Poems and Songs of Vladimir Vysotsky. The Interrupted Flifht.

Commentary to the song “THE CASE HISTORY”.

Here are the final lines:

The living flesh accelerates
Its fallible existence,
Enjoying all and sundry days
Of its neglected illness...

As the epigraph to this song, there can be used the words of Porphyry Ivanov, peace be upon him, from his work “I am building evolution”: “People have made a mis­take in their busi­ness...”

The songs “A Big Mistake” and “No Mistake” were written in 1975, the song “The Case History” — in 1976.

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