Vladimir Vysotsky. Serving the Elements.

Commentary to the song “A Day”.

Here can be drawn a parallel with Alexander Pushkin’s poem “The Prophet”.

Another title of this song is “A Mountain Lyric Song”.

The song was written for the film “The White Explosion” (1969), its sea version was performed in the film “The Wind of Hope” (1978).

The presented text is adapted from Andrey Kneller, George Tokarev and Alec Vagapov’s translations.

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