|Years active||1976-2006 (temporary reunions in 2007 and 2010)|
|Associated acts||Agneta & Peter|
Thor Görans was a dansband in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden, established 1976 and disestablished following the final gig in Lycksele, Sweden 8 April 2006.
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.
Örnsköldsvik[œɳɧœldsˈviːk] is a locality and the seat of Örnsköldsvik Municipality in Västernorrland County, Sweden, with 32,953 inhabitants in 2017.
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.
Lasse Stefanz, earlier Lasse Stefans, is a country music-inspired dansband, formed in 1967 in Kristianstad, Sweden. The band was popular during the 1980s. The band was formed by Hans Sigfridsson, Lars Sigfridsson and Olle Jönsson. Later members are Christer Ericsson, Anders Pettersson and Gunnar Nilsson. Olle Jönsson is the singer, as well as the ex-drummer. Lasse Stefanz had hits with songs as "Oh, Julie" (1982) and released albums as Peppelinos Bar (1988). 1989-1990, Lasse Stefanz and Christina Lindberg had a Svensktoppen hit with the song De sista ljuva åren. In 1989, Lasse Stefanz was awarded a Grammis for "Dansband of the year".
Wizex is a Swedish dansband, formed in Osby, Sweden in 1973, with Kikki Danielsson as singer. The band has since had several front singers.
Lasse Stefanz på Svensktoppen was released in 1998 and is an album from Swedish "dansband" Lasse Stefanz. The songs on the album are Lasse Stefanz songs charting at Svensktoppen.
Parkliv! is a live album from Swedish pop group Gyllene Tider, recorded live in Mjölby Folkets Park on 31 July 1981, and released on 3 July 1990, for the CD box Kompakta Tider. A movie with the same title was released the same time.
Återtåget Live! is a live album from Swedish pop group Gyllene Tider, released on 17 November 1997. The album contains live recordings from the groups summer tour Återtåget, which was held in Sweden in mid 1996. The recordings were made at Trädgårdsföreningen in Gothenburg, Sweden on 3 and 5 August 1996. It reached #19 on the Swedish albums chart.
Halmstads pärlor - Samtliga hits! 1979-95 is a compilation album from Swedish pop group Gyllene Tider, released on 15 May 1995. The album was re-released in 1996, then with Gyllene Tider EP as bonus record.
Uno Svenningsson is a Swedish pop singer and guitarist, who has been active in music since the late 1970s. He was the singer in the pop group "Freda'" in the early 1980s and early 1990s, and the group had hit songs like "Vindarna" and "Det gör mig så lycklig".
Svante Thuresson is a Swedish jazz musician. He started his career as a drummer before joining the band Gals and Pals in 1963. Svante won the national selection and represented Sweden in the Eurovision song contest in 1966 with "Nygammal vals" and came in second place; he performed with Lill Lindfors.
Sov på min arm is an album by the Swedish singer Carola Häggkvist. It was released in November 2001 in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland.
Drifters are a Swedish dansband from Skövde that was formed in 1962 and has won many prizes. They are signed to the Lionheart International record label.
Grönwalls was a dansband from Hässleholm in Sweden. The band won the Swedish dansband championships in Sunne in August 1992. Famous hit songs include Du ringde från Flen from 1993 and Ett liv tillsammans, written by Calle Kindbom and Peo Pettersson, topping Svensktoppen in 1995, as well as Regn i mitt hjärta from 1996.
Schytts is a Swedish dansband, established in 1962 as Public Killers before changing their name the upcoming year. The name Schytts was taken from their drummer Yngve Schytt. Their major breakthrough came in 1973, with the song Aj, aj, aj.
Leif Bloms was a dansband in Växjö in Sweden. scoring chart successes at the Swedish album chart during the mid-late 1970's. On 31 December 1995 the band was disbanded after singing and playing together for almost 40 years. Starting with the 1981 album Håll dig kvar, the band's singer was Mona Gustafsson, who wrote the band's 1992 song Dej ska jag älska all min tid which won the 1992 Hänt song contest in Älvsjö. After the band was disbanded, Mona Gustafsson, Patrik Ahlm and René Saulesco founded another dansband, Mona G:s orkester.
Mona G:s orkester was a dansband in Växjö, Sweden, founded in 1996 in that town by Mona Gustafsson, Patrik Ahlm and René Saulesco, former members of Leif Bloms, which had been disbanded on 31 December 1996. The band's first gig was at "Sommarlust" in Kristianstad during the 1996 Epiphany holiday.
Helene & gänget was a dansband in Kristianstad in Sweden, founded 1990 by members of the Färmarna dansband. The band broke through in 1995 with the album Segla din båt i hamn. The band broke up in 2002 and its singer Helene Persson begun acting as SR Kristianstad programme host. Famous songs recorded by the band are Segla din båt i hamn, En korg med blommor and Nånstans så finns du.
Carina Jaarneks orkester was a dansband in the town of Ronneby, Sweden, scoring chart successes at Svensktoppen between the late 1980s and the early 2000s, with Carina Jaarnek acting as the band's singer. It was started in 1989. In 1991, the band won the first, unofficial, edition of the Swedish Dansband Championships contest. In the year 2000, the band participated in the finals of the Dansbandslåten contest with the song Minns du hur vi älskade which, however, didn't win the contest.
För den som älskar - en samling is a Shirley Clamp compilation album, released on 25 March 2009.
En på miljonen is a 2005 compilation album by Grönwalls.
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.
Carina Jaarnek, was a Swedish singer. During her career she performed in a number of dansbands and she also participated in Melodifestivalen twice.