Posts Tagged 'Popside'

Bizarre and beautiful Mascots

Two clips with Macots. One bizarre with the group fooling around as cavemen with the actor Brasse Brännström. The other one, a beautiful expose of mods hanging around in Stockholm 1966. Both vlips are parts from  Lasse Hallström’s film “Tryck opp i topp! : hur man lyckas i pop, om man riktigt anstränger sig” (Push it to the top! : How to make it in pop, if you really try). A humorous depiction of how Mascots tries to make it to the Swedish chart “Tio i topp”. Broadcasted in Popside,Swedish television, January 4, 1967.



Outsiders Kinda Dead

A classic! Outsiders with “Kinda Dead” from their second single So You’re My Sisters Boyfriend/Kinda Dead. Released on Nashville, NS 860. This clip is from the Swedish television show Popside, 1967. Many of the videos for Popside was made by the later famous film director Lasse Hallström, and probably this one too. Outsiders started in 1965, released three singles and were in London and recorded material for an album. Unfortunately, it was never released and the mastertapes are gone with the wind. In Sweden they backed up artists like Jimi Hendrix and Rolling Stones, and played a couple of times at the legendary Club Filips.

Swedish Beat & Psych has no commercial purposes or aspirations. This site is merely an expression of love and admiration for the music and its creators.

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This is Swedish Beat & Psych

Discover the music that hit the people of Sweden in the 1960s. It was coming from the ground, just like the name of the Lee Kings’ song, and it could be raw, explosive and damn good. Other times naive, childish and inferior copies of the British beat. It seems that every kid in the 1960′s was standing and beating on the guitar in a garage. Pretending to be Beatles or Stones, with a few exceptions that found their inspiration elsewhere. The lucky ones made a record deal and got out on the road to perform in clubs and stages all over this elongated country. So came the Summer of love and the music turned wilder, beat became psychedelic. This site tries to cover some of the beat and psych era in Sweden between 1964 – 1972. Writing and collecting what is possible. Almost like the beat fans did in scrapbooks full of admiraton, love and affection. Do you have something to contribute? Don’t hesitate to contact me.
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