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.

Aaron Lebedeff on 2nd Avenue


Additional information (PDF) is only available
through the Research Station
Collection(s)Judaic
Catalogue NumberCG 663
Matrix Number N/A
Record Label Collector's Guild
Record Format33 1/3 RPM - 12"
Shelf Number402258
Number of Tracks12
Date Recorded1965
Album Artists
Notes Aaron Lebedeff scored an immediate personal success at Boris Tomashefsky's National Theatre after he arrived in NYC in 1920. Born in White Russia, he learned his craft in a local choir, a traveling Russian theater troupe, and Yiddish theatrical troupes. Lebedeff wrote many of his Yiddish and English lyrics himself. All of the songs breathe nostalgia and are evocative of the Russian-Romanian milieu and the immigrant world in New York.

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 - Ikh Bin a Border Bay Mayn Vayb
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2 - Tsizogn Un Lib Horn
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3 - A Khazendl in Amerika
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4 - Oy, Kabtsn Hulye
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5 - Dudky Brat
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6 - Dem Rebbes Nissim
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7 - Syomka Der Soldat
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8 - Meydlakh oy Meydlakh
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9 - Ver a Tatn Hot
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10 - Far Dir, Lube Mayn
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11 - Syomka Vert a Khosn
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12 - Lozt Arayn
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13 - Blimelakh Tsvey
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14 - Menashe-Natashe
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15 - Iko Miko
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16 - Lebedik Yankel
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17 - Vos Tate Mame Hobn Lib
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18 - Moyde Ani
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19 - Hot Dogs and Knishes
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20 - Vayt Fun Der Heym
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21 - A Sakh Melokhes, Venig Brokhes
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22 - Nit Bay Motyen
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23 - Mamele, S'iz Gesheyn a Dramele
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24 - Zo Lang Dos Eygel Zeyt
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