When I was growing up, my parents had Chaim Nachman Bialik’s “Shabbat HaMalkah” on LP (the younger readers amongst you can learn about records here… :-)), and we would often listen to this beautiful song on Erev Shabbat.
Here are two different recordings of this classic Shabbat song:
The lyrics are available here.
And speaking of Shabbat, if you’re looking for something new and unusual to add to your repertoire, be sure to check out Miriyummy’s, um, creative chicken recipe.
Not only does it look and sound delicious, but it obviously serves as an excellent conversation piece. And best of all, it allows the hostess to say, “All I did to prepare for Shabbat was to open a couple of cans…”
!שבת שלום ומבורך