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BUT WILL HE GET BAR MITZVAHED?: You...

BUT WILL HE GET BAR MITZVAHED?: You never know what to expect from Little Richard, who gave up rock ‘n’ roll several years ago to go back to the ministry. And now he’s changed his tune again. The original wild man of pop has announced that he’s converted to Judaism. Saying that he celebrated Rosh Hashanah while on tour in England this fall, he added, “I’ve only missed going to synagogue one Saturday for the past year.” One supporter of his recent conversion was none other than Bob Dylan who, Richard said, “spent seven hours at my bedside, talking about the importance of keeping the Sabbath” when Richard was in the hospital last year after being injured in a car wreck. Richard, 53, has also just finished a new album for Warner Bros. Records, which is due out Dec. 8. The record doesn’t include any specific testimonies to his new faith (which means that he hasn’t recorded a rave-up version of “Hava Nagila”). But the album, titled “Lifetime Friend,” does include “Great Gosh A’Mighty,” his recent hit from the “Down and Out in Beverly Hills” sound track, as well as new tunes like “Somebody’s Coming,” “Big House Reunion” and “I Found My Way.”


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