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8mm footage of Hasse Walli and his younger cousins.
Film shot by Berndt Strandberg.


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8mm footage of Hasse Walli.
Film shot by Helmer Strandberg.

0055: Hasse attending the Åke Blomkvist Dance School, at 12 years of age.
Koiton sali, 1960
Photo: Hasse Walli's album

0905: Hasse as the drummer for the local Boy Scouts, preparing for the Annual Boy Scout's Parade.
Helsinki, Finland, May 1960
Photo: Berndt Strandberg

0056: Hasse and his schoolmate Carl-Erik Handroos posing for the camera during a break at a class outing to Hanko. Whilst still a drummer, these are early days of Hasse's dream to become a lead guitarist. "Apache", by The Shadows, was a frequently played tune on this trip.
Photo: Timo Dahl, May 1964

0405: Class photo of 1965.
Andra Svenska Lyceum, Helsinki, Finland, spring 1965
Photo: Hasse's album

0407: Hasse looking at a girl, while listening to The Holders, from Porvoo, at Natsa Club.
Helsinki, Finland, probably 1965
Photo: Hasse's album

0410: Hasse, on a trip to Stockholm, Sweden, with fellow musicians of singer Johnny Liebkind's band, The Frankies. Left to right: The late bass player Jorma Kalenius, singer and organist Timo Lindström (who later became a well known record producer), Hasse Walli, and the band's driver.
Stockholm, Sweden, probably November 1966
Photo: Hasse's album

0409: The Top Guitarist of Finland, Hasse poses for the camera.
The Esplanade Park, Helsinki, Finland, summer 1968
Photo: Hasse's album

0417: In 1969, after the end of Blues Section, Hasse temporarily supported himself as a dance and showband musician. Here he is photographed with Eino "Nakki" Vatanen's Sextet, outside Hotel Fennia. Left to right: Markku Marttina (piano and Hammond), Eino Vatanen (bass), Timo Viljamaa (drums), Hilkka Kotamäki (vocals), the late Seppo Rannikko (tenor sax and harmonica) and Hasse Walli (guitar). Hasse also performed during 1968-69 with Seppo Rannikko's Quartet (with Pekka Sarmanto on bass, and Hannu Euramaa on drums) at dance halls around southern Finland.
Helsinki, Finland, April 1968
Photo: Timo Viljamaa's album
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