Eleanor Bodel

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Eleanor Bodel
Birth nameBodil Ellinor Olsson
Born (1948-07-06) July 6, 1948 (age 71)
Nacka, Sweden
Years active1968–1972

Eleanor Bodel (real name Bodil Ellinor Olsson) ( (1948-07-06) July 6, 1948 (age 71) in Nacka, Sweden) is a Swedish pop singer who began performing in public in 1968 with the orchestra of Bruno Glennmark and from 1969 as a solo artist.[1] Of her hits, Sunday Will Never Be the Same (1968), One Way Ticket written by Neil Sedaka (1969) and a cover from a single of Del Shannon Keep Searchin' (1969) remained in the Top Ten charts for several weeks and also reached number one. In 1969, she also topped the Svensktoppen charts for four weeks with the song Jag önskar att det alltid vore sommar, a Swedish-language version of It Might as Well Rain Until September.,[2] composed by Gerry Goffin and Carole King and lyrics in Swedish partially written by herself.

Bodel ended her pop career in 1972 and moved to Nordmaling, where she has worked with singer Maria Pereboom, better known as "Suzie," managed a restaurant and hospital organization room and was locally active with the Swedish Social Democracy Party and the Kultur för seniorer. Kultur och hälsa." ("Culture for Seniors. Cultur and Health.") project.


  1. ^ Eleanor Bodel, Stockholm Archived 2010-07-04 at the Wayback Machine, 60-tal.nu, accessed 27 May 2010
  2. ^ "fonogram Jag önskar att det alltid vore sommar" (in Swedish). Svensk mediedatabas. 1969. Retrieved 13 October 2014.