Last updated
Origin Hyssna, Sweden
Genres dansband music
Years active 1963 (1963)–27 December 1999 (1999-12-27)

Thor-Erics was a dansband in Hyssna, Sweden. The band was established in 1963 and performed for last time on 27 December 1999. The band appeared at TV in Sweden and Norway several times. Nick Borgen performed with the band by the late 1970s and early 1980s.

Dansband, or danseband in Norwegian and Danish, is a Swedish term for a band that plays dansbandsmusik. Dansbandsmusik is often danced to in pairs. Jitterbug and foxtrot music are often included in this category. The music is primarily inspired by swing, schlager, country, jazz, and rock. The main influence for rock-oriented bands is the rock music of the 1950s and 1960s.

Hyssna Place in Västergötland, Sweden

Hyssna is a locality situated in Mark Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden. It had 638 inhabitants in 2010.

Sweden constitutional monarchy in Northern Europe

Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian Nordic country in Northern Europe. It borders Norway to the west and north and Finland to the east, and is connected to Denmark in the southwest by a bridge-tunnel across the Öresund, a strait at the Swedish-Danish border. At 450,295 square kilometres (173,860 sq mi), Sweden is the largest country in Northern Europe, the third-largest country in the European Union and the fifth largest country in Europe by area. Sweden has a total population of 10.2 million of which 2.4 million has a foreign background. It has a low population density of 22 inhabitants per square kilometre (57/sq mi). The highest concentration is in the southern half of the country.




Nick Borgen Norwegian dansband rock singer and songwriter

Nils Thore "Nick" Borgen, born 5 January 1952 in Andenes, Nordland, is a Norwegian–Swedish musician, singer and writer. He's famous for songs like We Are All the Winners and Den glider in. Between 1990 and 2005, he had an own dansband, Nick Borgens orkester.


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