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As men fort kine Sevastopol Iz nit veit fun Simferopol Dortin iz a stantzi faran Ver darf zuchen niye glikken S'iz a stanziye an antikel In Zhankoye, Dzhan, dzan, dzhan Chorus Hey Zhan hey Zhankoye Hey Zhanvili, hey Zhankoye Hey Zhankoye, Dzhan, Dzhan, Dzhan Hey Zhan hey Zhankoye Hey Zhanvili, hey Zhankoye Hey Zhankoye, Dzhan, Dzhan, Dzhan Enfert Yidden af mine Kashe Vi'z mine brider, v'iz Abrashe S'gayt ba im der traktor vi a bahn Di mime Layre ba der kosilke Bayle ba der molotilke In Zhankoye, Dzhan, Dzhan, Dzhan Repeat Chorus Ver zogt az Yidden kene nit handlen Essen fette yoich mit mandlen Nor nit zine kine arbitsman? Doss kenen zogen nor di sonim Yidden shpite zay on in ponim Tit a kik af Dzhan, Dzhan, Dzhan Repeat chorus
When you go from Sevastopol On the way to Simferopol Just you go a little farther down Theres a little railroad depot Known quite well by all the people Called Zhankoye Dzhan, Dzhan, Dzha, Chorus Hey Zhan hey Zhankoye Hey Zhanvili, hey Zhankoye Hey Zhankoye, Dzhan, Dzhan, Dzhan Hey Zhan hey Zhankoye Hey Zhanvili, hey Zhankoye Hey Zhankoye, Dzhan, Dzhan, Dzhan Now if you look for paradise Youll see it there before your eyes Stop your search and go no farther on There we have a collective farm All run by husky Jewish arms At Zhankoye, Dzhan, Dzhan, Dzhan Repeat Chorus Aunt Natasha drives the tractor Grandma runs the cream extractor While we work, we all can sing our songs Who says Jews cannot be farmers Spit in his eye who would so harm us Say Zhankoye, Dzhan, Dzhan, Dzhan Repeat chorus
Seeger did the English version. The Yiddish lyricist is unknown.
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