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R.J. Stips

R.J. Stips
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Robert Jan Stips is a pianist/keyboardist, singer, producer, arranger and songwriter, born 4 February 1950 in Den Haag, Netherlands. Founding member of Supersister since 1967. When that group was disbanded in 1974 he joined Golden Earring for two years. In 1976, he was co-founder of Sweet d'Buster. He left that band in 1979 to form the short-lived Transister. In 1982 he joined The Nits, a band he left in 1995 but still occasionally performs with. In 1995 he formed the group Stips.
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http://robertjanstips.com
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Releases on file (9)
Supersister Project 2019 — Retsis Repus Supersister Project 2019 — Retsis Repus
((Not on label) no#, 2019, CD / LP / DL)
Supersister — Supersisterious Supersister — Supersisterious
(Soss 55 24452, 2001, 2CD)
Supersister — M.A.N. - Memories Are New Supersister — M.A.N. - Memories Are New
(Soss 55 23272, 2000, CD)
Stips — Egotrip Stips — Egotrip
(Dureco 11-62362, 1996, CD)
Sweet Okay Supersister — Spiral Staircase Sweet Okay Supersister — Spiral Staircase
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2168, 1974/2009, CD)
Supersister — Iskander Supersister — Iskander
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2058, 1973/2008, CD)
Supersister — Pudding en Gisteren Supersister — Pudding en Gisteren
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2059, 1972/2008, CD)
Supersister — To the Highest Bidder Supersister — To the Highest Bidder
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2057, 1971/2008, CD)
Supersister — Present from Nancy Supersister — Present from Nancy
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2056, 1970/2008, CD)

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