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.

The Wonderful World of Folk Music


Additional information (PDF) is only available
through the Research Station
Collection(s)Judaic
Catalogue NumberCRL 57409
Matrix Number MG 8372/3
Record Label Coral Records
Record Format33 1/3 RPM - 12"
Shelf Number404132
Number of Tracks12
Date RecordedN/A
Album Artists
Notes Recorded while the artists were living and teaching in Israel, the first side of this unusual album features a group of folk songs performed for the most part in English. The second side is a wonderful collection of Israeli songs performed in Hebrew.

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 - Don't Let Your Watch Run Down
Composer(s) : N/A
2 - Hiney Hastav Avar
Composer(s) : Music: Gladys Gewirtz
3 - Chevalier-L'chayim-Mit Mazel
Composer(s) : N/A
4 - Libeynu Cham
Composer(s) : Lyrics: Michal Stiebel
5 - Sleep, Baby, Sleep
Composer(s) : Music: Robert Shaw / Lyrics: Norman Bell
6 - El Har Tzion - V'haya Ki-Tavo-u
Composer(s) : Music: M. Shelem
7 - The Happy Single Life
Composer(s) : Music: Naomi Shemer / Lyrics: S. Gewirtz
8 - Yonatee
Composer(s) : Music: A. Dans / Lyrics: F. Bergstein
9 - Woman's Blue … Man's Blue
Composer(s) : N/A
10 - Ki Lo Na-eh
Composer(s) : N/A
11 - Bongolee
Composer(s) : N/A
12 - Ba-ah M'ny-cha
Composer(s) : Music: S. Sambursky / Lyrics: N. Alterman