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Formed in 1965 under the name Steampacket, Sweden's Steampacket II combined the influence of soul music with their take on the British Invasion to change and update the Swedish rock & roll movement. This combination proved to be good for the quartet, making it stand out from its contemporaries, which enabled the band to become one of the first Swedish rock bands to tour England. On this tour, the Swedes learned of the Rod Stewart/Brian Auger group also named Steampacket, forcing... Read more

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