MEMBERS

 Stefan Fredin


Instruments/ role in TK? Bass guitar, vocals, rhythm guitar and main song writer.

When did you join the band? Founder member 1970.

What are/were your outside projects from TK? Released several singles and one album during the 80s under the
name "Fredin Comp".

What is your favorite TK album? Elden av år/ Krigssång

What is your favorite TK song? Krigssång.

Instruments/ live gear: Fender Precision Bass 1963 (Studio), Fender Precision Bass 2007 (Live), Fender Telecaster
1975, Cry Baby Bass Wah Wah, Rotosound Strings, Mostly Hartke Amplifier.
In the 70s I used Marshall amplifiers with Malmberg and Sound Side cabinets.

When and where were you born? 20th of May 1953 in Stockholm, Sweden

Where do you currently reside? Saltsjöbaden, Sweden

What was the first album you bought? The Rolling Stones, Around and Around (Swedish compilation) for Christmas present 1964.

What was the last album you bought? The Beatles remasters stereo box.

Which musician has inspired you most? Roger Waters. But of course also
The Beatles. Bassists who inspired me includes Phil Lesh (Grateful Dead),
Jack Casady (Jefferson Airplane),John Wetton (King Crimson), Paul McCartney and Chris Squire (Yes).

What is your musical influences and favorite choice of music? Musical influences mainly psychedelia and early prog, plus bits of classical music and
early hard rock/metal.

What are your interests outside music? Skiing, summers in Bodrum, Turkey, art, politics, medicine,geopgraphy, friends...walking.


 Dag Lundquist


Instruments/ role in TK? Drums, percussion, vocals, occasional violin, recording engineer and producer.

When did you join the band? Founder member 1970.

What are/were your outside projects from TK? Started recording/producing in 1982 with groups like Adolphson och Falk, Lolita Pop, Docenterna, Nomads, Hedningarna, Staffan Hellstrand and recently Swedish rock icon Ulf Lundell. Owner of Decibel Studios in Stockholm.

What is your favorite TK album? I början och slutet.

What is your favorite TK song? Krigssång.

Instruments/ live gear: Ludwig Black Panther 1969 kit with 24” kik, 18”, 16”, 14”, 13”, 12” toms, Supraphonic 400 snare, Paiste cymbals, misc. hardware.

When and where were you born? 1953 in Saltsjöbaden, Sweden

Where do you currently reside? Stockholm, Sweden

What was the first album you bought? The Beatles: Help

What was the last album you bought? Opeth: The Roundhouse Tapes

Which musician has inspired you most? Bill Bruford

What is your musical influences and favorite choice of music? Mainly classical music.

What are your interests outside music? Family, food, wine and the Mediterranean.

 Christer Åkerberg


Instruments/ role in TK? Lead guitar

When did you join the band? In 1972

When and where were you born? In Stockholm 1952

Where do you currently reside? In Gustavsberg outside Stockholm, Sweden.


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 Olle Thörnvall


Instruments/ role in TK? Lyrics, in the beginning harmonica too.

When did you join the band? 1970 Founder member

When and where were you born? 1952 in Vaxholm, Sweden.

Where do you currently reside? In Saltsjöbaden, Sweden.


What are/were your outside projects from TK? Lyrics for "Fredin Comp",
Stefans soloproject. Also some eleven or twelve books, mainly literary essays.
Translated some poetry and prose. Teacher in Swedish and philosophy in high school.


What is your favorite TK album? I Början och slutet/ Elden av år

What is your favorite TK song? Krigssång

What was the first album you bought? Around and Around- Rolling Stones (compilation) for Christmas 1964.

What was the last album you bought? Surrealistic Pillow- Jefferson Airplane.

Which author has inspired you most? T.S. Eliot and Gunnar Ekelöf.

What is your musical influences and favorite choice of music? The Beatles.

What are your interests outside music? Friends, literature, philosophy..and walking.


 Robert Zima

Instruments/ role in TK? Vocals and guitar

When did you join the band? In 1971

When and where were you born? In Vienna, Austria 1953

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 Mats Lindberg


Instruments/ role in TK? Keyboards and saxophone

When did you join the band? In 1977

When and where were you born? In Stockholm 1955

Where do you currently reside? In Nacka outside Stockholm


What are/were your outside projects from TK? Before TK I played in “Vinterminne” and “Delirium”. After TK had split in -81 I formed a 2 man Band with “Pocke” Öhrström called“Tredje mannen” wich later become a 3 man band and produced 3 albums and some singles.


What is your favorite TK album? Början o slutet/Krigssång

What is your favorite TK song? Krigssång 2

What was the first album you bought? Probably Led Zeppelin 1. Before that a listened to music my friends had bought like Beatles, Stones, Beach Boys, Credence……
What was the last album you bought? It must have been an early Crimson that I had not on cd.

Which musician has inspired you most? Groups like Crimson, Yes, Genesis, Van der graaf.

What is your musical influences and favorite choice of music? All god music, Classical: Shostakoivtch. Jazz: Ella Fitzgerald

What are your interests outside music? I like to construct things. Renovate houses. Sailing and some sports.

Instruments/ live gear: Nord Electro, Roland JV-1010 by midi, Mellotron sounds via computer software M-tron.




Johan Gullberg


Instruments/ role in TK? Artwork master, drums 1970-71

When did you join the band? Founder member 1970.

What are/were your outside projects from TK? Artist - panting, sculpture, graphics and graphic design. Art consultant and teacher. Illustrated three of Olle Thörnvalls books.


What is your favorite TK album? I början och slutet


What is your favorite TK song? Gnistor

Instruments/ live gear: A neat little Mapex/Pearl compilation set that I play for fun


When and where were you born? 1953 in Stockholm, Sweden.

Where do you currently reside? Vaxholm, Sweden

What was the first album you bought? I think it was Jimi Hendrix - Are you experienced


What was the last album you bought? Arve Henriksen - Cartography


Which artist has inspired you most? Juan Miro, Mark Rothko, Alexander Calder, Curt Asker and many more


What is your musical influences and favorite choice of music?
King Crimson, Yes, Pink Floyd, Love, Roxy Music, Jan Garbarek, Sigur Ros and many more

What are your interests outside music? Art and litterature, cooking, sailing and classic boats




Former Members


Pocke Öhrström- lead guitar, vocals (1970-71)


Dag "Krok" Kronlund- piano, organ (1970-72)