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A shnayder bin ikh oykhet

Title

A shnayder bin ikh oykhet

Date

1948

Description

(work song)

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Hob ikh mir a shpan

Title

Hob ikh mir a shpan

Date

1948

Description

(work song)

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Vi azoy s’iz nisht git tsi geyn

Title

Vi azoy s’iz nisht git tsi geyn

Date

1948

Description

(work song)

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Der himl fartsornt

Title

Der himl fartsornt

Date

1965

Description

[note from RG 620 black book Literary origin?]

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Feygelekh sheyninke

Title

Feygelekh sheyninke

Date

1961

Description

[note from RG 620 black book Literary origin?]

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Min hameytser

Title

Min hameytser

Date

1948

Description

[note from RG 620 black book Popular song?]

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Oyf dem beys-oylem

Title

Oyf dem beys-oylem

Date

1963

Description

[note from LOC tape log song about a dead mother and her orphaned child]

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Vi s’iz gekimen di heylike teg

Title

Vi s’iz gekimen di heylike teg

Date

1963

Description

[note from LOC tape log similar theme {to track 7, “Of dem beys oylem”, song about a dead mother and her orphaned child}]

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In droysn geyt a regn

Title

In droysn geyt a regn

Date

1965

Description

[note from RG 620 black book work song]

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Mit a nodl, on a nodl

Title

Mit a nodl, on a nodl

Date

1965

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Kayn Kotsk fort men nisht

Title

Kayn Kotsk fort men nisht

Date

1965

Description

(Chassidic song which Dr. Stupp learned from a delegate from Mexico, aon the ship returning from the Zionist Congress, held in Italy in 1946)

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Reb Nakhman Bratslev hot geheysn

Title

Reb Nakhman Bratslev hot geheysn

Date

1965

Description

[note from RG 620 black book Chassidic-modern]

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Volt ikh gehat gilderne fligl

Title

Volt ikh gehat gilderne fligl

Date

1965

Description

[note from RG 620 black book Chassidic] (first phrase was unfortunately cut off)

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Er zol zayn a beyter far zayne khsidim

Title

Er zol zayn a beyter far zayne khsidim

Date

1965

Description

[note from RG 620 black book Anti-Chassidic song, obviously written by a Maskil]

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Ver hot geshribn dem pagerey?

Title

Ver hot geshribn dem pagerey?

Date

1948

Description

[Note in typewritten tape log in box]: Parody on Itzik Manger’s “Rabeynu Tam,” sung by a Chilean, visiting here. Sung at a house party. [of several men and women with fine singing voices who join in the chorus and parts of the verses and are having a merry time!]

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“Ver hot geshribn dem pagerey?,” YIVO Online Exhibitions, accessed October 22, 2020, https://ruthrubin.yivo.org/items/show/5717.
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A mayse mit a khelemer keyser in goldene shikh

Title

A mayse mit a khelemer keyser in goldene shikh

Date

1957

Description

[Error in tape log. This is correct title of second track listened to on 7/16/12] The Chelmers once had a king, but he couldn’t receive honor, because no one knew who he was: he wore regular leather shoes. The Chelmers met and decided that the king should wear golden shoes
all the women of the town donated their jewelry and the goldsmith made golden shoes out of it. But there was a great mud, and the golden shoes were covered in it
so the king couldn’t receive the honor due him. Another meeting. The Chelmers decided to have the shoemaker make leather shoes the king could wear over his golden ones. But then - the gold didn’t shine out so the king couldn’t receive the honor due him. Another meeting. Have the shoemaker make holes on all sides of the shoes so that the gold would shine through. Except that the holes let in the mud, and the golden shoes were covered in it
so the king couldn’t receive the honor due him. Another meeting. Stop up the holes with straw. Except that the straw obscured the golden shoes, too
so the king couldn’t receive the honor due him. Another meeting. Decided it was that the king should carry the golden shoes - holding them out in front of everyone - so everyone knew he was king - and walk with leather ones. Then everyone knew he was king and could give him the honor he was due. [Sound problem on one track: bleed from reverse side?]

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A maysele mi a briderl mit a shvesterl

Title

A maysele mi a briderl mit a shvesterl

Date

1957

Description

in 3/4 meter. Moshe & Sorele’s mother went to the market, but didn’t come back right away. The children went into the forest and got lost. A big, black bear suddenly approached and asked them what are you doing here in the forest? Aren’t you afraid that I’m going to eat you up? They said, dear bear, don’t touch us, our mother will reward you with a cookie with poppy seeds. The bear went away, but the children remained. A wolf suddenly appeared - it had sharp teeth. It asked them what are you doing here in the forest? Aren’t you afraid that I’m going to eat you up? They said, dear wolf, don’t touch us, our mother will reward you with a cookie with poppy seeds. The wolf went away, but the children remained. A storm came up in the woods. The children cried - oh dear mother, we don’t want to be alone. An angel suddenly arrived and accompanied them home. [Error in typewritten tape log inside box. This is correct title of track 3 as listened to on 7/16/12.]

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