The Violents (2)

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Violents was a mainly instrumental guitar pop group formed in Stockholm, 1959. Their first record was an instrumental version of a traditional song, "Alpens Ros", that gave them a hit in 1961 on the Swedish charts. The first recorded songs were recommendations by their record company but they soon started to write their own songs more in line with their own musical taste. Violents started after a while to search for a lead singer to get more variations on their concerts, which could last for hours. They found in 1961 a talented young rock singer named Jerry Williams with a good reputation as a live act and who agreed to be member of the group. In that way started a cooperation who lasted to the split year of the group Violents, 1966. The first recording with Jerry Williams was "Liebestwist" in 1962. In the start, Violents were the main attraction but soon the spotlight was mainly on Jerry and the band became a backing group with a record career separate from Jerry's own solo career. The last lp album with Violents behind Jerry Williams was Action (1966). Among the group's highlights in their international career was to play at the Star Club in Hamburg 1962 with The Beatles and Little Richard. The Beatles were just second band to Violents at that time and it is rumoured that George Harrison was test playing for a membership in Violents because he was tired of The Beatles, but that the Violents didn't want him.
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SLP-32 The Violents (2) - Strings Of Hits album art The Violents (2) Strings Of Hits (Comp) Sonet SLP-32 Sweden 1962 Sell This Version
SLP-35 The Violents (2) - Mr. Dynamite album art Jerry Williams (3) & The Violents (2) Jerry Williams (3) & The Violents (2) - Mr. Dynamite Sonet SLP-35 Sweden 1963 Sell This Version
SLP-33 The Violents (2) - Jerry 21 album art Jerry Williams (3) & The Violents (2) Jerry Williams (3) & The Violents (2) - Jerry 21(LP) Sonet SLP-33 Sweden 1963 Sell This Version
SLP-34 The Violents (2) - String Time album art The Violents (2) String Time(LP, Album) Sonet SLP-34 Sweden 1963 Sell This Version
SLP-42 The Violents (2) - Live At The Star Club album art The Violents (2) Live At The Star Club (Album) Sonet, Sonet SLP-42 Sweden 1964 Sell This Version
SLP-45 The Violents (2) - Jerry Williams At The Star Club album art Jerry Williams (3) & The Violents (2) Jerry Williams (3) & The Violents (2) - Jerry Williams At The Star Club (Album) Sonet SLP-45 Sweden 1964 Sell This Version
148 004 STL The Violents (2) - Star-Club Show 5 album art Jerry Williams (3) And The Violents (2) Jerry Williams (3) And The Violents (2) - Star-Club Show 5(LP, Album, Mono) Star-Club Records 148 004 STL Germany 1965 Sell This Version
GP-9926 The Violents (2) - Alpens Ros album art The Violents (2) Alpens Ros (Album) Grand Prix (2), Sonet GP-9926 Sweden 1967 Sell This Version
RMLP 2002 The Violents (2) - Midnight Stars album art The Violents (2) Midnight Stars(LP) Rainbow Music RMLP 2002 Sweden 1983 Sell This Version
UFO CD 2032 The Violents (2) - Alpens Ros album art The Violents (2) Alpens Ros(CD, Album) Hans Edler Music AB UFO CD 2032 Sweden 2007 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

T-7505 The Violents (2) - Cindy, Oh Cindy album art The Violents (2) Cindy, Oh Cindy (Single) Sonet T-7505 Sweden 1961 Sell This Version
T-7505 The Violents (2) - Cindy, Oh Cindy album art The Violents (2) Cindy, Oh Cindy (Single) Sonet T-7505 Sweden 1961 Sell This Version
T 7155 The Violents (2) - Alpenrose / Moonlight Walk album art The Violents (2) Alpenrose / Moonlight Walk Sonet T 7155 Denmark 1961 Sell This Version
SXP 4030, SXP-4030 The Violents (2) - Alpens Ros album art The Violents (2) Alpens Ros (EP) Sonet SXP 4030, SXP-4030 Sweden 1961 Sell This Version
SXP-4031 The Violents (2) - Kors På Idas Grav album art The Violents (2) Kors På Idas Grav(7", EP, Red) Sonet SXP-4031 Sweden 1961 Sell This Version
T-7520 The Violents (2) - Kors På Idas Grav album art The Violents (2) Kors På Idas Grav(7", Single, Blu) Sonet T-7520 Sweden 1961 Sell This Version
T-7589 The Violents (2) - Tennessee Waltz / Cheatin' Baby album art The Violents (2) Tennessee Waltz / Cheatin' Baby (Single) Sonet T-7589 Sweden 1962 Sell This Version
T-7524 The Violents (2) - Darling Nelly Grey album art Jerry Williams (3) And The Violents (2) Jerry Williams (3) And The Violents (2) - Darling Nelly Grey (Single) Sonet T-7524 Scandinavia 1962 Sell This Version
T-7532 The Violents (2) - Bandido album art The Violents (2) Bandido (Single) Sonet T-7532 Sweden 1962 Sell This Version
POP 1130 The Violents (2) - Ghia album art The Violents (2) Ghia (Single) His Master's Voice POP 1130 UK 1962 Sell This Version
T-7525 The Violents (2) - Liebestwist / Ghia album art The Violents (2) Liebestwist / Ghia (Single) Sonet T-7525 Sweden 1962 Sell This Version
T 7548 The Violents (2) - Walk Right In / Guitar Bolero album art The Violents (2) Walk Right In / Guitar Bolero (Single) Sonet T 7548 Sweden 1962 Sell This Version
T-7539 The Violents (2) - Violents' Theme / When Johnny L. Comes Marching album art The Violents (2) Violents' Theme / When Johnny L. Comes Marching (Single) Sonet T-7539 Sweden 1962 Sell This Version
T 7531 The Violents (2) - Hello Goodbye (Twistin' Patricia) album art Jerry Williams (3) & The Violents (2) Jerry Williams (3) & The Violents (2) - Hello Goodbye (Twistin' Patricia) (Single) Sonet T 7531 Scandinavia 1962 Sell This Version
SXP-4041 The Violents (2) - Kvantingen album art The Violents (2) Kvantingen (EP) Sonet SXP-4041 Sweden 1962 Sell This Version