Contraband is the 1976 album released by the Dutch Rock band Golden Earring.
GOLDEN EARRING is one of the oldest Rock bands from the Netherlands and was founded in 1961 in the city of "The Hague". initially this band was called "Golden Earrings" and they dropped the 's' in 1969. The band was formed by Rinus Gerritsen and George Kooymans joined by Barry Hay and Cees Zuiderwijk, this formation has been stable until today (with some breaks in between ).
This web page has photos of album covers, inner sleeves, record labels together with production details, musicians and track-listing.
Strict grading according to the Goldmine Grading for Vinyl records has been applied, this record has been carefully visually inspected to determine the grading.
EXCELLENT or EX or VG++ : minor scuffs which are only slightly visible. There may be more than a few scuffs and NO Scratches
EXCELLENT or EX or VG++: Artwork is still as close to perfect as can be. Some impression to the cover
The album: "GOLDEN EARRING - Contraband" was produced by: Golden Earring for Red Bullet Productions , John Kriek, Damon Lyon-Shaw (Trivia; Lyon-Shaw also worked on the 1976 album "Blue For You" by "Status Quo ")
Sound Engineer: Robin Freeman (Trivia: Robin Freeman worked also on the albums for Highway Chile and Phoney and the Hardcore)
Sound Mix: John Kriek, Steve Lillywhite, Damon Lyon-Shaw
Cutting Engineer: Melvyn Abrahams
Art direction and Artwork: Koos Van Oostrom
Rock, Pop-Rock, Nederbeat
Polydor 2344 059
Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram
1976 Made in Germany
Patricia Paay ( full-name: Patricia Anglaia Margareth Paaij ) is a Dutch multi-talented singer, tv-host, glamour model and sister of the singer Yvonne Keeley. Since 1966 Paay has released many singles, and released in 1977 the album "The Lady Is A Champ", she also performs as background singer on the album "Contraband" by "Golden Earring".
EMI Holland – 5C 064-25737 , 1977 , Netherlands
Patricia Paay is a Dutch singer, radio host, glamour model and "bekende Nederlander" today best known for her amorous affairs. This album "The Lady Is A Champ" is the second full-length album by Patrica and was released in 1977. The production of it was in the hands of Jaap Eggermont ( "Stars On 45" ).Show Details