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Performer: Ted Gärdestad
Genre: Rock / Pop
Title: Blue Virgin Isles
Country: Sweden
Released: 2018
FLAC version ZIP size: 1726 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1270 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1191 mb
Rating: 4.1
Votes: 183

Blue Virgin Isles is a song written by Ted Gärdestad and Kenneth Gärdestad, and originally recorded with lyrics in English on the Ted Gärdestad album "Blue Virgin Isles", released October 1978. as well as appearing as a B-side for the 1979 single "Satellit". Recording it with lyrics in Swedish by Kenneth Gärdestad as Himlen är oskyldigt blå, Ted Gärdestad released it as a single in 1993 charting at Svensktoppen for seven weeks between 18 September-30 October 1993, peaking at 4th position.

A4. Love, You're Makin' All The Fools. Producer – Eirik W. Wangberg (tracks: A2 to B5), Janne Schaffer (tracks: A1, B6), Ted Gärdestad (tracks: A1, B6). Notes. The Swedish and English versions of the Eurovision Song Contest track 'Satellit' added as track A1 and B6.

Blue Virgin Isles is the fifth studio album and international debut album by Swedish singer-songwriter Ted Gärdestad, released on November 1978 by Epic Records in the UK and Polar Music in Scandinavia

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Ted Gärdestad (Swedish pronunciation: ), internationally known as Ted Gardestad, Ted Gaerdestad or just Ted (born Ted Arnbjörn Gärdestad, 18 February 1956 – 22 June 1997 in Sollentuna, Sweden), was a Swedish singer, songwriter and musician. 2. Blue Virgin Isles. 3. 505 to Casablanca. 4. Take Me Back to Hollywood. 5. Wanna Live Got to Give.

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Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Satellit
A2 505 To Casablanca
Arranged By – Larry MuhoberacSoloist [Clarinet] – Abe Most
A3 Blue Virgin Isles
Arranged By – James Newton HowardArranged By [Strings] – Gene PageSoloist [Elec. Guitar] – Jay Graydon
A4 Love, You're Makin' All The Fools
Arranged By – Jai Winding
A5 Baby Blue Eyes
Arranged By – George TiptonSoloist [Clarinet] – Abe Most
A6 Wanna Live - Got To Give
Arranged By – Gene PageSoloist [Harp] – Stella Castellucci
B1 Take Me Back To Hollywood
Arranged By – George Tipton
B2 Back In The Business
Arranged By – Jai WindingSoloist [Elec. Guitar] – Jay Graydon
B3 Puddle Of Pain
Arranged By – Larry MuhoberacSoloist [Flute] – Jim Horn
B4 Love Lies Free
Arranged By – Jai WindingSoloist [Elec. Guitar] – Steve Lukather
B5 Just For The Money
Arranged By – Gene PageSoloist [Clarinet] – Abe MostSoloist [Harmonica] – John Mayall
B6 Satellite

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Polar Music International AB
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Universal Music AB
  • Copyright (c) – Polar Music International AB
  • Copyright (c) – Universal Music AB
  • Recorded At – Sound Labs, Hollywood
  • Recorded At – Studio Bastun
  • Recorded At – Marcus Music
  • Recorded At – Capitol Studios
  • Recorded At – KMH Studios
  • Recorded At – MCA Whitney Recording Studios
  • Recorded At – Western Recorders
  • Recorded At – Hollywood Sound Recorders
  • Recorded At – Polar Studios
  • Mastered At – Capitol Mastering


  • Arranged By [Strings] – Lars Samuelsson* (tracks: A1, B6)
  • Art Direction – David Larkman*
  • Backing Vocals – Diana Nunéz* (tracks: A1, B6), Lennart Sjöholm (tracks: A1, B6), Liza Öhman (tracks: A1, B6), Peter Lundblad (tracks: A1, B6), RoseMarie Gröning* (tracks: A1, B6)
  • Backing Vocals, Handclaps – Alix Wangberg* (tracks: A2 - B5), Anita James (tracks: A2 - B5), Bili Thedford (tracks: A2 - B5), David Cassidy (tracks: A2 - B5), Dr. John (tracks: A2 - B5), Jackie Ward (tracks: A2 - B5), Jai Winding (tracks: A2 - B5), Jean King (tracks: A2 - B5), Jim Haas (tracks: A2 - B5), Jim Keltner (tracks: A2 - B5), John Baylor (tracks: A2 - B5), John Mayall (tracks: A2 - B5), Jon Joyce (tracks: A2 - B5), Mitch Gordon (tracks: A2 - B5), Sally Stevens (tracks: A2 - B5), Sherlie Matthews (tracks: A2 - B5), Stan Farber (tracks: A2 - B5), Tere Mansfield (tracks: A2 - B5), Venetta Fields (tracks: A2 - B5)
  • Bass – Bob Glaub (tracks: A2 - B5), David Hungate (tracks: A2 - B5), Jai Winding (tracks: A2 - B5), Ray Brown (tracks: A2 - B5)
  • Cello – Armand Kaproff (tracks: A2 - B5), Dennis Karmazyn (tracks: A2 - B5), Jesse Ehrlich (tracks: A2 - B5), Julianna Buffum (tracks: A2 - B5), Ray Kramer* (tracks: A2 - B5)
  • Cimbalom – Emil Richards (tracks: A2 - B5)
  • Concertmaster – Harry Bluestone (tracks: A2 - B5)
  • Contrabass – Arni Egilsson (tracks: A2 - B5), Chuck Domanico (tracks: A2 - B5)
  • Contractor [Musical] – Frank DeCaro (tracks: A2 - B5)
  • Cover – David Larkman*, Eirik W. Wangberg
  • Drums – Jeff Porcaro (tracks: A2 - B5), Jim Keltner (tracks: A2 - B5)
  • Effects [Heartbeat], Bells [Bicycle] – Jim Keltner (tracks: A2 - B5)
  • Engineer – Armin Steiner, Eirik W. Wangberg, Ron Hitchcock, Val Garay
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Bob Mocler*, Cecil Jones, Christer Berg, Dennis Cook , Don Henderson, Ed Perry, Lennart Karlsmyr, Linda Tyler, Olle Ramm, Åke Grahn
  • French Horn – Dave Duke* (tracks: A2 - B5), Bob Henderson* (tracks: A2 - B5)
  • Guitar – Fred Tackett (tracks: A2 - B5), Jay Graydon (tracks: A2 - B5), John Collins (tracks: A2 - B5), Lee Ritenour (tracks: A2 - B5), Steve Lukather (tracks: A2 - B5)
  • Harmonica – John Mayall (tracks: A2 - B5)
  • Harp – Stella Castellucci (tracks: A2 - B5)
  • Keyboards – Dr. John (tracks: A2 - B5), Jai Winding (tracks: A2 - B5), James Newton Howard (tracks: A2 - B5), Larry Muhoberac (tracks: A2 - B5), Mike Melvoin (tracks: A2 - B5)
  • Lyrics By – Ken Gärdestad*
  • Mastered By – Wally Traugott
  • Music By – Ted Gärdestad
  • Musician – Janne Schaffer (tracks: A1, B6), Lars Samuelsson* (tracks: A1, B6), Malando Gassama (tracks: A1, B6), Mike Watson (tracks: A1, B6), Roger Palm (tracks: A1, B6), Stefan Nilsson (tracks: A1, B6)
  • Percussion – Gary Coleman (tracks: A2 - B5), Hal Blaine (tracks: A2 - B5), Jeff Porcaro (tracks: A2 - B5), Jerry Williams (tracks: A2 - B5), Jim Keltner (tracks: A2 - B5), Victor Feldman (tracks: A2 - B5)
  • Photography By [Front & Back Cover] – Yoshi Ohara
  • Producer – Eirik W. Wangberg (tracks: A2 - B5), Janne Schaffer (tracks: A1, B6), Ted Gärdestad (tracks: A1, B6)
  • Synthesizer – Jai Winding (tracks: A2 - B5), Steve Porcaro (tracks: A2 - B5)
  • Trombone – Dick Hyde (tracks: A2 - B5), Tommy Shepard (tracks: A2 - B5)
  • Trumpet – Bob Fowler (tracks: A2 - B5), Cappy Lewis (tracks: A2 - B5), Gene Goe (tracks: A2 - B5), Jerry Hey (tracks: A2 - B5), Steve Madaio (tracks: A2 - B5)
  • Ukulele, Banjo – Al Hendrickson (tracks: A2 - B5)
  • Viola – Allah Harshman* (tracks: A2 - B5), Dave Schwartz* (tracks: A2 - B5), Gary Nuttycombe* (tracks: A2 - B5), Pam Goldsmith* (tracks: A2 - B5)
  • Violin – Anatol Kaminsky (tracks: A2 - B5), Arnold Belnick (tracks: A2 - B5), Bernie Kundell* (tracks: A2 - B5), Betty La Manga* (tracks: A2 - B5), Don Palmer* (tracks: A2 - B5), Erno Neufeld (tracks: A2 - B5), Harry Bluestone (tracks: A2 - B5), Henry Roth (tracks: A2 - B5), Isabelle Daskoff (tracks: A2 - B5), Isral Baker* (tracks: A2 - B5), Jack Shulman (tracks: A2 - B5), Jake Krachmalnick* (tracks: A2 - B5), Joe Stepansky* (tracks: A2 - B5), Marshall Sosson (tracks: A2 - B5), Nat Ross* (tracks: A2 - B5), Ron Folsom* (tracks: A2 - B5), Stan Plummer* (tracks: A2 - B5), Bill Hymanson* (tracks: A2 - B5)
  • Woodwind – Abe Most (tracks: A2 - B5), Buddy Colette* (tracks: A2 - B5), David Luell (tracks: A2 - B5), Gary Herbig (tracks: A2 - B5), Jim Horn (tracks: A2 - B5), John Lowe (tracks: A2 - B5), Ted Nash (tracks: A2 - B5), Willie Schwartz* (tracks: A2 - B5)

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): SIDE A - 00602557828900 167334E1/A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): SIDE A - 00602557828900 167334E2/A
  • Label Code: LC 01846
  • Barcode (Text): 6 02557 82890 0
  • Barcode (Scanned): 602557828900
  • Rights Society: BIEM
  • Rights Society: SDRM

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
POLS 284 Ted Gardestad* Blue Virgin Isles ‎(LP, Album) Polar POLS 284 Sweden 1978
TXS 3141 Ted Gardestad* Blue Virgin Isles ‎(LP, Album, Promo) Carnaby TXS 3141 Spain 1979
POLS 300 Ted Gardestad* Blue Virgin Isles ‎(LP, Album) Polar POLS 300 Norway 1979
DAI 30 320 Ted Gardestad* Blue Virgin Isles ‎(LP, Album) DURIUM DAI 30 320 Italy 1978
2344 135 Ted Gardestad* Blue Virgin Isles ‎(LP, Album) Polydor 2344 135 Germany 1978