The Violents (2)

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Violents was a mainly instrumental guitar pop group formed in Stockholm, 1959. Their first record was an instrumental version of a traditional song, "Alpens Ros", that gave them a hit in 1961 on the Swedish charts. The first recorded songs were recommendations by their record company but they soon started to write their own songs more in line with their own musical taste. Violents started after a while to search for a lead singer to get more variations on their concerts, which could last for hours. They found in 1961 a talented young rock singer named Jerry Williams with a good reputation as a live act and who agreed to be member of the group. In that way started a cooperation who lasted to the split year of the group Violents, 1966. The first recording with Jerry Williams was "Liebestwist" in 1962. In the start, Violents were the main attraction but soon the spotlight was mainly on Jerry and the band became a backing group with a record career separate from Jerry's own solo career. The last lp album with Violents behind Jerry Williams was Action (1966). Among the group's highlights in their international career was to play at the Star Club in Hamburg 1962 with The Beatles and Little Richard. The Beatles were just second band to Violents at that time and it is rumoured that George Harrison was test playing for a membership in Violents because he was tired of The Beatles, but that the Violents didn't want him.
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The Violents (2) - Strings Of Hits album art The Violents (2) Strings Of Hits (Comp) Sonet Sweden 1962 Sell This Version
SLP-35 The Violents (2) - Mr. Dynamite album art Jerry Williams (3) & The Violents (2) Jerry Williams (3) & The Violents (2) - Mr. Dynamite(LP) Sonet SLP-35 Sweden 1963 Sell This Version
SLP-33 The Violents (2) - Jerry 21 album art Jerry Williams (3), The Violents (2) Jerry Williams (3), The Violents (2) - Jerry 21(LP) Sonet SLP-33 Sweden 1963 Sell This Version
SLP-34 The Violents (2) - String Time album art The Violents (2) String Time(LP, Album) Sonet SLP-34 Sweden 1963 Sell This Version
The Violents (2) - Live At The Star Club album art The Violents (2) Live At The Star Club (Album) Sonet, Sonet Sweden 1964 Sell This Version
148 004 STL The Violents (2) - Star-Club Show 5 album art Jerry Williams (3) And The Violents (2) Jerry Williams (3) And The Violents (2) - Star-Club Show 5(LP, Album, Mono) Star-Club Records 148 004 STL Germany 1965 Sell This Version
The Violents (2) - Jerry Williams & The Violents album art Jerry Williams (3) & The Violents (2) Jerry Williams (3) & The Violents (2) - Jerry Williams & The Violents (Album, Comp) Grand Prix (2), Sonet Sweden 1967 Sell This Version
GP-9926 The Violents (2) - Alpens Ros album art The Violents (2) Alpens Ros(LP, Album) Grand Prix (2), Sonet GP-9926 Sweden 1967 Sell This Version
The Violents (2) - Live album art Jerry Williams (3) & The Violents (2) Jerry Williams (3) & The Violents (2) - Live (Album) Grand Prix Records Sweden 1972 Sell This Version
RMLP 2002 The Violents (2) - Midnight Stars album art The Violents (2) Midnight Stars(LP) Rainbow Music RMLP 2002 Sweden 1983 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

The Violents (2) - Kvantingen album art The Violents (2) Kvantingen (EP) Sonet Scandinavia 1961 Sell This Version
The Violents (2) - Cindy, Oh Cindy album art The Violents (2) Cindy, Oh Cindy (Single) Sonet Sweden 1961 Sell This Version
The Violents (2) - Tennessee Waltz album art The Violents (2) Tennessee Waltz (EP) Sonet Sweden 1961 Sell This Version
The Violents (2) - Alpenrose / Moonlight Walk album art The Violents (2) Alpenrose / Moonlight Walk (Single) Sonet Denmark 1961 Sell This Version
The Violents (2) - Alpens Ros album art The Violents (2) Alpens Ros (EP) Sonet Sweden 1961 Sell This Version
SXP-4031 The Violents (2) - Kors På Idas Grav album art The Violents (2) Kors På Idas Grav(7", EP, Red) Sonet SXP-4031 Sweden 1961 Sell This Version
T-7520 The Violents (2) - Kors På Idas Grav album art The Violents (2) Kors På Idas Grav(7", Single, Blu) Sonet T-7520 Sweden 1961 Sell This Version
The Violents (2) - Liebestwist / Ghia album art The Violents (2) Liebestwist / Ghia (Single) Sonet Sweden 1962 Sell This Version
The Violents (2) - Violent's Theme album art The Violents (2) Violent's Theme (Single) Sonet Sweden 1962 Sell This Version
The Violents (2) - Hello Goodbye (Twistin' Patricia) album art Jerry Williams (3) & The Violents (2) Jerry Williams (3) & The Violents (2) - Hello Goodbye (Twistin' Patricia) (Single) Sonet Scandinavia 1962 Sell This Version
The Violents (2) - Tennessee Waltz / Cheatin' Baby album art The Violents (2) Tennessee Waltz / Cheatin' Baby (Single) Sonet Sweden 1962 Sell This Version
17.198 The Violents (2) - Darling Nelly Grey album art The Violents (2) Darling Nelly Grey(7", EP) Discophon 17.198 Spain 1962 Sell This Version
T 9004 The Violents (2) - Trink Brüderlein Trink / Anaconda album art The Violents (2) Trink Brüderlein Trink / Anaconda(7", Single) Sonet T 9004 Germany 1962 Sell This Version
T 7524 The Violents (2) - Darling Nelly Grey album art Jerry Williams (3) And The Violents (2) Jerry Williams (3) And The Violents (2) - Darling Nelly Grey(7", Single, Blu) Sonet T 7524 Scandinavia 1962 Sell This Version
SXP-4037 The Violents (2) - Sonet EP album art Jerry Williams (3) & The Violents (2) Jerry Williams (3) & The Violents (2) - Sonet EP(7", EP, Red) Sonet SXP-4037 Sweden 1962 Sell This Version

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