Ken Schaffer brought the bard many people consider to be the Bob Dylan/John Lennon of Russia to London, New York & Los Angeles to record for Columbia Records with western counterparts including Annie Lennox, Dave Stewart, Chrissy Hynde…
Boris Grebenshikov’s Aquarium: http://www.aquariumband.com
Boston Globe: From Russia with Rock
How Boris Grebenshikov became the first Soviet rocker to have an album released in the West
It’s 9 o’clock in the morning – virtually dawn by New York standards – and Ken Schaffer doesn’t want to talk. “Just listen,” he says, running over to the bank of tape decks by the wall.