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Mountain Echo

“The Execution of the Mountain Echo,” Vladimir Vysotsky: translation by Julie Deshtor: Upon mountain slopes, which the daredevils consider their Mecca, their Mecca, Where winds blow wild and jagged peaks puncture the sky, puncture the sky, There once had resided … Continue reading

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The album Two Fates by Astrakhan and Naumov – Vysotsky in English

Vadim Astrakhan, in collaboration with Yuri Naumov, has just released his new CD of Vladimir Vysotsky’s songs translated into English – “Two Fates“. As a little girl living in Moscow, I was immersed in the world of Vladimir Vysotsky’s songs. … Continue reading

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The song about a fighter-pilot Vysotsky

This goes out to all the WWII vets, all the Russian and American boys engaged in armed conflicts around the globe, and all the veterans who have ever lost a friend in a war. The song about a fighter-pilot, or … Continue reading

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