The Recorded Sound Archives (RSA) is a unit of FAU Libraries Special Collections department. We are located in the Wimberly Library on FAU's Boca Raton campus.

Originally established in 2002 as a small project dedicated to the preservation of recorded Jewish music, it has matured into a robust digitization operation for all types of sound recordings.

Amerike, Molly Picon as "Motl"

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through the Research Station
Catalogue NumberT 44
Matrix Number LPT-44A/B
Record Label Tikva - Eurotone
Record Format33 1/3 RPM - 12"
Shelf Number400758
Number of Tracks1
Date RecordedN/A
Album Artists

This folk operetta, based on Motl, Payse the Cantor’s Son was produced by Tikva Records in 1959 to honor of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Sholem Aleichem. It features Molly Picon as Motl, perhaps the most lovable of all of Aleichem’s characters.

Recordings restricted by copyright will only play 45 seconds to give you a sense of what that recording originally sounded like. These recordings can be identified by the words (Research Station) in the music player.

If a song listed below has not been digitized yet, it will NOT show up within the player. If you need us to digitize this song/album, you can make a formal request here.
1 - Sholem Aleykhem Dir Amerika - Side 1
Composer(s) : Words:Birnbaum/Music:Rauch
2 - Sholem Aleykhem Dir Amerika - Side 2
Composer(s) : Words:Birnbaum/Music:Rauch