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Photo of Jiri Schellinger

Jiri Schellinger, a Czechoslovak Hard Rock rebel, was disliked by the Communist regime and his untimely death, in Bratislava on 13 April 1981, still invites debate and conspiracy theories. We look at two Schellinger ‘Sabbath’ tracks which were approved by the local ‘Validation Commission’. Words: Miriam Ritchie Schellinger was only …
Cover of Marie Rottrova's single.

‘Lásko, voníš deštěm’ (Eng: ‘Feels Like Rain’), is the 1981 Czechoslovakian smash hit single ‘written’ and performed by one of the greatest Czech singers Marie Rottrová.  Words: Miriam Ritchie Rottrová’s elegant chanson style lends itself beautifully to the song and her version is still a staple of radio and TV …