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)
 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s4Q-iB36FJo
  
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 )
 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I1zPjfBr61U
 
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 Originally made famous by Georgie Fame and Mongo Santamaria, Laila Kinnunen’s version of jazzy ‘Yeh Yeh’ was shown in Finnish television in 1965.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)
http://www.yle.fi/elavaarkisto/?s=s&g=4&ag=26&t=408&a=3381
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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