The Classic line-up of MECKI MARK MEN
LIVE for the first time since 9th of July 1971!
The 9th of March 2010, will MECKI MARK MEN perform LIVE at Strand (Hornstullstrand) Stockholm.
Mecki Bodemark – Hammond organ, Vocals
Kenny Håkansson – Guitar
Bella Linnarsson– Bass
Pelle Ekman – Drums
Tommy Koverhult – Sax
In 1967 MMM released their debut LP that still today is considered to be the first experimental POP album.
MMM joined Jimi Hendrix’ at his first Sweden tour as the opening act.
In 1968 Mecki Bodemark joined the super psychedelic trio Baby Grandmothers and the classic MMM Line up was born. By request MMM joined Jimi Hendrix also on his 1968 Swedish tour.
In 1969 MMM released their LP”Running In The Summer Night” which is considered to be the first Swedish heavy rock album.
The LP Marathon was recorded in the legendary Chess studio in Chicago 1970. MMM was the first Swedish band to tour the USA. In the States they played with Sly & the Family Stone, Grand Funk Railroad, The Byrds, Pentangle and Jethro Tull.
In 1971 MMM performed the music to Lars Johan Werles’ ballet The Stonehorse.
Dag Werle (the son of Lars Johan) has created a film of the ballet and during the evening at Strand will we be able to see the film on big screen. The music by Mecki Mark Men!
But this is not all: GUDIBRALLAN will also appear the very same night!
GUDIBRALLAN was the first punk band in Sweden. Their raw aggressive rock music has been provoking the establishment for more than 40 years.
GUDIBRALLAN (2010), consists of musicians that have played with:
King Crimson, Jericho, Quatermass, Ginhouse, Life, Magnus Uggla, Tages, Samla Mammas Manna, Fläsket Brinner, Egba, Wasa Express, Kebnekajse, Turid, Eddie Meduza, Attack, Kapten Zoom, Jukka Tolonen, Greg FitzPatrick.
Örjan Tejre – Vocals
Mikael Katzeff – Guitar, keyboard
Coste Apetrea – Guitar
Håkan Linn – Guitar
Anders Henriksson – Hammond organ
Per Bruun – Bass
Åke Eriksson – Drums
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WELCOME TO STRAND the 9th of March!!!