Jaap Eggermont

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Jacobus Johannus "Jaap" Eggermont (born 31 October 1946, The Hague) is a Dutch record producer, best known for his Stars on 45 project.[1]

Eggermont's first job in the musical profession was from 1965 until 1969 as the drummer of the band Golden Earrings.[2] After leaving that band, which soon changed its name to Golden Earring,[3] Eggermont became a record producer.[4] He worked with such acts as Sandy Coast, Earth and Fire and Livin' Blues.[citation needed] The greatest success he had was in the early 1980s, with his project Stars on 45.


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  2. ^ Buckley, Peter (2003). The Rough Guide to Rock. Rough Guides. pp. 441–. ISBN 9781843531050. Retrieved 22 March 2013. 
  3. ^ Strong, Martin Charles (2002). The Great Rock Discography. The National Academies. pp. 892–. ISBN 9781841953120. Retrieved 22 March 2013. 
  4. ^ Simpson, Paul (2003). The Rough Guide to Cult Pop. Rough Guides. pp. 98–. ISBN 9781843532293. Retrieved 22 March 2013.