All posts tagged: Martin Walker

You don’t know how lucky you are

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1980s / Miscellaneous

Back in the USSR: The True Story of Rock in Russia by Artemy Troitsky Omnibus Press, 164pp, 1987 One of my favourite books about the Cold War in Europe is Martin Walker’s Russia, an entertaining collection of the journalist’s columns for The Guardian from the period 1985 to 1988. In one of the articles, Walker writes about underground Moscow band Zvuki Mu, whose songs – together with those of Leningrad outfit Televisor – he believes […]