The Playtones

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The Playtones
Also known as Previously, Boppin' Steve & The Playtones
Origin Kallinge, Sweden
Genres Rock n Roll
Rockabilly
Years active 2008–present

The Playtones is a Swedish 1950s rock n roll band formed in 2008 in Kallinge. Their music is influenced by rockabilly. It was called Boppin' Steve & The Playtones before 2008. The Playtones won the dansband competition Dansbandskampen in 2009.[1] 2011 the band appeared in Melodifestivalen, the Swedish preselection for the Eurovision Song Contest.

Members[edit]

  • Stefan Jonasson – vocals, piano
  • Johan Svensson – drums
  • Mattias Schertell – double bass, electric bass
  • Jonas Holmberg - guitar

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

As Boppin' Steve & The Playtones
Year Album Peak Certification
SWE
[2]
2010 Mr Big 30
I'm on Fire 49
As The Playtones
Year Album Peak Certification
SWE
[2]
2010 Rock'n'Roll Dance Party 1
2011 Rock'n Roll is King 1
2012 Rock the Road 2
2013 In the Mood 7
2014 Rockabilly Sunset 3
2015 It's Alright 20
Others
  • Rock'n'Roll Christmas Party

Singles[edit]

Year Song Peak Certification Album
SWE
[2]
2011 "The King" 34 Rock'n Roll Is King

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Playtones vann "Dansbandskampen"". Svenska Dagbladet. Retrieved 18 January 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c SwedishCharts.com The Playtones page