Blue Swede

Biography

Vocalist Bjorn Skifs was already well known in Sweden when he and EMI Records record producer, Bengst Palmers, decided that an offensive on the English-speaking market in 1973 would be feasible. Forming Blue Swede, they listened hard to Slade’s rowdy singalong style and, as they had no compositions of their own, the sextet covered B.J. Thomas’ 1969 hit single ‘Hooked On A Feeling’. After a successful testing in domestic charts, it was issued in the USA and reached number 1 -... Read more

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classic rock
rock
swedish
70s
oldies
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