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“Pharaoh, Pharaoh” music by Richard Berry (Based on “Louie, Louie”) adapted by Mah Tovu, 2011

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A lively song whose lyrics tell the story of the Liberation, sung even today. A question here is whether or not such a joyous, fun melody is appropriate for such a somber event involving slavery, plagues, and the death of Egyptian soldiers. It seems celebratory while the event itself is anything but.