Warren Hellman's Hebrew Jacket Explained

Definitely not last year's model…

Jim Herd
Definitely not last year's model…

When Elvis Costello's in town, people can be forgiven for missing some peripheral details and focusing on the artist formerly known as Declan MacManus.

That being said, it was hard to miss Hardly Strictly Bluegrass impresario Warren Hellman's Semitic Sergeant Pepper jacket, complete with sequins, Stars of David, and Hebrew. This is not the sort of attire one expects a man richer than Croesus to wear. What's it all about?

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