OCH WAAS IK MAAR... (BÈY MOEDER THOÊS GEBLEVE!)

Latest update on 11/05/2010

Artist: Sjraar Peetjens
Author: Frans Boermans/Thuur Luxembourg
Label: Philips
Year: 1959

Leader and lead singer of Jocus, a local carnival organisation, live in Venlo (Venlonazaal).

Covers:

1960:

Thuur Luxembourg mit koër en orkes [carnival hit in Venlo (The Netherlands); Limburg and Dutch version, translated by coauthor Boermans]

1960s:

Kleine Jantje [parody as De Ooievaar]

1961:

Johnny Hoes [as Och Was Ik Maar, with almost half a million copies sold the most successful Dutch-spoken single ever; also cut a German version as Der Flotte Johnny]

1961:

Paula Dennis [answer song as Ja Was Jij Maar Bij Moeder Thuis Gebleven]

1961:

Caterina Valente [as Ich mach' mir nix aus Prinzen und aus Grafen]

1965:

Eric Genty [as Ah si j'étais resté près de ma mère]

1980:

Nol Peters

1989:

Huub Stapel [again in dialect]

2007:

Sjonnies

Most of Hoes' biggest hits were covers: Vogeltjesdans, Mexico, Hand In Hand Kameraden, En Van Je Hoempa, Dat Is 't Einde, Wie Heeft Er Suiker In De Erwtensoep Gedaan, Drinken Tot We Zinken.

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