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VZL 191: Folk Songs of Israel

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Catalogue NumberVZL 191
Matrix Number N/A
Record Label Vistas of Israel
Record Format33 1/3 RPM - 12"
Shelf Number801019
Number of TracksN/A
Date RecordedN/A
Album Artists
Notes Folk Songs of Israel: Yaffa Yarkoni

This broadcast features Yaffa Yarkoni, one of best known Israeli singing artists. After an accident prevented her from fulfilling her dreams as a dancer she began singing to entertain the troops and quickly became a headliner.

1) Eretz Zuvat Chalav Ud’Vash (The Land Of Milk And Honey). 1:58 - 4:48

2) B’arvot Ha'Negev (On The Plains Of The Negev) is a song that tells of a mother who has lost her son in the War for Independence and another soldier who tells her that he will be her son. 5:55 - 9:11

3) Shoshana tells the story of the captain of the ship, Shoshana. Shoshana's goal was to bring immigrants to Palestine, during the British Mandate in the 1940's. 9:51 - 12:03

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1 - Folk Songs of Israel
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