Az du kenst nit un veyst nit nemt men zikh nit unter (If You Don't Know How, Don't Try It)

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First verse:
This is a worldwide rule everybody knows:
As soon as one has a bit of money he must become proficient.
My landsman earned a lot of money, he soon went into business with somebody
And now he comes to me crying and lamenting.
I answer him: It has to be this way

Don't go where you don't belong, it'll be healthier for you.
If you don't have the ability or the understanding, don't undertake it.
If you can't manage it and you don't understand it - don't try it.

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from Ikh bin busy! (I'm busy​!​), released May 28, 2018

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Mappamundi Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Folk music band plays "More-or-less traditional music of the Northern Hemisphere and the Previous Millennium." Vocals, lots of instruments, specializing in Eastern European music (Balkan, Slavic, Russian, Polish); Jewish music in Yiddish, Hebrew and Ladino; Celtic, British Isles and early American / Colonial music. And swing. ... more

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