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Yanka Dyagileva (Янка Дягилева) - Prodano!
10-15-2013, 05:55 AM
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http://www.whiteheritage.org/showthread.php?mode=threaded&tid=141&pid=889

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Yanka Dyagileva-prodano - album cover, 1989
She paid with her life for her dissident folk-punk-rock, murdered after the release of this song, in 1991.

It's cloudy here so I'll share the sad tale of Yanka Dyagileva. Yanka was an up and coming figure on the Russian underground punk scene in the late 80's. She played solo and performed with others, including her rumored boyfriend, Yegor Letov who played in one of my favorite bands Grazhdanskaya Oborona.

On May 9, 1991, she disappeared from her home, where she lived with her family. On May 17, she was found dead in the Inya River miles from where she had vanished. The official story was that she committed suicide during a depressive episode but many people believe to this day that she was brutally murdered and the crime has never been solved. Either way, her songs live on and here is one of them:





The murder of Yanka Dyagileva:

http://onlydeathisfatal.blogspot.com/201...-1989.html

Greatest Folk-Punk-Dissident Musician singer of Russia.
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10-16-2013, 07:04 PM
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We had bootlegs of her recordings in Prague during the USSR occupation years.
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10-19-2013, 04:38 AM
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Wow! She really sings from the heart. So emotional, raw and true, hard to listen to!
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10-19-2013, 05:21 AM
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She's like Edith Piaf x10, floored me.
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12-27-2013, 05:12 AM
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She is the best.
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09-26-2015, 03:06 AM
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The new band SLOT is also punkish like Yanka.

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