Johannes Kleppevik

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Johannes Kleppevik
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Norwegian troubadour and folk singer, born October 10, 1947 in Bergen, died February 3, 2001 in Bergen. His best known songs are "Tar Du Med Ei Helsing", "Oldefar" and "No Kjem Ein Vals".

Known for his folk songs and ballads about the life as a sailor and on the coast. Began writing songs in his early 20s, and provided many local bands with songs for many years before recording any himself. Released his first album in 1975, "A Little Bit of Heaven", where he wrote all the songs and played on several of them, but left it to other musicians to perform most of the album. In 1977, Kleppevik released his first solo album where he performed himself, "Tramp & Trall". Three years later, in 1980, he released it's followup, "Tramp & Trall II". More albums followed in 1984, 1997 and 1999. His 1984 album "North Atlantic Ocean" was nominated for "Album of the Year" in Norway.

Died in 2001 of a sudden heart attack, aged 53.
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Johannes Kleppevik Discography Tracks

Albums

8C 062-37356 Johannes Kleppevik - Tramp & Trall album art Johannes Kleppevik Tramp & Trall(LP, Album) EMI 8C 062-37356 Norway 1977 Sell This Version
Johannes Kleppevik - Tramp & Trall II album art Johannes Kleppevik Tramp & Trall II (Album) EMI Norway 1980 Sell This Version
Johannes Kleppevik - North Atlantic Ocean album art Johannes Kleppevik North Atlantic Ocean (Album) Hot Line Norway 1984 Sell This Version
DFP-CD 1005 Johannes Kleppevik - Langs Kysten album art Johannes Kleppevik Langs Kysten(CD, Album) Dialog Foss Production DFP-CD 1005 Norway 1997 Sell This Version
DFP-CD 1012 Johannes Kleppevik - Motorbåt Og Ein Laurdagsdans album art Johannes Kleppevik Motorbåt Og Ein Laurdagsdans(CD, Album) Dialog Foss Production DFP-CD 1012 Norway 1999 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

8C 006-37610 Johannes Kleppevik - Torgsangen album art Rolf Berntzen Og Johannes Kleppevik Rolf Berntzen Og Johannes Kleppevik - Torgsangen(7", Single) EMI 8C 006-37610 Norway 1978 Sell This Version
HS 115 Johannes Kleppevik - Tar Du Med Ei Helsing / North Atlantic Ocean album art Johannes Kleppevik Tar Du Med Ei Helsing / North Atlantic Ocean(7", Single) Hot Line HS 115 Norway 1984 Sell This Version
DFP-CD 1004 Johannes Kleppevik - Seinsommarsong / Seglar Ei Skute album art Johannes Kleppevik Seinsommarsong / Seglar Ei Skute(CD, Single) Dialog Foss Production DFP-CD 1004 Norway 1996 Sell This Version

Compilations

DFP-CD 1001 Johannes Kleppevik - Tramp & Trall album art Johannes Kleppevik Tramp & Trall(CD, Comp, RE) Dialog Foss Production DFP-CD 1001 Norway 1995 Sell This Version

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