Bo Hansson

Bo Hansson

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Swedish keyboard player and multi-instrumentalist, born April 10th 1943 in Gothenburg, Sweden. Bo first came to prominence in the mid/late 1960s with the organ and drums duo Hansson & Karlsson gaining some notoriety for jamming with Jimi Hendrix. He also played with the bands Flasket Brinner and Kebnekajse, although he never joined either. In fact members of those bands featured on his 1970s quadrilogy of instrumental fantasy prog rock albums. His most famous of which is the influential and much touted "Lord Of The Rings" aka "Sagan Om Ringen".
He died April 24th 2010 in Stockholm, Sweden.
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Bo Hansson Discography

Albums

Bo Hansson Sagan Om Ringen (Album, Comp) Silence (3) Sweden 1970 Sell This Version
Bo Hansson Ur Trollkarlens Hatt (Album) Silence (3) Sweden 1972 Sell This Version
Bo Hansson Mellanväsen (Album) Silence (3) Germany 1975 Sell This Version
Bo Hansson El-Ahrairah (Album) YTF, YTF Australia 1977 Sell This Version
Bo Hansson Mitt I Livet (Album) Silence (3) Norway 1985 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Bo Hansson Black Riders Flight To The Ford (Single) Charisma US 1973 Sell This Version
BHRS 7008 Bo Hansson Visst Fa'n Har Jag Druckit(7", Single) Bahama Records A/S BHRS 7008 Norway 1985 Sell This Version

Compilations

CDSP 8915 Bo Hansson Lord Of The Rings(CD, Album, Comp, RE) Universe Productions CDSP 8915 Netherlands 1988 Sell This Version
9290 425 Bo Hansson Reflection - Best Of Bo Hansson(LP, Comp) Fontana 9290 425 Germany Unknown Sell This Version

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mixt

mixt

December 5, 2014
Bo Hansson was a part of the progressive movement in the 70s, but his music was something else as an early explorer of electronics. He never really made any money out if his music and he passed away, poor and lonely. Rest in peace, Bo.
yulablues

yulablues

October 13, 2013
Bo Hansson did not release an overwhelming amount of music. However, in his beautiful yet reclusive career he jammed with Hendrix, co-led a successful duo, and released a few brilliant, eerie, and always inspired releases before returning to those dark places so well conveyed by his music. The world barely knew. Thank you, Bo, your music is wonderful.

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