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.
On 5 February 2021, they announced to the Dutch press their active career was over, due to George Kooymans' illness.
Barry Hay: vocals, guitar, flute
George Kooymans: guitars, vocals
Cesar Zuiderwijk: drums, percussion
Rinus Gerritsen: bass, synth, keyboards
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
Mad Love's Comin'
Vinyl, Cassette, CD
Music On Vinyl, Polydor, Red Bullet, Red Bullet
France, Germany, Netherlands, Russian Federation, South Africa, Spain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Europe, Scandinavia
1976, 1977, 1991, 2001, 2006, 2011
,George Kooymans,Barry Hay,
Robert Jan Stips
,Rinus Gerritsen,Cesar Zuiderwijk,
Peter de Ronde
,Fred van der Hilst