J. Karjalainen can be a Finnish vocalist/songwriter whose recognition spans decades, from the 1980s. Created Jukka Tapio Karjalainen on Apr 1, 1957, in Helsinki, he produced his recording debut in 1981 with J. Karjalainen ja Mustat Lasit. Follow-up albums had been released pretty much annually through the entire 1980s and beyond. Among his follow-up produces, Electric powered Sauna (1996) was specifically successful. The recording topped the Finnish albums graph and spawned some follow-up albums offering the same music group lineup: Electric powered Picnic (1999), Marjaniemessä (2001), and Valtatie (2002), which were Best Five strikes. Among his singles, “On Kaikki Niinkuin Ennenkin” (1998) and “Valtatie” (2002) had been especially big strikes.