Lars E Carlsson

SONGWRITING HIGHLIGHTS 1962 - 2014

2014

EN LEDIG DAG reached number 5 at the Hit Parade. The song was recorded by LASSE SIGFRIDSSON - former a member of  Lasse Stefanz. The song EN LEDIG DAG was also the title of the CD.

ICH WILL SOMMER is a German version of Vacation. The recording was made by DOMSTÜRMER, a very popular band.

MY MARIBELLE was released in Estonia by singer TOOMAS ANNI.

2013

Six of my songs are included in the American film BLUE DREAM. The film is directed by Hollywood director Gregory Hatanaka. The leading part is played by actor James Duval. My songs in the film are:

DREAMGIRL - vocal by ÅKE NOREEN (GOODWIN)
DREAMS OF LOVE - vocal by OLLE NILSSON
DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY - vocal by DZENY DZENITA
WAKE UP IN THE NIGHT - vocal by AMRIS
HEY BABY - vocal by ANDREW CAMPBELL
UNTOUCHABLE FACE - vocal by DAVID CHRISTOPHER

SEMESTER - was released in a "beachparty" version with ARVINGARNA.

PÅ FERIE - this song is a Danish version of Vacation. The song was a big hit in Denmark and entered Dansktoppen with KLAUS & SERVANTS.

BOOGIE QUEEN, VACATION, SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA - was recorded and released in Canada by singer KEVIN COLLINS.

KOM IKVÄLL - the danceband ROLANDZ with Roland Järverup (Robert Gustafsson) released a live version of this song.

COME LET'S FLY - the song was played in all airplanes used by the Swedish travelcompany Solresor. The version was made by DENADAS.

JUST BECAUSE OF YOU - the song was recorded by SYLVIA VRETHAMMAR and is included on her "Melodifestival-CD" Trivialitet.

2012

ÄVENTYR - this song is a co-write with 4 other songwriters. A recording by FLAMINGOKVINTETTEN entered the hitparade at number 18.

I ETT FOTOALBUM / NU KOMMER TÅRARNA IGEN - the old songs from the 70:s were included on the album Tack Och Farväl with THORLEIFS. The dubbel-CD reached number 4 on the chart.

PARTY IN THE STREET - the recording by the Swedish band CALLINAZ entered the charts at number 11.

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.

2011

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

2010

PÅ JAKT EFTER DEJ - a song from 1977 was a hit with the Swedish band FLAMINGOKVINETTEN.

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 and NIELS-PETER
AL DEN SNACK (Mycke Snack Å Lite Pengar) - was a hit  with KARINA MUSIK.
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.

2009

HALT MICH GANZ FEST (Gå Inte Nu) - a German version by the band TANZPALAIS.

2008

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 song.

2007

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.

2006

MYCKE SNACK Å LITE VERKSTA´ - was a hit with CHRISTER SANDBERG.

2005

VANA FOTOALBUM (I Ett Fotoalbum) and HEI VÄIKE NEIU (Madelene) - was recorded and released in Estonia by the singer TOOMAS ANNI.

2004

GÅ INTE NUVIKINGARNA 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 MuSick Recordings.    

SMÅ SMÅ TÅRER - JODLE BIRGE recorded a Danish version of this song.

2003

IT'S ME - CHINOX

2002

WO KOMMEN NUR DIE TRÄNEN HER – a German version of a THORLEIFS-hit.

2001

JAG MINNS DEN DAG - KEYTONES

2000

I ET FOTOALBUM - KIM & DRENGERNE recorded a Danish version of this song.

1999

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 this song.

1998

I ETT FOTOALBUMLASSE STEFANZ´ version sold Gold (40 000 copies) during 13 weeks on Svensktoppen where it reached number 4.

1997

I ET FOTOALBUM - TROND ERICS made a very good Norwegian version of this song.

1996

PÅ JAKT EFTER DEJ - THOR ERICS recorded a new version of this song.

1995

NU KOMMER TÅRARNA IGEN - THORLEIFS recorded a new version of this hit.

1994

JAG MINNS DEN DAG - TUTTI FRUTTI BOYS

1993

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 USA.

GÅ INTE NU - VIKINGARNA (with CHRISTER SJÖGREN) released a medley in which this song was included.

1992

PERSSON VAR EN SLÖ MALAJ - BRÖDERNA DJUP

1991

VISST ÄLSKAR JAG DEJ - WEEKEND

1990

TILL SJÖSS - CLAES OWES

1989

ÄR DET LÅNGT TILL ALLA STJÄRNOR - LINDA & KARIN sang this song in a child music festival in Portugal.

1988

ERICSON - the song is a tribute to the legendary Swedish choirmaster Eric Ericson. The performance was made at Berwaldhallen when Ericson celebrated his seventieth birthday.

1987

CIAO AMORE - BROR ARONSSON

1985

FÖRLÅT MINA TÅRAR - ARNE QUICK

1984

I ETT FOTOALBUM - TOMMY BERGS

1983

HEJA IFK - SÄWES

1982

BRUDARNA I SOLNA - RUNO ALQVIST
Co-arrangement by me.

1981

LÅTER MED SWING - OLE IVARS

1980

LEVA PÅ EN SÅNG - SÖREN SKARBACK

1979

MORGON VARFÖR VÄCKER DU UPP OSS  – ANNA-LENA LÖFGREN recorded the song - 10 weeks at Svensktoppen.

GE MEJ EN SÅNGVIKINGARNA (featuring CHRISTER SJÖGREN).
The song was included on Christers first LP with the band.

1978

NU KOMMER TÅRARNA IGEN - THORLEIFS made a very popular version.

HEJ DU GLADA FEMTITALSMUSIK - TRIO ME´ BUMBA

VALS I ARKÖSUND - BERTIL NORSTRÖM

1977

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 MUSIKINGER SEGERHEIM made was a hit at Svensktoppen.

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

1976

GÅ INTE NUVIKINGARNA 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     

1975                                                                                                                  

TOMMA LÖFTEN STORA ORDANNA-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.

1974

TOMMA LÖFTEN STORA ORD -  This recording by TOMMY ELFS was the original recording of this song.

1973

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 me.

1972

SEN JAG MÖTTE DEJ (Smoke Gets In Your Eyes) – I wrote the Swedish lyric to this wellknown evergreen. LENNART DUVSJÖ recorded this version.

1971

SER DU VAD JAG SER - BOSTRÖMMARNA

1970

NÅGONTING AV DEJ - TOMMYZ

1969

MAJ - TOSSE BARK

1968

NÅGONTING AV DEJ - SVEN-INGVARS

BILDEN AV DEJ - HEP STARS

HON ÄR MIN - FLAMINGOKVINTETTEN

1967

OLD TIME RELIGION and AMEN - LINKIN' LOUSIANA PEPS.
Co-arrangement by me. Peps Persson sang blues at that time and used this artist name.

1966

SUNSHINE AND RAIN and YOU GOT ME - JEAN WILLIAMS

1965

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.

1964

I'M HERE TO STAY - THE ALLIGATORS, the band was at that time the youngest popband in Sweden.

1963

CHRISTMAS PRESENT - THE CHICKS

1962

OZARK – my first recorded song was released as a B-side on a hit record made by Swedish bandleader/singer GUNNAR KINCH.