ARMAN SUMPE D.E.: "Fly high " and "Steelgrass"
First it was The Enemies. So was the Red Square and since Lions of
Judea. Then it went on the last verse of the Lions of Judea Jahn had
knowledge of a newly started band in Norway who called themselves the
Arman Sumpe (dur express).
The musicians in Arman Sumpe D.E. was
Pete Knutsen (guitar and piano), Terje Methi (bass guitar), Thor
Andreassen (drums), Fred W. Alvad (B-2 Hammond Organ), Steinar
Kristiansen (Trumpet), Pjokken Eide (flute, trombone) and Reidar Arman
Myhre (saxophone). By returning to Norway Jahn went straight into the
band that he had heard much positive about in a short time. He joined
the band as vocalist.
Arman Marsh Sr. came only with a single. On
this single was the song "Fly High" and "Steel Grass". Jahn sings lead
vocals on both songs. The single came on a 9 position on the European
summit in May 1972.
During the recording of this single involved
Arne Schulze (guitar) in the Arman Swamp For the first time.
name Arman Sumpe D.E. came from the name of Reidar Myhre (Arman), and
rewrite the Myhre who was the "Swamp". Arman Sumpe D.E. later became the
This single was released on Polydor in 1972, and came out
with three different cover: Two of these are shown above. The third
cover was that publishers cover.