airtime so it could be heard by folks outside of the Website community. This was a ton of fun to mix & perform. As expected, the "Jew from Virginia" line kilt.
911 days ago.
judofuse in Atlanta
It really is a perfect jingle. I'm betting this gets played today to cap off the week of "chaputzvah."
911 days ago.
Jerry in Annandale, VA
The lyrics capture the drama and eloquence of the moment so perfectly!
915 days ago.
Alan in Menomonie, WI
Absolutely love it!!!
915 days ago.

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