Posts Tagged 'Tages'

Tube Treasures #15 Tages Dalamania

Tages in their prime! “Dalamania: En Fantasisvit” (Dalamania: A Fantasy Suite) was directed by Peter Goldman who had been the guy behind Beatles groundbreaking promotional films for “Penny Lane” and “Strawberry Fields Forever”. The Dalamania show was broadcasted in Swedens only televisions channel at the time, SVT 1, showing Tages as the first pop act trying to merge the new psychedelic sounds with traditional Swedish folk music.


Tube Treasures #9 Tages

Tages with their psych classic “Fantasy Island” from 1968 (Parlophone, SD6036). Tages where the first Swedish band to include old folk tune instrumentation in their songs. Later Tages bass player Göran Lagerberg would play with Kenny Håkansson among others in kebnekajse and take this genre to it’s perfection. Enjoy!

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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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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