This group was based in The Hague/Leiden and founded in 1970 as a hard rock outfit by Peter Hollestelle (ex-Peter & Blizzards, also solo). The others were: Ton Sijpestein (g), Aad van der Berg (o,p, in 1973 replaced by Frans Eschauzier, to Massada), Pim Roos (b) and Theo van der Hoven (dr). By the end of 1977, the group added vocals and percussion and renamed itself Hasheband (later Cashmere). The Flag had a rough sound and was mainly popular in France.
1971 Ginny/A letter Polydor 2050103 1972 Got to get you into my life/It's allright Polydor 2050155 1973 Tobacco bay/Outlaw on the run Groovy GR 1201 1974 One of a kind/Country lady Groovy GR 1205
Cashmere originated from the Amsterdam-based Hasheband. Lineup: Peter Hollestelle (v, ex-Flag), Pim Roos (b,p, ex-Flag, to More), Ton Sijpestijn (g, ex-Flag, to More), Ruud Demmenie (b, in 1979 replaced by Lando Milan, ex-Checkmate, that same year to Delrose), Harry Verhoeven (g), Ab Tamboer (dr, in 1979 to Earth & Fire and succeeded by session drummer Shel Schellekens, ex-Rainbow Train), Wally (perc), Buck Fouroux (g, ex-Revolts) and female singers Lilly and Jody Pijper. Having released the first single as a group, Cashmere was reduced to the duo of Peter and Jody (in 1982 solo as Jody Miles) by the end of 1979.
1979 Love is what I want/I need love Fleet 100460 Love is what I want/I need love [12"] Fleet 600029 I want you/Too far gone Fleet 101034 I want you/Too far gone [12"] Fleet 600142 1980 I wanna touch you/Hey baby Fleet 101814 Stop/Years go by Fleet 102098 On and on and on/Hey you Fleet 102564 LP Fleet 202397
Hard rock group from The Hague with Ton Sijpesteijn (g, ex-Cashmere), Pim Roos (b, ex-Cashmere), Peter Selbach (v, to Bizarre) and Hans Adelaar (dr, ex-Sfinx and Cobra, to Bizarre). The group More was active during the years 1979-1981.
1980 Motorway madness/Long way back CNR 141630
Cashmere 12-5-79 SINGLE 4 10 LOVE'S WHAT I WANT
Submitted by: Adri Verhoef
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