Hoola Bandoola!

Olof Siverbo olof.siverbo at bostream.nu
Mon Oct 3 16:48:59 CEST 2005

nils at math.uio.no:

> I've always been fond of The Hoola Bandoola
> Band, formed in 1970 by the very gifted Swedish
> musicians Mikael Wiehe, Björn Afzelius and Peter
> Clemmedson; see e.g.
> http://www.progg.se/band.asp?ID=36
> But I didn't know (until today) that their name,
> which should be known to all Scandinavians with
> any affinity to the history of "political rock"
> (as opposed to "list pop"), apparently is taken
> from a Donald Duck movie. My question is:
> is this really true?, and, v etom sluchae, which
> DD movie, precisely?

Yes, this is true. Hoola Bandoola Band took their name from the Donald 
Duck cartoon "Tea for Two Hundred" (from 1948). I believe that this 
cartoon was shown on Swedish television on Christmas Eve in the late 
60's and early 70's.


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