DAILY TRANSRACIAL: Phoebe Snow

live_200 Blame it on the Jew-fro! Singer Phoebe Snow, a regular old Jewish chick, was recently named one of Bergen County’s “black music industry greats” by New Jersey magazine (201) — along with real black folk Stevie Wonder, Puffy and George Benson. It’s not the first time Snow (nee Phoebe Ann Laub) has been mistaken for a sister — so she’s decided (as Oprah recently did) to take a DNA test to find out all about her genetic bona fides. Transracial, indeed!

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2 Responses to “DAILY TRANSRACIAL: Phoebe Snow”

  1. Too much! I bought her first album way back in the day, and wore out the LP (yes, back before CD’s, let alone ipods)….Then, several years later, while bartender at the Jazz Workshop in Boston, partied with her and the band after performances… Always assumed she was black (funny, she doesn’t *look* Jewish)…..

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