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Nokhemke, mayn zun (My Son​.​.​.​)

from In Odess: Yiddish Songs from Warsaw Volume 1 by Mappamundi

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A parody of a pious song, "Meyerke mayn zun," in this one the son informs his father he's in love with a girl who doesn't have a dowry. The father forbids it but the son says "I didn't ask you, dad."

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The sheet music with transcription and translation also available. See http://yiddishtheatersongs.com or contact jane@mappamundi.com

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from In Odess: Yiddish Songs from Warsaw Volume 1, released April 11, 2013
Jane Peppler: vocals
Ken Bloom: guitar

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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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