The Playtones

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The Playtones
Also known asPreviously, Boppin' Steve & The Playtones
OriginKallinge, Sweden
GenresRock n Roll
Years active2008–present

The Playtones is a Swedish rock band. It was formed in 2008 in Kallinge. Their music is influenced by rockabilly, and they play 1950s rock and roll. The band was called Boppin' Steve & The Playtones before 2008. They won the dansband competition Dansbandskampen in 2009.[1] In 2011 the band competed in Melodifestivalen, the Swedish pre-seletion for the Eurovision Song Contest.

Members[change | change source]

  • Stefan Jonasson – vocals, piano
  • Per Sennerhall – drums
  • Mattias Schertell – double bass, electric bass
  • Anders Svensson – guitar

Discography[change | change source]

Albums[change | change source]

As Boppin' Steve & The Playtones
Year Album Peak Certification
2010 Mr Big 30
I'm on Fire 49
As The Playtones
Year Album Peak Certification
2010 Rock'n'Roll Dance Party 1
2011 Rock'n Roll is King 1
2012 Rock the Road 2
2013 In the Mood 7
  • Rock'n'Roll Christmas Party

Singles[change | change source]

Year Song Peak Certification Album
2011 "The King" 34 Rock'n Roll Is King

References[change | change source]

  1. "The Playtones vann "Dansbandskampen"". Svenska Dagbladet. Retrieved 18 January 2011.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 The Playtones page