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Forgotten songs: Shocking Blue - Eve And The Apple / When I Was A Girl ...

Forgotten songs: Shocking Blue - Eve And The Apple / When I Was A Girl ...

Forgotten songs: Shocking Blue - Eve And The Apple / When I Was A Girl ...

‘Love Buzz’: The psychedelic sounds of Dutch rock superstars Shocking Blue | Dangerous Minds

‘Love Buzz’: The psychedelic sounds of Dutch rock superstars Shocking Blue

Dutch band Shocking Blue. On February 7th, 1970 the number one song on the Billboard Chart was “Venus” by Dutch band Shocking Blue, which the band released as a single in late 1969. Tom Jones quickly followed with his own cover of “Venus” on a self-titled compilation album put out by Decca in 1970. Sixteen years later, Bananarama got the top spot on the Billboard Charts with their energetic version of “Venus.” The weird kids loved Shocking Blue, too: Krist Novoselic of Nirvana was once…