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Raya (Udovikova Raisa)
Raya - ilon ja tuskan laulajatar (FIN)
World Music & Folklore
(if not orig.)
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Light brown labels. Large vertical red EMI logo on the left.
Semi-glossy fold-out cover with a 'pocket' inside. Light surface wear (> top & bottom > middle) and a few small scuffs one each side. Wear and light creases along the edges (> especially > spine). Corner wear. Finnish language sleeve notes inside.
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An acclaimed Russian singer of gypsy music, born Raisa Udovikova in 1934 in Kursk, closely associated with the famous Russian gypsy theatre Romen. A rare Finnish only album, recorded in Helsinki with mostly local musicians. In English the title means "Raya - a Singer of Joy and Pain".