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Aza’n tsayt tsu harn

Title

Aza’n tsayt tsu harn

Date

1963

Description

[Notes on spine of tape box:] Misc. Ballads. Love Songs. Dance Songs. [Notes on back of tape box:] Tape No. 56 of 101. LWO No. 12,330 ?? Speed 7.5. Tracks: Full. Mono. Tape #63: Ballads, Love, dancing songs.
Per informant, in English, agrees with Rubin that the song is apparently from a musical.
(Rough translation of lyrics) [The woman says] you haven’t written, you have forgotten me.
[The man] answers forget what has happened before; a new life is opening up for you. Don’t cry my dear bride. The woman asks, have you been true?

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“Aza’n tsayt tsu harn,” YIVO Online Exhibitions, accessed October 23, 2020, https://ruthrubin.yivo.org/items/show/2004.
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