Look up artist Grey, Johnny


Name: Grey, Johnny
Also known as: Griess, Leiser
Born: Nov 6, 1923 (Szczecin, Poland)
Died: April 25, 1998 (Liege, Belgium)

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Tracks with this artist


Title: A Glezele Lekhaim -- אַ גלעזעלע לחיים
Author: Bergholtz, B. -- בערגהאָלץ, ב.
Composer: Rumshinsky, Yosef -- רומשינסקי, יאָסף
Genre: Folk/USSR
Subject: Toast/Drinking/Friendship
Origin: Vinkov 2 176/Alb A-003(c)/Alb D-004(d)/CD W-017(f)/CD A-005(a)/ML SOG 238/
Transliteration: Alb A-003(c)/Vinkov 2 176/Alb D-004(d)/CD W-017(f)CD A-005(a)/ML SOG 238
Translation: Vinkov 2 179/Alb A-003(c)/CD W-017(f)/ML SOG 239/CD L-036(a)
Music: Vinkov 2 176/ML SOG 239
Additional song notes: Alexandrovitch recordings credit Pulver as composer. Chana Mlotek indicates that the song was put to a Rumshinsky composition.
On album: G-027(a) (Yiddish Songs / Johnny Grey)
Track ID: 20100
Artist: Grey, Johnny
First line: A glezele lekhaim, es shat nit nemen haynt,
First line (Yiddish):אַ גלעזעלע לחיים, עס שאַט ניט נעמען הײַנט,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: Yiddish

Title: Rozhinkes Mit Mandlen (Varient) -- ראָזשינקעס מיט מאַנדלען (װאַריאַנט)
On album: G-027(a) (Yiddish Songs / Johnny Grey)
Track ID: 20101
Artist: Goldfaden, Avrom -- גאָלדפֿאַדען, אַבֿרהם
Artist: Grey, Johnny
First line: In a lid a nevue iz fil mol farhanen, gants oft ober vert...
First line (Yiddish):אין אַ ליד אַ נבֿואה איז פֿיל מאָל פֿאַרהאַנען, גאַנץ אָפֿט װערט ניט...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Variation in text
Language: Yiddish

Title: Glik -- גליק
Author: Meisell, Bella -- מײַזעל, בעלאַ
Composer: Olshanetsky, Alexander -- אָלשאַנעצקי, אַלעקסאַנדער
Genre: Theatre
Subject: Fate/Happiness/Love
Song Comment: From the musical "Der Letster Tants"
Transliteration: Warem 76/Alb W-031(a)Alb D-004(k)/Alb M-057(a)/Alb K-059(d)
Translation: Alb W-031(a)/Alb D-004(k)
Music: Warem 76
On album: G-027(a) (Yiddish Songs / Johnny Grey)
Track ID: 20102
Artist: Grey, Johnny
First line: Ikh shtey atsind un trakht. Vos far a shtarke makht,
First line (Yiddish):איך שטײ אַצינד און טראַכט, װאָס פֿאַר אַ שטאַרקער מאַכט,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: From the musical "Der Letster Tants"
Language: Yiddish

Title: Kinder Yorn (Gebirtig) -- קינדער יאָרן (געבירטיג)
Also known as: Sinot Yaldut
Author: Gebirtig, Mordkhe -- געבירטיג, מרדכי
Composer: Gebirtig, Mordkhe -- געבירטיג, מרדכי
Genre: Folk
Subject: Nostalgia/Childhood/Aging/Memory/
Origin: Gebir ML 9/ML MTAG 222/Alb A-001(h)/Belarsky 221/Alb B-007(a)/Gebir Lemm 44
Transliteration: ML MTAG 222/Alb B-007(a)/Alb L-054(a)/Alb A-005(e)/Alb T-031(b)
Translation: Alb G-022(a)/GYF 55/Alb B-007(a)/Alb L-054(a)/Alb A-005(e)Gebir SIMC 4
Music: GYF 53/ML MTAG 221/Belarsky 47/ Gebir Lemm 44
On album: G-027(a) (Yiddish Songs / Johnny Grey)
Track ID: 20103
Artist: Grey, Johnny
First line: Kinder-yorn, zise kinder-yorn, Eybik blaybt ir vakh in...
First line (Yiddish):קינדער יאָרן, זיסע קינדער יאָרן, אײביק בלײבט איר וואַך אין מײַן זכּרון
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: Yiddish

Title: Abi Men Zeyt Zikh -- אַבי מען זײט זיך
On album: G-027(a) (Yiddish Songs / Johnny Grey)
Track ID: 20104
Artist: Grey, Johnny
First line: Abi meyn zeyt zikh, oy oy, abi meyn zeyt zikh,
First line (Yiddish):אַבי מען זײט זיך, אױ אױ, אַבי מען זײט זיך,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: Yiddish

Title: Lomir Ale Zingen A Zemerl -- לאָמיר אַלע זינגען אַ זמרל
Also known as: A Zemerl
Also known as: Di Negidim Un Di Kaptsonim
Also known as: Lekhem, Bosor V'dogim
Genre: Folk/Humorous
Subject: Class/Rich/Poor/Food/Meat/Fish/Bread/Tsimes/Contrast
Origin: ML MTAG 156/Alb B-007(a)/Alb J-034(a)
Transliteration: ML MTAG 156/Alb B-007(a)/K-059(d)/Alb J-034(a)
Translation: Alb B-017(a)/Alb F-001(c)/Alb A-034(a)
Music: ML MTAG 156

Related information in folder 742:On album: G-027(a) (Yiddish Songs / Johnny Grey)
Track ID: 20105
Artist: Grey, Johnny
First line: Lomir ale zingen, lomir ale zingen, a zemerl, a zemerl tsu..
First line (Yiddish):לאָמיר אַלע זינגען, לאָמיר אַלע זינגען, אַ זמרל, אַ זמרל צו גאָט,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: Yiddish

Title: Moyshele Mayn Freynd -- משהלע מײַן פֿרײַנד
Author: Gebirtig, Mordkhe -- געבירטיג, מרדכי
Composer: Gebirtig, Mordkhe -- געבירטיג, מרדכי
Genre: Memory/Folk
Subject: Childhood/Aging/Friends
Origin: ML MTAG 122/Alb R-22(a)/Alb D-004(d)/Alb F-024(e)/
Transliteration: CD L-054(a)/ML MTAG 122/Alb D-004(d)/Alb R-022(a)/CD A-005(e)
Translation: CD L-054(a)/Silverman SJP06/Alb R-022(a)/Alb M-041(a)/CD A-005(e)
Music: ML MTAG 122/Silverman SJP06/
On album: G-027(a) (Yiddish Songs / Johnny Grey)
Track ID: 20106
Artist: Grey, Johnny
First line: Vos makhstu epes, Moyshele? Gedenk dikh nokh on blik,
First line (Yiddish):װאָס מאַכסטו עפּעס, משהלע ? געדענק דיך נאָך אָן בליק,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Recorded under "A Zemerl"
Language: Yiddish

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: From Yiddish Musical Titled "Mayn Yidishe Meydele," 1926

Related information in folder 370:On album: G-027(a) (Yiddish Songs / Johnny Grey)
Track ID: 20107
Artist: Grey, Johnny
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...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: Yiddish

Title: Der Siderl -- דער סידורל
On album: G-027(a) (Yiddish Songs / Johnny Grey)
Track ID: 20108
Artist: Gilrod, Louis -- גילראָד, לאָויס
Artist: Grey, Johnny
First line: Tsvishn groyse felker tfile, lebt dokh der...shvakher yid,
First line (Yiddish):צװישן גרױסע פֿעלקער תּפֿילה, לעבט דאָך דער...שװאַכער ייִד,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Similar to "Dos Talesl"
Language: Yiddish

Title: Yidish Redt Zikh Azoy Sheyn -- ייִדיש רעדט זיך אַזױ שיין
Also known as: Yidish Yidish
Author: Lillian, Isadore -- ליליאַן, איסאַדאָר
Composer: Rauch, Maurice -- ראַוך, משה
Genre: Theatre/Language
Subject: Yiddish/Language
Origin: Rauch 117/Alb K-068(d)/Alb N-026(a)
Transliteration: Rauch 117/Alb K-068(d)/Alb N-026(a)
Translation: Alb K-068(d)/Rauch 117/N-026(a)
Music: Rauch 114
Additional song notes: Yiddish speech sounds so beautiful…
On album: G-027(a) (Yiddish Songs / Johnny Grey)
Track ID: 20109
Artist: Grey, Johnny
First line: Yidn redn yidish, vos iz dos far a khidesh, a yid hot lib..
First line:ייִדן רעדן ייִדיש, װאָס איז דאָס פֿאַר אַ חידיש, אַ ייִד האָט ליב...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Recorded under title "Yidish Yidish"

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