Tribute to Ted Gardestad

16 swedish artists are gathered on the Ted Gardestad tribute album “För Kärlekens Skull” to honor this legendary singer songwriter.

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Ted Gardestad is most known in the west coast music world for his album “Blue Virgin Isles” released in 1978 featuring: Jay Graydon, Lee Ritenour, Steve Lukather, Fred Tackett, John Collins, David Hungate, Ray Brown, Bob Glaub, Jai Winding, James Newton Howard, Dr John, Jeff Porcaro, Jim Keltner, Victor Feldman, Steve Porcaro, John Mayall, Steve Madaio, Jerry Hey, Gary Herbig, Venetta Fields and others.

Track list:

Sol, Vind Och Vatten (Laleh)
För Kärlekens Skull (Tomas Andersson WIJ)Öppna Din Himmel (Darin)
Äntligen På Väg (Håkan Hellström)
Sommarlängtan (Bo Kaspers Orkester)
Himlen Är Oskyldigt Blå (Sara Zacharias)
Oh, Vilken Härlig Da´(Markus Krunegård)
Gitarren Och Jag (Lisa Miskovsky)
Come Give Me Love (Noonie Bao)
Satellit (Ola Salo)
I Den Stora Sorgens Famn (Lisa Nilsson)
Jag Vill Ha En Egen Måne (Pontus & Amerikanerna)
Ge En Sol (Ane Brun)
Eiffeltornet (Niklas Strömstedt)
Ett Stilla Regn (Frida Öhrn)
The Reason (Janne Schaffer)

As a bonus the CD is featuring 3 tracks of Ted Gardestad recordings, never released before.

Kolapapperskung
I Know There´s A Song
Pricken

The album is released by EVA Records Sweden.

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