Poems and Songs of Vladimir Vysotsky. Our Life Has Lots of Edges.

Commentary to the song “A Letter to ‘Incredible but True’”.

Here comes to mind Vladimir Vysotsky’s song “The Victim of Television”.

The full title of this song is “A Letter of the Patients of Kanatchikov Hall to the Editorial Staff of the Television Program ‘Incredible but True’”. Here are two its lines:

There remarkable things happen near us,
But they’ve banned them from our sight.

The song was written in 1977.

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