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Lyr Req: vos ken du macht, ist Amerika? 21 Mar 97 - 07:32 PM
Jim Dixon 12 Jun 11 - 07:37 AM
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Subject: vos ken du macht, ist Amerika?
Date: 21 Mar 97 - 07:32 PM

Looking for lyrics to this song, written by Aaron Lebedev Not in cyrillic form but with approximate words in Yiddish. Thanks..

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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: vos ken du macht, ist Amerika?
From: Jim Dixon
Date: 12 Jun 11 - 07:37 AM lists the songwriter as Aaron Lebedeff. The title varies somewhat:

WHAT CAN YOU MACH? S'IS AMERICA recorded by Aaron Lebedeff on several compilations:
"An Anthology of Klezmer 1905-1952" (2006)
"Gefilte Fisch: Klezmer Music and Yiddish Songs" (2010)
"Yiddish, Hebrew and Klezmer: Anthology of Jewish Music" (2007)

VOT KEN YOU MAKH? ES IZ AMERIKE! - recorded by Kapelye on "Kapelye's Chicken" (1987)

WHAT CAN YOU MAKH? (WHAT CAN YOU DO?) - recorded by Shirim Klezmer Orchestra on "Naftule's Dream" (1992)

VOT KEN YU MAKH- S'IZ AMERIKE - recorded by Daniel Kempin on "Benkshaft" (1998)

WHAT CAN YOU MACH?-S'IS AMERICA - recorded by Alexander Olshanetzky's Orchestra on "Kosher Nostra: Jewish Gangsters Greatest Hits" (2011) and on the various-artists compilation "Yiddish Songs" (Membran, 2007)

WHAT CAN YOU MACHEN? SIS AMERIKA! - recorded by Myriam Fuks on "What Can You Machen? Sis Amerika!: Anthology of a Yiddishe Mama" (2007)

[Note that I am refreshing a very old thread here.]

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