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Sandy Coast


1961 - 1993


beat, pop

Sandy Coast

Succesful beat group from Voorburg near The Hague.
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Jan Vermeulen (1)   basgitaar, gitaar
Ron Westerbeek   toetsinstrumenten
Hans Vermeulen   gitaar, piano, zang
Onno Bevoort   drums

Former members

Henk Smitskamp   basgitaar
Charles Bersbergen   gitaar
Jos de Jager   basgitaar
Hans Jansen   toetsinstrumenten
Ton op 't Hof   drums
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1961   Hans Vermeulen
1967   Willy & His Giants
1969   John Sonneveld
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Biography Sandy Coast

Succesful beat group from Voorburg near The Hague.


Originally called the Sandy Coast Skiffle Group, but when the skiffle craze has blown over the band changes its name into Sandy Coast Rockers.


Sandy Coast wins a talent show, which results in a record deal.

Eddy Ouwens

1964 - 1966

The band's debut single Being In Love is released.

1967 - 1968

The band's success is on the increase and the singles A Girl Like You and And Her Name Is… become sizable hits.

1969 - 1970

The single Capital Punishment becomes a major hit for the band. They sign a deal with the UK's Page One label, hoping for an international breakthrough. Although the LP Shipwreck is well received, its sales are disappointing. The single North Canadian Paradise does not reach the charts.


Sandy Coast signs a record deal with Polydor and the singles True Love That's A Wonder and Just A Friend rocket to the top of the charts. The LP Sandy Coast is high in the album charts.


Sandy Coast keeps up their success with Just Two Little Creatures and Summertrain.


The album Stonewall is welcomed coolly upon its release and the single Blackboard Jungle does not enter the charts.


The band splits up and Jan and Hans Vermeulen form Rainbow Train.

Anita Meyer Lucifer Rainbow Train Water


Sandy Coast performs at the Beatnight in The Hague and decides to reform.


The Eyes Of Jenny marks their return as hit providers.


The band reforms regularly to perform at Back To The Sixties-festivals.


The band cuts Rendez-vous, Only The Best and tours the country on a regular basis until Hans Vermeulen emigrates to Thailand in 1995.

Discography Sandy Coast

In the discography you will find all recordings that have been released listed chronologically. We restrict ourselves to the title, the type of audio, year of publication or recording, label, list of guest musicians, plus any comments on the issue.

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Sandy Coast - 30041989 - ...
Sandy Coast - 30041989 - Subject of my Thoughts - Voorburg
Sandy Coast - 30041989 - ...
Sandy Coast - 30041989 - Capital Punishment, Voorburg
Sandy coast - Sorry she's...
Sandy coast - Sorry she's mine
Sandy Coast - We'll Meet ...
Sandy Coast - We'll Meet Again
Sandy Coast - Just A Frie...
Sandy Coast - Just A Friend (Videoclip)
Sandy Coast - True Love T...
Sandy Coast - True Love That's A Wonder (Videoclip)
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Sandy Coast - 30041989 - Subject of my Thoughts - Voorburg

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