1981 Just another day in the life of a fool/Eat it CNR 141724
The band Mailbag from Utrecht was formed in 1973 under the name of Hawks. The line-up was Hans Kosterman (v, g, to Braak), Dolf Koch (g, to Braak), Han Bavink (v, g, ex-Rhythms and Wondering Creek, to Carlsberg), Rein Winkel (dr, ex-Forest Hill and Wondering Creek, to Bronco) and Jeanne van Berkel (v). After Jeanne left, Mailbag backed Cherry van Gelder Smith until 1975.
1974 Searching/Livin' in the city Negram NG 418
Singer Hetty Smit from Amsterdam. She was backed by Cardinal Point at first (1972), later by Album (1973), Mailbag (1974) and Cherie (1975). In 1981 she was seen performing again, now with the Heavy Smith Band.
1972 Love me forever/Are you happy Pink Elephant PE 22061 1973 Goodbye guitar man/A day will come Pink Elephant PE 22720 1974 Silverboy/There is a need in me Pink Elephant PE 22797 Jokers/Sweet boy Pink Elephant PE 22817 1975 Rock & roll revival/Don't Pink Elephant PE 22878 1978 LP Choke 'n Cherie [ooit verschenen?] CBS 1980 Sitting in the café/Tell me how CNR 141633
The group from Amsterdam that came to prominence in 1979. They were working
on an LP that wouldn't get published due to guitarist Ron Meyes leaving for
Earth & Fire. The line-up in 1973 was: Paul
Guldenaar (v, ex-Blue Rhythms, to
Sacha & Paul), Ron Meyes (g, ex-Brainbox,
to Temple), Ben Vermeulen (o, p, ex-Xex,
to Maggie MacNeal), Harry Heeren (dr, ex-Breakaway,
to Neerlands Hoop and replaced by Theo de Ruiter, ex-Johnny
Kendall), Fred Jansen (v, g, ex-Granny's Lovers, to Mayflower)
and Wim Feddema (b).
1974: Paul, Wim, Jan Vos (g, ex-Cinderella, to Hickory) and Ger Suring (dr, ex-Mayflower). This lineup was kept until 1976, when they changed their name to Express for a short while and Fred Lusken (o, p, ex-Telephone) was added.
1979: Paul, Wim, Ron Meyes (g, ex-Knack and Innerminit, to Earth & Fire), Ben Vermeulen (o, p, ex-Lobster and Tennis, to Match) and Theo van Adrichem (dr, ex-Johnny Kendall, to Beauty Case).
Cardinal Point was formed in 1964 in Sicily, originally under the name of I Cardinali. In 1966, under the leadership of their blind organist, they came to The Netherlands and settled in Alkmaar, touring the Noordholland pop club circuit extensively. The line-up was: Mario Previti (v, o), Nino Venuto (v, g, in 1977-78 in the Vips), Pierro Aspria (b, ex-Masters) and Arnaldo Gallie (dr, ex-Masters, in 1977 to Jackpot). The fifth member, Franco Puglisi, returned to Italy in 1967.
1967 What is wrong what is right/Shame [as I Cardinali] Whamm PS 020 1970 My song is over/Please stay with me Negram NG 197 1972 Mama papa/I take it easy Philips 6012204 Come on and say it/You can take it to be true Philips 6012276 I won't let you go/Be my balloon Philips 6012248 LP Cardinal Point Philips 6413036 1973 Keep on dancing/Show me the way Philips 6012359 I'm the grand pretender/Lolly Linda Philips 6012387 1975 Arrivederci/Goodbye Daisy Philips 6012491 Marianne/Give me some satisfaction Negram NG 2054 1976 Peppermint twist/Give me some satisfaction Negram NG 2101
CHERRY VAN GELDER-SMITH 12-1-74 SINGLE 16 6 SILVERBOY 16-8-80 SINGLE tip SITTING IN THE CAFE
CARDINAL POINT 15-4-72 SINGLE 8 8 MAMA PAPA 8-9-73 SINGLE 22 4 KEEP ON DANCING 26-1-74 SINGLE 13 6 THE GRAND PRETENDER 22-3-75 SINGLE 22 5 ARRIVEDERCI GOODBYE
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