MALLE BABBE

Latest update on 30/07/2015

Artist: Adèle Bloemendaal
Author: Boudewijn De Groot/Lennaert Nijgh
Label: Philips
Year: 1970

She ordered for such a song. Probably inspired by the eponymous painting of Frans Hals (1580-1666) from Haarlem, just like the lyricist. It represents a female inmate of the same madhouse where his own son Pieter was treated. Her real name was Barbara Claes and she's now part of the Berliner Gemälde galery collection.

Covers:

1973:

Rob De Nijs

1976:

Rex Gildo [as Marie Babbekorn]

1982:

Boudewijn De Groot [author, live]

1985:

André Van Duin

1994:

Rowwen Hèze

1995:

Danny Lukassen [as Ajax Is Kampioen and one year later as Holland Is Kampioen]

1995:

Kiss The Kangaroo

1996:

Paul De Leeuw

1997:

Minder Haar Dan Hersens

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