I grew up in the seventies and in Sweden that ment two things. This man stopped Sweden when TV broadcasted his down hill races. Everyone watched and wanted him to win. He won a lot. After his races the days could go back to normal again. Of course I got a puzzle like many other… Continue reading Look what I found! Kolla vad jag hittade!
just saying https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D06JNgkrp-Q Lyrics Have Mercy (Andersson/Ulvaeus) by Gemini There's a wave of quiet anger In the streets tonight And a sense of loss and sorrow mixed with helpless fright As a newborn hope was rising it was cruelly swept away And the gloom of twilight overtook the light of day Have Mercy Mercy on… Continue reading Have mercy On Us All
An Abba favorite song of mine. For those of you who says Abba is only popsongs, listen to this song, this is more. I wish I had been at that concert listening to that song back then, but I was only 9 at that time so... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bIlm32pbre0
This is a repost, but I need this song today and I want to share the song with you once again 🙂 Anna Original post in november 2015 If you have a better song for today than this one, please tell us all in the comments 🙂 Gemini (with Benny Andersson)- Have Mercy (Live) 1985http://youtu.be/D06JNgkrp-Q… Continue reading Have mercy
More Swedish music inspiration. Viktoria Tolstoy with Benny Andersson (from ABBA) at the piano. http://youtu.be/ZqthtyD7Dg4 A song from the Nils Landgren album Funky ABBA Funky Abba | Nils Landgren http://www.nilslandgren.com/funky-abba/ An awesome album by the way! "When all is said and done" is one of my favorite ABBA songs. Love the lyrics and the Nils… Continue reading When all is said and done
Many of you may know the name Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus from ABBA, but have you heard of an album named Shapes, they made in the in the 1993 with a Swedish, then 24 years young, singer Josefin Nilsson? If you haven't heard that album I can recommend you do that if you want… Continue reading Where the whales have ceased to sing
"Same procedure as last year" This phrase is almost as common as "Happy new year" in Sweden when it comes to new years eve. Since the beginning of the 1970's Swedish TV has showed the comedy sketch Dinner for one from 1963 on every New Years Eve. You can watch it here: Grevinnan och betjänten/Dinner… Continue reading A Swedish Happy New Years Eve