1967 I count the tears/Sandie's heart [flexidisc]
In 1966, a group called Eddy Nelson & Eddysons was formed in Rotterdam. After a few hits on Havoc, Eddy Ouwens left the group to work as a producer. He produced Teach-In, Bolland & Bolland and The Shoes. He also made records as Eddy Owens and Danny Mirror. The other Eddysons were Fred de Groot (dr), Hans Schotel (b), Martin Achterberg (v,g,o) and Kees de Blois (g,v,s, solo by the name of Larry Cotton). Also, Ed van de Bent and Ludwig Smit (both ex-Midnight Packet and later in Justice and Cosmic Dealer) were part of the group for a short period of time around 1969. When Eddy Owens left the group in 1969, the name was changed into respectively: Purple Pillow (1969-1970), Jumbo (1970-1973) and Circus (1973-1977). Kees de Blois was in Cosmic Dealer in 1973/74; Kees and Martin later formed The Hudsons.
1967 Turn of the year/Love so devine Action 1008 Oh Susanna/Oh so wrong [anti-smoking record, 400.000 exx] Meinsma 1968 Ups and downs/Our love is slipping away Havoc SH 145 Ups and downs/Sweet memories [England] Olga OLE 010 A face/I protect her from the rain Havoc SH 150 Watching the city/The evening of our date Havoc SH 151 1969 Baby you got to stay/Jenny Artichoke Havoc SH 155 A little miss understood/Spirit don't let me down Havoc SH 162 Cousin Pretty/Sad old song Havoc SH 166
1970 Hey old boy/Ain't that funny Negram NG 176
1971 Say the right things at the right time/I want you Injection 134536 He goes blabla/I'm leaving today Injection 134546 1972 A song to be/Face reality CNR 141178 1974 In the hall of the mountain king/Blossom Negram NG 388
1970 Everybody's nobody/Every little sigh becomes a lie Negram NG 186 1972 Same [re] Negram NG 296
1974 Beer or sangria/Do do do Negram NG 439 Over and over/What did I do Negram NG 469 1975 Sagapo/Dance Negram NG 2018 ` Toreador/What did I do Negram NG 2039 1976 Darkness/Hangin' on Ariola AT 16811 1981 Beer or sangria/Over and over EMI 5C 006-26697
1974 I love you/Rosalie CNR 141259 1975 Love story/I really wanna hold you CNR 141302 LP Very special love songs CNR 651008
1977 I remember Elvis Presley/part 2 Poker POS 15023 We wish you a merry Christmas/Why should I tell you this story Poker POS 15026 The king is dead/part 2 [=I remember Elvis Presley] [Engeland] Sonet SON 2121 A child's prayer/We wish you a merry Christmas Sonet SON 2130 LP Poker POL 25060 1978 It's always the same/Don't cry Poker POS 15096 1981 10 x The King/part 2 [& Jordaanaires] CBS 1714 LP 50 x The King [& Jordaaneires] CBS 85205 LP I remember Elvis Presley [=1st LP re] K-Tel HN 4221
Hard rock group from Dordrecht, formed in 1970. Members: Angelo Santoro (b), Ad Vos (dr), Frans Poots (v), Bas van der Pol (v,g, ex-Hawks) and Jan Reynders (v,g, ex-Hawks). De Hawks were a trio with John Santoro from The Zipps. In 1972, the group disbanded and was reformed in 1973 for another stint. Frans en Bas were then replaced by Ed van der Bend (g, ex-Justice) and Kees de Blois (v, ex-Jumbo, to Circus). Jan, Kees and Bas formed The Hudsons in 1979; Bas had been a member of Jupiter (see The Motions family tree), in the meantime (1972).
1971 The scene/Child of the golden sun Negram NG 223 Head in the clouds/Find your way Negram NG 237 LP Crystallization Negram NQ 20015 1972 LP Crystallization [re] Negram NQ 20053
This group from the vicinity of Rotterdam was formed in 1979. No records released, but the line-up is worth mentioning: Kees de Blois (v,g, ex-Circus and solo as Larry Cotton), Martin Agterberg (g,o,p, ex-Circus), Roel Boelhouwer (dr, ex-Circle), Jan Reynders (g, ex-Cosmic Dealer) and Bas v.d. Poll (b, ex-Cosmic Dealer).
EDDYSONS 27-4-68 SINGLE 23 7 UPS AND DOWNS EDDY OWENS 17-1-87 SINGLE tip HELLO HOW ARE YOU JUMBO 27-3-71 SINGLE tip SAY THE RIGHT THINGS CIRCUS 17-8-74 SINGLE 18 6 BEER OR SANGRIA 25-1-75 SINGLE 27 4 OVER AND OVER 14-6-75 SINGLE tip SAGAPO LARRY COTTON 29-6-74 SINGLE 22 5 I LOVE YOU 23-11-74 SINGLE tip MARLENE DANNY MIRROR 3-9-77 SINGLE 1 10 I REMEMBER ELVIS PRESLEY 17-10-81 ALBUM 25 6 50 X THE KING 22-10-83 SINGLE tip BEN JE EENZAAM VANNACHT
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