Ca-rul Cu Boi

Album: Ca-rul Cu Boi (1882)
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  • The title of this Romania-Moldavian folk song can be translated as "Cart And Oxen," and its main claim to fame is that in the 1880s, Samuel Cohen adapted its melody for a slower tempo song that would eventually become the Israeli National Anthem, "Ha-tikvah." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England

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