Best use of Jew’s harp, 2010

And the award goes to: Bez Chempionlar, the Tatar folk version of “We Are the Champions.” What’s amazing about this is, if you didn’t know the original song, you would totally believe this is a Tatar folk song:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7tyaXaemxsA&feature=player_embedded[/youtube]

Of course, judging from other Tatar folk music online, it’s a little more polka-esque than one might have expected. Who knew the Tatars made such liberal use of accordions?

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bbPOEj0KkWI[/youtube] [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QX8fzZQhWUI[/youtube]

Best of all, though, is this “Tatar hip hop” from Mongolia.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ydnqMgz3_5w[/youtube]

I love the Internets.

5 responses to “Best use of Jew’s harp, 2010”

  1. Jeff Koons says:

    I totally LOVE Queen! Tatars are okay, too.

  2. Dave says:

    I can’t wait to get home from work and listen to these.

  3. Dave says:

    Wow, that first video is kind of amazing. Genghis Khan would be more into the last one, though.

  4. lane says:

    i think we’re becoming wandering jews . . .

  5. KS says:

    I have spent my whole life thinking it was “juice harp.”