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Album title: Bobby Block Sings Yiddish / The Songs From His Youth
Album ID: B-088(b)
Format: Audio CD
Publisher: Bobby Block
Date of Issuance: 2006
Playing Time: 47:24
Language: Yiddish/English
Provenance: Gift of Bobby Block, November, 2006
Genre: Pop/Klezmer/Theater/Folk
Where Produced: Cherry Hill, NJ
Number of Tracks: 14

Contents:


Title: You Got To Have A Little Mazl -- אַז מע האָט אַ ביסל מזל
Also known as: A Mensh Darf Hobn Mazl
Author: Beekman, Jack
Author: Wayne, Artie
Composer: Fuld, Leo -- פֿולד, לעאָ
Genre: Pop/Swing/Scat
Subject: Luck/Fate/Money/Possessions/World
Origin: Alb K-026(k)2
Transliteration: Alb K-026(k)2
Translation: Alb K-026(k)2
Additional song notes: Yiddish - English
On album: B-088(b) (Bobby Block Sings Yiddish / The Songs From His Youth)
Track ID: 33518
Vocal/Saxophone/Clarinet Block, Bobby
Keyboards Kravitz, Bernie
Percussion Sperell, Chic
First line: You gotta have a little mazl, mazl means good luck,
Language: English
Style: Pop
Length: 2:13

Title: Block, Bobby Medley #1
On album: B-088(b) (Bobby Block Sings Yiddish / The Songs From His Youth)
Track ID: 33519
Language: Yiddish
Style: Pop
Length: 5:00

Title: Mayn Yidishe Meydele -- מײַן ייִדישע מײדעלע
Author: Schorr, Anshel -- שאָר, אַנשעל
Composer: Secunda, Sholom -- סעקונדאַ, שלום
Genre: Theater
Subject: Charm/Beauty/Love
Origin: Kammen 25F 61
Transliteration: Warem 132/Alb K-029(h)/Kammen 25F 12/Ephemera 399
Translation: Alb G-013(c)/Alb K-029(h)/Ephemeral 399
Music: Kammen 25F 61/ Warem 132
Additional song notes: See Israeli and Jewish Song Hits for the Eb Alto Saxaphone Kammen Jaff Book Index M108.I82 1963, Page 5 From Yiddish Musical Titled "Mayn Yidishe Meydele," 1926

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Track ID: 33520
Vocal/Saxophone/Clarinet Block, Bobby
Keyboards Kravitz, Bernie
Percussion Sperell, Chic
First line: Mayn Yidishe meydele, zi iz azoy sheyn, Mayn Yidishe…
First line (Yiddish):מײַן ייִדישע מײדעלע, זי איז אַזױ שײן, מײַן ייִדישע מײדעלע, מיט…
Language: Yiddish
Style: Pop/Rumba
Length: 3:17

Title: In Mayne Oygn Bistu Sheyn -- אין מײנע אױגן ביסטו שײן
Author: Picon, Molly -- פּיקאָן, מאָלי
Author: Stutchkoff, N.
Composer: Rumshinsky, Yosef -- רומשינסקי, יאָסף
Genre: Theater/Love
Transliteration: Alb H-007(a)/Alb S-022(f)
Additional song notes: From the operetta "The Love Thief" by Benjamin Ressler
On album: B-088(b) (Bobby Block Sings Yiddish / The Songs From His Youth)
Track ID: 33521
First line: n mayne oygn bistu sheyn, sheyn vi di velt,
First line (Yiddish):אין מײַנע אױגן ביסטו שײן, שײן װי די װעלט,
Language: Yiddish
Style: Pop/Rumba
Length: 3:17

Title: Oyfn Pripetshik (Warshavsky) -- אױפֿן פּריפּעטשיק (וואַרשאַווסקי)
Also known as: Der Alef Beys
Also known as: In The Fireplace
Also known as: Afn Pripetshik
Also known as: Oifm Pripezik
Author: Warshavsky, Mark M. -- װאַרשאַװסקי, מאָרק מ.
Author: Warshavsky, Mark M. -- װאַרשאַװסקי, מאָרק מ.
Author: Warshavsky, Mark M. -- װאַרשאַװסקי, מאָרק מ.
Author: Warshavsky, Mark M. -- װאַרשאַװסקי, מאָרק מ.
Composer: Warshavsky, Mark M. -- װאַרשאַװסקי, מאָרק מ.
Composer: Warshavsky, Mark M. -- װאַרשאַװסקי, מאָרק מ.
Genre: Folk
Subject: Children/Alphabet/Education/Learning/Rebbe/Kheyder/School
Origin: ML MTAG 2/Alb K-014(a)/GYF 24/Alb A-001(h)/Alb G-026(a)/Alb R-022(a)
Transliteration: Alb R-022(a)/ML MTAG 2/Alb B-004(c)/Alb C-015(a)/Alb D-016(a)/
Translation: Alb S-083(a)/Alb L-024(b)/GYF 27/Kinderbuch 167/Alb G-017(a)/Sh Sh 196/
Music: ML MTAG 2/GYF 25/SM Scher 13/Lefko Folk 72
Additional song notes: At The Fireplace See Ephemera 80 for singable English adapation by Edith Finell. Translation and Transliteration at Ephemera 1269

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Track ID: 33522
Vocal/Saxophone/Clarinet Block, Bobby
Keyboards Kravitz, Bernie
Percussion Sperell, Chic
First line: Afn pripetshik brent a fayerl, un in shtub iz heys.
First line (Yiddish):אַפֿן פּריפּעטשיק ברענט אַ פֿײַערל, און אין שטוב איז הײס
Language: Yiddish
Style: Pop
Length: 3:16

Title: Beygelekh -- בײגעלעך
Also known as: Bublitshki
Also known as: Question
Composer: Traditional
Genre: Folk/Lament
Subject: Bagels/Rolls/Street Vendor/Occupation/Poverty
Origin: Alb G-035(b)/Alb B-007(c)/Moskow SM 61
Transliteration: Alb K-007(b)/Alb B-007(c)/Moskow SM 61
Translation: Alb B-007(c)/
Music: Moskow SM 61
On album: B-088(b) (Bobby Block Sings Yiddish / The Songs From His Youth)
Track ID: 33523
Percussion Sperell, Chic
Vocal/Saxophone/Clarinet Block, Bobby
Keyboards Kravitz, Bernie
Style: Instrumental/Pop/Swing/Blues
Length: 3:16

Title: Block, Bobby Medley #2
On album: B-088(b) (Bobby Block Sings Yiddish / The Songs From His Youth)
Track ID: 33524
Vocal/Saxophone/Clarinet Block, Bobby
Keyboards Kravitz, Bernie
Percussion Sperell, Chic
Language: Yiddish
Style: Medley/Pop/Swing/Klezmer
Length: 4:33

Title: Shvartse Oygn -- שװאַרצע אױגן
Also known as: Ochi Chyornye
Also known as: Dark Eyes
Author: Grebenka, Evheniy
Composer: Hermann, Florian
On album: B-088(b) (Bobby Block Sings Yiddish / The Songs From His Youth)
Track ID: 33525
Vocal/Saxophone/Clarinet Block, Bobby
Keyboards Kravitz, Bernie
Percussion Sperell, Chic
First line: I once had a dream, of a love supreme, then you came my way,
Language: English
Style: Pop/Waltz/Swing
Length: 2:28

Title: Mayn Yidishe Mame (Parody)
Genre: Humorous/Parody
Subject: Modern/Shopping/Face Lift/Golf/Mother/Children/Weight/Style
On album: B-088(b) (Bobby Block Sings Yiddish / The Songs From His Youth)
Track ID: 33526
Vocal/Saxophone/Clarinet Block, Bobby
Keyboards Kravitz, Bernie
Percussion Sperell, Chic
First line: My yidishe mame, I tried to call her twice a day, she was out on the golf course
Language: English
Style: Pop
Length: 2:03

Title: Ikh Bin A Border Bay Mayn Vayb -- איך בין אַ באָרדער בײַ מײַן װײַב
Author: Doctor, Rubin -- דאָקטאָר, רובין
Composer: Doctor, Rubin -- דאָקטאָר, רובין
Genre: Theatre/Vaudville/Shund/Humorous
Subject: Wife/Divorce/Relationship/Border/Double Entendre
Origin: ML PYS 254
Transliteration: ML PYS 254/Alb Z-010(n)/Alb W-031(a)/Alb M-068(a)04
Translation: Alb W-031(a)
Music: ML PYS 254
Additional song notes: I'M My Wife's Border

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Track ID: 33527
Vocal/Saxophone/Clarinet Block, Bobby
Keyboards Kravitz, Bernie
Percussion Sperell, Chic
First line: Oy, Ikh bin a border bay mayn vayb, mener iz dos a tayerer job,
First line:אָוי, איך בין אַ באָרדער בײַ מײַן װײַב, מענער, איז דאָס אַ טײַערער דזאָב,
Language: Yiddish/English
Style: Pop
Length: 2:07

Title: Vu Iz Dos Gesele -- װוּ איז דאָס געסעלע
Also known as: Vi Iz Dos Gesele
Genre: Folk/Love/Waltz/Lament
Subject: Love/Dwelling/Memory/Street
Origin: Alb H-007(a)/Jaffee Kam 13/Alb S-062(a)/Alb B-036(a)/ Oyfn Veg 121
Transliteration: Alb S-062(a)/Alb B-036(a)/Alb V0121/ Oyfn Veg 121
Translation: Alb S-062(a)/Alb B-036(a)/Alb V0121
Music: Jaffe Kam 13/Estella 6/
Additional song notes: Where Is The Little Street (Alleyway?)
On album: B-088(b) (Bobby Block Sings Yiddish / The Songs From His Youth)
Track ID: 33528
Vocal/Saxophone/Clarinet Block, Bobby
Keyboards Kravitz, Bernie
Percussion Sperell, Chic
First line: Lay da lay…avu iz dos gesele, vu iz dos shtub, vu iz dos meydele vos ikh hob lib
First line (Yiddish):לײַ די לײַ...אַװוּ איז דאָס געסעלע, װוּ איז דאָס שטוב, װוּ איז דאָס מײדעלע װאָס..
Language: Yiddish
Style: Pop/Waltz
Length: 3:21

Title: Block, Bobby Medley #3
On album: B-088(b) (Bobby Block Sings Yiddish / The Songs From His Youth)
Track ID: 33529
Vocal/Saxophone/Clarinet Block, Bobby
Keyboards Kravitz, Bernie
Percussion Sperell, Chic
Language: Yiddish/Hebrew/English
Style: Pop
Length: 4:14

Title: Those Were The Days -- פֿאַרבײַ די טעג
Also known as: Di Yurn Geyen Avek
Also known as: Farbay Di Teg
Also known as: Ka'eyleh Hayu Hayamim
Author: Raskin, Eugene
Composer: Raskin, Eugene
Genre: Folk/Theater
Subject: Aging/Time/Memory/Youth/Tavern/Drinking
Origin: Ephemera 393/Sheet music
Transliteration: Alb B-095(b)
Translation: Alb B-095(b)
Additional song notes: Many versions in various languages. Gene Raskin credited with English version and as composer. But according to liner notes on Alb A-016(a) "Those Were The Days" is actually an old Russian tune by Boris Fomin titled "The Long Road". In Hebrew the title is "Hayu Yamim Khaver"

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Track ID: 33530
Vocal/Saxophone/Clarinet Block, Bobby
Keyboards Kravitz, Bernie
Percussion Sperell, Chic
First line: Once upon a time there was a tavern, where we used to raise a glass or two,
Language: English
Style: Pop
Length: 3:12

Title: Ikh Hob Dikh Tsu Fil Lib -- איך האָב דיך צו פֿיל ליב
Also known as: I Love You Much Too Much
Author: Tauber, Chaim Shmuel (Shami) טױבער, חיים שמואל (שמאי)
Composer: Olshanetsky, Alexander -- אָלשאַנעצקי, אַלעקסאַנדער
Genre: Theater/Lament
Subject: Anger/Love/Rejection/Fool/Revenge
Origin: Alb T-005(c)/Metro Scher 29
Transliteration: Alb K-007(b)/Alb K-029(f)/Alb K-022(b)/Alb J-024(a)1/CD B-075(a)/CD F-042(a)/
Translation: Alb K-022(b)/Alb T-015(c)/Alb K-029(f)/Alb J-025(a)1/CD B-075(a)/CD F-042(a)
Music: SM Scher 2
Additional song notes: I Love You Much To Much Transliteration and translation in Ephemera 1552 From the play "Di Katerinshtshik" (The Organ Grinder), 1934/ See Heskes 2533

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Track ID: 33531
Vocal/Saxophone/Clarinet Block, Bobby
Keyboards Kravitz, Bernie
Percussion Sperell, Chic
First line: Ikh hob dikh tsufil lib, Ikh trog oyf dir keyn has,
First line (Yiddish):איך האָב דיך צו פֿיל ליב, איך טראַג אױף דיר קײן האַס,
Language: Yiddish
Style: Pop/Rumba
Length: 2:51

Title: Tarras Bulgar -- טאַראַס בולגאַר
Genre: Instrumental/Klezmer
On album: B-088(b) (Bobby Block Sings Yiddish / The Songs From His Youth)
Track ID: 33532
Saxophone/Clarinet Block, Bobby
Keyboards Kravitz, Bernie
Percussion Sperell, Chic
Style: Instrumental/Klezmer
Length: 1:47

Title: Block, Bobby Medley #4
On album: B-088(b) (Bobby Block Sings Yiddish / The Songs From His Youth)
Track ID: 33533
Saxophone/Clarinet Block, Bobby
Keyboards Kravitz, Bernie
Percussion Sperell, Chic
Style: Instrumental/Rumba/Waltz
Length: 4:03

Title: Enjoy Yourself
Author: Magidson, Herb
Author: Sigman, Carl
Composer: Magidson, Herb
Genre: Pop
Subject: Work/Relaxation/Pleasure/Age/Education
Origin: Ephemera 774
Additional song notes: See "Leb Un Lakh" for Yiddish adaptation by Ben Tsion Witler.

Related information in folder 774:On album: B-088(b) (Bobby Block Sings Yiddish / The Songs From His Youth)
Track ID: 33534
Vocal/Saxophone/Clarinet Block, Bobby
Keyboards Kravitz, Bernie
Percussion Sperell, Chic
First line: Oh, enjoy yourself, its later than you think, enjoy yourself, while you're…
Language: English
Style: Pop
Length: 2:30

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