Wigwam for Beginners


Influences & points of comparison

Wigwam as a band:Beatles, The Band, Procol Harum, Traffic
Wigwam as an art rock band:Camel, Soft Machine
Wigwam as a deep pop band:Steely Dan, 10cc
Jim Pembroke:John Lennon, Ray Davies, Syd Barrett, Julian Cope
Jukka Gustavson:Ray Charles, Jimmy Smith, Stevie Winwood, Stevie Wonder
Pekka Pohjola:Frank Zappa


A proposal for a step-by-step programme...

...for those who prefer "art rock":
  1. Fairyport ('71), Being ('74)
  2. Hard'n'Horny a-side ('69), Live Music From The Twilight Zone ('75)
  3. Fresh Garbage - Rarities 1969-1977 ('00)
  4. Pekka Pohjola's and Jukka Gustavson's solo albums
  5. Tasavallan Presidentti, Jukka Tolonen
...for those who prefer "deep pop":
  1. Highlights compilation
  2. Nuclear Nightclub ('75), Lucky Golden Stripes And Starpose ('76), Dark Album ('77)
  3. Hard'n'Horny b-side ('69), Tombstone Valentine ('70), Light Ages ('93)
  4. Wigwam Plays Wigwam - Live ('01), Titans Wheel ('02), Some Several Moons ('05)
  5. Jim Pembroke's solo albums, Blues Section