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Sweet Home Alabama – As You’ve NEVER Seen it

Courtesy of my friend, Momcat, who shares my quirky sense of humor:

Written by To The Point News
Thursday, 06 March 2008

Prepare yourself for this one – maybe with a Stoli martini or two.

Back in the days of the Soviet Union, the Soviet Red Army had an official choir composed of male soldiers and musicians. It still exists. The Red Army Choir performs throughout Russia to this day.

Now consider the Finnish rock band called The Leningrad Cowboys. A little while ago, they held a concert in Russia, in which – to the screaming applause of Russkie teen-agers – they got the Red Army Choir to join them on stage for a performance of “Sweet Home Alabama.” In English. You couldn’t make this up.

We’re talking seriously off the wall here. Better have that Stoli ready when you watch it:

(Prepare to die, laughing!) DA! Da! Da!

January 30, 2009 - Posted by | Entertainment, Humor, Uncategorized


  1. This is sooo cool! The Leningrad cowboys and the Russian Army!
    Who says miracles don’t really happen?
    Thank you for making me happy and smiling before I turn in! I will now have sweet dreams in the full trust that anything is possible on the planet Earth! 😀

    Comment by Aafke | January 31, 2009 | Reply

  2. Aafke, I am glad there are a few nut cases out there (like me) who think this is hysterical.

    Comment by intlxpatr | February 1, 2009 | Reply

  3. Actually, I liked it so much, I nicked it to brighten up my own blog! 😀

    Comment by Aafke | February 1, 2009 | Reply

  4. You are welcome, Aafke, imitation being the truest form of flattery! 🙂

    Comment by intlxpatr | February 2, 2009 | Reply

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