Bulat Okudzhava

Girl and Balloon by Bulat Okudzhava: Translated by Alex Genadinik

The meaning of Girl and Balloon is unclear. However, one thing we do know is that it is a very sad song. It is also definitely about lost love. Maybe the husband of the woman in the song went off to war and was killed. This seems to be roughly what it was about. It…

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Georgian Song: Translated to English From Russian by Alex Genadinik

Another of Bulat Okudzhava’s songs that Alex has translated is Georgian Song (also known as Grapeseed Song. Georgian Song is a beautiful, yet sad song about unrequited love. It has a lot of imagery in it and is considered to be one of the most beautiful Russian folk music songs of the 20th century. Just…

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Enchanting Woman by Alex Genadinik: Reviewed

Enchanting Woman is truly an enchanting song with a haunting melody. It takes you back to the days of Simon and Garfunkel, Neil Diamond and other similar artists. Today, you can read a review of Enchanting Woman right here on Krannaken.com. Enchanting Woman is another song that Alex has taken from its Russian origins and…

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