Thor Görans

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Thor Görans
Origin Örnsköldsvik, Sweden
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.

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Discography

Albums

Studio
Compilations

Album contribution

Svensktoppen hit songs

Non-charting

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References

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  2. "Svensktoppen" (in Swedish). Svensktoppen. 1996. Retrieved 21 October 2014.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)