Lite Grand i örat (4 of 4)

Filmed: Thursday 27 August 1981

Location: Spegelsalen, Grand Hotel, Stockholm, Sweden

Broadcast: Friday 9 October 1981

Release status: Unreleased

Duration: 60 minutes

Shown in: Sweden

Additional information

Lite Grand i örat was a play on words as the show was taped at The Grand Hotel and loosely translated is "A Little Something For The Ear".

Frida and Claes af Geijerstam presented four weekly variety shows which were screened from 18 September 1981. 

Claes and Frida started each show with the song Let's Get This Show On The Road.

Show 4 of 4.

Guests: Tommy Körberg, Billy Gezon, Lotta Hedlund, Dave & The Mistakes, Les Istvanffy, Peter Holmgren.

Musical Director: Anders Eljas. 
Choreography: Graham Tainton
Musicians: Lasse Wellander, Chino Mariano, Rutger Gunnarsson, Per Lindvall, Åke Sundqvist, Nils Landgren, Jan Kohlin, Ulf Andersson, Hans Arktoft.

Songs featured (Frida's involvement in brackets):

  1. Let's Get This Show on The Road (with Claes af Geijerstam)
  2. Tommy Körberg - Honky Tonk Women
  3. Billy Gezon - I'm a Man (?) 
  4. Lotta Hedllund - Drop Everything And Run (by Dr Feelgood)
  5. Lotta Hedlund & Tommy Körberg - River Deep, Mountain High (by Ike & Tina Turner)
  6. After The Love Has Gone (by Earth, Wind & Fire) (with Tommy Körberg)
  7. Star (by Earth, Wind & Wire)
  8. Motown Medley:
    1. Same Old Song (first song - with Claes)
    2. (The middle songs appear to be by Lotta, Tommy and Billy only).
    3. Dancing in The Street (last song with Claes)
  9. Tack orkestern (Thanks Band) - (Frida and Claes accompanied by Anders Eljas)

See Lite Grand i örat (1 of 4) for a newspaper interview with Frida about the making of the show.

Tommy Körberg who does a somersault after being introduced

Archive data from SVT archive:
SVT2 1981-10-09
20:00:48-20:57:03 Lite grand i örat.
Tablåinnehåll Era värdar: Anni-Frid Lyngstad och Claes af Geijerstam.
Gäster: Tommy Körberg, Billy G-son, Lotta Hedlund, Dave and the Mistakes, Peter Holmgren samt Les Istvanffy som trollar
Tablåinnehåll TV-versionen av revyn 1980/81 i en inspelning från Lisebergs-Teatern i Göteborg. Medverkande: Karin Bergström, Curt Borkman, Sigge Ernst, Stefan Ljungqvist, Märta Ternstedt, Laila Westersund samt Hagge Geigert
År/datum 1981-10-09
Kanal SVT2
Utgivning Stockholm : SVT, TV2
Utgivningsland Sverige
Originalsystem VCR
Leverantör SVT
Digital Betacam TVK01-1004
Antal enheter 1
Arkivnummer TVK01-1004
MPEG-1 ZS_svt_svt2_1981-10-09


Thanks to Ian Cole for clarification of Pat Benatar information. Thanks also to Jason Swan, Jozsef and Alexandre Carvalho, Robin Andersson and Grant Whittingham c/o ABBAMAIL (no longer online) for the song information (ie. which song from which show). Some info from Bright Lights, Dark Shadows by Carl Magnus Palm and some info from International ABBA Magazine No.2.
YouTube links c/o ABBFridalicious


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