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VZL 85: Interview with Yaffa Yarkoni

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Catalogue NumberVZL 85
Matrix Number N/A
Record Label Vistas of Israel
Record Format33 1/3 RPM - 12"
Shelf Number801161
Number of Tracks1
Date RecordedN/A
Album Artists
Notes Interview With Yaffa Yarkoni

This interview with Yaffa Yarkoni took place at the Vistas of Israel studio in the United States. She is the first Israeli singer to be recorded by Columbia Records in the USA. She tells the interviewer that before she started singing she was a dancer and a radio broadcaster in the Israeli Army. Although primarily known for her singing talent, she still likes to dance. She especially likes singing ballads.

1) Shir Ha-Bokrim (Song Of The Cowboys), sung by Yaffa Yarkoni and recorded by Columbia Records in the USA. 1:10 - 3:38

2) Erev Shel Shoshanim (Evening Of Roses). 9:02 - 11:30

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1 - Interview with Yaffa Yarkoni
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