The Soviet Union's tape-recording rebelstags: Soviet Union
Russian writer Zivony Zinik recalls the period in the Soviet Union when the introduction of tape recorders allowed individuals to tape their own songs, which led to an explosion of illicit recordings.
The loosening of state control over literature and music followed Nikita Khrushchev's so-called "Secret Speech" when the Soviet leader condemned his precedessor Joseph Stalin as a dictator....
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