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VZL 405: Songs of Yesteryear

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Catalogue NumberVZL 405
Matrix Number N/A
Record Label Vistas of Israel
Record Format33 1/3 RPM - 12"
Shelf Number801347
Number of TracksN/A
Date RecordedN/A
Album Artists
Notes Songs of Yesteryear

Because of its youth Israel is known as a developing country and this even applies to the new country's folk music, exceeded only by the building of new towns and the reclaiming of the desert.

1) Erev Ba, Evening Comes, is a sentimental ballad is sung by an unnamed female and an unnamed male.2:18-4:29

2) Yaldati Imri Li, My Girl, Tell Me, is a song inquiring just how much a girl loves the young man and is sung by an unnamed male singer and unnamed female. 4:51-6:23

3) K‘ishlomo V'shulamit, Like Solomon and Shulamit is from the Bible's Song of Songs and is sung by an unnamed male duet. 6:55-8:41

4) Aiyelet Yaffa, Beautiful Gazelle, is also from Song of Songs and is a love song comparing ador. 9:23-11:41

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1 - Songs of Yesteryear
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