Money–Ay Moes

Ay Moes, Money
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If you have no moes
it’s too bad for you
give away your food card
and kiss yourself goodby
Ay Moes

*Moes is money

These additional verses appeared in “Songs of Ghettos
and Concentration Camps” by
Sh. Katcherginski Paris 1948

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Moes, Moes*

*Money, Money

Moes, moes, money surely is the first thing
If you’ve got no money you’ve lost everything,
so give away your food card and say goodbye. –
moes, moes, money surely is the best thing.

Moes, moes, money surely is the best thing,
The Jewish community takes their fee
and gives us food, bread and sacharine.-
moes, moes, money surely is the best thing.

Moes, moes, money surely is the best thing,
All vacations are a sorry lot,
only the bakers ride on top. –
moes, moes, money surely is the best thing.

Moes, moes, money surely is the best thing.
Oranges are what I ate at home
Now the lice and roaches eat me to the bone,
moes, moes, money surely is the best thing.

Moes, moes, money surely is the best thing.
The Jewish policeman are a bunch of toughs,
they’ll send you to a camp where things are rough,
moes, moes, money surely is the best thing.

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