Tasavallan Presidentti ‎– Tasavallan Presidentti (1969)

Tasavallan Presidentti is the debut album by the namesake Finnish jazz-rock/pop quintet, released in 1969 on Love Records. Tracklist: A1. “Introduction / You’ll Be Back for More” (6:17) A2. “Obsolete Machine” (3:54) A3. “Who’s Free” (3:29) A4. “I Love You Teddy Bear” (3:40) A5. “Crazy Thing, No. 1” (0:45) A6. “Drinking” (3:15) B1. “Crazy Thing, […]

Blues Section

Blues Section was a Finnish rock band that played a mix of blues-jazz and psychedelic pop and released a self-titled 1967 album on Love Records, which issued six non-album singles by the band, including three co-billed to frontman Jim Pembroke and one co-billed to his temporary replacement, English singer Frank Robson. Pembroke formed Wigwam with […]

Frank Robson ‎– Robson (1974)

Robson is the second solo album by English/Finnish jazz-rock keyboardist Frank Robson, released in 1974 on Blue Master. Tracklist: A1. “Sky Deep” (4:18) A2. “What Did You Do About It” (5:35) A3. “House Without a Name” (4:40) A4. “Jenny” (5:28) B1. “Fantasy Opens” (8:30) B2. “I Bring You Spring” (3:53) B3. “Ticket Train” (3:00) B4. “After […]

Frank Robson

Frank Robson (April 27, 1946) is an English–Finnish keyboardist and singer who first emerged in 1968 as a member of Blues Section. Between 1969 and 1972, he was a member of Tasavallan Presidentti, playing on the Helsinki band’s first three albums. As a solo artist, he released two art-rock/jazz-rock albums between 1974 and 1976 on […]

Tasavallan Presidentti

Tasavallan Presidentti were a Finnish psychedelic jazz-rock band that released four albums and a collaborative work on Love and Sonet between 1969 and 1974. Members: Jukka Tolonen (guitar, piano), Frank Robson (vocals, keyboards, 1969-72, 1983-present), Vesa Aaltonen (drums, percussion), Måns Groundstroem (bass, keyboards, 1969-72, 1983-2002), Juhani Aaltonen (saxophone, flute, 1969-70, 1983-present), Pekka Pöyry (saxophone, flute, […]