TZENA TZENA TZENA

Latest update on 23/04/2014

Artist: Issachar Miron
Author: Issachar Miron
Year: 1942

Real name: Michrovsky. Wrote this while in the Palestinian Brigade, part of the British Army. Julius Grossman wrote a new version in 1947. On May 14th 1948 (birth of the Israelian State) it was played as the first song on the (no longer clandestine) Israelian radio station.

Covers:

1950:

Weavers with Gordon Jenkins [n°3 US, B-side of Goodnight Irene; also a version in Hebrew]

1950:

Mitch Miller Orch.

1950:

Tohama [hit Fr as Tzena]

1950:

Jacques Hélian [idem]

1950:

Lucien Jeunesse [idem]

1950:

Edmundo Ros

1950:

Vic Damone

1960:

Chet Atkins

1961:

Connie Francis

1961:

Paul Evans

1962:

Springfields

1963:

Smothers Brothers

1965:

Stanley Black

1969:

Connie Francis

2008:

Pete Seeger [at 89 with Arabic lyrics]

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