Poems and Songs of Vladimir Vysotsky. Who For What Runs.

Commentary to “The High-Jumper’s Song”.

The hero of this song refused to lie on the Procrustean bed of unification and won.

In the song, there is played the title of the popular in its time film (and the song has something in common with it) “This Sporting Life” (1963).

The song was written in 1970.

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