Music for The Great Patriotic War

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Well I'm playing the brave defenders of the Motherland trying to push the Fascist Bandits out of the lands around the Black Sea (Ozerekya Bay) and feel I need some music to boost the morale of my brave marines after the problems they had getting ashore.

Can anyone point me to some suitable music? Although the classical composers are good these boys are simple peasants from the farms, they need something they can sing along to!
 

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How dare you slander the brave fighters of Red Army as некультурный (nekulturnii - uncultured), unable to understand or appreciate the pearls of proletarian music!

Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 7 Leningrad.

Sergei Prokofiev: Music from the film Alexander Nevsky.

Simple tunes indeed!
 

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Well I'm playing the brave defenders of the Motherland trying to push the Fascist Bandits out of the lands around the Black Sea (Ozerekya Bay) and feel I need some music to boost the morale of my brave marines after the problems they had getting ashore.

Can anyone point me to some suitable music? Although the classical composers are good these boys are simple peasants from the farms, they need something they can sing along to!
Katyusha seems to have been the singalong song for the Red Army. (The rockets were named after the song.)

[video=youtube;Cydzolb0eIs]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cydzolb0eIs[/video]
 

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Why not a modern socialist song?

Barack Obama! Yes we can yeah!
Barack Obama! We all come together now!
Barack Obama! Ya ya ya! Barack Obama!

Barack Obama's making history man
He's Coming with a message for the people
Saying "yes we can" yo!
Si se puede today is a new day
So come on and throw your hands up
Every woman every man!

Barack Obama! Yes we can yeah!
Barack Obama! We all come together now!
Barack Obama! Ya ya ya! Barack Obama!

Building blocks of a new vow
A million stops and a new route
The acting out of the possible feels
Better than the few doubts
Political change
Critical claims
All in attempts to embellish the reign
Of power to the people – so that we may develop
The sequel of living
In love for the peaceful
Pushing the envelope honoring all
Of the work
Paying attention to reason
Dipping our feet in deeper than
Moderate worth
Teaching minds of a new height
Seeking finds of a new light
This is the meaning of outreach
When it's outta reach we still fight

Barack Obama! Yes we can yeah!
Barack Obama! We all come together now!
Barack Obama! Ya ya ya! Barack Obama!

I'd like to pay respect and love to he
Who'll have us know that we can be
Whatever we dream
Take my hand, let's take this stand
If they say, "No you can't"
You tell them, "Yes we can!"
Yes we can, yes we can, yes we can
Yes we can, yes we can, yes we can
It's time for the revolution, every woman man
If they say, "No you can't"
You tell them, "Yes we can!"

Barack Obama! Yes we can yeah!
Barack Obama! We all come together now!
Barack Obama! Ya ya ya! Barack Obama!

It's been so long now
We all come together now
It's been so long now
We all come together now
We all come together now!
We all come together now!

Remember doesn't matter who you are we are all one people
Time fe soar through the sky like an eagle
Get up, stand up! And fight for your rights
Unity strength, now look what it leave!

Barack Obama! Yes we can!
Barack Obama! Making history
Barack Obama! Yes we can yeah
Barack Obama! It takes you and me

Barack Obama! It's been so long now!
Barack Obama! We all come together now!
All come together now! all come together now
 

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Is there a song about how they realize the world would be a better place if they died, and they killed themselves?
 

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[video=youtube;jrZNaLDaQw0]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jrZNaLDaQw0[/video]

[video=youtube;L6MuBslefto]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L6MuBslefto[/video]

[video=youtube;A8qakI4mDII]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A8qakI4mDII[/video]
 

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There should be an ASL counter for a Kalinka
[video=youtube;VJ9q7N5e25c]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJ9q7N5e25c[/video]

And for the times when the proletariat gets frisky about the shackles of Moscow
[video=youtube;D1jd8F7v9A8]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D1jd8F7v9A8[/video]
 

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How dare you slander the brave fighters of Red Army as некультурный (nekulturnii - uncultured), unable to understand or appreciate the pearls of proletarian music!

Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 7 Leningrad.

Sergei Prokofiev: Music from the film Alexander Nevsky.

Simple tunes indeed!
These guys are Marines. Putting their boots in the right feet needs the help of an officer. :)

Besides I want to sing along!
 

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These guys are Marines. Putting their boots in the right feet needs the help of an officer. :)

Besides I want to sing along!
No, they are not Marines, they are Naval Infantry! IE Sailors turned into infantry. Sailors have to operate complicated machinery and read instructions. They have be able to speak, "Ughh, Ughh, GwaaaaaHHH!" followed by flinging of feces will not do!

Sing along? Fair enough if you can speak Russian.
 

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This one still works for me every time...

[video=youtube;Jdr7Mz_Igs0]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jdr7Mz_Igs0[/video]
 

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And for those days when the Southern cousins are visiting...
[video=youtube;Jrg0X9H6FGU]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jrg0X9H6FGU[/video]
 

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Missed out on the last thread about good asl music.

But it made me want to check out availability of something I had on tape from the 90's: The Red Army Sings - had the good ones:

The Partisan Song, Volga Boatman among the favorites.

What I like to call "Hill 621 Music".

Trust always to Amazon, bought all three of these:
Best of Red Army Choir: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000066RMJ/ref=oh_details_o07_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Red Army Choir: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00000145A/ref=oh_details_o07_s00_i01?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Best Songs of the Great Patriotic War: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004JKM0YG/ref=oh_details_o07_s01_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

There's some overlap, but the last especially has some good original stuff, I'd not seen before.
 

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I'm surprised no one has mentioned [video=youtube;kcEt7oRqkEY]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kcEt7oRqkEY[/video]



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