This is just an amazing clip from Sunday the 6th of February, 1966. Filmed by the fanclub presidents to We 4, Gunilla and Monica, at Johanneshovs youth club in Stockholm. It shows Hans Edler, one of Swedens most innovative mucisians, playing around at the club and the band playing live. The song is “Remember” that placed the group high on the Swedish charts Tio-i-Topp and Kvällstoppen. We 4 also performed this song live in the television show Drop-In in 1966. It’s just a beautiful tune, a proof to Edlers talent as a songwriter in the 60s. The group released three singles and one LP before they split up the same year as their success had begun. Hans Edler later released Swedens first record with electronica and is today touring around Sweden with his 60s nostalgia shows.
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.
Swedish Beat & Psych
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