Yiddish Penny Songs

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This site is a collection of stories about, lyrics for, and links to recordings of Yiddish Penny Songs, which are tenement song versions of American theatre and variety show songs, 1895-1925. Their sheet music sold for a penny, hence the name. The collection includes Yiddish Ragtime and Yiddish songs of the Gaslight Era.
Compiled (and some sung) by Jane Peppler
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