Bandmembers
 
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Instru-
ment
Born
Resi-
dence
First
band
Also played with
Musical
influences
Profession
Miscel-
laneous
Jan-Olof
Eriksson
Lead guitar,
rhythm guitar
1949
in
Umeå
Pitea
The
Lightnings,
Umeå 1961
The Beat Section, Our Own Side,
Tre
Gitarrer,
Various
chamber
ensembles
(classical-
and
jazzmusic), Golden Strings
etc.
Shadows, Spotnicks, Ventures, Violents, Chet Atkins, Andres Segovia, Julian Bream, John Williams,
John Dowland, Bach
Professor of Guitar at the School of Music, Piteå
Has arranged, edited and published music and tutors for spanish guitar. Is also a collector of records and sheet music. 
KG
Johansson
Rhythm
guitar,
lead
guitar
1952
in
Södra
Sandträsk
Piteå
Anyhow,
Södra Sandträsk
1966
Tre Gitarrer,
Paul Lindberg
Kvintett,
Hemul, 
A Bunch Of Lonesome Heroes,
Black Pack, Beaver,
 etc.
 

Who, Doors, Jimi Hendrix, Robert Johnson, Neil Young, Nirvana, Pantera, John Williams, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Dowland, Bach etc.
 Professor at the School of Music, Piteå
Is successful author of many tutors for electric guitar, rockgroups etc.
Has translated about 80 novels and a bunch of short stories from english to swedish.
Jan
Hofverberg
Bass
guitar
1950
in
Umeå
Umeå
The
Lightnings,
Umeå 1961
Pleasure,
Favorit-
orkestern,
Byske,
  Ford Cortina
etc.
 Shadows, Violents, Beatles, bass guitarists Paul McCartney, Bosse Haggstrom and Chris Squire, etc.
 Teaching mathematics and physics at Komvux, Umeå
Wrote local rock-history "Rock i Umea 1958-1983".
Is photographer for Umeå FC (football) and earlier
IF Björklöven (icehockey).
Micke
Långs
Key-
boards
1958
in
Vasa,
Finland
Piteå
Valencia,
Vasa,
Finland
1972
Zotch
(Finland),
Tom
Jones,
Danny
Kaye,
Dolly
Parton
(USA),
Yngve
Forsells,
Black
Pack
etc.
 None
 Lecturer (piano) at the School of Music, Piteå
Co-wrote tutor "Rockgruppen - Keyboard" with KG Johansson.
Is a private pilot and a certified formula driver.
John Eriksson
Drums,
per-
cussion
1974
in
Piteå
Stock-
holm
 Blue
Shadows,
Piteå
1989
Catfood
Quartet,
Peaux,
Peter, Bjorn and John,
Swedish
Radio
Symphony
Orchestra,
Kroumata
etc.
Kiss, Motley Crue,
Peter Erskine, Vinnie Caliuta,
Pavement,
Iannis Xenakis
 
 Drummer in
Peter Bjorn and John
Used his father´s (Joe) instrumental-
singles at an early age to explore his drum-
playing.
 
 
Instru-
ment
Born
Resi-
dence
First
band
Also played with
Musical
influences
Profession
Miscel-
laneous
 
 
Additional musicians
 
Olle 
Strandberg
Singer who does most of the vocals with Joe´s Combo both on record and on stage. Has worked at the School of Music, Pitea, but nowadays he teaches younger people to sing in hometown Luleå. Olle has appeared in many goups in northern Sweden, among them Ramaskri, Rama and Black Pack, the latter together with KG, Micke and Esbjörn, where he sang in impressing Led Zeppelin-style. He co-wrote tutor "Rockgruppen - Sång" with KG Johansson. While everyone else in the Joe´s Combo-camp is gaining weight, Olle goes in the opposite direction as he is a devoted runner.
David 
Myhr
Singer born in Piteå who co-wrote and sang "Only Love" on "Time Out With Joe´s Combo". Appears sometimes on stage with Joe´s Combo. Lived in Stockholm and was a member of The Merrymakers. The band has released "No Sleep ´til Famous" and "Bubblegun", the latter including hit-singles "Saltwater Drinks" and "April´s Fool". The Merrymakers  have played in both Japan and USA. David Myhr and fellow merrymaker Anders Hellgren also have their own music production company called Monogram Recordings. David is a big fan of The Beatles and knows most of their songs despite his young age.
Esbjorn 
Mörtzell
Since John Eriksson is so busy with Kroumata excellent drummer Esbjörn Mortzell is deputizing for him. Esbjörn is an old friend with all of the boys in Joe´s Combo and has played with them all before. With Jan-Olof in Tre Gitarrer, with KG, Micke and Olle in Black Pack and is currently playing in blues- and rockband Ford Cortina together with Jan Hofverberg and guitarist Jan Svensson. Esbjorn lives in Nordmaling and is now retired from his work leading the local music school and also teaching drums. He has played all different styles of music and has even performed with Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Cassidy from Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna. Esbjorn also co-wrote drumtutor "Rockgruppen - Trummor" with KG Johansson.
 
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