Table of Contents for "Yiddish Songs from Warsaw 1929-1934 (The Itzik Zhelonek Collection")

The Itzik Zhelonek Collection
The book contains melodies, chords, transcriptions, translations, commentary, and the location of the sources of the tunes.

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There are three companion cds, including about half the songs:

There are still more than a dozen of these songs for which I have not been able to find the melodies, though their texts and translations are in the book. These are asterisked.


1. A dudele
2. A ganef iz a takef *
3. A ganef's a trer
4. A gute vokh fun der alter heym
5. A kale bazingen
6. A kidushin-ringele
7. A mamenyu
8. A mistake
9. A pastukhl
10. A puster kholem iz dos gantse lebn
11. A sakh melokhes un veynik brokhes
12. A shayle baym rebn
13. A vig lid (S'loyfn, S'yogn Shvartse Volkn)
14. A volakhl lomir zingen
15. Af bri (Geshem)
16. Al kheyt (al chet) di nayer
17. Az der rebbe vil
18. Bankrotn *
19. Beygelekh (Bublitshki)
20. Dem rebns shirayim *
21. Der balegole
22. Der filosof
23. Der lamdn Reb Sender (der alter)
24. Der Rebi Elimelech
25. Der vaser-treger
26. Di eybike mame
27. Di firme Boymval
28. Di galitsianer khasene
29. Di libe fun a heylike mame
30. Di manikurzshistke *
31. Di mashke
32. Di meydlekh fun amol
33. Di mezinke oysgegebn
34. Di milkh-ku
35. Di velt hot zikh ibergekert
36. Di yidish troyke "yidishe toyke"
37. Dos fishele
38. Dos fleshele (tshort vozmi)
39. Dos ganevl
40. Dos iz di libe *
41. Dos kind ligt in vigl
42. Dos talisl dus talesl
43. Dos yidishe fidele
44. Dos Yidishe lid
45. Duet Roza Huki
46. Dzhevushki *
47. Gevald, vu nemt men koyln?
48. Gey makh, es makht zikh nisht *
49. Gud-bay Nyu York
50. Hamavdil
51. Harey At
52. Hatikvah
53. Ikh for aheym
54. Ikh halt nisht derfun *
55. Ikh hob a gut hartz
56. Ikh hob es nisht (ikh dank dir Got az)
57. Ikh hob zikh oysgeglitsht
58. Ikh un du a porele
59. Ikh vil zikh shpiln
60. In a hoyz vu men veynt un men lakht
61. In dr'erd dos shnayderay
62. In Odes, in Odes
63. Kaddish (R. Loy Yitskhok Berditshever)
64. Kaddish nokh a yidishe zelner
65. Katarina
66. Keyn glikn hob ikh dir nisht tsugezogt
67. Khsidimlekh zingen
68. Kolombus ikh hob tsu dir gornisht
69. Lebedik Yankl
70. Lebedik, freylekh
71. Lebedike yesoymim
72. Leybke fort keyn Amerike
73. Lo lanu (fun 'Barmitsveh')
74. Margaritkelekh
75. Mayerke mayn
76. Mayn meydele
77. Mayn shtetele Belz
78. Mayn vayb kumt fun Zakopane
79. Mayn yidishe mame
80. Men lebt vi got in Odes *
81. Men leygt arayn un men nemt nisht aroys
82. Menashe
83. Mendele
84. Meydlekh (Sam Goldberg)
85. Meydlekh (M Michalesko) *
86. Mikitka
87. Milkhike un fleyshike yidn
88. Mir felt a fraynd
89. Mir voyle yingelekh *
90. Moniek Pshepiorko
91. Na pol godzhini *
92. Nerven, nerven
93. Nokhumke mayn zun
94. On a heym
95. Oy Avreml
96. Oy oy di libe
97. Oy vey mamele siz geven a dramale
98. Oy vey, m'shoklt zikh
99. Oy vi es tyokhket
100. Oy, mame, shlog mikh nisht
101. Oyf a maskn bal (Af a maskn bal)
102. Oysgeshpilt
103. Reyzele
104. Rivkele (Rebeka)
105. Rosa Huki *
106. S'iz nisht geven un s'iz nishto
107. Samet un zayd
108. Shabos nokhn kugl
109. Shlof mayn kind, mayn tsutsik
110. Shvayg Hertsele
111. Slutsk mayn shtetl
112. Soni-boi (af yidish)
113. Sonia *
114. Spetsialistn *
115. Tankhum
116. Teyku (let it stand)
117. Tfiseh-lid *
118. Tsirele, Mirele
119. Vaser
120. Vayl a yid iz nisht keyn goy *
121. Vu zaynen mayne zibn gute yor?
122. Yanko *
123. Yontiv in der vokhn *
124. Yosl, Yosl
125. Yoyne Zetz
126. Zi hot es
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