Drop-In (BENNY)

Filmed: Tuesday 23 March 1965

Location: Narrenteatern (Narren Theatre), Gröna Lund, Stockholm, Sweden

Broadcast: Tuesday 23 March 1965Tuesday 23 March 1965, 19:00-20:00, SVT, Sweden

Release status: Unreleased

Shown in: Sweden

Additional information

The Hep Stars performed Cadillac. The performance helped lead to their chart success.

The book Cadillac Madness - The Hep Stars by Dan-Eric Landén & Carl-Magnus Palm says this about this performance:

"On March 23, 1965, five long-haired young men caused a sensation on the Swedish television screens. Running back and forth across the stage, and jumping up and down on the speakers, they performed a song called ‘Cadillac’. After this legendary performance, lead singer Svenne Hedlund became Sweden’s biggest teen idol, and organ player Benny Andersson took the first steps in a career that would later bring him worldwide fame."

This would appear to be Benny's first TV appearance.

Click here for a TV listing from Friheten - 23 March 1965, p.7.


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Thanks to John Bernhardt (c/o Bright Lights, Dark Shadows by Carl Magnus Palm) and Jozsef (c/o Cadillac Madness - the Hep Stars by Dan-Eric Landén & Carl-Magnus Palm).

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