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Nu, a daygeh! (What, me worry​?​)

from Cabaret Warsaw: Yiddish & Polish Hits of the 1920s - 1930s by Mappamundi

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Of the "couplet" genre - songs which were often improvised on the spot by singers who'd come down to the footlights and razz the audience or mock the political powers of the time. Written by Peysakh Burstein.


from Cabaret Warsaw: Yiddish & Polish Hits of the 1920s - 1930s, released May 1, 2012
Jane Peppler: vocals & fiddle
Beth Holmgren, Jim Baird, Ken Bloom: background vocals
Aviva Enoch: piano
Ken Bloom: clarinet
Jim Baird: bass


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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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