Mats Rådberg

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Mats Rådberg
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Background information
Born(1948-06-08)8 June 1948
Stockholm, Sweden
Died27 June 2020(2020-06-27) (aged 72)
Stockholm, Sweden
Genrescountry
Occupation(s)Singer, musician, composer, architect
Instrumentsguitar
Years active1969–2020
Associated actsRankarna, Chips, Elisabeth Andreassen

Mats Rådberg (8 June 1948 in Stockholm – 27 June 2020 in Stockholm) was a Swedish country singer,[1] guitarist, composer and architect. He scored several chart successes in Sweden during the 1970s and 80s.[2][3] He is well known for working together with the country band Rankarna under the name Mats Rådberg & Rankarna. He also participated at Melodifestivalen 1977 with the song "Du och jag och sommaren". The song was written by Tomas Ledin, and ended up 10th.

Mats Rådberg also acted as a background singer behind Chips at Melodifestivalen 1980. In 1980, he released the album I'm the Singer, You're the Song together with Elisabeth Andreasson. In 1983 he scored a hit with the song Peta in en pinne i brasan, a Swedish-language version of Put Another Log on the Fire.

Rådberg died on 27 June 2020 in Stockholm, aged 72.[4]

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  1. "Mats Rådberg". Discogs. Retrieved 21 December 2014.
  2. Swedish singles chart
  3. Swedish album chart
  4. Artisten Mats Rådberg är död (in Swedish)

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