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Some Swedish Music Culture Need-To-Know

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To simplify it:


ABBA


ABBA's first recording with the girls singing lead with the guys before they became ABBA. Here they called themselves "Festfolket".


ABBA's sound engineer Mikael B. Tretow


Mikael B. Tretow on wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_B._Tretow




The melancholy and melodious traditional Swedish music



This tune is called "Tune For Father". A little side note: see the building? Constructed with a log house building technique the immigrants implemented when they came to the US.




This tune is composed by my great grandfather. The late and very talented Klint-Olle is playing my great grandfather's tune.

Baking and Eating

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The past week and a half I've started enjoying baking as much I when I first started baking. That actually says a lot. The only down side is ... someone's needs to eat it too and that responsibility falls on me. Not me alone of course, and that's a good thing too.

Things I've made lately: