Golden Earring

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Biografie

Long-standing, Dutch rock band, founded in 1961 as 'The Tornados'. They changed their name to 'The Golden Earrings' in 1963, then shortened it to 'Golden Earring' in 1969. Known amongst their fans as just 'The Earring'. Their first single, 'Please Go', was released in September 1965. Current Members Barry Hay: vocals, guitar, flute George Kooymans: guitars, vocals Cesar Zuiderwijk: drums, percussion Rinus Gerritsen: bass, synth, keyboards Previous Members Frans Krassenburg: lead vocals Hans van Herwerden: guitar Fred van der Hilst: drums Peter de Ronde: guitar Jaap Eggermont: drums Sieb Warner: drums Eelco Gelling: guitar Robert-Jan Stips: keyboards