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Tasavallan Presidentti

Tasavallan Presidentti
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One of Finland's most famous prog rock bands. Founded in spring 1969 by guitarist Jukka Tolonen and drummer Vesa Aaltonen. Other members of the band came from Blues Section that had recently split up: bassist Måns Groundstroem and singer Frank Robson. Tasavallan Presidentti released their debut album in 1969. They toured in Sweden and England in the early 70s and released three more albums but split up in 1974.
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Tasavallan Presidentti — Live - Still Struggling for Freedom Tasavallan Presidentti — Live - Still Struggling for Freedom
(Akbazar TAVA-002, 2001, CD)
Various Artists — Tuonen Tytär - A Tribute to Finnish Progressive Various Artists — Tuonen Tytär - A Tribute to Finnish Progressive
(Mellow MMP 385 AB, 2000, 2CD)
Tasavallan Presidentti — Milky Way Moses Tasavallan Presidentti — Milky Way Moses
(Love Records LRCD 102, 1974/2010, CD)
Tasavallan Presidentti — Pop-Liisa 1 Tasavallan Presidentti — Pop-Liisa 1
(Svart SRE001, 1973/2016, LP)
Tasavallan Presidentti — Lambertland Tasavallan Presidentti — Lambertland
(Love Records LRCD 60, 1972/2010, CD)
Tasavallan Presidentti — Tasavallan Presidentti Tasavallan Presidentti — Tasavallan Presidentti
(Love Records LRCD 7, 1969/2003, CD)

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