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Major Parkinson
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Norway
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Major Parkinson is a Norwegian rock group based in Bergen formed in 2003 by Jon Ivar Kollbotn (vocals), Eivind Gammersvik (bass), André Lund (guitar), and Jan Are Rønhovde (drums). By the time of their first album in 2008, Cato Olaisen had taken over on drums. Kollbotn and Gammersvik have carried on the band through other personnel changes. The 2017 edition of the band features Lars Christian Bjørknes (synth), Øystein Bech-Eriksen (guitar), Sondre Veland (drums), Sondre Skollevoll (guitar, vocals), and Claudia Cox (violin, vocals).
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http://www.majorparkinson.com
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Releases on file (4)
Major Parkinson — Blackbox Major Parkinson — Blackbox
(Karisma KAR136, 2017, CD)
Major Parkinson — Twilight Cinema Major Parkinson — Twilight Cinema
(Degaton RCD2022, 2014, CD)
Major Parkinson — Songs from a Solitary Home Major Parkinson — Songs from a Solitary Home
(Degaton DRCD1822, 2010, CD)
Major Parkinson — Major Parkinson Major Parkinson — Major Parkinson
(Degaton DRCD1722, 2008, CD)

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