Lars E Carlsson
SONGWRITING HIGHLIGHTS 1962 -2012
SEMESTER - a translation of the song Vacation was recorded by the Swedish band
ARVINGARNA. The band played the song in the TV-program BingoLotto.
BEAUTIFUL DAY - this song was recorded by Lotta Engberg and the CD was
number 2 on the album chart in Sweden.
TACK OCH HEJ - a recording was made by the band WISEX. The CD was number
17 on the album chart. On the same record I had another of my songs,
VANDRAR HAND I HAND.
MY ONE AND ONLY and LIFE IS SHORT - were released in New Zeeland and
Australia with ANN PASCOE.
SONGS RELEASED IN THE USA:
AN ANGEL IN THE SKY - DEBY KELLEY
WHEREVER YOU GO - DEBY KELLEY
IT´S NOT GOINNA HAPPEN - DEBY KELLEY
JUST A COUNTRY ANGEL - DEBY KELLEY
BELIEVE ME - Swedish singer PATRICK RYDMAN sang the song in the
song contest Svensktoppen Nästa. BELIEVE ME was number 3 in the contest.
VACATION - the song was included in a promotion video made by the travel
company Solresor. The video was shown in several TV-channels and also on cinemas.
The recording of the song was made by the Swedish band DENADAS. A cover in
Danish called Sol Sol Sol was also released.
GÅ INTE NU - this song from 1975 is now released in 44 versions. These versions
are together sold in about 600 000 copies.
KOM IKVÄLL - this song was recorded by the Swedish band ROLANDZ with
lead singer Roland Järverup (Robert Gustafsson). Their album Halleluja Mamma
reached number 8 on the album chart.
SOM EN UNDERBAR SÅNG - the band BERTH IDOFFS made a very good
version of this song on their album which reached number 4 on the album chart.
WENN ICH DICH VERLIEB - the song was recorded in a fantastic version by
German artist ARIANE KRANZ.
STRIKE - FÖRVÄNTAN
HITS IN DENMARK:
ME AND MR MOON - SUSANNE LANA
TAK - TEDDY RUNE
TAK FOR HVER EN TIME - FLEMMING WERGE
HIT IN FINLAND:
MY ONE AND ONLY - DUNDERZ
PÅ JAKT EFTER DEJ - a song from 1977 was a hit with the Swedish band
EVIGT UNG - WISEX released this song + CLARISSA on their album.
IN LOVE WITH YOU MARIA - was released in Germany with
BURETTI & BAND.
AAPPILLERUTTORAA - a cover version of my hit Gå Inte Nu, was released in
Greenland by the local band ZATIT.
HITS IN DENMARK:
DU ER ROSEN I MIN HAVE - reached no1 with the Danish band DEDAUR.
BOOTS OG ÆGTE STETSON HAT - was a hit with CRAZY DUO.
TAK FORDI DU SKREV - was a hit with CHRISTIAN MØLDRUP,
NIELS-PETER and SANIA
MER END EN VEN - recorded by CRAZY DUO, CHRISTIAN MØLDRUP
AL DEN SNACK (Mycke Snack Å Lite Pengar) - was a hit with KARINA
DU ER DEN ENESTE - was a hit with Danish singer THOPPER.
GÅ IKKE NÅ (Gå Inte Nu) - a Danish cover of my song was a hit with THOPPER.
HALT MICH GANZ FEST (Gå Inte Nu) - a German version by the band
DIE NACHT VERGESS ICH NICHT MARIA - released in Germany in vocal and
instrumental versions by PETER SCHMIEDEL.
ROCK'N'ROLL I HIMLEN - SUSANNE LANA, the Danish artist recorded this
QUAND ON AIME - a French version of my song You Are Gone recorded by
French singer STEELCOX.
JAG LÄNGTAR HEM - VIKINGARNA made a cover on this song written by
Roland Cedermark and me.
MYCKE SNACK Å LITE VERKSTA´ - was a hit with CHRISTER SANDBERG.
VANA FOTOALBUM (I Ett Fotoalbum) and HEI VÄIKE NEIU (Madelene) -
was recorded and released in Estonia by the singer TOOMAS ANNI.
GÅ INTE NU – VIKINGARNA released a new recording of their hit from 1976.
ALFRED E GOES SURFIN´ - the German punk band THE CAVE 4 made a
cover version of this song. The bands CD Bikini Crash was released in the USA at
SMÅ SMÅ TÅRER - JODLE BIRGE recorded a Danish version of this song.
IT'S ME - CHINOX
WO KOMMEN NUR DIE TRÄNEN HER – a German version of a
JAG MINNS DEN DAG - KEYTONES
I ET FOTOALBUM - KIM & DRENGERNE recorded a Danish version of
JAG LÄNGTAR HEM – ROLAND CEDERMARK and I wrote the song.
Roland recorded it on his CD Vandra Varsamt.
NU KOMMER TÅRERNE IGEN - THORLEIFS made a Danish version of
I ETT FOTOALBUM – LASSE STEFANZ´ version sold Gold (40 000 copies)
during 13 weeks on Svensktoppen where it reached number 4.
I ET FOTOALBUM - TROND ERICS made a very good Norwegian version
of this song.
PÅ JAKT EFTER DEJ - THOR ERICS recorded a new version of this song.
NU KOMMER TÅRARNA IGEN - THORLEIFS recorded a new version
of this hit.
JAG MINNS DEN DAG - TUTTI FRUTTI BOYS
ALFRED E GOES SURFIN´ - THE MADMEN´s version was released at the
compilation-LP Ho Dad Hootenanny in Japan.1989 was the record released in the
GÅ INTE NU - VIKINGARNA (with CHRISTER SJÖGREN) released a
medley in which this song was included.
PERSSON VAR EN SLÖ MALAJ - BRÖDERNA DJUP
VISST ÄLSKAR JAG DEJ - WEEKEND
TILL SJÖSS - CLAES OWES
ÄR DET LÅNGT TILL ALLA STJÄRNOR - LINDA & KARIN sang this
song in a child music festival in Portugal.
TILL HAVS - BERT-OLA MATTSSON
CIAO AMORE - BROR ARONSSON
FÖRLÅT MINA TÅRAR - ARNE QUICK
I ETT FOTOALBUM - TOMMY BERGS
HEJA IFK - SÄWES
BRUDARNA I SOLNA - RUNO ALQVIST
Co-arrangement by me.
LÅTER MED SWING - OLE IVARS
LEVA PÅ EN SÅNG - SÖREN SKARBACK
MORGON VARFÖR VÄCKER DU UPP OSS – ANNA-LENA LÖFGREN
recorded the song -10 weeks at Svensktoppen.
GE MEJ EN SÅNG – VIKINGARNA (featuring CHRISTER SJÖGREN).
The song was included on Christers first LP with the band.
NU KOMMER TÅRARNA IGEN - THORLEIFS made a very popular version.
HEJ DU GLADA FEMTITALSMUSIK - TRIO ME´ BUMBA
VALS I ARKÖSUND - BERTIL NORSTRÖM
EN LITEN SÅNG KAN BLI TILL GLÄDJE – the Stockholm group ALPHA
entered Svensktoppen with this one.
SWEET KISS OF FIRE was the B-side of the Melodifestival winner Beatles with
the group FORBES. I wrote many English lyrics to the songs on the LP.
MADELENE - the song was among others recorded by VIKINGARNA and
STEFAN RYDÉN. Stefan´s version entered Svensktoppen.
HAN SPELAR SIN MUSIK – INGER SEGERHEIM made was a hit at
DET SKA VARA LÅTAR MED SVÄNG - BRÖDERNA LINDKVIST
I ETT FOTOALBUM - THORLEIFS. The song was later (in 1998) a big hit
with LASSE STEFANZ.
FREDAGSKVÄLL IGEN - MONOTONES
GÅ INTE NU – VIKINGARNA recorded their hit version. Stefan Borsch was
at that time the lead singer in the band. The song is also included in the Lars Molin
comedy Pengarna gör mannen.
SEN JAG MÖTTE DEJ (Smoke Gets In Your Eyes) - SVEN-INGVARS
recorded this song. I wrote the Swedish lyrics.
SMÅ SMÅ TÅRAR - COOL CANDYS
TOMMA LÖFTEN STORA ORD – ANNA-LENA LÖFGREN´s version
was my first hit at Svensktoppen where it stayed for 11 weeks. A German version
Du bleibst der Herr im Hause, recorded by WENCHE MYHRE made the
hitparade in Germany.
GÅ INTE NU - This was the original version of this song recorded by YNGVES.
TOMMA LÖFTEN STORA ORD - This recording by TOMMY ELFS was
the original recording of this song.
VARA FRI - COOL CANDYS. I wrote the Swedish lyrics to this Leiber-Stoller song.
LÄGG INTE PÅ LUREN - LARS. The song was one of the songs from the LP "Låtar
utan slips" I recorded on the Spark label. All songs were written or co-written by
SEN JAG MÖTTE DEJ (Smoke Gets In Your Eyes) – I wrote the Swedish lyric
to this wellknown evergreen. LENNART DUVSJÖ recorded this version.
SER DU VAD JAG SER - BOSTRÖMMARNA
NÅGONTING AV DEJ - TOMMYZ
MAJ - TOSSE BARK
NÅGONTING AV DEJ - SVEN-INGVARS
BILDEN AV DEJ - HEP STARS
HON ÄR MIN - FLAMINGOKVINTETTEN
OLD TIME RELIGION and AMEN - LINKIN' LOUSIANA PEPS.
Co-arrangement by me. Peps Persson sang blues at that time and used this
SUNSHINE AND RAIN and YOU GOT ME - JEAN WILLIAMS
EMMA OCH KUNNIGUNDA – the football legend LENNART “NACKA”
SKOGLUND recorded this song in a arrangement by Marcus Österdahl and me.
ALFRED E GOES SURFING - THE MADMEN
RAMBLER – the songs was ordered by the American Rambler car company.
Instrumental versions were recorded in the UK and in Scandinavia. A vocal
recording was released by THE MADMEN.
I'M HERE TO STAY - THE ALLIGATORS, the band was at that time the
youngest popband in Sweden.
CHRISTMAS PRESENT - THE CHICKS
OZARK – my first recorded song was released as a B-side on a hit record made
by Swedish bandleader/singer GUNNAR KINCH.