Funk, jazz, psychedelic, progressive, disco, electro, shake and the rest cool music from USSR of the 1965-1985.

Politicized but still good

A quite politicized band — Romantiki / ВИА Романтики — but I very like their arrangment of the song below (written in 1945). Check out its special quiet mood, organ and backing vocals:
play romantiki — spoem druzia-tovarishi.mp3

Similar band — Iskateli / Искатели — with a psychedelic-mood track talking about WW2’s horrors:
play iskateli — salaspils 197x.mp3 (1974)

Another version of Salaspils recorded by Poyushie Gitary, thanks to Musicdawn!
play poyushie gitary — salaspils 1973.mp3 (by Поющие Гитары ’1973)

 

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