Drawing by Bob Fink, (c)www.greenwych.ca 1997                       




journal of interdisciplinary music studies
spring 2007, volume 1, issue 1, art. #071103, pp. 51-62  

Foreign Issues: The National and International in 1960s Finnish Popular Music Discourse

 Harici Meseleler: 1960’lardaki Fin Popüler Müzik Söyleminde Ulusal ve Uluslararasý

 Janne Mäkelä

 Renvall Institute for Area and Cultural Studies, University of Helsinki

(click for the full text)

Audio/Video Samples:
1. Playing the role of a singing Salvation Army officer, Annikki Tähti revived her hit song in 2002 when she performed with an ‘iron wire’ guitar group Marko Haavisto & Poutahaukat in Aki Kaurismäki’s famous film, The Man without a Past.
( see the full text, pp. 57-first paragraph)
2. Following Rauno Lehtinen’s original arrangement, the producer and band leader Jaakko Salo recorded ‘Letkis’ in 1970.
( see the full text, pp. 58-bottom & pp. 58- top )
3. Originally made famous by Georgie Fame and Mongo Santamaria, Laila Kinnunen’s version of jazzy ‘Yeh Yeh’ was shown in Finnish television in 1965.
(see the full text, pp. 59- first paragraph/ Section 6)


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