Der tango fun Oshvientshim
Original Polish lyrics from Niewolnicze tango (‘Slave Tango’), by an unknown author; translated into Yiddish by P.M. and Shmerke Kaczerginsky (1908-1954) / Music of a pre-war Polish tango.
This recording, recreated by Gustavo Beytelmann, is from the CD, Tangele: The Pulse of Yiddish Tango available worldwide. The accompanying booklet contains translations of all lyrics to English. Courtesy of Tzadik and Tangele.
English translations by Lloica Czackis and Bella Klein. All lyrics have been adapted and transliterated according to the standardized YIVO Yiddish, except for where is required by rhyme.