Category: 1980s

Altas of America, printed in USSR in 1982 (buy)

Altas of America, printed in USSR in 1982 (buy)

Pulkovo airport in St Petersburg (1989)

Pulkovo airport in St Petersburg (1989)

Love Song from Gardes-Marines, Ahead! (1988)

Love Song from Gardes-Marines, Ahead! (1988)

“Soviet Murman”, photography book about the city of Murmansk in…

“Soviet Murman”, photography book about the city of Murmansk in the Russian North, 1980 (buy here)

Good bye America, ohWhere I have never beenTake the banjo…

Good bye America, oh
Where I have never been
Take the banjo and
Play me goodbye

Your worn jeans
Became too small for me
We’ve been taught for so long
To love your forbidden fruit

Goodbye America, oh
Where I will never be

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Vladimir Mayakovsky’s poems and plays, 1982 (buy)

Vladimir Mayakovsky’s poems and plays, 1982 (buy)

Soviet pennant from 1986 (buy)

Soviet pennant from 1986 (buy)

I promised you some weird Soviet cartoons, and here you go. This…

I promised you some weird Soviet cartoons, and here you go. This one is from 1978. It’s about a man and an alien finding contact through music. The Godfather theme song to be exact. 

No translation needed. Enjoy this psychedelic gem.

Igor Moiseyev’s Stage Dance Troupe – traditional Russian sailors…

Igor Moiseyev’s Stage Dance Troupe – traditional Russian sailors dance “Yablochko” (Little Apple), 1982