“Ra Ra Rasputin: Lover of the Russian Queen


“Ra Ra Rasputin: lover of the Russian queen

In this song Grigori Rasputin’s allegedly heals Tsarevich Alexei of Russia of hemophiliac, this greatly endeared him to the boy’s mother, the Tsaritsa Alexandra Fyodorovna (former Princess Alix of Hesse). It also claims that Rasputin was Alexandra’s paramour (“Ra Ra Rasputin: lover of the Russian queen – there was a cat that really was gone”). Though it’s a fancy notion was found to be untrue.  As “Russia’s greatest love machine”, the women of Moscow found him to be well endowed. The song goes on to say that Rasputin’s political power overshadowed that of the Tsar himself in “all affairs of state”. When his sexual and political acts became intolerable “men of higher standing” plotted his downfall, despite the fact that “the ladies begged” them not to. So goes the story of Rasputin.

Something don’t ever die ever

“Rasputin” lives on

Finnish folk metal band Turisas recorded a cover of Rasputin, released on September 21, 2007 through Century Media.[5] According to Warlord Nygard of Turisas, interviewed in Metal Hammer magazine he responded with: “There’s a ferry route between Finland and Sweden where people go to buy cheap booze and get wasted. I was sitting there watching a band playing 70s disco covers. They blasted into “Rasputin,” and I realised that it would fit perfectly for Turisas.” The band has been playing the cover live for a few years and finally decided to record it because of the very positive feedback by the fans.[6] A music video was shot as well.


 So I thought you would like the lyrics too!

There lived a certain man in Russia long ago
He was big and strong, in his eyes a flaming glow
Most people looked at him with terror and with fear
But to Moscow chicks he was such a lovely dear
He could preach the bible like a preacher
Full of ecstasy and fire
But he also was the kind of teacher
Women would desire

Ra ra Rasputin
Lover of the Russian queen
There was a cat that really was gone
Ra ra Rasputin
Russia’s greatest love machine
It was a shame how he carried on

He ruled the Russian land and never mind the czar
But the cassock he danced really wunderbar
In all affairs of state he was the man to please
But he was real great when he had a girl to squeeze
For the queen he was no wheeler dealer
Though she’d heard the things he’d done
She believed he was a holy healer
Who would heal her son

But when his drinking and lusting and his hunger
For power became known to more and more people,
The demands to do something about this outrageous
Man became louder and louder.

“This man’s just got to go!” declared his enemies
But the ladies begged “don’t you try to do it, please”
No doubt this Rasputin had lots of hidden charms
Though he was a brute they just fell into his arms
Then one night some men of higher standing
Set a trap, they’re not to blame
“Come to visit us” they kept demanding
And he really came

Ra ra Rasputin
Lover of the Russian queen
They put some poison into his wine
Ra ra Rasputin
Russia’s greatest love machine
He drank it all and he said “I feel fine”

Ra ra Rasputin
Lover of the Russian queen
They didn’t quit, they wanted his head
Ra ra Rasputin
Russia’s greatest love machine
And so they shot him till he was dead

Oh, those Russians

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