The Ruth Rubin Legacy
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Unter der brik



Unter der brik




[Tape 12 Song Number 27 was apparently left out of original handwritten tape log inside box cover & added later in typewritten catalog (R6620, black hard-bound notebook). Handwritten tape log has 31 total entries, missing this song. Typewritten catalog has 32 total entries, with this song added at bottom of list as Item 182: Song Number 27, after Item 181: Song number 31. ] [Note from tape log on outside of tape box for the original, spliced tape, not included on the tape log of the dupe:] My childhood in Montreal, Canada, is closely bound with my Yiddish education in a secular Jewish school. Many of these rhymes stem from that environment, as well as the one at home, where my Bessarabian-born mother, shared her own childhood memories of games and rhymes and taunts and teasers, with me. Blessed with a retentive memory... I later picked up many more from my informants.


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