Maggie Bjorklund, Danish Pedal Steel player, guitarist, & composer. Maggie is best known in Europe as a member of the group the Darleens and as a featured player with Lennart Ginman, Miss B. Haven, Nils Skousen and others. In the U.S. she is known for her work with Mark Pickerel and His Praying Hands, as a session player for producers Johnny Sangster and Steve Fisk and currently as a player with Exene Cervenka.
Maggie’s connection to Seattle Wa has led to playing on many records for US artists. Some of the recordings she has appeared on are Christy McWilson “Martini Mansion”, The Dept of Energy “Faster”, Mark Pickerel “Cody’s Dream” and “Snake In the Radio” and Rusty Willoughby “Cobirds Unite”.
In 2009 Maggie recorded her debut solo album, a collaboration with Calexico’s Joey Burns and John Convertino and singers Mark Lanegan, Rachel Flotard and Jon Auer. The record entitled “Coming Home” will see a stateside release in 2010 on Bloodshot Records.