The 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 - Venus album art The Shocking Blue* The Shocking Blue* - Venus (Single) Poplandia, Poplandia Spain 1969 Sell This Version
Shocking Blue - Mighty Joe album art The Shocking Blue* The Shocking Blue* - Mighty Joe (Single) Pink Elephant, Pink Elephant Netherlands 1969 Sell This Version
Shocking Blue - Long And Lonesome Road album art The Shocking Blue* The Shocking Blue* - Long And Lonesome Road (Single) Metronome Sweden 1969 Sell This Version
Shocking Blue - Mighty Joe album art The Shocking Blue* The Shocking Blue* - Mighty Joe (Single) Colossus US 1970 Sell This Version
The Shocking Blue* The Shocking Blue* - Never Marry A Railroad Man / Roll Engine Roll (Single) Metronome Norway 1970 Sell This Version
Shocking Blue - The Shocking Blue album art The Shocking Blue* The Shocking Blue* - The Shocking Blue (Album) Colossus, Colossus US 1970 Sell This Version
RTE 2022, none Shocking Blue - Never Marry A Railroad Man = Não Cases Com Um Ferroviário album art Shocking Blue Shocking Blue - Never Marry A Railroad Man = Não Cases Com Um Ferroviário(7", EP) Roda, J. C. Donas, Lda. RTE 2022, none Portugal 1970 Sell This Version
DP 1814 Shocking Blue - Blossom Lady / Is This A Dream album art The Shocking Blue* The Shocking Blue* - Blossom Lady / Is This A Dream(7", Single) Polydor DP 1814 Japan 1971 Sell This Version