THE BOOK OF THE SOUL OF IGOR TALKOV
The attitude towards Igor Talkov is ambiguous. Some call him a rebel, a revolutionary and a talented man. Others say that his songs were simple in content, and the performances…

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WORLD OF MOTHER: "SINGING IS FIRST OF ALL!"
Mireille Mathieu is a flawless page haircut, sleek eyebrows, invariably coral lipstick. She seems to be the same eternal impersonation of France as the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame and champagne.…

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ROMINA POWER and AL BANO - “PELICHITA” FOR TWO
Romina Power and Al Bano sang many love songs. Love is a song for two. If she is happy, then the melody will be lively and fun. But it’s worth…

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EVGENY MARTYNOV – SWAN OF THE SOVIET VARIETY

Coming from a simple family, Yevgeny Martynov managed to graduate with honors from the music and pedagogical institute, where teachers gave him the nickname “Gift” for his unique talent. A few years after graduation, he came to Moscow, becoming a real gift for millions of Soviet people. His pure and bright lyrical songs were sounded almost daily from all repeaters, giving listeners joy and faith in a bright tomorrow. Continue reading

What every musician needs to know
Inspiring conversation with a young and actively developing musician about writing, fear of the stage, work in a group, classics and trends, club 27 and the highest purpose of music.…

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LARISA MONDRUS, OR JUST LARISSA
Larisa Mondrus is called the number one star of Soviet pop music of the late 1960s and early 70s. And the first thing that pops up in my memory is…

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CLAUDIA SHULZHENKO - THE LEGEND OF TIME
More than 30 years ago, Claudia Ivanovna Shulzhenko’s heart stopped beating. And it is not at all important that the younger generation knows about it by hearsay. The main thing…

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