Sunday, time for a classic.
"Friendship" is a tune by the Norwegian progressive rock group JUNIPHER GREENE, taken from the debut album "Friendship", it was released in 1971, and is known as Norway's first "double" album. Manufacturers were the band itself, Nils Bjarne Kvam and Harald Are Lund. The album was 13 weeks on the VG list in 1971 and 1972, with number 8 the best place.
JUNIPHER GREENE was formed in Oslo, Norway in 1966 - Disbanded in 1983 - Reformed in 2008 for Live concerts.
The initial line-up included Bent ÅSERUD on guitars, keyboards, flute and vocals, Geir BØHREN on lead vocals, drums and sax, Helge GRØSLIE on keyboards, Freddy DAHL on guitar and vocals and Øyvind Vilbo on bass.
The album is known as the first double album in Norway history, and a poem in Norwegian music. In 2007, the album was voted the Norwegian rock album of Dagens Næringsliv. This made them to make a reissue on LP (Sandem Records) and made the band play their first concert in 25 years, August 31, 2007. They played as good as the entire album from beginning to end.
|The re-release of Friendship|
Enjoy today's tune "Friendship".
Audio & Video Remastered by BrunoSamppa, 2016, NRK1 6 September 1971 - "Flimra" series. NRK TV Studio, Oslo, Norway. The video clip includes all the parts in "Friendship", namely: Prelude: Take the Road Across the Bridge, a) Friendship, b) Interlude, c) Mountain Voices, d) Land Of The Foxes, e) Friendship That's Earned, f) Into The Cloudburst, g) Manitou's Skylands and Down To Earth, h) Friendship.
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