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Blue Swede

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Birth Place: Stockholm, Sweden
Years Active: 1973 - 1975
Genres: Pop Rock

Blue Swede was a Swedish rock band from the early to mid-1970s. Blue Swede was first formed in 1973, when Björn Skifs, a top vocalist in Sweden, was looking for a band to accompany him during his concerts. The band was originally called "Blåblus" (Swedish for “blue blouse” or “blue jeans,” a pun on the word "blues”) and featured Skifs singing the lead vocals. The band got their international breakthrough in 1974 with their cover of the 1968 B. J. Thomas song “Hooked on a Feeling.” Blue Swede recorded Thomas' song in 1973, but based its rendition of the song on a 1971 version released by British pop eccentric Jonathan King, which used the “ooga-chaka ooga-chaka background.... Continue Bio >>

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