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The Balalaika Beatles


A few to add to the pantheon of dodgy Beatles covers from the former Soviet Union.

A Russian balalaika band doing "Here Comes The Sun."

Folk singers from Russia's Udmurtia region perform "Yesterday" by The Beatles.

And another balalaika band playing "Yesterday."

-- Newsroom

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