Refrain: Lomir ale zingen a zemerl Lechem is broyt Bosor vedogim vechol matamim. 1. Zog zhe mir, rebenyu, lekhem is vos? Bay di negidim is lekhem a gut heys bulkele, Ober bay undz kabtsonim, oy, kbtsonim, oy, ovyonim, iz lekhem a dare shkorinke, nebekh. 2. Zog zhe mir, rebenyu, bosor . . .
Bubby played the mandolin, and as she played she cried For it brought back all the melodies the years had helped to hide Oh, the years go by, people live and die The love gets locked inside your heart But a melody has a special way Of breaking the lock . . .
I did not make this story up. This story pre-existed. It's not one of the famous ones, and so, you may have missed it. It's in the Bible -- Daniel's book -- and so it must be true. It takes up most of chapter one and none of chapter two. . . .
On erev Tu Bishvat I thought my parents I'd suprise I'd make a special fruit salad with 15 fruits inside To save a little of my pocket money I would try and take it to the green grocers to see what I could buy. Oh orange, grapefruit, kiwi, mango, lychee, . . .
Ongezolet afn hartsn - makht men a lekhayim, Oyb der umet lozt nit ruen - zingen mir a lid, S'iz nito keyn bisl bronfn -lomir trinken mayim mayim khayim iz dikh khayim vos darf nokh der yid? refren: zol shoyn kumen di geule zol shoyl kumen di geule 2 mol . . .