|Birth name||Odd Børre Sørensen|
|Born||9 August 1939|
|Associated acts||Kjell Karlsen's Orchestra|
Odd Børre Sørensen (born 9 August 1939 in Harstad) is a former Norwegian pop singer. He was better known by his stage name of Odd Børre. Internationally, he is best known for the song "Stress" that he performed in the Eurovision Song Contest of 1968. He sang in the Kjell Karlsen's Orchestra (1962–70) and was releasing singles during that period. He retired from full-time professional singing in 1970 and became an insurance company agent (although he did perform in the Norwegian national finals in 1971 and 1977 and was one of the judges in the 1978 final). After retiring in the early 2000s (decade) Odd Børre teamed up again with Kjell Karlsen and is currently performing.
Melodi Grand Prix entries
|Year||Song||Placing in national final||Placing in the Eurovision song contest|
|1964||"La meg være ung" *||3rd|
|1968||"Jeg har aldri vært så glad i noen som deg" **||1st|
|1977||"Make love, not war"||6th|
- * Odd Børre & The Cannons
- ** The winner, which was written by Kari Nergaard, was accused of being a copy of Cliff Richard's "Summer Holiday"" and it was withdrawn prior to NRK investigating the accusations. The second place song "Stress" was substituted.
- *** Along with Jan-Erik Berntsen
|Awards and achievements|
| Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest
with "Oj, oj, oj, så glad jeg skal bli"
|This article about a Norwegian singer is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|