Andrews Sisters Had Their First Big Hit With A Yiddish Song

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On the occasion of the death of Patty Andrews, the last surviving Andrew sister, we hear from researcher Sheryl Kaskowitz about the group's first major hit which earned them a gold record. "Bay Mir Bistu Sheyn" was composed by Jacob Jacobs and Sholom Secunda for a 1932 Yiddish comedy musical, I Would If I Could, which closed after one season.

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