Years active
1962 - 2012
Dansband founded in Norrhult, Kronoberg County, and led by Thorleif Torstensson. The band mainly recorded in Swedish, but also in other languages and even released albums in German.
Johan Möller Keyboards and accordion (1962-1991)
Bert Månson Bass (1991-1993)
Mikael Wendt Singer and temporary main songwriter
Thorleif Torstensson Founding member and leader
Lasse Westman Producer of


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Covers by Thorleifs

Title Performer Release date Originally by
1971 The Shadows [GB]
i 1981 The Everly Brothers - Orchestra conducted by Archie Bleyer
1982 Shakin' Stevens
1974 (unknown), (unknown), The Original Sacred Harp Choir
1973 Sandy Posey
Covered by (3 artists)
i 1982 Nova [NL]
1976 Harpo
1977 Graham Parker and The Rumour
1973 Connie Francis, Gunilla Postaroff
1980 Doye O'Dell
1983 Antonio Prieto y Orquesta de José Sabre Marroquín, (unknown)
1983 Clarence "Frogman" Henry
  1976 Darlene Love REC, The Dixie Cups REL
i 1975 (unknown)
1974 The Crystals [US], Sverre [SE]
1974 (unknown), (unknown)
1982 Tammy Wynette
i 1981 Paul Anka
i 1981 Werner Thomas
1973 (unknown)
Covered by Scandix
i 1981 Anna Identici, Agnetha Fältskog
1981 Bobby Darin, Tommy Elfs
1983 Renée & Renato, (unknown)
i 1978 (unknown), Narciso Yepes
i Du Är Den Ende Thorleifs 1978 Unverified
1977 Jimmy Work
Covered by (4 artists)
1981 Bucks Fizz, (unknown)
1974 Tammy Wynette, Jan Høiland
1977 Suzi Quatro
1974 Vanity Fare, (unknown)
1974 The Mamas & The Papas, Family Four
1981 (unknown), (unknown)
1973 Smiley Lewis, Cool Candys
1988 Godley & Creme
1983 Johnny Darrell, (unknown)
1973 Peter and Gordon [GB], Ingemar Olsson
i November 23, 1998 (unknown)
1982 Bee Gees
1977 Creedence Clearwater Revival, Lalla Hansson
1979 The Beatles
1983 Brian Hyland
November 23, 1998 (unknown)
1975 Pippis
i 1981 Vernon Dalhart
1977 (unknown)
i 2008 ABBA
1971 Billy Cotton and His Band, (unknown)
1982 Mary Kay James
Covered by Baltixs-Sextetten
  1979 Lesley Gore REL, Helen Shapiro with Grady Martin and The Jordanaires REC
November 23, 1998 Bing Crosby & Marjorie Reynolds [dubbed by Martha Mears] BRD, Bing Crosby with Ken Darby Singers and John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra REC,REL, Bertil Boo, Sven Arefeldts orkester
1976 Perry Como, Gunnar Wiklund
1976 The Paris Sisters
1974 Lesley Gore
1978 Ted Gärdestad
1981 Lena Valaitis
Covered by Curt Haagers
1973 Lasse Dahlqvist med Charles Redland's orkester
November 23, 1998 (unknown), (unknown)
November 23, 1998 Strandbergs kvartett
1982 Prisonaires
1982 Hank Williams with His Drifting Cowboys, (unknown)
2008 David Houston [US1], Jan Önnerud med Rune Öfwermans orkester
i   1981 Sebastián Yradier PRF, Cornet Duet REL
November 23, 1998 (unknown), Siv Pettersson
1976 Lesley Gore REL, Helen Shapiro with Grady Martin and The Jordanaires REC
i 1983 (unknown), Lale Andersen mit kleinem Ensemble - Dirigent Bruno Seidler-Winkler
1981 Björn Afzelius
1973 Παντελής Γκίνης (Pandelis Ginnis), Les Dirlada
1979 Majestic Dance Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Helen Rowland
2008 Adriano Celentano, Anna-Lena Löfgren
1973 Crackers
1976 The Chantels
1979 Lesley Gore
1974 The Isley Brothers with Hugo Peretti and His Orch., Jan Öjlers
1983 Elaine Paige REL,PRF, Kikki
Mitt hjärta söker svar Thorleifs 1975 Unverified
  1979 Bob Dylan REC, The Brothers Four REL
1975 Haydn Quartet
1983 Jon and Sondra Steele
November 23, 1998 (unknown)
November 23, 1998 (unknown), (unknown)
1979 Jackie deShannon
1979 Ringo Starr
1987 Mixed Emotions, Paul Sahlin & Säwes
1981 Chuck Berry, By-fånarna
November 23, 1998 (unknown)
1983 Streaplers
1983 Neil Sedaka
1982 Fleetwood Mac
i November 23, 1998 Emily Laurey
1978 Bonnie Tyler, (unknown)
1979 Neil Sedaka
1979 Marbles [GB1]
i 1981 Sam Cooke
i 1978 Anita Bryant with Monty Kelly's Orchestra & Chorus
1987 Die Flippers, (unknown)
i 1978 (unknown), Monsieur Fernand
1979 The 4 Seasons featuring The "Sound" of Frankie Valli
i 1981 Lew Stone and His Band
i 1981 Eddie Miller and His Oklahomans
1979 Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires
2009 Secret Garden, Sanna Nielsen
i 1981 Bobby Vinton
i 1981 Evert Taube, Olle Adolphson och Sven-Bertil Taube
1977 The Drifters - Arranged & Conducted by Stan Applebaum
i 1981 The Four Voices [US1]
1988 Ratata
i 1981 Lolita - Das Orchester Werner Scharfenberger
November 23, 1998 Cliff Edwards with Victor Young and His Orchestra - And The Ken Darby Singers, Sven-Olof Sandberg - Willard Ringstrands Orkester
1975 The Shuffles
Covered by (2 artists)
1975 The 4 Seasons featuring The "Sound" of Frankie Valli
1975 Lee Dorsey
Ska jag stanna Thorleifs 1982 Unverified
i 1988 Tommy Körberg
1983 LaVern Baker - Orchestra and Chorus directed by Ray Ellis
November 23, 1998 Joseph Mohr, Franz Gruber, Grammophonkvartetten
1974 Johnny Tillotson
i 1983 Barbecue Joe and His Hot Dogs (Wingy Manone), Mills Blue Rhythm Band, Edgar Hayes and His Orchestra, Sam Lanin's Dance Orchestra - Vocal Chorus Arthur Hall, Sousa's Band, Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra, Sonny Dae and His Knights, Carl Perkins [US1], Bobby Charles, Glenn Miller and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Tex Beneke and The Four Modernaires REL, Glenn Miller and His Orchestra with Tex Benteke and the Modernaires and Dorothy Dandridge and the Nicholas Brothers BRD
i 1982 Yvonne Norrman
1980 Carole King REC, Bobby Vee - With The Johnny Mann Singers REL
1979 Little Eva
The Night Has a Thousand Eyes Thorleifs 1992 Unverified
1981 Bee Gees, Sten Nilsson - Sten & Stanleys kör och orkester
1979 The Teddy Bears
1971 New World, Lena Andersson
  1981 Stuart Hamblen, Per Myrberg REL, Olle Adolphson REC
1978 Buddy Holly
2009 Owe Thörnqvist och hans friskluftsorkester
1973 Barry Mann
i 1981 Lasse Stefanz
1973 Brian Hyland, (unknown)
1978 Dion
1979 Barry Mann
i 1973 Bert Kämpfert und sein Orchester
i   1977 The Bee Gees REL, Georgie Fame BRD