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Gypsy Nights

Gypsy Nights

“Queen of the Gypsies” Zhenya Schevchenko sings 14 Romani songs in her native Russian on this 1975 recording. Backed by an ensemble of piano, violin, guitar, bass, and drums, Schevchenko’s repertoire spans the emotional range from the merry (“I Lyotsa Piesnya”) to the mournful (“Ty Smotri, Nikomu Nie Raskazyvai”). Song lyrics in Russian and brief English synopses are included in the liner notes.


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Track Listing

101
Ty Smotri, Nikomu Nie Raskazyvai (Don't Tell a Soul) Zhenya Schevchenko 2:35
102
Ekh, Platochek (Little Kerchief) Zhenya Schevchenko 3:03
103
My Vyshli V Sad (We Went Out to the Garden) Zhenya Schevchenko 2:43
104
Daite Khodu Parokhodu (Let the Little Boat Pass) Zhenya Schevchenko 2:06
105
On Uiekhal (He's Gone Away) Zhenya Schevchenko 3:07
106
Poite, Tsygane (Sing, Gypsies) Zhenya Schevchenko 3:47
107
Bidy Moya Rumbala (Gypsies Camped Beyond the Woods) Zhenya Schevchenko 3:00
108
Nie Govorite Mnie O Niom (Don't Talk About Him) Zhenya Schevchenko 3:26
109
I Lyotsa Piesnya (The Song Pours Out) Zhenya Schevchenko 2:30
110
Nie Sierdis (Don't Be Angry) / Moyi Tsyganochki (My Gypsy Girls) (medley) Zhenya Schevchenko 2:21
111
Konfetki, Baranochki (Candies and Pretzels) Zhenya Schevchenko 3:19
112
Otrada (My Joy) Zhenya Schevchenko 2:56
113
Gori, Gori Lyubov Tsyganki (Burn, Burn Gypsy Love) Zhenya Schevchenko 1:54
114
Vasiliochki (Cornflowers) Zhenya Schevchenko 2:54

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