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Hard To Believe It Isn't Really An Old Folk Song

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Only goes back to the 1930s.  
 

 

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Funny. I thought that was the national anthem of the CCCP.

 

Couple of post World War II movies taking place in occupied Berlin, and when the Russians got drunk they would always sing that. Ray Stevens SURFIN' USSR has that as  background music.

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28 minutes ago, Alpo said:

Funny. I thought that was the national anthem of the CCCP.

 

 

Nope, that is  Государственный гимн Советского Союза 


 


Might as well throw in the rock version (Actually the anthem of the Russian Federation, Государственный гимн Российской Федерации). Same tune, different lyrics:
 

 

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Don't sound anything alike.

 

About 2:00 in

 

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