The Shoes (Dutch band)

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The Shoes in 1974

The Shoes were a Dutch Nederbeat band from Zoeterwoude that had a string of hits from 1966. The group was founded in 1963 as The White Shoes.[1]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Jaar Titel Drager Muziekmaatschappij Overig
1968 Wie The Shoes Past... 12"LP Polydor 236 168
1969 Greatest Shoes' Hits 12"LP Polydor 236 813
1970 Let The Shoes Shine In 12"LP Polydor 2441 013
1973 The Best 12"LP Polydor 2495 046
1974 Make Up Your Make-Up 12"LP Negram NR 103
1980 Greatest Hits 12"LP Polydor 2426 026
1982 Live '81 12"LP CNR 660 102
1990 Greatest Hits (Nederpop) CD Polydor 843 208 2
1995 Do It CD Multidisk 551 048 2
1998 Na Na Na CD Rotation 557 779 2
2002 Singles A's & B's 2 CD's Hunter Music HM 1389 2
2004 Wie The Shoes Past + Let The Shoes Shine In CD Hunter Music HMR 1585 2

Singles[edit]

Jaar Titel Drager Muziekmaatschappij Overig
1963 The Shuck / Warum Weinst Du 7"single Monty Records 14 447 (als White Shoes)
1963 Bye Bye Baby / I Will Be Home Again 7"single Monty Records 14 449 (als White Shoes)
1966 Standing And Staring / Ask My Mother 7"single Polydor S 1210
1967 Na Na Na / Listen To The Lyrics Of This Song 7"single Polydor S 1219
1967 Peace And Privacy / Once Again 7"single Polydor S 1237
1967 Farewell In The Rain / What In The World Is Love 7"single Polydor S 1249
1968 Farewell In The Rain / Na Na Na 7"single Vogue DV 14 718 (Duitsland)
1968 No Money For Roses / Imagination 7"single Polydor S 1257
1968 Farewell In The Rain / No Money For Roses 7"single Durium Marche Estere DE 2694 (Italië)
1968 Man's Life / I Don't Want To Go 7"single Polydor S 1265
1968 Don't You Cry For A Girl / Shooting Star 7"single Polydor S 1282
1968 Tank Esso Mix / He Spoiled The Days 7"single Esso LP 1
1969 Emptiness / End Of The Line 7"single Polydor S 1301
1969 That Tender Looking Angel / Trip Around The World 7"single Polydor S 1310
1969 Happiness Is In This Beat / My Girl Flo 7"single Polydor S 1318
1969 Daylight / Time Is What I Need 7"single Polydor S 1331
1969 End Of The Line / Happiness Is In This Beat 7"single Polydor 59354 (Duitsland)
1970 Osaka / Flutes, Horns, Strings And Drums 7"single Polydor 2050 014
1970 Adios Corazon / I'm On My Way 7"single Polydor 2050 035
1970 After All / Highways And Byways 7"single Polydor 2050 062
1971 Bless The Day / Be What You Are 7"single Polydor 2050 085
1971 Join The Celebration / Little Miss Lonely 7"single Polydor 2050 122
1974 Face To Face / No One Knows 7"single Negram NG 403
1974 Up And Down / She La La 7"single Negram NG 432
1974 Make Up Your Make-Up / Good Morning Everyone 7"single Negram NG 454
1975 The Hour Comes Nigh / Bumpy Sound 7"single Negram NG 488
1975 Who Am I / Angel Of The Night 7"single Negram NG 2068
1981 Osaka (Live) / Na Na Na (Live) 7"single CNR 141 786
1995 In My Dreams + Donna CDS Multidisk 551 573 2

Singles chart[edit]

Single(s) Charts with
in the Dutch Top 40
Date of appearance Date of entry
 Highest 
position
 Number of 
weeks
 Comments 
Standing and staring 3-12-1966 13 12
Na na na 18-2-1967 6 12
Peace and privacy 20-5-1967 14 6
Farewell in the rain 7-10-1967 14 8
No money for roses 9-3-1968 14 9
Man's life 25-5-1968 11 7
Don't you cry for a girl 7-9-1968 5 9
Emptiness 25-1-1969 34 3
That tender looking angel 10-5-1969 26 4
Happiness is in this beat 2-8-1969 19 5
Daylight 29-11-1969 35 2
Osaka 11-4-1970 6 10
Adios corazon 18-7-1970 30 3
Face to face 9-2-1974 12 7
Make up your make up 9-11-1974 26 4

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