TASAVALLAN PRESIDENTTI - Lambert Land (Brain 1063) Germany 1974 gatefold LP
vinyl: mint- | cover: VG++ to mint- (deletion hole in cover)
Tasavallan Presidentti (in English President of the Republic) is a Finnish progressive rock band. It was founded in 1969 by guitarist Jukka Tolonen and drummer Vesa Aaltonen. Other founder members wereMåns Groundstroem (bass) and Frank Robson (vocals), previously of Blues Section. Juhani Aaltonen(saxophone/flute) had earlier played in Soulset; he was replaced in 1970 by Pekka Pöyry. Eero Raittinenreplaced Robson as a vocalist in 1972, the same year as the album Lambertland was released in UK. The album was a tight fusion of jazz and folk rock with highly inventive and imaginative lyrics which charted at the number 7 position in Finland.