The Walkers (Danish band)

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Not to be confused with Dutch band The Walkers
Walkers
Origin Denmark
Genres Glam rock
Years active 1968–1977
2000–present
Associated acts Torben Lendager Band
Website http://www.walkers-online.dk/news.php
Members Torben Lendager
Gert Michelsen
Poul Dehnhardt
Past members Jan Kanstrup Hansen (1968-1977)

The Walkers were a Danish glam rock band featuring singer-composer Torben Lendager, guitarist Gert Michelsen, drummer-lyricist Poul Dehnhardt and bassist Jan Kanstrup Hansen. It was founded in 1968 and broke up in 1977. They made several comebacks after their initial breakup.

Walkers' hits include song "Little Kitty", which was in 2000 covered by another Danish band, Creamy,[1] and "Sha-La-La-La-La", which was covered the same year by Vengaboys.[2]

Discography[edit]

Studio Albums[edit]

List of studio albums with selected chart positions and tracklists
Title Album details Peak chart positions Tracklist
DNK[3]
Walkers
Side A[5][6]
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Dabadio-Dabadie"   Daniel Vangarde, Jean Kluger, Franck Gérald, Nelly Byl 2:19
2. "(We're Just A) Rock 'N' Roll Band"   Torben Lendager, Poul Dehnhardt 3:26
3. "Raggy Lady"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 3:24
4. "Springtime"     3:25
5. "Sunny Honey Days in Terreno"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 3:23
6. "Rosie"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 2:35
Total length:
18:32
Side B[5][6]
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Sunshine"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 2:59
2. "Set Me Free"   Dennis Dehnhardt, P. Dehnhardt 3:29
3. "For You, Heaven"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 4:02
4. "Take Me Back San Francisco"   P. Dehnhardt 3:07
5. "Country Sideway"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 1:28
6. "Marry Me"   T. Lendager 3:26
Total length:
18:31
A Show Just for You
  • Released: June 7, 1974[4]
  • Format: LP
  • Label: Philips
1
Side A[6][7]
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Face the Reality" (Instrumental) Torben Lendager 3:10
2. "Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Rock 'N' Roll"   T. Lendager, Poul Dehnhardt 2:33
3. "I'm Your Rock'N'Roller"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 3:15
4. "California Groupie"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 3:45
5. "Little Kitty"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 2:16
6. "Dearest Irene"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 3:10
Total length:
18:09
Side B[6][7]
No. Title Length
1. "I Do the Show Just For You"   3:33
2. "Where Did You Go"   2:47
3. "Face the Reality" (Vokal) 3:15
4. "The Nightmare"   6:28
5. "Green Grass and Sunshine"   2:38
Total length:
18:41
Forever Together
  • Released: December 11, 1975[4]
  • Format: LP
  • Label: Philips
6
Side A[6][8]
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Forever Together"   Torben Lendager, Poul Dehnhardt 3:42
2. "Baby Love"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 3:22
3. "Saving Your Kisses for Saturday"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 3:22
4. "Turn Around and Love Me"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 2:59
5. "Sundown"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 4:11
6. "Starchaser"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 3:16
Total length:
20:58
Side B[6][8]
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Dance On (Disco Darling)"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt, Anthony Eyers 4:10
2. "Fight On"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 4:18
3. "Let's Get it Together"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 4:36
4. "Who is Right, Who is Wrong"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 3:54
5. "Aeroplane Song"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 3:15
Total length:
20:13
Reinstalled 36
Tracks[9]
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Fire" (2003) Torben Lendager, Poul Dehnhardt 3:32
2. "Every Little Move"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 3:29
3. "Rain Until September"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt, Torbern Eilersen 3:14
4. "Part of my Life"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 3:23
5. "Yes or No"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 3:40
6. "Sunshine Angel"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 3:30
7. "The First One to Know"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt, Chris Paulsen 3:17
8. "Bad Boyz"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 4:03
9. "Forever Together" (2003) T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt, Anthony Eyers 3:34
10. "Baby, Now That I've Found You"   MacLeod, MacCauley 3:23
11. "Regnvejr i september"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt, T. Eilersen 3:14
12. "Del af mit liv"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 3:23
13. "Isabel"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt, Gert Michelsen, Annette Bork  
International Version[9][10]
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Yes or No"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 3:40
2. "Every Little Move"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 3:29
3. "Forever Together"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt, A. Eyers 3:34
4. "The First One to Know"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt, C. Paulsen 3:17
5. "Fire"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 3:32
6. "Sunshine Angel"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 3:30
7. "Amore Mi"     4:04
8. "Bad Boyz"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 4:03
9. "Rain Until September"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt, T. Eilersen 3:14
10. "Part of My Life"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 3:23
11. "Wish I Could Give You Up"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 4:00
12. "If I Could"     4:20
13. "Baby, Now That I've Found You"   MacLeod, MacCauley 3:23
14. "Sha-La-La-La-La (Chief 1 Remix)" (Bonus track) T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 4:03
15. "Every Little Move (Dance Mix)" (Bonus track) T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 3:26
Total length:
55:03
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Compilation Albums[edit]

List of studio albums with selected chart positions and tracklists
Title Album details Peak chart positions Tracklist
DNK
Greatest Hits
  • Released: 1972; April 1, 1994[4]
  • Format: LP, CD
  • Label: Philips
Side A[6]
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Fire"   Torben Lendager, Poul Dehnhardt  
2. "Forever Together"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt  
3. "Strip Tease"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt  
4. "Dabadio-Dabadie"   Daniel Vangarde, Jean Kluger, Franck Gérald, Nelly Byl  
5. "Wish I Could Give You Up"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt  
6. "Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Rock 'N' Roll"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt  
7. "Rosie"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt  
Side B[6]
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Baby Love"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt  
2. "Little Kitty"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt  
3. "Sha-La-La-La-La"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt  
4. "Do the Yo Yo"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt  
5. "Sunshine"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt  
6. "Marry Me"   T. Lendager  
7. "Rock 'N' Roll Band"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt  
CD[9]
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Fire"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt  
2. "Forever Together"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt  
3. "Strip Tease"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt  
4. "Dabadio-Dabadie"   D. Vangarde, J. Kluger, F. Gérald, N. Byl  
5. "Wish I Could Give You Up"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt  
6. "Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Rock 'N' Roll"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt  
7. "Rosie"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt  
8. "Baby Love"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt  
9. "Little Kitty"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt  
10. "Sha-La-La-La-La"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt  
11. "Do the Yo Yo"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt  
12. "Sunshine"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt  
13. "Marry Me"   T. Lendager  
14. "Rock 'N' Roll Band"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt  
Sha-La-La-La-La: Greatest Hits
Disc 1[9][11][12]
No. Title Length
1. "Forever Together"   3:31
2. "Sha-La-La-La-La"   3:01
3. "Dabadio-Dabadie"   2:17
4. "Fire"   3:08
5. "Funky Night"   2:50
6. "Sundown"   4:11
7. "Baby Love"   3:30
8. "Strip Tease"   2:58
9. "Do the Yo-Yo"   2:49
10. "Raggy Lady"   3:23
11. "Little Kitty"   2:16
12. "Rosie"   2:33
13. "My Beautiful You"   2:38
14. "Cinderella"   3:13
15. "Sunshine"   3:00
16. "(We're Just A) Rock 'N' Roll Band"   3:27
17. "Wish I Could Give You Up"   3:31
18. "Dance On (Disco Darling)"    
19. "Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Rock 'N' Roll"   2:31
20. "Aeroplane Song"   3:12
21. "Marry Me"   3:27
22. "Looky Looky"   2:37
23. "Face the Reality"   3:13
Total length:
71:22
Disc 2[9]
No. Title Length
1. "Sha-La-La-La-La" (Pop 2000 Mix)  
2. "Amore Mi"    
3. "Little Kitty" (Big 8 Mix)  
4. "Do the Ya Ya" (Shafty Mix)  
5. "If I Could"    
6. "Strip Tease" (Trance Mix)  
7. "Saving My Kisses for Saturday"    
8. "This Boys, This Girls" (GM Mix)  
9. "Sunny Honey Days in Terreno" (Old Days Mix)  
10. "Bang-Shang-a-Lang"    
11. "Face the Reality" (Ambient Mix)  
12. "Sha-La-La-La-La" (W2000 Extended Mix)  
13. "Babies Ablaze"    
14. "I Wanna Go Back"    
15. "Fire"    
16. "Let Me Be Loved"    
17. "En Kort Summer"    
18. "Vi Holder Fest"    
19. "Sha-La-La-La-La" (Pasta Mix)  
Alle Tiders: Walkers Forever
  • Released: May 19, 2006[4]
  • Format: CD
  • Label: Universal Music
Tracks[13]
No. Title Length
1. "Forever Together"   3:35
2. "Sha-La-La-La-La"   3:04
3. "Little Kitty"   2:18
4. "Strip Tease"   3:01
5. "Dabadio-Dabadie"   2:19
6. "Fire"   3:11
7. "Baby Love"   3:32
8. "Do the Yo-Yo"   2:52
9. "Rosie"   2:36
10. "My Beautiful You"   2:41
11. "Cinderella"   3:17
12. "Sunshine"   3:03
13. "Wish I Could Give You Up"   3:33
14. "Dance On (Disco Darling)"   4:08
15. "Aeroplane Song"   3:14
16. "Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Rock 'N' Roll"   2:34
17. "Marry Me"   3:29
18. "(We're Just A) Rock 'N' Roll Band"   3:29
19. "Funky Night"   2:53
20. "Sundown"   4:14
21. "Raggy Lady"   3:26
22. "Looky Looky"   2:40
23. "Little Kitty"   2:34
24. "Sha-La-La-La-La"   4:04
Total length:
75:47
Dejlige Danske...
  • Released: April 28, 2008[4]
  • Format: CD
  • Label: Universal Music
Disc 1[14]
No. Title Length
1. "Forever Together"   3:35
2. "Sha-La-La-La-La"   3:04
3. "Little Kitty"   2:18
4. "Strip Tease"   3:01
5. "Dabadio-Dabadie"   2:19
6. "Fire"   3:11
7. "I Wanna Boogie"   5:01
8. "Baby Love"   3:32
9. "Do the Yo-Yo"   2:52
10. "Rosie"   2:36
11. "Amore Mi"   4:06
12. "Face the Reality"   3:16
13. "My Beautiful You"   2:41
14. "Cinderella"   3:17
15. "Wish I Could Give You Up"   3:33
16. "Dance On (Disco Darling)"   4:09
17. "Aeroplane Song"   3:14
18. "If I Could"   4:22
Total length:
1:00:07
Disc 2[14]
No. Title Length
1. "Sunshine"   3:03
2. "Raggy Lady"   3:26
3. "Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Rock 'N' Roll"   2:34
4. "Marry Me"   3:29
5. "(We're Just A) Rock 'N' Roll Band"    
6. "Funky Night"   2:53
7. "Sundown"   4:14
8. "Looky Looky"   2:40
9. "Jungle Boogie"   3:08
10. "Face the Reality" (Ambient Mix)  
11. "Saving My Kisses for Saturday"   3:26
12. "This Boy This Girl" (GM Mix) 3:47
13. "Sunny Honey Days in Torreno" (Old Days Mix) 3:47
14. "Little Kitty" (Big 8 Mix) 2:34
15. "Do the Yo-Yo" (Shaft Mix) 3:19
16. "Sha-La-La-La-La" (Pasta Mix) 5:13
Total length:
55:07
40 Års Jubilæumsbox
  • Released: June 22, 2009[4]
  • Format: CD
  • Label: Universal Music
Disc 1[15]
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Dabadio-Dabadie"   Daniel Vangarde, Jean Kluger, Franck Gérald, Nelly Byl 2:19
2. "(We're Just A) Rock 'N' Roll Band"   Torben Lendager, Poul Dehnhardt 3:30
3. "Raggy Lady"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 3:26
4. "Springtime"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 3:27
5. "Sunny Honey Days in Terreno"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 3:24
6. "Rosie"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 2:36
7. "Sunshine"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 3:03
8. "Set Me Free"   Dennis Dehnhardt, P. Dehnhardt 3:31
9. "For You, Heaven"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 4:04
10. "Take Me Back San Francisco"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 3:13
11. "Country Sideway"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 1:32
12. "Marry Me"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 3:29
13. "Bang-Shang-A-Lang"   Jeff Barry 2:20
14. "Suddenly" (Version 2) Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb, Robin Gibb 2:40
15. "Looky Looky"   Giorgio Moroder 2:40
16. "Baby, Won't You Leave Me Alone"   Kenny Beveridge, L. Wright 2:31
17. "Suddenly" (Version 1) B. Gibb, M. Gibb, R. Gibb 2:46
18. "Marry Me"   T. Lendager 2:16
19. "For You Heaven"   T. Lendager, P. Dehnhardt 2:18
20. "To Love Somebody"   B. Gibb, M. Gibb, R. Gibb 2:44
21. "You Ain't Going Nowhere"     2:44
22. "Let it Be Me"   Gilbert Bécaud, Mann Curtis, Pierre Delanoë 3:13
Disc 2[15]
No. Title Length
1. "Face the Reality" (Instrumental) 3:12
2. "Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Rock 'N' Roll"   2:34
3. "I'm Your Rock 'N' Roller"   3:20
4. "California Groupie"   3:49
5. "Little Kitty"   2:18
6. "Dearest Irene"   3:08
7. "I Do the Show Just for You"   3:36
8. "Where Did You Go"   2:50
9. "Face the Reality"   3:13
10. "The Nightmare"   6:32
11. "Green Grass and Sunshine"   2:41
12. "Sha-La-La-La-La"   2:54
13. "High School Queen"   2:56
14. "Fire"   3:11
15. "All Right All Night"   3:03
16. "Do the Yo-Yo"   2:52
17. "My Beautiful You"   2:41
18. "Strip Tease"   3:01
19. "This Boy This Girl"   3:44
20. "Wish I Could Give You Up"   3:33
21. "Wild Party"   3:38
Disc 3[15]
No. Title Length
1. "Forever Together"   3:35
2. "Baby Love"   3:32
3. "Saving My Kisses for Saturday"   3:23
4. "Turn Around and Love Me"   3:06
5. "Sundown"   4:14
6. "Starchaser"   3:20
7. "Dance On (Disco Darling)"   4:09
8. "Fight On"    
9. "Let's Get it Together"   4:42
10. "Who is Right, Who is Wrong"   3:58
11. "Aeroplane Song"   3:14
12. "Cinderella"   3:17
13. "Gipsy Woman"   3:31
14. "I Wanna Boogie"   5:01
15. "Funky Night"   2:53
16. "Jungle Boogie"   3:08
17. "Walkers Up-To-Date-Megamix"   4:51
18. "Little Kitty Up-To-Date-Mix"   3:56
19. "Når vi vinder guld"   3:25
20. "Amore Mi"   4:03
21. "If I Could"   4:40
Disc 4[9]
No. Title Length
1. "I Do the Show Just for You"    
2. "Strip Tease"    
3. "Little Kitty"    
4. "Sha-La-La-La-La"    
5. "Face the Reality"    
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Singles[edit]

List of singles as main artist, with selected chart positions, showing year released, album name and B-sides
Title Year Peak chart positions Album B-sides
DNK[3]
"Bang-Shang-a-Lang" 1970 Sha-La-La-La-La: Greatest Hits "Suddenly"
"Looky Looky" "Baby, Won't You Leave Me Alone"
"Marry Me" 1971 2 Walkers "For You, Heaven"
"Dabadio-Dabadie" 1972 1 "Set Me Free"
"Rosie" 6 "Springtime"
"Sunshine" 5 "Raggy Lady"
"(We're Just A) Rock 'N' Roll Band" 1973 7 "Sunny Honey Days in Terreno"
"Sha-La-La-La-La" 2 Greatest Hits "High School Queen"
"Fire", 1 "All Right All Night"
"Do the Yo-Yo" 1974 1 A Show Just for You "My Beautiful You"
"Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Rock 'N' Roll" 4 "California Groupie"
"Little Kitty" 2 "Face the Reality"
"Strip Tease" 1 Greatest Hits "This Boy This Girl"
"I Do the Show Just for You" A Show for You
"Wish I Could Give You Up" 1975 8 Greatest Hits "Wild Party"
"Forever Together" 1 Forever Together "Starchaser"
"Baby Love" 9 "Who is Right, Who is Wrong
"Cinderella" 1976 Sha-La-La-La-La: Greatest Hits "Gipsy Woman"
"Dance On (Disco Darling)" 1977 Forever Together "Aeroplane Song"
"I Wanna Boogie" Dejlige Danske...
"Up to Date" 1990 Non-album single
"Baby, Now That I've Found You" 2001 Reinstalled "The First One to Know"
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Vengaboys - Shalala Lala". Discogs. Retrieved June 20, 2013. 
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  10. ^ "Reinstalled - Walkers". iTunes US Apple. Retrieved June 19, 2013. 
  11. ^ "Sha-La-La-La-La - Greatest Hits, Vol. 1 - The Walkers". iTunes UK Apple. Retrieved June 20, 2013. 
  12. ^ "Sha-La-La-La-La: The Walkers Greatest Hits, Vol. 1". Allmusic. Retrieved June 20, 2013. 
  13. ^ "Alle Tiders Walkers: Together Forever". Allmusic. Retrieved June 20, 2013. 
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