The Islanders (5)

Profile:
The Islanders is a Finnish pop group and backing band, founded in 1963 in Helsinki. They currently play as a backing band for Danny (13), with whom they played in Danny & The Islanders in 1963-1964. They have also played with Kirka (1967-69, 1974-76), Antti Einiö (1964-65), Kari Kuuva (1964), Eero Raittinen (1966-67) and Ann-Christine Nyström (1964).

The band was shortly also known as D'Islanders (1967).

Current line-up:
Pontus Söderlund - drums (2002- )
Jussi Turpeinen - guitar (2005- )
Olli Hyttinen - keyboards
Pasi Tauriainen - bass (2004- )

Former members:
Pertti "Pepe" Willberg - vocals, rhythm guitar (1963-1966)
Eero Raittinen - vocals (1966-1967)
Kirka - vocals (1967-1969)
Timo Lindström - vocals, bass, guitar, keyboards (1967-1969)
Jukka Ritari - vocals (1982)
Stig Selin - guitar (1963-1965)
Seppo Keurulainen - guitar, vocals (1965-1967)
Hasse Walli - guitar (1966-1967)
Nono Söderberg - guitar (1967-1967, 1969-1970?)
Kaj Westerlund - guitar (1967-1969)
Eero Lupari - guitar (1969-1973?)
Melvin McRae - guitar (1971?-1973?)
Janne Ödner - guitar? (1971?-1973?)
Esko Vesterinen - guitar (1974-1975)
Janne Louhivuori - guitar (1976)
Jukka "Nipa" Niilola - guitar (1982)
Petteri "Pete" Kinnunen - guitar, backing vocals (1998-2003)
Krister Åberg - guitar, vocals (1998-2004)
Pekka Laitinen - keyboards (1967-1967)
Seppo Hovi - keyboards (1967-1970?)
Kalervo "Kassu" Halonen - keyboards, vocals (1974-1976)
Pekka Kuorikoski - keyboards (1982)
Jari Ravaska - keyboards (1998-2001)
Marko Roininen - keyboards, backing vocals (2002-2004)
Antti Huilaja - keyboards (2005-2006)
Seppo "Paroni" Paakkunainen - saxophone, flute, violin (1967-1967)
Pekka Pöyry - saxophone (1967-1970?)
Pentti Lahti - saxophone (1974-1975)
Juhani Aalto - trombone (1969)
Mircea Stan - trombone (1974-1975)
Oivi Väisänen - saxophone (1998-1999)
Kaj "Kaiju" Wallin - bass (1963-1965)
Raul "Ralle" Wikström - bass, vocals, percussion (1965-1965)
Kikke Bergholm - bass (1965-1967)
Heikki Virtanen - bass (1969)
Heimo "Holle" Holopainen - bass (1969-1971?) [replaced Timo Lindström]
Jakke Leivo - bass? (1971?-1973?)
Raine Angelvuo - bass (1974-1975)
Pekka Helin - bass (1976)
Timo Tuomi - bass (1982)
Pekka Suominen - bass (1998-2001)
Heikki Laine - bass (2002-2003)
Erkki Tanninen - drums (1963-1965)
Antero "Ande" Päiväläinen - drums (1965)
Martin Brushane - drums (1965)
Kurt "Kurre" Mattson - drums (1965-1970?)
Johnny Gustafsson - drums (1971?-1973?)
Ismo "Ippe" Kätkä - drums (1974-1975)
Kari Siukonen - drums (1976)
Ari "Kusti" Ahlgren - drums (1982)
Teemu Kortelainen (1998-2001)
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The Islanders (5) Discography Tracks

Albums

5E 054-35104 Kirka + Muska + Ykä* + Anna* & The Islanders (5) & Jörgen Petersen Kirka + Muska + Ykä* + Anna* & The Islanders (5) & Jörgen Petersen - Babitzin'it Kirka+Muska+Ykä+Anna Konsertissa(LP, Album) Odeon 5E 054-35104 Finland 1975 Sell This Version
5E 062-35106 Kirka & The Islanders (5) Kirka & The Islanders (5) - Lauantaiyö(LP, Album) EMI 5E 062-35106 Finland 1976 Sell This Version
MMLP 18 Islanders* Speed(LP, Album) Satsanga Records MMLP 18 Finland 1977 Sell This Version
Kirka & Islanders* Kirka & Islanders* - Live '68 (Album) Scandia Finland 1985 Sell This Version
Kirka & The Islanders (5) Kirka & The Islanders (5) - Pop Liisa 12 (Album) Svart Records Finland 2017 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Kari* & The Islanders (5) Kari* & The Islanders (5) - Älä Hylkää Rakkautta / Do Wah Diddy Diddy (Single) Scandia Finland 1964 Sell This Version
KS 520 Danny (13) & The Islanders (5) Danny (13) & The Islanders (5) - Hey Boba Lou / East Virginia(7", Single) Scandia KS 520 Finland 1964 Sell This Version
KS 553 Danny (13) & The Islanders (5) Danny (13) & The Islanders (5) - She's Not There / Jambalaya(7", Single) Scandia KS 553 Finland 1964 Sell This Version
KS 534 Danny (13) & The Islanders (5) Danny (13) & The Islanders (5) - Short On Love(7", Single) Scandia KS 534 Finland 1964 Sell This Version
KS 531 Antti (Andy) Einiö* & The Islanders (5) Antti (Andy) Einiö* & The Islanders (5) - Farmer John(7") Scandia KS 531 Finland 1964 Sell This Version
KS 599 Antti (Andy) Einiö* & The Islanders (5) Antti (Andy) Einiö* & The Islanders (5) - La La La La(7") Scandia KS 599 Finland 1965 Sell This Version
KS 551 Antti (Andy) Einiö* & The Islanders (5) Antti (Andy) Einiö* & The Islanders (5) - Thunderbird Stomp(7") Scandia KS 551 Finland 1965 Sell This Version
18 722 AT Ann Christine* & The Islanders (5) Ann Christine* & The Islanders (5) - Never Gonna Work / See See Rider(7", Single) Ariola 18 722 AT Germany 1966 Sell This Version
D'Islanders* Hetki Lyö / On Turhaa Oveen Koputtaa (Single) Scandia Finland 1967 Sell This Version
KS 755 Islanders* Jos Vain Voit Luottaa / Leijat(7", Single) Scandia KS 755 Finland 1968 Sell This Version
KS 790 Kirka, Islanders* Kirka, Islanders* - Bama Lama Bama Loo(7", Single) Scandia KS 790 Finland 1969 Sell This Version
5E 006-35061 Kirka & The Islanders (5) Kirka & The Islanders (5) - Oh, New York – Rakkain(7", Single) EMI 5E 006-35061 Finland 1975 Sell This Version
5E006-38004 Kirka & The Islanders (5) Kirka & The Islanders (5) - Mirella / Lauantaiyö (Easy Street)(7", Single) EMI 5E006-38004 Finland 1975 Sell This Version
SAT 140 Islanders* Lonely Riders Riding Speed / I Don't Touch You...(7", Single) Satsanga Records SAT 140 Finland 1977 Sell This Version
SNAPCD-503 Danny (13), D'Voices & Islanders* Danny (13), D'Voices & Islanders* - Cadillac(CDr, Single, Promo) Snap Records (3) SNAPCD-503 Finland 2006 Sell This Version
18 160 AT Andy* & The Islanders (5) Andy* & The Islanders (5) - I Don't Wanna Know(7", Single) Ariola 18 160 AT Germany Unknown Sell This Version

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