They Say that Here in the Donbass (1949)


The Miners’ Chorus. Solos by A. Mymrikova, L. Shevyreva and S. Piatnitskii. Music: Isaak Dunaevskii. Lyrics: S. Tsvang
Description: This popular song about conditions in the mining region of Donbass laughs over rumors of the poor quality of life in the region – conditions that were commonplace, and led to the deep discontent of the miners, families and neighbors.

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