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Lo omes ki ekhye


Lo omes ki ekhye




[Sung by Ruth Rubin’s mother.] [Note from tape log inside box:] HASIDIC [sic] SONG without words, was a MALE song. Hence few women are carriers... The first four tunes were taken off a wire recorder owned by Lazar Axelbank, who recorded his family singing at a house party... The question marks indicate doubt as to the type of NIGN (or tune) this might be... It may or may not be a Hasidic tune. Many tunes were table songs tunes [sic], during festivals and Sabbath and holiday meals... 41897 Ruth Rubin tape was digitized.


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“Lo omes ki ekhye,” YIVO Online Exhibitions, accessed July 18, 2024,
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