LIVET I FINNSKOGARNA

Created on 02/06/2008
Latest update on 06/04/2021

Artist: Karl Karlsson Jularbo & Helge Erichsson
Author: Karl Jularbo
Label: Odeon
Year: 1915

Swedish accordion player. Means Life In The Finnish Woods.

Covers:

1916:

Herman Gellin

1920:

Vilgot Malmqvist & Sven Lindqvist

1921:

Arvid Franken & Eric Berg

1931:

Eberhardt Jularbo [son of the author, triggering a new version by his father (as Calle Jularbo)]

1940:

Toralf Tollefsen

1947:

Gösta Westerlunds

1950:

Pinetoppers [als Mockin' Bird Hill crediting Vaughn Horton, a miner from Pennsylvania who wrote lyrics to this waltz in the thirties; top 10 US]

1951:

Burl Ives [idem]

1951:

Les Paul & Mary Ford [idem; n°2 US]

1951:

Patti Page [idem; n°2 US]

1951:

Alice Babs [as Adress: Rosenhill; n°1 in Sweden]

1951:

Thory Bernhards [idem]

1951:

Spelbrekers [as De Spotvogel]

1951:

Lammy Van den Hout [as De Spotvogel Fluit]

1951:

Russ Morgan [as Mockin' Bird Hill]

1951:

Ronnie Ronalde [yodeling, whistling and singing]

1959:

Roger Williams

1961:

Lawrence Welk

1961:

Jean Shepard

1961:

Ria Valk [as De Spotvogel Fluit]

1962:

Hank Snow

1964:

Migil Five [Blue beat arrangement, inspiring Roots Syndicate's version]

1964:

Claude François [as La Ferme du bonheur]

1964:

Firebirds [as Naar Het Strand]

1965:

Gene Pitney

1972:

Gaby Haas [as Life In The Finland Woods Waltz]

1976:

Ray Stevens

1977:

Donna Fargo [top 10 C&W]

1988:

Bobby Prins

1993:

Roots Syndicate [first used for a '92 commercial for insurance company Centraal Beheer from Apeldoorn, NL ('Even Apeldoorn bellen'), later worked out as a full song, using the Migil Five arrangement; n°1 NL]

1993:

Albert West

1994:

Nieuwe Snaar

2011:

Jeff Beck [on his Les Paul tribute]

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