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Oy, dray yor vi ikh hob a libe gefirt


Oy, dray yor vi ikh hob a libe gefirt




[Typewritten note on tape log inside box:] Note: Nos. 6, 7, and 10, show linguistic contamination. The original Yiddish East European terms may have already been forgotten by the singer, who has substituted more recent forms of expression. The noises heard on some of the tapes are [due] to traffic disturbances coming in through the windows, and the advanced age of the group, whose attention span is limited.] Recorded at Home for the Aged.


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