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Bulgaria’s revolutionary rock heroes

Posted on 05 October 2009 by admin

Shturcite (The Crickets) has been Bulgaria’s most popular rock band since the late 1960s. Their 1990 song “Az sym prosto Chovek” (“I’m Only Human”) became an anthem of the country’s democratic movement, and songwriter/frontman Kiril Marichkov served in the Bulgarian parliament.

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Rocka Rolla Women and Rocka Rolla Men

Posted on 10 September 2009 by admin

A Madonna concert in Sofia sparks reflections on rock and pop’s role in the revolution.

By Boyko Vassilev

National Stadium had rarely seen such a crowd. When Madonna appeared, the shouts of 60,000 people erupted. The concert of concerts, which made this 29 August unforgettable for many Bulgarians, began with ticking video clocks and with her, the Queen of Pop, on a throne, receiving the ovation of the obsessed. Continue reading …

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