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“Alexandria” by Yiannis Kotsiras (Live 2012)

I have always been a big fan of Greek music, be it traditional singing, Orthodox singing and even more modern types of Greek music of the Rebetiko style including, for example, Giorgos Dalaras.  Here is an example of Dalaras singing the famous Cuban son “Hasta Siempre Comandante” with Al Di Meola on guitars(!): Today a family member sent me a video of a singer I did not know, Yiannis Kotsiras,

Meet an old friend of mine (UPDATED)

Foreword by the Saker:  Today I am not posting an analysis, but a recollection of an episode of my past.  I hope that you, dear readers, will not mind.  If you do, let me know and this will be the last one. Anyway, this is how one night I met a quite remarkable officer who later became a good friend. I first met Igor Morozov in 1991, in Moscow.  I

My Hero – Official – Hassan Tavakoli

A friend has just sent me a beautiful music video dedicated to the memory of the murdered Iranian General Qasem Soleimani.  Enjoy! “My Hero” – Lyrics by: Hassan Tavakoli (VERSE 1) Chased by wolves, followed by a hawk; On the battlefield, you took your final walk; It took my breath when you said goodbye; But then again, heroes never die; Your final words were “stay the course”; Trust in God,

Really Small Town by One Eyed Oracle

This music video was sent to me by a friend, and I wanted to share it with you. The Saker Really Small Town by One Eyed Oracle featuring Boris and Kalask on vocals, Matt on drums, and Tom on ochestral and bv. http://www.oneeyedoracle.com aka https://unitedtruce.com Buy the song Really Small Town & Support the artist from CDBABY https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/oneeyedor… Subcribe for news on the upcoming full length album join us on

Of snakes and men (UPDATED)

by Krysztof Daletski An allegorical ballad describing the current deliberate escalation due to Western arrogance and hubris. Thanks to my daughter for singing with me, to Anja, Lea and Pete for proofreading the English text, and to The Saker for suggesting the allegory in his article “Hold my beer and watch this!” (03/2018). Note by the Saker: When Krysztof sent me his video I was deeply moved by the immense

Between Erdogan and Eurovision-2017

Peskov: “Russia’s choice of a performer for the Eurovision 2017 contest is not a provocation.” I told to a liberal what I think about Israel in those exact words that he used about Russia, he got very upset and called me a fascist. —— Erdogan is our guy! I am so proud of him. It takes a fiery Turkish personality to stage such a shitstorm between two NATO members and

A bird’s-eye view of Russia

A bird’s-eye view of Russia   Tver, Rostov, Yaroslavl, Crime, Hersone, Sevastopol, Yalta, Krasnodar, Sochi, Novorossiysk, Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Uglich Music by Alexander Borodin. Opera Prince Igor. Fly on the wings of the wind. Performed by Natasha Morozova You can also search for the videos of YouTube using the Russian title  Улетай на крыльях ветра (Песня пленниц Опера Бородина “Князь Игорь”). No. 17, “Polovtsian Dance with Chorus” [“Половецкая пляска с

Flash mobs performing Soviet Patriotic songs across Ukraine

Spring on Zarechnaya street theme song performed in Zaporozhye Old Maple in Kharkov   November 27th 2016, people are singing Smuglyanka-Moldovanka  inside the Odessa train station   Смуглянка-Молдаванка Smuglyanka-Moldovanka “the dark haired Moldovan girl” is a song immensely popular during the Great Patriotic war 1941-1945 and ever after. Смуглянка, песня из кинофильма “В бой идут одни старики” This is a movie version from the film “Battle For Old Men (Tried

Spring on Zarechnaya street theme song performed in Zaporozhye Ukraine

A video of the 83 local choir members singing the iconic for Zaporozhye  song from the legendary movie “Spring on Zarechnaya street”.   Vocal flash mob has become a creative gift of the TV5 channel  to celebrate the significant day for people of  Zaporozhye  .  On November 16th the  industrial giant  “Zaporizhstal”  will celebrate his 83rd birthday. “Anyone at such a solid age it is difficult to surprise for their

Alexandr Skliar – “When war is on your doorstep” (aka “millions”)

Dear friends, This is a song from Skliar’s latest album “Iastreb” (Ястреб, Hawk).  Skliar’s group is called “VA BANK” (ВА-БАНКЪ, or “go bank” or “banco” – when you play for all the money you have).  Check out the music, check out the lyrics (my own translation below) and tell me – do the Neocons realize the magnitude of the storm brewing in the East?  Do they realize that not all

We Will Resist

In memory of the 290 innocent Iranians murdered by the crew of the USS Vincennes on 3 July 1988.  Following the massacre, the USA refused to apologize, the entire crew received  Combat Action Ribbons “for completion of their tours in a combat zone”.  The air-warfare coordinator on duty received the Navy Commendation Medal, while the Vincennes’ captain,  William C. Rogers III, was awarded the Legion of Merit “for exceptionally meritorious