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Göteborg Blues Party 2013
The Red Hot Mamas
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Talking about blues players outside America it´s hard to leave out Sven Zetterberg, Sweden´s most versatile artist in this field.Being both an excellent singer,guitarist,songwriter and harmonicaplayer extraordinary,he has become a house-hold name all over Scandinavia.Born in Skärblacka on the 28th of March in 1952,Sven took music seriously enough to perform in school at the age of seven.
"I didn´t know any real english words and couldn´t actually play any instrument but my grand-mother had bought me an acoustic guitar that I fooled around with trying to mimic Elvis Presley.The first black performer I heard was Little Richard and he almost drove me crazy with his wild,frantic singing."In 1964 he first heard Mick Jagger play har...
Roffe Wikström is a Swedish blues artist.
Born in Sweden Roffe Wikströmis considered to be among Sweden’s finest blues guitarists, Rolf Wikström has recorded almost 20 albums in a career that began in the mid-70s. He hardly matches the preferred image of the bluesman - tall and blonde with a middle-class background including a stint as an economist - yet his records tell a different story.
That story began as a child when he borrowed his first guitar from his uncle and practiced solos he heard on the radio. However, it was only when a television repairman visited that he was informed that he had been playing a totally untuned guitar. Having re-learned the instrument he bought his first guitar, a Fenton Vail, at the ...
Roots in that soulful swagger of Texan Slow Rock mixed up with tripped up guitar-kinks that feels like a bad accident at the oil rig.
This is what you get when you find the nerve to introduce that "Gothenburg Grit" to patinated southern flair, the color blue and the belief in the everlasting gospel of rock'n'roll.
Swing high and kick back with some swedish soul, people. Read more on Last.fm . User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.