Poems and Songs of Vladimir Vysotsky. My Gypsy Song.

Commentary to the song “The Sail”.

Another title of this song is “An Anxiety Song”.

The mentioned door-hinges are the hinges of the Gate of Paradise.

The song is a part of the documentary film “There is a pressing need of the song” (1967).

The presented text is partly adapted from George Tokarev’s translation.

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