Bergstrom, Totte


  • From Sweden.
  • Pronounced “Totty.”
  • 1969, performed with a group called Country Express.
  • 1970’s, had a bluegrass group called The New Strangers.
  • Was influenced by guitarist Clarence White in Sweden in 1973. Began using the Parsons-White stringbender (which White was using on his electric guitar) and formed a country-rock band called Moonshine
  • Prmarily a vocalist, he also performs on guitar, banjo, mandolin, harmonica, Dobro™, autoharp and bass.
  • 1996-1997, toured and recorded with Bluegrass Etc.
  • 1996, released album Totte Bergstrom.
  • With a crooner’s voice and a penchant for love songs, he says he’s doing his part to put a little more “romance” in bluegrass music.