Tuesday, April 08, 2008

Leningrad Cowboys & Red Army Choir - SWEET HOME ALABAMA

Prepare yourself for this one - maybe with a Stoli martini or two. Back in the days of the Soviet Union , the Soviet Red Army had an official choir composed of male soldiers and musicians. It still exists. The Red Army Choir performs throughout Russia to this day.

Now consider the Finnish rock band called The Leningrad Cowboys. A little while ago, they held a concert in Russia , in which - to the screaming applause of Russian teenagers - they got the Red Army Choir to join them on stage for a performance of " Sweet Home Alabama ." In English! You couldn't make this up!

1 comment:

Della said...

People should read this.