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Lay me down

gumbodaBen Carbine will release a new single in the middle of May 2022. The song is called Lay me down and is recorded in the Trent Stiller Studio in Ursviken. Mixed and mastered by Kjell Nästén. We´re also adding some more dates for the summer – hope to see you all soon!

Still alive

wideHello! Just wanted to say that we´re still alive but not much is happening around here. We had an exiting gig at Sara Kulturhus in October 2021 and our song Wide Open Highway has passed 100 000 streams on Spotify which is amazing and the song is still heard on Radio P4-Västerbotten a year after the release. We have a few gigs planned for the summer and are recording some new songs as well so hopefully you will here more from us in a near future. Make sure to visit our Facebook or Instagram for more information! (links under contacts)

2020 starts off with a new release

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The song Joey Moroney is written by Gerry Madigan and was first released by The Cotton Mill Boys in 1969.
It got famous in Sweden when Yngve Forsells Orkester from the northern town  Skellefteå, recorded the song. Their Swedish version ”Så gick det till när farfar var ung” was a huge hit and reached number one on the swedish charts ”Svensktoppen” in 1973 and remained there for 22 weeks.
50 years later, Jonas Bodin from Ben Carbine & the 18 wheelers bought the old album ”Så gick det till när farfar var ung” at a flea market. That album, and the fact that Jonas as a kid lived in the same neighborhood as Yngve, gave him the idea of recording the song with its original lyrics. Ben Carbine & the 18 wheelers version of the song Joey Moroney is recorded by Pär Johansson and mixed by Kjell Nästén.
The cover art for the single Joey Moroney is made by Benjamin Åkerlund and is verk much inspired by the original.
The original cover is designed by Timo Larsson.