BlackJack (Swedish band)

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BlackJack
Black Jack (Musikgrupp).jpg
Background information
Origin Sundsvall,  Sweden
Genres Dansband music
Years active 1991-

BlackJack is a dansband from Sundsvall in Sweden,[1] established in 1991 and based on the dansband depicted in the 1990 film Black Jack. Their most famous hit song is "Inget stoppar oss nu". Throughout the years, the band has scored several Svensktoppen hits, being most successful with "Om det känns rätt" in 1996.[2]

The band was founded by Tony Ljungström, who also appeared in the film, and Torbjörn Eriksson (former Kapellmeister).

The band has played at TV shows like "Bingolotto", "Go'kväll", "Jeopardy" and "Mat-Tina". They have also appeared in a Europolitan commercial.

Members[edit]

Dicography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Album Peak positions
SWE
Sverigetopplistan

[3]
1991 Den stora kärleken
1996 Om det känns rätt
1998 Du och jag och kärleken
2001 En gång till 53
2004 Fina flickor 59
2006 Vad vore livet utan kvinnor  –
2009 Summertime Blues  –
2010 Festival  –
2012 Casino  –
2014 Nakna på balkongen 23

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Album Peak positions Certification
SWE
Sverigetopplistan

[3]
2008 Det bästa med BlackJack /
Plus: Inget Stoppar oss nu "Inatt Inatt"
10

Singles[edit]

  • 1991: "Den stora kärleken" (a 5-track CD)
  1. "Den stora kärleken" (Kent Carlsson)
  2. "Girl on Swing" (Bob Miranda)
  3. "Last Date" (Boudleux Bryant-Floyd Cramer)
  4. "Du är vinden" (Johnny Thunqvist)
  5. "Tillsammans genom gränden" (Keith Almgren-Lars-Åke Svantesson)
Charting in Svensktoppen
  • 1996: "Om det känns rätt"
  • 1997: "Torka tåren"
  • 1998: "Du vet"
  • 1999: "Vinden har vänt"
  • 2000: "Nu är det lördag igen"
  • 2001: "Sommar flickor"
  • 2001: "Får jag låna din fru ikväll"
  • 2002: "Ge mig en chans"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Black Jack - 2000
  2. ^ Svensktoppen - 1996
  3. ^ a b [SE "BlackJack discography"]. swedishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 27 November 2014. 

External links[edit]