On February 10th 1989 the Swedish theatre of Turku (Åbo Svenska Teater) saw the premiere of a performance called "Vysotskij - sången som brast". The performance gained great recognition and the tour made Vysotsky’s songs known to the Swedish-speaking public of Finland.
The Finnish version of the performance - “Vysotskij - katkennut laulu” - saw its premiere at the Turku city theatre on 12.10.1994.
16 songs were collected from the performance and recorded on a disk in both languages.
Vysotsky-group on a disk: Dick Holmström - vocals, Ari Hakulinen - bass, accordion, Arto Rintamäki - vocals, guitar, Bert Karlsson - guitars, mandolin, bouzouki.