Music & Lyrics
Current Members of Blackthorn|
Anders Clarhäll: fiddle, button accordion (c#/d), guitar
Fredrik Jakobsson: bouzouki, piano, guitar, backing vocals
Henrik Norbeck: wooden flute, tin whistle, vocals, bodhrán, bones
Jörgen Sälde: guitar, mandolin, banjo, bouzouki, backing vocals
Karin Johansson: vocals, bodhrán
From left to right: Jörgen, Henrik, Karin, Anders, Fredrik|
Photo: Johan Fowelin
Anders mostly plays the fiddle, but also two-row button accordion, tuned c#/d, and now and then he picks up the guitar. He's been with the band
since the start (1993). Anders has also played with the groups Kält and O'Ryan's Belt.
Fredrik mostly plays the bouzouki with us, but also some piano, guitar and backing vocals. He plays a four course bouzouki
made by Christer Ådin, tuned G-D-A-D. He's been with
the band since the start (1993). Fredrik also plays with Galway Express
and Swedish folk music with Låtbolaget. He has also been a member of O'Ryan's Belt.
Henrik plays wooden flute, tin whistle, bodhrán and bones, and also sings. He's been a member of the band since the start
(1993) and before that he played with O'Ryan's Belt. His flute is made by Sam Murray of Belfast, and his bodhrán by Brendan White..
Jörgen plays guitar (DADGAD), mandolin, banjo, bouzouki, and does some backing vocals. He's been a member of the band
since 1994. He also plays with Galway Express, and has produced some
sound tracks for films and theatre.
Karin sings and plays the bodhrán, and joined the band in January 2000. She also plays with the cover band