ZILVERVLOOT, DE

Created on 17/06/2001
Latest update on 28/09/2020

Artist: Oom Bob
Author: Dr. J.J. Viotta/Jan Pieter Heije
Label: Dixi
Year: 1936

Complete title: Triomfantelijk Lied Van De Zilvervloot, also known as Piet Hein. Amsterdammers Viotta and Heije were both doctor and poet. Viotta promoted on the human voice. They also cowrote Sint Nicolaas, better known as Zie De Maan Schijnt Door De Bomen (1843).

Covers:

1964:

Shepherds [as Piet Hein]

1966:

Johnny Jordaan

1967:

Tony Bass [as Piet Hein]

1971:

Holland [as Hans Brinker Symphony with members of Golden Earring, Earth & Fire and sisters Patricia & Yvonne Paay]

1995:

Ron Brandsteder

1999:

Duo Karst

Piet Hein defeated the Spanish armada, seizing large amounts of silver and gold. When Ajax and Feyenoord started defeating Spanish top teams Real Madrid and FC Barcelona in the early seventies, Dutch football supporters had no other choice for a matching theme song.

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