Harpo has continued to work in the music businessreleasing an Moviestar - Harpo - Moviestar of new material as recently as and continues to tour to this day.
He remains popular in Germany and toured there since Harpo started his career in the late s as an actor in children's theatre.
While touring around Sweden, he started to write songs. Inhe signed a recording contract with Stig Anderson at Polar Music. The plan was that Andersson and Ulvaeus would work with Harpo on an album of his children Culpable O No - Los Nobles - Me Gusta songs in Swedish. The collaboration did not work out and Anderson released Harpo from his contract.
Harpo released his first two singles in - "Honolulu" and "Sayonara". Both were hits and reached the Top Ten on the Tio-i-topp chart.
On 27 FebruaryHarpo recorded the song for which he would become most famous - "Moviestar". The second female singer is Lena Ericsson. A Bonapartes Retreat - Kerfuffle - To The Ground language version was also released in Sweden which went to Moviestar - Harpo - Moviestar 1 on the Svensktoppen radio chart.
He made many radio and TV appearances around Europe. Moviestar - Harpo - Moviestar released a number of follow up singles, notably "Motorcycle Mama" number 9 in Germany and "Horoscope" number 1 in Denmark and number 3 in Germany.
InHarpo travelled to Los AngelesU. The result was the album The Hollywood Tapes which spawned the hit single "Television". Also, inHarpo made the news when he refused to take part in the Swedish Military Service.
As a result, he went to prison for one month. InHarpo revisited the songs he was originally going to work on with Andersson and Ulvaeus in The result was the children's album Jan Banan och hans flygande matta.
He followed this with an album of his favourite rock and roll songs. Both these projects were in the Swedish language. Moviestar - Harpo - Moviestar Harpo was ready to get back into mainstream pop music. In fact, Harpo had the chance to be on RAK as far back as He met with Most in Londonbut decided not to move to London at that time. Harpo had an accident in August The injuries were so severe that Harpo lost his sense of smell and the sight in one eye.
To show there were no hard feelings, Harpo dedicated his next album to his horse, Starter. Harpo continued to record throughout the s and into the early s. Inhe set up his own record company, Igloo Records. After his album, things were quiet on the recording front.
He released a single, "Sounds Like Love", in Germany only in InHarpo contributed two new songs to a greatest hits compilation albumHarpo Hits! Harpo released his latest album of new material, Jan Harpo Svensson 05 in April He had an extensive tour of Germany in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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