Bo Hanson: Music Inspired by Lord of the Rings

In December 1970, “Silence” label released “Music Inspired by Lord of the Rings”, the debut Bo Hansson album. It is a concept album based on author J. R. R. Tolkien’s novel, The Lord of the Rings. It was recorded 1969 – 1970, at “Studio Decibel” in Stockholm, Bo Hanson’s House on Älgö in the Stockholm archipelago, and was produced by Bo Hanson and Anders Lind.


  • Bo Hansson – organ, guitar, Moog synthesizer, bass guitar
  • Rune Carlsson – drums, congas
  • Gunnar Bergsten – saxophone
  • Sten Bergman – flute
  • Peter Lindholm – cover painting

Track listing:

All tracks by Bo Hansson.

  1. Leaving Shire
  2. The Old Forest & Tom Bombadil
  3. Fog on the Barrow-Downs
  4. The Black Riders & Flight to the Ford
  5. At the House of Elrond & The Ring Goes South
  6. A Journey in the Dark
  7. Lothlórien
  8. Shadowfax
  9. The Horns of Rohan & The Battle of the Pelennor Fields
  10. Dreams in the House of Healing
  11. Homeward Bound & The Scouring of the Shire
  12. The Grey Havens

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