Vladimir Vysotsky

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    SkalolazkaVladimir Vysotsky
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    Belyj Vals (White Waltz)Vladimir Vysotsky
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    Korabli (Ships)Vladimir Vysotsky
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    Wild Boar Hunt (Охота На Кабанов)Vladimir Vysotsky
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    Song About the Pilot (Песня Лётчикa)Vladimir Vysotsky

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        Until his death, Vladimir Vysotsky was a prophet without honor in his own country; although he wrote more than a thousand highly popular songs, he died without an official record release to his name. The reason for this studied neglect lay in the political tenor of his material. Vysotsky, who began performing in the 1960s, was quite critical of the Communist regime, and his lyrics took position on the Soviet status quo. His songs derived from the blatny pesny (literally, delinqu... Read more

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