Look up artist Gailing, Ben


Name: Gailing, Ben
Born: 1899 (Krasnopolye, Suvalk Province near Bialystok)
Died: 1999 (Boston, MA, USA)

Related information in folder 959:

Songs written or composed


Title: A Khazndl Oyf Shabos (Parody) -- אַ חזנדל אוף שבּת (פּאַראָדיע)
Author: Gailing, Ben
Composer: Gailing, Ben
Genre: Humorous/Novelty/Parody
Subject: Cantor/America/Audition/Occupation/Dialect/Litvak/Galit/Jazz

Recordings:


On album: G-004(c) (Mink...Shmink (As Long As You're Healthy) Jenny Goldstein)
Track ID: 18607
Vocal Goldstein, Jennie -- גאָלדשטייַן, דזשעני
First line: Iz gerufen gevorn a special meeting in der catskill... ..
First line:אַיז גערופֿן געװאָרן אַ ספּעשיל מיטונג אין דער קאַטסקיל...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Recorded under "Three Hotel Keepers"

On album: L-002(c) (Aaron Lebedeff Sings Fifteen Favorites of .. Yiddish Theatre)
Track ID: 338
Vocal Lebedeff, Aaron -- לעבעדאָװ, אהרן
First line: Iz gekumen tsu forn a khazn in amerika in a kleyn shtetele..
First line:איז געקומען צו פֿאָרן אַ חזן אין אַמעריקע אין אַ קלײן שטעטל אַן...
Track comment: Recorded under title "A Chasand'l In America".

On album: L-002(e) (Aaron Lebedeff on 2nd. Avenue 24 Songs Hits...Yiddish Stage)
Track ID: 339
Vocal Lebedeff, Aaron -- לעבעדאָװ, אהרן
First line: Iz gekumen tsu forn a khazn in amerika in a kleyn shtetele..
First line:איז געקומען צו פֿאָרן אַ חזן אין אַמעריקע אין אַ קלײן שטעטל אַן...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Recorded under title "A Khasandl In Amerika".

On album: R-029(c) (The Even More Complete Collection of.... Rechnitzer Rejects)
Track ID: 340
Vocal Rechnitzer Rejects
First line: Iz gekumen a mol a khazn in a suburban area davenen oyf...
First line:איז געקומען אַ מאָל אַ חזן אין אַ סובורבאַן אַריע דאַװענען אױף שבֿת,
Track comment: Parody titled "Three Professionals On A Probe"

On album: G-039(a) (Ben Gailing's Golden Jubilee Record 1921-1971)
Track ID: 341
Author/Composer/Vocal Gailing, Ben
First line: Iz gekumen tsu forn a khazndl in an amerikaner shtele,
First line:איז געקומען צו פֿאָרן אַ חזן אין אַמעריקאַר שטעטעלע, דאַװענען אַ שבּת
Track comment: Recorded under title "Der Amerikaner Chazen"

On album: C-012(a) (Emil Cohen Jewish Stories & Songs)
Track ID: 342
Vocal Cohen, Emil
First line: Iz gekomen tsuforn a khazndl in a kleyn shtetele in the...
First line:איז געקומען צופֿאָרן אַ חזנדל אין אַ קלײן שטעטעלע אין די...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Recorded under "A Cantor On The Sabbath"

Title: Mame Loshn (Gailing) -- מאַמע לושן (גײלינג)
Author: Gailing, Ben
Composer: Gailing, Ben
Genre: Nostalgia
Subject: Yiddish/Language

Recording:


On album: G-039(a) (Ben Gailing's Golden Jubilee Record 1921-1971)
Track ID: 9686
Author/Composer/Artist Gailing, Ben
First line: Az ikh heyb zikh un dermonen, yene sheye zise tseyt,
First line:אַז איך הײב זיך אָן דערמאָנען, יענע שײנע זיסע צײַט
Track comment: Includes montage of theatre songs

Title: Mother's Kosher Dishes
Author: Gailing, Ben
Composer: Gailing, Ben
Subject: Food/Ritual/Memory/Change

Recordings:


On album: G-039(a) (Ben Gailing's Golden Jubilee Record 1921-1971)
Track ID: 10724
Author/Composer/Artist Gailing, Ben
First line: I remember mama's dishes, her latkes and her knishes,
Language: English

On album: A-048(a) (All for you: collection of love songs -- הכל בשבילך: אוסף שירי אהבה)
Track ID: 31734
Vocal Gailing, Ben
First line: I remember mame's dishes, her latkes and her knishes,
Language: English

Other tracks with this artist


Title: Koyft A Bond (Yid) -- קױפֿט אַ באָנד (ייִדיש)
On album: G-039(a) (Ben Gailing's Golden Jubilee Record 1921-1971)
Track ID: 8671
Author/Composer/Artist Gailing, Ben
First line: Ikh breng aykh a grus fun dem heylikn land, vi ikh bin...
First line:איך ברענג אײַך אַ גרוס פֿון דעם הײליקן לאַנד, װי איך בין...

Title: Kurtn (Rumenye, Rumenye, Parody) -- קורטן (רומעניע, רומעניע, פּאַראָגיע)
On album: xG-039(a)
Track ID: 8747
Author/Composer/Artist Gailing, Ben
First line: Akh, ir yidelekh, yidelekh, tayere yidelekh, vos...fun dortn
First line:אַך, איר ייִדעלעך, ייִדעלעך, טײַערע ייִדעלעך, װאָס...פֿון דאָרטן,
Track comment: Recorded under "Kurtn" Humorous parody of "Roumania Romania"

Title: The Great Yiddish Poets (Eng)
On album: K-029(d) (The Klezmer Conservatory Band Oy Chanukah!)
Track ID: 15075
Artist Gailing, Ben
Track comment: Spoken word, reminiscence -acappello version of Khanike song
Language: English

Title: A Rabbi's Dilemma
On album: G-039(a) (Ben Gailing's Golden Jubilee Record 1921-1971)
Track ID: 564
Author/Composer/Artist Gailing, Ben
First line: Tsu mir...loyft arayn a yidine mit a geshrey, un brekht...
First line (Yiddish):צו מיר...לױפֿט אַרײַן אַ ייִדינע מיט אַ געשרײ, און ברעכט מיט די...
Language: Yiddish

Title: Celebrating Khanike In Shtetl
On album: K-029(d) (The Klezmer Conservatory Band Oy Chanukah!)
Track ID: 2723
Vocal Gailing, Ben
Track comment: Reminisces - "Zikroynes" - ""זכּרונות
Language: English

Title: Der Amerikaner Khazn -- דער אַמעריקאַנער חזן
On album: xG-039(a)
Track ID: 3054
Author/Composer/Artist Gailing, Ben
First line: Iz gekumen tsu forn a khazndl in an amerikaner shtele,
First line (Yiddish):איז געקומען צט פֿאָרן אַ חזן אין אַמעריקע שטעטעלע, דאַװאַנען אַ שבּת
Track comment: Recorded under title "Der Amerikaner Chazen"
Language: Yiddish

Title: Going To The Dogs (Yid)
On album: G-039(a) (Ben Gailing's Golden Jubilee Record 1921-1971)
Track ID: 5725
Author/Artist Gailing, Ben
First line: Kumen zumer, loyft di hintlekh, oyf di "race traks" gantse..
First line:קומען זומער, לױפֿט די הינטלעך, אױף די "רײס טראַקס" גאַנצע...

Title: Khanike Brukhes -- חנוכּה בּרכות
Genre: Religious/Blessings/Holiday
Subject: Khanike
Origin: Coopersmith NJS 21/Coppersmith HCB 3
Transliteration: Alb B-026(b)/Coopersmith NJS 21/Coppersmith HCB 3
Translation: Coopersmith NJS 22/Coppersmith HCB 3
Music: Coopersmith NJS 21/Coppersmith HCB 3
On album: K-029(d) (The Klezmer Conservatory Band Oy Chanukah!)
Track ID: 8061
Vocal Gailing, Ben
Vocal Gan, Mathew
Vocal Gan, Mathew
Language: Hebrew

Title: Rumenye, Rumenye (Parody, Kurtn) -- רומעניע, רומעניע (פּאַראָדיע, קורטן)
On album: G-039(a) (Ben Gailing's Golden Jubilee Record 1921-1971)
Track ID: 13070
Author/Composer/Artist Gailing, Ben
First line: Akh, ir yidelekh, yidelekh, tayere yidelekh, vos...fun dortn
First line:אַך, איר ייִדעלעך, ייִדעלעך, טײַערע ייִדעלעך, װאָס...פֿון דאָרטן,
Track comment: Recorded under "Kurtn" Humorous parody of "Roumania Romania"

Title: Song Of Redemption (Yid)
On album: G-039(a) (Ben Gailing's Golden Jubilee Record 1921-1971)
Track ID: 14600
Author/Composer/Artist Gailing, Ben
First line: Ikh her a gezang, a bas kol vos kumt fun di hoykhe sfern,
First line:איך הער אַ געזאַנג, אַ בת קול װאָס קומט פֿון די הױכע ספֿערן,

Title: Tshiribim (Rebens Nisim) -- טשיריבים (רבּנס נסים)
Also known as: Chidi Bim Chidi Bom
Genre: Folk/Humorous/Satirical/Maskilic
Subject: Miracle/Khasidim/Humorous
Origin: GYF 32/
On album: G-039(a) (Ben Gailing's Golden Jubilee Record 1921-1971)
Track ID: 15560
Author/Artist Gailing, Ben
First line: I will sing a song for you, a wonder of the ages,
Track comment: Good adaptation and translation
Language: English

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"

Related information in folder 373:On album: G-039(a) (Ben Gailing's Golden Jubilee Record 1921-1971)
Track ID: 15305
Vocal/Yiddish Adaptation Gailing, Ben
First line: Gedenst du nokh, mayn fraynt, dem alten shenkl,
First line (Yiddish):געדענקסט דו נאָך, מײַן פֿרײַנט, דעם אַלטען שענקל,
Language: Yiddish

Title: Yene Sheyne Teg (Those Were The,,) -- יענע שײנע טעג (ייִדיש)
On album: xG-039(a)
Track ID: 17265
Author/Composer/Artist Gailing, Ben
First line: Gedenst du nokh, mayn fraynt, dem alten shenkl,
First line:געדענקסט דו נאָך, מײַן פֿרײַנט, דעם אַלטען שענקל,

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