TORTILLA FLAT





SINGLES

EXTEND HISS 13 (p/s) If We Talk About Music - It's Rhythm And Blues / I Want To Be Loved1983 FIN 
GOOFIN' GOOFY-517 (p/s) Double Date / Let Me Take You Home / Pain In The Ass (vcl by Slim Galkin)  1990 FIN
GOOFIN' GOOFY-527 (p/s)   Margarita / Los Flying Tortillas1991 FIN




EP'S

BLUE NORTH BN-1005 (p/s)   WE'RE GONNA ROCK THIS HOUSE - FINNISH BLUES, VOL.4
Rock This House / Sugar Daddy Blues (vcl by Honey Aaltonen) / I'll Take Care Of You / Let's Drink That Bottle (Of Booze)  
1985 FIN 




ALBUMS

GOOFIN' GOOFY 6030/GRCD 6030 EVERY KINDA WIMMEN  (LP/CD)
Every Kinda Wimmen / Little Miss Monster / Snake Charmer Woman / Oh! Eliza / Silly Dilly Woman / Sweet Little Girl With A Rosette In Her Hair / Margarita (cd-bonus track) / No Matter How She Done It / Night Shift / Nasty Naggin' Woman (vcl by Honey Aaltonen) / Double Date / Let Me Take You Home (cd-bonus track) / (Some People Say Life Ain't Nothin' But A) Pain In The Ass (vcl by Slim Galkin) / Like Lovers Do / You Can't Judge A Book By Its Cover
1992 FIN 
BLUELIGHT BLR 4535CD   PILLS  (MCD)
Pills / Lovers Game / Margarita / Hellhound On My Trail / Me And The Devil Blues / Rambling On My Mind
1994 FIN
BLUELIGHT BLR 3382 2 BIG FISH HOT LEGS  (CD)
Big Fish Hot Legs / Little Miss Monster / Silly Dilly Woman / Homework / Slow Down Your Low Down Evil Ways / Too Late / Sweet Little Girl With A Rosette In Her Hair / That's All I Need / Break It Up / My Babe Chose The Bottle Instead Of Me / I Don't Play / You Better Be Sure (vcl by Slim Galkin) / If We Talk About Music - It's Rhythm And Blues / Double Date / Just Goofin' Around
(recorded live at the Semifinal Club, Helsinki, Finland, in August 2001)
2001 FIN
TORTILLA FLAT # (promo) HAVE A GOOD TIME WITH TORTILLA FLAT  (CD)
Have A Good Time (2011) / They Call Me (Good) Rockin' (2011) / If We Talk About Music - It's Rhythm And Blues (1983) / I Want To Be Loved (1985) / Sweet Little Girl With A Rosette In Her Hair (1989, prev. unissued take) / Red Headed Woman (1986) / I'll Take Care Of You (1985) / Sugar Daddy Blues (1985) / Double Date (1990, 45rpm single version)
2011 FIN
TORTILLA FLAT # (promo) SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE AT SUISTO-CLUB WITH TORTILLA FLAT - OFFICIAL BOOTLEG  (CD)
2012 FIN




COMPILATIONS

BLUE NORTH STORMY 001  V/A: LIVING FINNISH BLUES  (LP)
Red Headed Woman / Bedknobs Rockin' (vcl by Honey Aaltonen) / Laundromat Blues
(recorded live at Kaisaniemi 'Stormy Monday' club, Helsinki in 1986)
1986 FIN 
BENGAL 90 (p/s) V/A: BENGAL TIGER CLUB  (7" EP)
Have A Good Time
(recorded live at Bengal Tiger Rhythm'n'Blues Special Club, Helsinki on August 28, 1990)
1990 FIN
BLUE NORTH BNCD 001 V/A: MORE LIVING FINNISH BLUES  (CD)
Red Headed Woman
1992 FIN
GOOFIN' GRCD 6100 V/A: GOOFIN' AROUND - A COMPILATION OF GOOFIN' RECORDS 1984-1999  (2-CD)
Los Flying Tortillas
1999 FIN
BLUELIGHT SAMPCD 33100 2  V/A: A FREE SAMPLER FROM BLUELIGHT RECORDS - 20 "HITS", NO MERCY...  (CD) 
Homework (live)
5/2003 FIN 
ISKO/BLUELIGHT 922010 V/A: HONEY AALTONEN PRESENTS - "THE ULTIMATE PARTY ALBUM"  (CD) 
Night Shift / Little Miss Monster / Snake Charmer Woman / Me And The Devil Blues / Sweet Little Girl With A Rosette In Her Hand (prev. unissued 1989 demo version) / Lover's Game / Margarita / If We Talk About Music - It's Rhythm And Blues / Sugar Daddy Blues (vcl by Honey Aaltonen) / Like Lovers Do / Double Date
2/2010 FIN 
GOOFIN' GRCD 6174 V/A: ROCK AND ROLL ALL NIGHT LONG - A ROCKABILLY TRIBUTE TO HURRIGANES"  (CD) 
Satur'ly Night Club
2012 FIN 




RELATED RECORDINGS

GOOFIN' GOOFY 514 (p/s) THE RHYTHM HOGS REAL ROCK DRIVE  (7" EP)
Real Rock Drive / Don't Big Shot Me / Yes, I'm Gonna Tell / River Side Boogie  (featuring Honey Aaltonen:dms)
1989 FIN
BENGAL 90 (p/s) DOWNHOME BOYS V/A: BENGAL TIGER CLUB  (7" EP)
Shake 'Em On Down  (recorded live at Bengal Tiger Rhythm'n'Blues Special Club, Helsinki on August 28, 1990, featuring Kari kempas:vcl/hca, Kari "Playboy" Johansson:gtr & Honey Aaltonen:wbd)
1990 FIN
AMT AMTS 141 U-BAYOU Nuoruus Zydeco / Anna Etumatkaa  (7" 45)
(featuring Honey Aaltonen:wbd)
1990 FIN
AMT AMTS 150 U-BAYOU Luvattu Maa / Digi Dingdingdong  (7" 45)
(featuring Honey Aaltonen:wbd)
1991 FIN
AMT/JOHANNA KUSTANNUS AMT/AMTCD 2026 U-BAYOU TUU STEPPAAMAAN!  (LP/CD)
Mamou Two-Step / Zydeco Gris Gris / Antaa Tuulen Puhaltaa / Sirkka-Liisan Häävalssi / Nuoruus Zydeco / Luvattu Maa (-Promised Land-) / Mama Rosin / Sea Side Shuffle / Jäätelöbaarin Kaunis Maija / Ai Ai Ai (Nous Ne Buvons Pas D'eau) (-Ay Ay Ay-) / Digi Dingdingdong / Oi Mäntypuu (-Pine Grove Blues-) / Unelmavalssi  (featuring Honey Aaltonen:wbd)
1991 FIN
SONET SOPOL/SOPOD 1043 U-BAYOU V/A: SUOMALAINEN 2  (LP/CD)
Luvattu Maa (-Promised Land-)  (featuring Honey Aaltonen:wbd)
1991 FIN
AMT AMTS 169 U-BAYOU Heinäkenkä (-Paper In My Shoe-) / Tee Peti  (7" 45)
(featuring Honey Aaltonen:wbd)
1992 FIN
AMT AMTS 172 U-BAYOU Keltaiset Banaanit / (reverse by The Backsliders: Neljäs Mies)  (7" 45)
(a-side featuring Honey Aaltonen:wbd)
1992 FIN
AMT/JOHANNA KUSTANNUS AMTCD 2037 U-BAYOU V/A: RIEMUKUPLA : COLLECTION  (CD)
Heinäkenkä (-Paper In My Shoe-)  (featuring Honey Aaltonen:wbd)
1992 FIN
MEGAMANIA/JOHANNA KUSTANNUS MGM/MGMCD 2039 U-BAYOU V/A: BAARIKÄRPÄSIÄ 2 : 21 LAULUA ILOSTA, SURUSTA JA VIINASTA  (LP/CD)
Anna Etumatkaa (-Gimme Three Steps-)  (featuring Honey Aaltonen:wbd)
1992 FIN
AMT/JOHANNA KUSTANNUS AMT/AMTCD 2043 U-BAYOU V/A: ONNELLISTEN KOTIMAA  (LP/CD)
Keltaiset Banaanit (-Gimme Three Steps-)  (featuring Honey Aaltonen:wbd)
1992 FIN
AMT/JOHANNA KUSTANNUS AMT/AMTCD 2044 U-BAYOU V/A: BAARIKÄRPÄSIÄ 3 : 20 LAULUA ILOSTA, SURUSTA JA VIINASTA  (LP/CD)
Kapakka In The Kaupunki  (featuring Honey Aaltonen:wbd)
1992 FIN
BLUE NORTH BNCD 001 DOWNHOME BOYS V/A: MORE LIVING FINNISH BLUES  (CD)
Break 'Em On Down
1992 FIN
BLUELIGHT BLR 338CD KEYSTONE COPS SLIDE AND SMILE  (CD)
(featuring Honey Aaltonen:wbd)
1992 FIN
AMT/JOHANNA KUSTANNUS AMTCD 2053 U-BAYOU JUUPAJUU TUU  (CD)
U Bayou (-Hippy Ti Yo-) / Naapurin Tyttö (-Fais Do Do-) / Vihreä Persikka (-The Green Pumpkin-) / Anna Palaa (-Laissez Faire-) / Jauhat Paskaa (-You Talk Too Much-) / Vaihtelu Virkistää / Meeri Anne / Meskalinia / The Cuckoo Waltz / Tao Tao Tao (-De Nuevo El Tao Tao-) / Zenaida / Taas Yksin Oon (-Oh Lonesome Me-) / Koiravalssi / Annien Rakas (-Annie's Lover-)  (featuring Honey Aaltonen:wbd)
1993 FIN
MEGAMANIA/JOHANNA KUSTANNUS MGMCD 2048 U-BAYOU V/A: VILLI POHJOLA  (CD)
Anna Palaa (-Laissez Faire-) / Vihreä Persikka (-Green Pumpkin-)  (featuring Honey Aaltonen:wbd)
1993 FIN
BSE CD 001 THE BLOODSHOT EYES ARE YOU WHAT  (CD)
Oowee She's Gone / It Never Happens Again / Big Fat Mamas Are Back In Style Again / Jim Beam Boogie / If You Got That / Buzzard Luck / One More Kiss / Are You What? / Cat That's Back / Garbage Bag / Sloppy Drunk / You Give Me Nothing But The Blues / When I Meet You / Green Sugar / Move Back Baby / I Got Loaded  (featuring Kari Kempas:vcl/hca)
1994 FIN
GOOFIN' GOOFY 547 (p/s) BIG BERTHA & THE BULLDOZERS Nuoruustango / Sombrero / Mad Child  (7" EP)
(featuring Honey Aaltonen:dms)
1994 FIN
BLUELIGHT BLR 3333 2 HELANDER BLUES CO. BIG COLD BEER  (CD)
Early In The Morning / Dreaming Of You / Love That Burns / Same Thing / Two Headed Woman / Trouble In Mind / Snatch Back And HoldIt / This Is The Blues / Jump In My Cadillac / KDO-Phosphate Blues / That's What You Do To Me / Rollin' Man / Give Me My Coat And Shoes / Me And The Devil Blues / Big Cold Beer  (featuring Kari Kempas:vcl/hca)
1995 FIN
BLUELIGHT BLR 3335 2 ROCK-OLA YESTERDAY IS GONE  (CD)
97 More To Go  (featuring Kari Kempas:hca)
1996 FIN
GOOFIN' GRCD/BUGLI-BAX 6075 BIG BERTHA & THE BULLDOZERS LAKA TONG  (CD)
Have Sax Will Travel / Nuoruustango / Zulu Stomp / El Choclo (Kiss Of Fire) / Sumba Malumma Stroll / Suki Yaki / Polka Medley: Shiner & San Antonio / Mad Child Rides Again / Social Outcast / Why Don't You Do Right / Vinyl Freak / Suspense / Rumours Of Surf / Perfidia / Tempus Fu** It!  (featuring Honey Aaltonen:dms)
1997 FIN
AVALANT RECORDS AVTCDEP 01 (p/s) THE TEENDREAMS TEENDREAMS  (CD-EP)
Be My Baby / It's In His Kiss / Gypsy Woman / My Only One  (featuring Honey Aaltonen:dms)
1997 FIN
BLUELIGHT BLR 3351 2 HELANDER BLUES CO. SMOOTH AND ROUGH  (CD)
Ax Fo' Mo' / Last Call / Reach Me / Aberdeen Mississippi Blues / I Feel So Good / Life Is Hard / Blues For Sam And Jake / Diddley Diddley Doo / No Looking Back / Hotel By The Sea / My Black Rabbit / One More Mile / Lovey Dovey Lovely One / Hey Joe  (featuring Kari Kempas:hca/vcl on 'I Feel So Good' and 'Lovey Dovey Lovely One')
1998 FIN
BLUELIGHT BLR 3352 2 THE BLOODSHOT EYES AIN'T THAT THING TOO COOL FOR YOU  (CD)
Ain't That Thing Too Cool For You / Love Love Love / Too Easy / Don't Sit On It Woman / I Gots To Know / Iko Iko / Frame Dame / Rocket 88 / Tail On / Strange / At The Barrelhouse / Fat Cat In Your Hat Jack / Jack The Rabbit / Curtains Of Love / Wino / I'm The Richest Man I Know / Bloodshot Eyes / No Problem / Blues In My Shoes  (featuring Kari Kempas:vcl/hca)
1998 FIN
GOOFIN' GRCD 6100 BIG BERTHA & THE BULLDOZERS V/A: GOOFIN' AROUND - A COMPILATION OF GOOFIN' RECORDS 1984-1999  (2-CD)
Sombrero  (featuring Honey Aaltonen:dms)
1999 FIN
GOOFIN' GRACD 6701 MARTI BROM AND HER BARNSHAKERS SNAKE RANCH  (CD)
No Good Lover  (featuring Honey Aaltonen:wbd)
1999 FIN
ISKO/BLUELIGHT 9260 (p/s) HONEY'S 45 Safe, Sane And Single! / Vamp Me!  (7" 45)
(featuring Honey Aaltonen:vcl/dms)
2005 FIN 
KAT 001 (p/s) CAT LEE & CO Fat Catfish Blues / Blues For A Friend  (CD-single)
(featuring Honey Aaltonen:dms)
2006 FIN 
BLUE NORTH BNCD 004 CAT LEE & CO. V/A: BLUES NEWS IS COMING - ANTHOLOGY OF CONTEMPORARY FINNISH BLUES  (CD)
Let’s Have A Ball (In The Fat Man's Valley)  (featuring Honey Aaltonen:dms)
2006 FIN
BLUE NORTH BNCD 004 IRONWEED V/A: BLUES NEWS IS COMING - ANTHOLOGY OF CONTEMPORARY FINNISH BLUES  (CD)
The Hunter  (featuring Honey Aaltonen:dms)
2006 FIN
KAT 002 CAT LEE & CO MOON FOLLOWS  (CD)
Lil' Miss Monster / Walking After Midnight / Moon Follows / Fat Catfish Blues / Tears No More / Annabell Lee / Blues For A Friend / Free Wheelin' Blues / I Know / Stefanology / Keep On Tryin'  (featuring Honey Aaltonen:dms + Kari Kempas:hca on 'Walking After Midnight' and 'Free Wheelin' Blues')
2006 FIN
POKO REKORDS POKOCD 363 U-BAYOU V/A: OSAA MIESKIN SANOITTAA - MIKKO SAARELAN LYRIIKOITA EESTÄ ÄFFÄÄN  (2-CD)
Tao Tao Tao / Vihreä Persikka / Luvattu Maa / Koiravalssi  (featuring Honey Aaltonen:dms)
2008 FIN
JUPITER STROLL JUPITER CD 006 THE BOPCATS WITH FRIENDS STRING-GO  (CD)
Jet Tone Boogie / Swanee River Gal  (featuring Honey Aaltonen:dms)
2009 FIN
NUOLILEVYT NUOLICD-011 CAT LEE & CO MEAOW  (CD)
Heartaches & Highways / In The Garden / Red High Heels (a.k.a. Seven Sins) / Innocent Diana / Find A Way / Gare Du Nord (Au Matin) / Meaow / The Colours Of Autumn / Le Tournesol / While I'm Dreaming / Snowflakes / Bei Mir Bist Du Schön  (featuring Honey Aaltonen:dms)
2009 FIN
JOHANNA JHNCD 2535 THE RHYTHM HOGS V/A: SLAP THAT BASS! - THE STORY OF FINNISH ROCKABILLY & 50'S STYLE ROCK'N'ROLL 1979-2009  (4-CD)
Yes, I'm Gonna Tell  (featuring Honey Aaltonen:dms)
2010 FIN
JOHANNA JHNCD 2535 BIG BERTHA & THE BULLDOZERS V/A: SLAP THAT BASS! - THE STORY OF FINNISH ROCKABILLY & 50'S STYLE ROCK'N'ROLL 1979-2009  (4-CD)
Sombrero  (featuring Honey Aaltonen:dms)
2010 FIN
ISKO/BLUELIGHT 922010 HONEY'S 45 V/A: HONEY AALTONEN PRESENTS - "THE ULTIMATE PARTY ALBUM  (CD)
Vamp Me / Safe, Sane And Single  (featuring Honey Aaltonen:vcl/dms, with overdubbed sax parts by Panu Syrjänen, 2010)
2010 FIN
ISKO/BLUELIGHT 922010 TEENDREAMS V/A: HONEY AALTONEN PRESENTS - "THE ULTIMATE PARTY ALBUM  (CD)
Be My Baby / It's In His Kiss / My Only One / Gypsy Woman  (featuring Honey Aaltonen:dms)
2010 FIN
ISKO/BLUELIGHT 922010 CAT LEE & CO V/A: HONEY AALTONEN PRESENTS - "THE ULTIMATE PARTY ALBUM  (CD)
Let's Have A Ball  (featuring Honey Aaltonen:dms)
2010 FIN
ISKO/BLUELIGHT 922010 BIG BERTHA & THE BULLDOZERS V/A: HONEY AALTONEN PRESENTS - "THE ULTIMATE PARTY ALBUM  (CD)
El Choclo Cha-Cha a.k.a. Kiss Of Fire / Zulu Stomp / Mad Child  (featuring Honey Aaltonen:dms)
2010 FIN
ISKO/BLUELIGHT 922010 HONEY'S TEX MEX B-B-Q V/A: HONEY AALTONEN PRESENTS - "THE ULTIMATE PARTY ALBUM  (CD)
I Promised Not To Break Your Heart  (featuring Honey Aaltonen:vcl, recorded in 2010)
2010 FIN
ISKO/BLUELIGHT 922010 U-BAYOU V/A: HONEY AALTONEN PRESENTS - "THE ULTIMATE PARTY ALBUM  (CD)
Kapakka In The Kaupunki  (featuring Honey Aaltonen:wbd)
2010 FIN
ISKO/BLUELIGHT 922010 HAWAIIAN HULA HOOPERS V/A: HONEY AALTONEN PRESENTS - "THE ULTIMATE PARTY ALBUM  (CD)
Hula Blues  (featuring Honey Aaltonen:snare drum, recorded live in 2004)
2010 FIN
ISKO/BLUELIGHT 922010 CROSSROAD V/A: HONEY AALTONEN PRESENTS - "THE ULTIMATE PARTY ALBUM  (CD)
Dimples  (featuring Honey Aaltonen:dms, prev. unissued 1978 demo recording)
2010 FIN
ISKO/BLUELIGHT 922010 HONEY'S BAR ROOM TRIO V/A: HONEY AALTONEN PRESENTS - "THE ULTIMATE PARTY ALBUM  (CD)
The Colours Of Autumn  (featuring Honey Aaltonen:vcl, recorded in 2010)
2010 FIN
PROPAGANDA PRO 2076 JUSSI KETTU YLIANNOS BLUESIA  (CD)
Yliannos Bluesia / Huulipunasydän / Mee Takasin Sun Skutsiis / Köyhänmiehen Blues / Sama Syy / Pontikkaa / En Pidättää Voi / Myrskytuuli / Matkakengät / Reppu-Reinon Rennonlaiska Blues / Joki / Jos Mitään Et Omista / Pitkä Matka Kotiin On / Pitkä Ilta / Ulos Ainut Tie  (featuring Honey Aaltonen:dms, recorded in March-October 2009)
2010 FIN
BSE CD 003 THE BLOODSHOT EYES NIGHT WALK BOOGIE  (CD)
See Me In The Evening / Knock Me A Kiss / Cheers Beer Shuffle / Read My Lips / Lying To Yourself / Night Walk Boogie / Shattered Mailbox / Jealous Man / Lovin' Machine / Who's Been Talkin' / Rockinits / Daddy's Precious Pearl / Knee Deep Sea Diver / Gonna Send You Back To Georgia  (featuring Kari Kempas:vcl/hca)
2011 FIN
GALACTIC GREP 0111 THE SOUTH COAST WOLVES SOME HARD TIMES  (10" EP)
Worries And Troubles / Me And Evil / Wish I Could Sleep All Day / Trash Talker / You Got Hard Times / A Wolf Cries  (some tracks featuring Kari Kempas:hca)
2011 FIN


Tortilla Flat line-ups:
1978-1979: Honey (Isko) Aaltonen:dms/vcl, Mikko "Smokey" Suhonen:gtr, Kimmo Kajasto:bs
1980-1984: Kari "Good Rockin'" Kempas:vcl/hca, Aaltonen:dms/vcl, Suhonen:gtr, Sami "Sam The Man" Järvinen:bs
1984-1986: Kempas:vcl/hca, Aaltonen:dms/vcl, Suhonen:gtr, Jari "J. Cool" Nieminen:bs
1986-1987: Kempas:vcl/hca, Aaltonen:dms/vcl, Suhonen:gtr, Järvinen:bs
1987-1989: Kempas:vcl/hca, Aaltonen:dms/vcl, Suhonen:gtr, Juha "Käpy" Parviainen:bs
1990-1992: Kempas:vcl/hca, Aaltonen:dms/vcl, Petteri "Slim" Galkin:gtr/vcl, Suhonen:gtr, Parviainen:bs + Eeva-Kaarina "Big Bertha" Järvimäki:acc/ten.sax [in recording line-up only]
1993-1994: Kempas:vcl/hca, Aaltonen:dms/vcl, Galkin:gtr/vcl, Suhonen:gtr, Big Bertha:acc/ten.sax, Järvinen:bs
1994-1995: Kempas:vcl/hca, Aaltonen:dms/vcl, Suhonen:gtr, Big Bertha:ten.sax/acc, Pete (Petri) Loikala:bs
2001-2009: Kempas:vcl/hca, Aaltonen:dms/vcl, Galkin:gtr/vcl, Suhonen:gtr, Parviainen:bs
2010-: Kempas:vcl/hca, Aaltonen:dms/vcl, Suhonen:gtr, Juha Rantapuro:bs

Additional Tortilla Flat members:
Eso Lehtinen (late 1970's), Jukka Anttila (late 1970's), Jussi Kyllijoki (late 1970's), Vesa Karppi (bs; tour line-up 1994-1995), Masa Saloranta (bs; tour line-up 1995), etc.

Guest musicians on Tortilla Flat recordings:
1991 Goofin' 45: Big Bertha:acc
1992 Goofin' LP: Kari "Playboy" Johansson:national st.gtr, Jukka Pesonen:pno, Heikki (Hessu) "Wolfman" Pirhonen:pno, Sami Järvinen:org, Big Bertha:acc, Maria Hänninen:bckgr.vcls, Martsa Outinen:tp, Jussi Collin:alt.sax, Hepa Halme:bar.sax, Timo Tarkela:ten.sax/bar.sax + Niko Ahvonen:perc/horn arrangements)
1994 Bluelight CD: Sami Järvinen:org


Other bands featuring Tortilla Flat members:

Rita Hayworth (mid 1970's):
Markku "Kormu" Korhonen:vcl, Ari Ahonen:gtr, Teemu Kalliala:bs, Honey Aaltonen:dms
(Note: During Spring 1977 Honey Aaltonen played also occasional gigs with The Busters featuring Lauri Karhuvaara:vcl, Jyri Lehtonen:gtr, and Timo Virtaneva:bs, replacing their regular drummer Pauli Varpuaho)

Crossroad (late 1970's):
Timo Viitanen:lead gtr, Nedo Soirinen:bs/vcl, Honey Aaltonen:dms

Moonshine Bluesband (late 1970's-early 1980's):
Kari Kempas:vcl/hca, Jukka "Ice Cream" Anttila, Jouko Koponen, etc.

Big Town Playboys (1980's):
Kari Johansson:vcl/gtr, Petteri "Slim" Galkin:vcl/gtr, Pete Loikala:bs, "Swimmin'" Nikkanen:dms

Rhythm Hogs/Dr. Snout & his Hogs of Rhythm (formed as Bop And Stroll in 1982 also featuring Esa Haili:ld.gtr and Juki:dms):
Ari Ahvonen (1982-):vcl, Jarmo "Crazy" Kauppinen (1982-1989)/Jussi Huhtakangas (1989-), Timo Tarkela (1982-):sax, Jari "Nati" Salminen (c. 1983-1989)/Mika Liikari (1989-):bs, Tommy Dahlström (c. 1983-1988)/Honey Aaltonen (1989)/Mike Salminen (1989-):dms, Kari Korhonen (1990-1991):st.gtr/rh.gtr, Hessu Pirhonen (1990-late 1990's)/Harri Saanio (late 1990s-):pno

Down Home Boys (1980's-):
Kari Kempas:vcl/hca, Kari "Playboy" Johansson:gtr, Honey Aaltonen:wbd

Aces (19??-):
Kari Kempas:vcl/hca etc.

Square Deal (19??-):
Kari Kempas:vcl/hca etc.

Sir Thunder (1989)
Kyösti Kotila:gtr, Teppo Nättilä:bs/vcl, Honey Aaltonen:dms
(Note: Aaltonen replaced the original singer/drummer Pasi Katainen [1988-1989] for only one gig. He was again replaced for a three months' period by Juho Välke. In Novemeber 1989 Sir Thunder became Jolly B Good when another singing drummer Mikko Rintasaari joined the group. In addition, Aaltonen has also co-written the song "(The Name Of The Band Is) Jolly B. Good" with Kyösti Kotila for the band's first 45rpm single in 1991 which is also produced by him.)

U-Bayou (1990-1993):
Ari Vuotilainen:gtr/hca/vcl, Mikko Saarela:bs/vcl, Tuomo Heikkola:acc/vcl, Päivi Takala:fd, Juha Sivonen:dms, Honey Aaltonen:wbd, Ari Taponen:gtr/vcl, Markku Salama:gtr (1993), Sika Kukkonen:congas (1990-1992)

Sultans of Jungle (1990-1995):
Pekka Laine:gtr, Kari Pietiläinen:gtr, Petri Pohjanoksa:bs, Juha Litmanen:dms + Honey Aaltonen:perc/wbd, Jani Penttinen:vcl

Bloodshot Eyes (1992-):
Kari Kempas (1992-):vcl/hca, Roy Fish Loikala (1992-):gtr/vcl, Petri Loikala (1992-1993)/Timo Ilves (1993-1995)/Juha Alanne (1995-1998)/Lasse Sirkko (1998-):bs, Tomi Salonen (1992-):dms, Juha Hostikka (1993-1995)/Pasi "Kuikka" Lehtoranta (1995-2002)/Jarmo Rouvinen (2002-):sax, Teemu Tolonen (1995-2000):tb, Harri "Boogie Boy Harris" Saanio (1994-1996)/Antti "Kärsä" Kämäräinen (1998-2003):pno

Helander Co./Helander Blues Co. (1993-2003):
Ilkka Helander (1993-):gtr/vcl, Kari Kempas (1994-1998):vcl/hca, Jonni Seppälä:gtr (1998-), Ville Mehto (2001-):hca, Juha Ahvenainen (1993-2001)/Petri Loikala (2001-2003):bs, Heikki Nuora (1993-1994)/Sampo Haapaniemi (1994)/Harry Forsberg (1994-1998)/Juha Litmanen (2000-):dms

Big Bertha & The Bulldozers (1991-1998):
Eeva-Kaarina "Big Bertha" Järvimäki:ten.sax/acc, Jarmo Virta:gtr (1st line-up), Mikko "Smokey" Suhonen:gtr (2nd line-up), Hannu Hämäläinen:bs (1st line-up), Pete Loikala:bs (2nd line-up), Honey Aaltonen:dms + occasionally Teppo Hirvonen:gtr, Timo "Pussycat Taylor" Araneva:gtr etc.

Good Rockin' Trio (1995-):
Kari Kempas:vcl/hca, Kari Loikala:gtr/vcl, Tomi Salonen:dms

Teendreams (1997-2002):
Masa Saloranta:vcl/bs, Kari "Cliff O." Ora:gtr, Ville Witka: pno/keys/vcl, Honey Aaltonen:dms, Minna "Minnie" Saarinen:vcl + Mitja Tuurala:perc/keys, Ansu Lehtonen:bckgr.vcl

Raw Gary & the Downtown Hooks (1998-):
Kari Kempas:vcl/hca, Kari "Roy Fish" Loikala:gtr, Lasse Sirkko:bs, Tomi Salonen:dms

Krazy Kats (1999-2002):
Honey Aaltonen:dms/vcl, Teppo "Stefanos" Hirvonen:vcl/gtr, Kalle "Don Carlos" Hyvärinen:ac.bs/vcl

Ironweed (2004-2010):
Nils "Nisse" Lindström:vcl, Mikko Suhonen:gtr, Antti Mykrä:bs, Honey Aaltonen:dms

Cat Lee & Co. (2004-):
Katri "Cat Lee" Somerjoki:vcl/fl, Stefanos Hirvonen:gtr/ukulele/vcl, Timo Tuppurainen:bs, Honey Aaltonen:dm/perc (-2010) + occasionally Ville Leppänen:national steel/mnd/vcl, Sari "Sakke" Wallenius:bckgr.vcls, Kari Kempas:hca/vcl, Kukka Lehto:vl/bckgr.vcls, Kimmo Iltanen:ac.gtr, Tauri Oksala: bn/bckgr.vcls, Marjo "Mappe" Saukkonen:vcl, Laura Airola:vl, etc.

Hawaiian Hula Hoopers (2004):
Ville Leppänen:national-steel gtr, Stefanos Hirvonen:gtr, Jarmo Julkunen:ukulele, Timo Tuppurainen:bs, Honey Aaltonen:snare drum

Jussi Kettu Band (1993-):
Jussi Kettu:vcl/gtr, Petri Loikala:bs, Juha Virta (-c. 2007)/Honey Aaltonen:dms (c. 2008-)

Honey's Tex Mex B-B-Q (2010):
Honey Aaltonen:vcl, Tero Pulkkinen:acc/bajo sexto, Jussi Kettu:rh.gtr, Pete Loikala:bs, Köpi:dms + Honky Tonk Engels, Maria Hänninen & Elisa Korjus:bckgr.vcls

Honey's Bar Room Trio (2010):
Honey Aaltonen:vcl, Tuppis Tuppurainen:grand piano, Timo Tuppurainen:bs, Antero Priha:tp



                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Acknowledgments: Honey Aaltonen | Kari Kempas | Erik Dahlström

Published sources: Suomalaisten Vinyylilevyjen Hintaopas (Timo Rauhaniemi & Mika Tamminen, 2000) | Suomalaisten Vinyyli- ja cd-levyjen Hintaopas (Timo Rauhaniemi-Mika Tamminen-Jarkko Kuivanen, 2005) | Blues News 3/2001 | Rumble 4/1993 | Rumble 2/1994 | WUM 4/1996-1/1997

Online sources: www.yle.fi/aanilevysto/firs2/index.php

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All the corrections/additions are welcome. E-mail: petehoppula @ hotmail.com

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