Total Balalaika Show – Helsinki Concert

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Total Balalaika Show – Helsinki Concert
Total Balalaika Show Album.jpg
Live album by Leningrad Cowboys and the Alexandrov ensemble
Released 1993
Recorded 12 June 1993
Label Plutonium
Producer Mauri Sumén
Pemo Ojala
Leningrad Cowboys chronology
Live in Prowinzz
(1992) Live in Prowinzz1992
Total Balalaika Show
(1993) Total Balalaika Show1993
Happy Together
(1994) Happy Together1994
Alternative cover
Japanese cover
Japanese cover with obi

Total Balalaika Show – Helsinki Concert is a 1993 live concert album by the Leningrad Cowboys and the Alexandrov Ensemble. It was recorded at Senate Square, Helsinki on 12 June 1993. This concert was also documented on film by Aki Kaurismäki.

Track listing[edit]

The album of the concert featured more songs than in the film:

Disc one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Finlandia-hymni" Jean Sibelius 1:15
2. "It's Only Rock n'Roll" Mick Jagger/Keith Richards 4:44
3. "Let's Work Together" Wilbert Harrison 2:32
4. "Volga Boatmen" Traditional, arr. Boris Alexandrov 4:07
5. "Happy Together" Garry Bonner/Alan Gordon 2:49
6. "Yellow Submarine" John Lennon/Paul McCartney 3:22
7. "A Cossack Was Riding Beyond The Duna" Semyon Klimovski 3:12
8. "Proud Mary" John Fogerty 2:53
9. "Delilah" Les Reed/Barry Mason 4:17
10. "Katjusha" Matvei Blanter/Mikhail Isakovsky 2:43
11. "Dancing In The Street" William "Mickey" Stevenson/Marvin Gaye/Ivy Jo Hunter 3:36
12. "Knockin' on Heaven's Door" Bob Dylan 6:05
Disc two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Oh, Field" Lev Knipper/Viktor Gusev 2:50
2. "Sweet Home Alabama" Ronnie Van Zant/Ed King/Gary Rossington 4:40
3. "Kalinka" Traditional, arr. Boris Alexandrov 5:13
4. "California Girls" Brian Wilson 2:43
5. "Gimme All Your Lovin'" Billy Gibbons/Dusty Hill/Frank Beard 3:06
6. "Those Were The Days" Traditional/Gene Raskin 4:37
7. "Dark Eyes" Traditional, arr. V. Ogarkov 4:44
8. "Stairway To Heaven" Jimmy Page/Robert Plant 9:05
9. "Glory Hallelujah" William Steffe/Julia Ward Howe 5:20
10. "Just a Gigolo (I Ain't Got Nobody)" Irving Caesar/Leonello Casucci/Spencer Williams/Roger A. Graham 5:00

The Japanese release was only one disc and had a different cover.

References[edit]

Total Balalaika Show – Helsinki Concert (CD Booklet). Leningrad Cowboys. Finland: Plutonium. 1993. PLUTOCD 7004. 
Total Balalaika Show – Helsinki Concert (CD Booklet). Leningrad Cowboys. Japan: BMG Victor. 1995. BVCP-788. 

Total Balalaika Show – Helsinki Concert at Discogs (list of releases)