Shocking Blue

Shocking Blue

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Dutch rock group. Formed in 1967 by former The Motions guitarist Robbie van Leeuwen, joined by Cor van der Beek (drums), Klaasje van der Wal (bass) and Fred de Wilde (vocals). Their first single hit the Dutch Top 40 in 1968. Shortly thereafter, Mariska Veres replaced de Wilde as their lead vocalist. In 1969 and 1970, the group enjoyed a worldwide chart success with “Venus”, followed by several other hit singles. In 1971, Klaasje van der Wal was replaced by Henk Smitskamp. In 1973, Robbie van Leeuwen was replaced by Martin van Wijk. The group disbanded in 1975. Van Leeuwen attempted a relaunch in 1979, however the track “Louise” appeared only on a German compilation.
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Shocking Blue Discography

Albums

Shocking Blue Shocking Blue (Album) Polydor Netherlands 1968 Sell This Version
Shocking Blue At Home (Album) Pink Elephant India 1969 Sell This Version
Shocking Blue Scorpio's Dance (Album) Pink Elephant, Dureco Israel 1970 Sell This Version
The Shocking Blue* The Shocking Blue (Album) Colossus, Colossus Italy 1970 Sell This Version
Shocking Blue 3rd Album (Album) Metronome Belgium 1971 Sell This Version
Shocking Blue Live In Japan (Album) Polydor Japan 1971 Sell This Version
Shocking Blue Inkpot (Album) Pink Elephant, Pink Elephant France 1972 Sell This Version
Shocking Blue Attila (Album) Pink Elephant Belgium 1972 Sell This Version
2459 317 Shocking Blue Dream On Dreamer(LP, Album) Polydor 2459 317 Germany 1973 Sell This Version
Shocking Blue Ham (Album) Pink Elephant Netherlands 1973 Sell This Version
Shocking Blue Eve & The Apple (Album) Polydor Germany 1973 Sell This Version
Shocking Blue Good Times (Album) Pink Elephant Netherlands 1974 Sell This Version
637502 Shocking Blue The Best Of Shocking Blue(CD) MASTER 637502 France Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

S 1248 Shocking Blue Love Is In The Air(7", Single) Polydor S 1248 Netherlands 1967 Sell This Version
PE 22001, PE 22.001 Shocking Blue Lucy Brown Is Back in Town(7", Promo, Mono) Pink Elephant, Pink Elephant PE 22001, PE 22.001 Netherlands 1968 Sell This Version
The Shocking Blue* Mighty Joe (Single) Pink Elephant Scandinavia 1969 Sell This Version
Shocking Blue Long And Lonesome Road / Fireball Of Love (Single) Pink Elephant, Pink Elephant Sweden 1969 Sell This Version
Shocking Blue Venus / Hot Sand (Single) Pink Elephant Netherlands 1969 Sell This Version
2160004 Shocking Blue Joe El Poderoso(7", Mono) Polydor 2160004 Argentina 1969 Sell This Version
M 7040, M 7041 Franco (Dei New Dada)* / The Shocking Blue* Franco (Dei New Dada)* / The Shocking Blue* - Se Io Fossi Un Altro / Venus(7", Promo) Joker Hi-Fi Records, Joker Hi-Fi Records M 7040, M 7041 Italy 1969 Sell This Version
Shocking Blue, The* Mighty Joe (Single) Colossus US 1970 Sell This Version
Shocking Blue Send Me A Postcard (Single) I. M. A. Records Germany 1969 Sell This Version
Shocking Blue Venus (EP) Penny Farthing, Penny Farthing New Zealand 1969 Sell This Version
Shocking Blue Sally Was A Good Old Girl (Single) Penny Farthing UK 1970 Sell This Version
Shocking Blue Never Marry A Railroad Man (Single, EP) Pink Elephant, Pink Elephant New Zealand 1970 Sell This Version