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Abi gezunt

Artist: Molly Picon
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First posted by: yidlid.org

Transliteration

A bisl zun, a bisl regn, A ruik ort dem kop tsu leygn, Abi gezunt, ken men gliklekh zayn. A shukh, a zok, a kleyd on lates, In keshene a dray fir zlotes, Abi gezunt, ken men gliklekh zayn. Di luft iz fray far yedn glaykh, Di zun zi shaynt Far yedn eynem orem oder raykh. A bisl freyd, a bisl lakhn, A mol mit fraynd a shnepsl makhn, Abi gezunt, ken men gliklekh zayn. Eyner zukht ashires, eyner zukht gevires, Aynnemen di gantse velt. Eyner meynt dos gantse glik Hengt nor op in gelt. Zoln ale zukhn, zoln ale krikhn, Nor ikh trakht bay mir, Ikh darf dos oyf kapores Vayl dos glik shteyt bay mayn tir. A bisl zun, a bisl regn...

Translation

A little bit of sun, a little bit of rain, A quiet place to lay one's head, As long as we have health, we can be happy. A shoe, a sock, a cloth without patches, In the pocket a few zlotys, As long as we have health, we can be happy. The air is free for everyone alike, The sun shines For each, poor or rich. A little bit of joy, a little bit of laughing Sometimes with a friend have a drink, As long as we have health, we can be happy. One looks for riches, one looks for wealth, Take over the whole world, One thinks the whole happiness Depends on money. Let them all seek, let them all creep, But I think for myself, I don't need those at all, Because the joy stands at my door. A little bit of sun, a little bit of rain...