This blog will feature Finnish pop music covers and their original versions mainly from '60s and '70s.
Friday, April 16, 2010
I Saw Linda Yesterday - Eilen vasta Liisan näin
Timo Jämsen (see earlier entry) recorded "Eilen vasta Liisan näin" (I saw Liisa just yesterday) in 1963. It was released on the B-side of his big hit "Yyterin twist" (a cover of "Twist a Saint Tropez"). The lyrics were done by Sauvo "Saukki" Puhtila. The original song was performed and co-written by American pop- and country singer and songwriter Dickey Lee (finnpicked before, see here) l "I Saw Linda Yesterday" was released in 1963 and reached number 14 in US charts.