by Lars Gurell
Chartbook based on Swedens most popular radio show ever called "Svensktoppen" - a listener based a Top 10 radio chart aired weekly on the national Sveriges Radio featuring only Swedish language songs. This book is written in a very initiative and entertaining way by the two main producers of the show.
Also contributing with great stories in their own words are top names within this field like Stikkan Andersson, Lasse Berghagen, Christer Björkman, Ulf Elvfing, Kent Finell, Monica Forsberg, Ingela "Pling" Forsman, Jonas Gardell, Peter Himmelstrand, Lasse Holm, Bert Karlsson, Britt Lindeborg, Sten & Stanley and Sven-Ingvars.
All artists that ever hit the chart are listed here with all their entries from the very first program in 1962 up until today! Here you can find the first chartentries fro superstar to be like Agnetha Fältskog, Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Björn Ulvaeus (Hootenanny Singers) and Marie Fredriksson, The book is crowded with facts and fun information. More than 380 photos in both b&W and in colour! Written in Swedish.
A special bonus CD is contained inside the book. It features 72 minutes with highlights from Svensktoppen throughout the years. With material licensed from Swedish Radio, this CD gives you samples of all the various presenters familiar to the listeners throughout the years. Also includes jingles and short music exerpts of some of the big hits as well as of some rare live recordings previouosly nevere before issued on disc.