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Janne Persson

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Instruments  piano
Years active  1960s-
Name  Janne Persson

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Born  3 October 1947 (age 68) Gothenburg's Gamlestad Parish, Sweden (1947-10-03)
Genres  gospel, pop, rock, schlager
Occupation(s)  musician, singer, choral director, songwriter
Associated acts  Lucas, Onsala and Molnlycke Gospel Choir, The Cadillac Band,

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Jan Persson (Janne Lucas), born 3 October 1947 in Gothenburg's Gamlestad Parish in Gothenburg, Sweden is a Swedish pianist and singer, scoring several chart successes in Sweden during the 1970s and 80's. Janne Lucas participated at Melodifestivalen 1980 with the song Växeln hallå, coming in second. The upcoming year he participated with the song Rocky Mountain ending up third.


For many years, Janne Lucas also acted as pianist for Vi i femman

Janne also accompanied the vocal group Noviserna for a while, where Anna-Lisa Cederquist participated.

The addressing name "Lucas" comes from a pop band in Gothenburg, where he was a pianist and singer during the late 1960s. The pop band Lucas won Sveriges Radio's Pop Band Competition in 1967, and charted at Tio i topp with the song Anti-Social Season. Before that, the cover song "Go Now" had already charted.

In a Bildjournalen issue was a commercial record with, among others, the band Lucas and the song One Night Stand.

On 6 November 2009, he participated at Doobidoo in SVT, playing the piano performing "Växeln hallå".

He's also a choral director for Onsala and Mölnlycke Gospel Choir


  • 1977 – Ad Lib
  • 1978 – Born to Rock
  • 1978 – Solfeggietto
  • 1981 – Rocky Mountain
  • 1982 – Boeves Psalm
  • 1988 – White Christmas
  • Singles

  • 1980 – Ballade for Britta / Repent Valpurgis
  • 1981 – Rocky Mountain / Dallas
  • Others

  • 1975 – Ett steg till – Pugh & Rainrock (live-album with Pugh Rogefeldt and Ola Magnell)
  • References

    Janne Persson Wikipedia

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