Category: Cheerful world invasion videos
Song Title: Гуманоид (Humanioid)
Artist: ГрУпА СиТрО (Group Sitro)
Year: 2007
Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMkILFgEfVM

Category: Songs to tango with Melania
Song Title: Комарик (Mosquito)
Artist: Пётр Лещенко (Pyotr Leshchenko)
Year: 1937
Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=In06_twKApo

Category: Songs for marching in parades
Song Title: Ага (Aha)
Artist: Странные игры (Strange Games)
Year: 1983
Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=knL2TzkFXNs

Category:  Sophisticated cartoon soundtracks
Song Title: Fish Mambo
Artist: Oleg Kostrow
Year: 1999
Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vxi-OpToRqU

Category:  Mournful war melodies. So Sad.
Song Title: Тёмная ночь (Dark Night)
Artist: Марк Бернес (Mark Bernes)
Year: 1943
Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4xUb5fjPTl0

Category: Stalin’s favorite folk song
Song Title: Kruthizha Vierthiza
Artist: Frau Kraushaar
Year: 2012
Link:  https://open.spotify.com/track/23ZB39v3KHWTOgCaVQO0Eb

Category: Songs to comb your hair by
Song Title: Guitantra
Artist: Netslov
Year: 2001
Link: https://drtikov.bandcamp.com/track/guitantra

Category: Songs from Poland they listened to in Russia
Song Title: Biały Krzyż
Artist: Czerwone Gitary
Year: 1968
Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VcsjIbbZcvQ

Category: Songs promoting camaraderie 
Song Title: Летка Енка (Letka Jenka)
Artist: The Finnish Letkiss All-Stars
Year: 1965
Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1hVXry72RE8

Category:  The End
Song Title: 5 Minutes
Artist: Bonzo Goes to Washington
Year: 1984
Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJvslHHFyaM


About the playlister:

Fred Roberts is a native of Cincinnati living in Germany since 1987 who enjoys subverting the arbitrary commercial process in which great works often go unrecognized. He has a dual B.S. in Computer Science and Psychology from Northern Kentucky University (1984) and a Masters in Psychology from Bielefeld Universität (1999). He contributed short stories to the early ezine “D A D A RIVISTA CULTURALE E/O TELEMATICA” (1995/96), and later to the short-lived Greenbeard Magazine, in 1997 receiving a Google Blog of Note citation for his Weblog indeterminacy.blogspot.com where he wrote 428 “one-minute short stories” inspired by found photos. Fred is also creator and designer of Elbot.com, an award-winning AI system. His interests include literature, film, photography and discovering all the well-kept sounds Europe has to offer.

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