Saturday, December 08, 2018

The Shakers From Göteborg (Sweden)

The Shakers was a Swedish pop / rock group founded in Gothenburg in 1962, named Rangers, but changed 1964 names to The Shakers, since a previous band with the same name had ended, consisting of Tommy Rander (song), Roger Lцfwendahl (guitar) , Bo Bцrjesson (drums) and Kjell Andersson, called "Ploppen". In the spring of 1965 Roger finished and was replaced by Gцran Andersson. In September of the same year, he was replaced by Conny Цrling and Juri Wiik, while Rander released the guitar on stage and became a renowned singer. In May 1966, "Ploppen" Andersson was replaced by Glenn Fahlman. The debut band of the band, a messy cover on Chuck Berry's "Too Much Monkey Business", hit a hit in Sweden in 1965, reaching a fourth place on the top ten. In 1966, their second and last ten came in the top with "All I Want Is My Baby", reaching a fifth place. In the years 1964-68, the band made over 700 gigs

01 - Too Much Monkey Business (Odeon, SD5976)
02 - Hoochie Coochie Man
03 - Move Out Of My Mind (Odeon, SD5978)
04 - High Heel Sneakers  (sorry, I do not have)
05 - All I Want Is My Baby (Odeon, SD5985)
06 - The Sun Is Shining
07 - Everything’s Allright (Platina, PA119)
08 - Hummingbird
09 - Out Of Time (Platina, PA123)
10 - Shake
11 - Now We’re Thru’ (Platina, PA124)
12 - Don’t Just Look At Me  (sorry, I do not have)
13 - Family Way (Fontana, 271268TF)
14 - Hold On, I’m Coming
15 - Tracks Remain (Fontana, 271275TF)
16 - I’ve Been Lovin’ You Too Long
17 - Sweet Little Sixteen (Platina, PA140)  (sorry, I do not have)
18 - All I Want Is My Baby (version 2)

1 comment:

  1. Thank you :) Very good group, if not original :) It's the music we like.


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