J. Karjalainen Ja Veli-Matti Järvenpää ‎– Paratiisin Pojat - Amerikansuomalaisia Lauluja

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The Paradise Boys - Finnish-American Folksongs

The booklet contains lyrics both in Finnish and English.

1. (Boys of Paradise) A Finnish drinking song sung to the tune of Country Blues by Dock Boggs.
2. (Cherished Treasure) A Finnish ditty sung to the tune of Coo Coo Bird by Clarence Ashley.
3. (Come on Over) A Finnish folk song sung to the tune of Butcher's Boy by Buell Kazee.
4. (Albert Was a Mighty Fine Man) The story of Frankie and Albert, familiar to all from the famous American ballad, told in Finnish.
5. (Matti's Woman) A Finnish ballad recorded by Erkki Kivi in New York in the year 1926. Erkki Kivi made a violin out of matchsticks.
6. (Squeak, Springs, Squeak) A Finnish version of Charley Patton's Shake It and Break It. Heteka is a bed with a frame made of metal tubing.
7. (Party at Kiippi) A Finnish folk melody recorded by Antti Syrjäniemi in New York. The Year was 1929.
8. (Almost, Almost) Finnish folk song.
9. (A Warning for the Boys of Duluth) Finnish-American singer Frank Mäki sang this song to Alan Lomax in Amasa, Michingan. Lomax was gathering material for the United States Library of Congress in 1938.
10. (The Ghost and Mary) A ballad of Finnish-American origin, popularized in Finland by Martti ja Marjatta Pokela.
11. (Lamb of God)
12. (The Last Time)
13. (Glory, Glory Hallelujah) From another recording made by Alan Lomax for the library of Congress. Originally performed by Emil Mäki in Newberry, Michigan, 1938.

Recorded at the Yellow House, Koski Station during the spring and summer of 2008.
Mastered at Chartmakers, Helsinki.

℗ & © 2008 Jukan Productions Oy / Poko Rekords Oy, A Member of The EMI Group
Made in EU.

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  • Barcode (String): 5099924370127
  • Barcode (Text): 5 099924 370127
  • Matrix / Runout: 478038 Pokocd-367
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI LTZZ
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI UU076
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