Gasolin'

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One of the most (if not the most) successful and legendary rock bands in Danish rock history.

Formed 1969 by Kim Larsen, Franz Beckerlee and Wili Jønsson. Shortly after, Bjørn Uglebjerg joined. He was replaced by Søren Berlev in 1971. Their first single, "Silky Sally", was in English, and did not become a hit - but their self-titled Danish debut album however became a modest success. Gasolin' had their prime time from 1972 to 1978, and released 8 studio albums and two live albums in that period, plus two English versions of their 3rd and 5th studio album.

Their major league commercial breakthrough came with the album "Gas 5" in 1975, and their 1976 "Live Sådan" album is listed on the official Danish national cultural treasure list, "Kulturkanonen". The same year, Gasolin' failed to break through in the USA, after releasing an English version of the record "Gas 5". This and internal conflicts were the main reason for their split-up in 1978. Keyboardist Klaus Agerschou often appeared with the band in concert.

Singer Kim Larsen simultaneously with Gasolin' played with his sidekicks Sylvester's Jukebox and Starfuckers (2), and released a solo album in 1973. Post-Gasolin' he has had a solo career just as successful as that of Gasolin'. Franz Beckerlee, who was a jazz saxophonist in the '60s, e.g. with The Contemporary Jazz Quartet, released one solo album post-Gasolin' but also worked with writing and painting. Berlev and Jønsson have played with various rock bands.

The Gasolin' legacy in Denmark cannot be overestimated. The band has been portrayed in documentaries, their music has been performed as musicals several times (a.o. by Dr. Dante,
Femten Gasolin' Sange) and in tribute albums by other artists (Gasolin' Tribute - Fi-Fi Dong). Several cover bands perform their music; Magtens Korridorer-lead singer Johan Olsen used to sing in one. In 2015, an all-female band playing their music named themselves Gasoline (13).

Related Discogs entities are the band's rehearsing room and demo recording studio Pink Alice Studio and their rights holding company Pink Alice Music.
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Albums

CBS 64685 Gasolin' - Gasolin' album art Gasolin' Gasolin' (Album) CBS CBS 64685 Denmark 1971 Sell This Version
65229 Gasolin' - Gasolin' 2 album art Gasolin' Gasolin' 2 (Album) CBS 65229 Denmark 1972 Sell This Version
40-65798 Gasolin' - Gasolin' 3 album art Gasolin' Gasolin' 3 (Album) CBS 40-65798 Denmark 1973 Sell This Version
CBS 80470 Gasolin' - The Last Jim album art Gasolin' The Last Jim (Album) CBS CBS 80470 UK & Europe 1974 Sell This Version
40-80099 Gasolin' - Gasolin' album art Gasolin' Gasolin' (Album) CBS, CBS 40-80099 UK & Europe 1974 Sell This Version
CBS 80549 Gasolin' - Stakkels Jim album art Gasolin' Stakkels Jim (Album) CBS CBS 80549 Denmark 1974 Sell This Version
40-80993 Gasolin' - Gas 5 album art Gasolin' Gas 5 (Album) CBS 40-80993 Denmark 1975 Sell This Version
CBS 40-88207 Gasolin' - Live Sådan album art Gasolin' Live Sådan (Album) CBS CBS 40-88207 Denmark 1976 Sell This Version
CBS 40-81650 Gasolin' - Efter Endnu En Dag album art Gasolin' Efter Endnu En Dag (Album) CBS CBS 40-81650 Denmark 1976 Sell This Version
PE 34149 Gasolin' - What A Lemon album art Gasolin' What A Lemon (Album) Epic PE 34149 US 1976 Sell This Version
40-82378 Gasolin' - Gør Det Noget album art Gasolin' Gør Det Noget (Album) CBS 40-82378 Denmark 1977 Sell This Version
40-82900 Gasolin' - Killin' Time album art Gasolin' Killin' Time (Album) CBS 40-82900 Denmark 1978 Sell This Version
CBS 83240 Gasolin' - Live I Skandinavien (Gøglernes Aften) album art Gasolin' Live I Skandinavien (Gøglernes Aften) (Album) CBS CBS 83240 Scandinavia 1978 Sell This Version
none Gasolin' - Derudaf - Forever album art Gasolin' Derudaf - Forever (Album) Columbia none Denmark 1993 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

T 7259 Gasolin' - Ang.: Lone album art Gasolin' Ang.: Lone (Single) Sonet T 7259 Denmark 1970 Sell This Version
MS 112 Gasolin' - Silky Sally album art Gasolin' Silky Sally (Single) Spectator Records MS 112 Denmark 1970 Sell This Version
7183 Gasolin' - Johnny The Jackpot  album art Gasolin' Johnny The Jackpot (Single) CBS 7183 Denmark 1971 Sell This Version
CBS 8367 Gasolin' - På En Sommerdag / Se Din By Fra Tårnets Top album art Gasolin' På En Sommerdag / Se Din By Fra Tårnets Top (Single) CBS CBS 8367 Denmark 1972 Sell This Version
CBS 7813 Gasolin' - Langebro / Lilli-Lilli album art Gasolin' Langebro / Lilli-Lilli(7", Single) CBS CBS 7813 Denmark 1972 Sell This Version
2745 Gasolin' - Prins Piwi album art Gasolin', Stig Møller, Flemming Quist Møller Gasolin', Stig Møller, Flemming Quist Møller - Prins Piwi(7") CBS 2745 Denmark 1973 Sell This Version
CBS 1632 Gasolin' - Holy Jean album art Gasolin' Holy Jean(7", Single) CBS CBS 1632 Denmark 1973 Sell This Version
CBS 1263 Gasolin' - Derudaf album art Gasolin' Derudaf(7", Single) CBS CBS 1263 Denmark 1973 Sell This Version
CBS 1933 Gasolin' - Det Var Inga, Katinka Og Smukke Charlie På Sin Harley / Jeg Er Splittergal album art Gasolin' Det Var Inga, Katinka Og Smukke Charlie På Sin Harley / Jeg Er Splittergal(7") CBS CBS 1933 Denmark 1973 Sell This Version
CBS S 2625, 2625 Gasolin' - Lucky Linda album art Gasolin' Lucky Linda (Single) CBS, CBS CBS S 2625, 2625 Germany 1974 Sell This Version
2951, CBS 2951 Gasolin' - Bingo album art Gasolin' Bingo(7", Single) CBS, CBS 2951, CBS 2951 Denmark 1974 Sell This Version