Folksongs. Patch, Patch, Kichelech! sung by Ruth Rubin

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Children's song popular in Poland before World War II. This version is sung by the well knownYiddish folklorist and singer Ruth Rubin (1906-2000). This selection is from the Ruth Rubin Papers in the YIVO Archives (RG 620). Recorded in the 1950s.


"Patsh, patsh, Kichelach."

Pat, pat the cookies

Father will buy shoes

Mother will knit socks

So [you] will have healthy cheeks!