From “Sold American” to “Ride ‘Em Jewboy,” the tracks that defined the career of the Texas satirist

When Kinky Friedman died this week at 79, he left behind a catalog of songs that confounds, provokes, angers, and just plain old entertains. His Jewish heritage was a favorite songwriting topic, and the wily Texan never met a sacred steer he wouldn’t kill: He tweaked feminists and the men who had a problem with women’s liberation in equal measure — in the same song. These are the must-hear tracks for your Kinky playlist.

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