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Stockholm Sweetnin': Surreal Sirens


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Earlier in the week I was doing some research and stumbled on what has to be the oddest version of Quincy Jones's Stockholm Sweetnin'. It features two singers, Kersti Johanson and Marje Aare—and that's about all I know, except in the video clip they appear to be at the museum at night, almost in a dream sequence, winding up in front of a kitsch portrait that doesn't seem to belong.

I can't find any information on the singers nor do I know when this clip was filmed, although it seems like the mid-1960s. Hopefully our Swedish JazzWax friends will know more. As you know from my recent post on the Double Six of Paris, I'm always on the lookout for European and Asian jazz vocalese interpretations. Here's Stockholm Sweetnin', Swedish style...

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This story appears courtesy of JazzWax by Marc Myers.
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