Robert Jan Stips

Robert Jan Stips

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Pianist/keyboardist, singer, producer, arranger and songwriter, born 4 February 1950 in The Hague (Den Haag), Netherlands.

Founding member of Supersister since 1967. When that group was disbanded in 1974 he joined Golden Earring for two years. In 1976 he released a one-off project Stars & Stips and in the same year he was co-founder of Sweet d'Buster. He left that band in 1979 to form the short-lived Transister. In 1981 he joined The Nits, a band he left in 1996 and rejoined in 2003. In 1994 he formed Frits together with comedian Freek de Jonge and his fellow band members of Nits. Since 1981 he released several solo albums and often collaborates with Freek de Jonge since the mid-1990s.

Stips has also been active as a producer, most succesfully for Gruppo Sportivo. Throughout his career he played as a guest musician with several bands and artists, for example with his old buddies of Golden Earring. Furthermore he composes music for documentaries, theatre, TV series and TV commercials. Also he works as an arranger and composes orchestral music.
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Robert Jan Stips Discography

Albums

Stips* U.P. (Album) CBS, CBS Netherlands 1981 Sell This Version
11 62362 Stips* Egotrip(CD, Album) Dureco, Soss Music 11 62362 Netherlands 1996 Sell This Version
8 55772-2 Freek de Jonge & Stips* Freek de Jonge & Stips* - Gemeen Goed(CD, Album) EMI 8 55772-2 Netherlands 1997 Sell This Version
7243 4 94293 2 1 Freek de Jonge & Stips* Freek de Jonge & Stips* - Rapsodia(2xCD, Album) EMI 7243 4 94293 2 1 Netherlands 1998 Sell This Version
55 22612 Robert Jan Stips Rembrandt 2000(CD, Album, Enh) Soss Music 55 22612 Netherlands 1999 Sell This Version
55 22272 Robert Jan Stips Greyhound(CD, Album) Soss Music, Dureco 55 22272 Netherlands 1999 Sell This Version
SU 29202 Robert Jan Stips Rond - Piano & Songs(CD, Album + DVD-V) Superior (2) SU 29202 Netherlands 2009 Sell This Version
Not On Label Robert Jan Stips 12 Steden, 13 Ongelukken (12xFile, FLAC, MP3, Album, 281) Soss Music Not On Label Netherlands 2012
6676 Robert Jan Stips Plays Supersister (2) Robert Jan Stips Plays Supersister (2) - Present To The Highest Pudding(DVD-V + CD, Album) Just Entertainment (NL) 6676 Netherlands 2016 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

TORSO 457, VR 10665 Bart* & Jan* Bart* & Jan* - De Dag Dat De Derde Wereldoorlog Ook Aan Ons Land Niet Onopgemerkt Voorbij Ging(7", Single) Torso, Torso TORSO 457, VR 10665 Netherlands 1981 Sell This Version
CBSA 1668, A 1668 Robert Jan Stips Money Makers(7", Single) CBS, CBS CBSA 1668, A 1668 Netherlands 1981 Sell This Version
CBSA 2035 Stips* Wake Up(7", Single) CBS CBSA 2035 Netherlands 1982 Sell This Version
CBS A 2772 R J Stips* How The West Got Lost(7", Single) CBS CBS A 2772 Netherlands 1982 Sell This Version
11 06752 Stips* Dance Your Dance(CD, Single, Car) Dureco 11 06752 Netherlands 1996 Sell This Version
11 06502 Stips* She Was Naked(CD, Single, Car) Dureco 11 06502 Netherlands 1996 Sell This Version
Freek de Jonge & Stips* Freek de Jonge & Stips* - Leven Na De Dood (Maxi, Single) EMI Netherlands 1997 Sell This Version
Freek de Jonge & Stips* Freek de Jonge & Stips* - Heer Heb Meelij (Met De Belgen) (Single, Maxi) EMI, EMI Netherlands 1997 Sell This Version
7243 8 85407 Freek de Jonge & Stips* Freek de Jonge & Stips* - Bello De Hond(CD, Single) EMI 7243 8 85407 Netherlands 1998 Sell This Version
7243 8 86258 2 1 Freek de Jonge & Stips* Freek de Jonge & Stips* - Tem Me Dan(CD, Maxi) EMI 7243 8 86258 2 1 Netherlands 1998 Sell This Version
55 22262 Robert Jan Stips Euroland 2000(CD, Single, Car) Dureco 55 22262 Netherlands 1999 Sell This Version
7243 8 880602 2 Freek de Jonge & Robert Jan Stips Freek de Jonge & Robert Jan Stips - Humphrey Suikerbosje(CD, Maxi) EMI 7243 8 880602 2 Netherlands 1999 Sell This Version
55 22522 Robert Jan Stips Was It Love(CD, Single, Car) Dureco 55 22522 Netherlands 1999 Sell This Version

Compilations

55 22642 Transister (2) / Stips* Transister (2) / Stips* - -Zig-Zag- / U.P.(2xCD, Album, Comp, RM) Soss Music 55 22642 Netherlands 2000 Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

none Freek de Jonge + Stips* Freek de Jonge + Stips* - Gemeen Goed(CD) Not On Label [Freek de Jonge Self-released] none Netherlands 1997 Sell This Version