Look up artist Robinson, J. Russel


Name: Robinson, J. Russel

Songs written or composed


Title: Lena From Palestina
Also known as: Palesteena
Author: Conrad, Con
Author: Robinson, J. Russel
Composer: Conrad, Con
Composer: Conrad, Con
Composer: Robinson, J. Russel
Composer: Robinson, J. Russel
Genre: Theatre/Vaudville/Dixieland/Jazz/Novelty
Subject: Lena/Fat Lady/Palestine/Courting/Concertina/Arab
Additional song notes: Same melody for entries titled "Chaim Popukal", "Unter Belzer - Himlen", "Gereist Un Getroffen", and "Nokh A Bisl".

Related information in folder 584:

Recordings:


On album: K-026(m) (Klezmer! Jewish Music From Old World To Our World)
Track ID: 28078
Artist: Original Dixieland Jazz Band
Track comment: Originally recorded 1920 - Recorded under title "Palesteena"
Style: Instrumental

On album: K-029(g) (The Klezmer Conservatory Band Thirteenth Anniversary Album)
Track ID: 21255
Artist: Klezmer Conservatory Band
Conductor Netsky, Hankus
Alto Saxaphone Goldberg, Meryl
Track comment: Instrumental dixieland jazz version.
Language: Instrumental
Style: Dixieland/New Orleans

On album: M-034(e) (The Mazeltones Latkes & Lattes)
Track ID: 21365
Vocal Hirsh, David
Vocal Marcus, Wendy
Artist: Mazeltones
First line: In the Bronx of New York city, lives a girl, she's not...
Track comment: Additional words by David Hirsh & Pat Spaeth
Language: English
Style: Dixieland/New Orleans/Vaudville

On album: K-035(a) (The Original Klezmer Jazz Band)
Track ID: 9070
Trombone Bragin, Ted
Drums Salzberg, Si
Arranger/Piano/Musical Direction/vocal Sokolow, Pete -- סוקולוב, פּסח
Banjo/Guitar Sapoznik, Henry -- סאַפּאָזניק, הענעך
Trumpet Gross, Ken
Clarinet/Alto Sax Chernet, Joel
Bass Abruzzo, Tom
First line: In the Bronx of New York city, there's a girl that's not...
Language: English
Style: Dixieland/New Orleans/Vaudville

On album: B-012(o) (A Concert With Lillian Lux)
Track ID: 9071
Vocal Lux, Lillian -- לוקס, ליליאַן
First line: Once upon a time, this Lena, was the queen of Palestina,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Same melody as "Unter Belzer Himlen"
Language: English
Style: Dixieland/New Orleans/Vaudville

On album: M-044(b) (Machaya Klezmer Band What A Machaya!)
Track ID: 24411
Artist: Machaya Klezmer Band
First line: In the Bronx of New York city, there's a girl that's not...
Language: English
Style: Dixieland/New Orleans/Vaudville

On album: K-029(b) (Klez!!! The Klezmer Conservatory Band)
Track ID: 9072
Artist: Klezmer Conservatory Band
Conductor Netsky, Hankus
Alto Saxaphone Goldberg, Meryl
Track comment: Instrumental dixieland jazz version.
Language: Instrumental
Style: Dixieland/New Orleans

On album: F-041(a) (Freilach Express Plays Klezmer Music / East Goes West)
Track ID: 26083
Artist: Freilach Express
First line: In the Bronx of New York city, there's a girl that's not...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Recorded under "Palesteena"
Language: Instrumental
Style: Dixieland/New Orleans

On album: K-085(a) (Klezmorim Sher Terkish)
Track ID: 27109
Artist Jasnitz, Ofar & Klezmorim Sher
First line: In da Bronx of New York city, lives a girl, she's not so...
Language: English
Style: Dixieland/New Orleans/Vaudville

On album: F-045(a)2 (From Avenue A To The Great White Way/ Yiddish & American Popular Songs/ Disk 2)
Track ID: 28537
Vocal Cantor, Eddie
First line: In the Bronx of New YorkCity, there live a girl, she's not so pretty, Lena is
Track comment: Originally recorded Nov 1920, Emerson 10292/ Unknown Orchestra
Language: English
Style: Dixieland
Length: 02:35

On album: K-035(d)1
Track ID: 32865
First line: In the Bronx of New York city, there's a girl that's not...
Language: English
Style: Dixieland/New Orleans/Vaudville
Length: 3:55

Other tracks with this artist


Title: Aggravatin' Papa
On album: T-016(a) (The Last Of The Red Hot Mamas Sophie Tucker's Greatest Hits)
Track ID: 957
Author Britt, A. / R. Turk
Composer Robinson, J. Russel
Artist Tucker, Sophie
First line: I know a triflin' man, they call him triflin' Sam,
Track comment: Subtitle "Aggravatin' Papa, Don't You Try To Two Time Me"
Language: English

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