Guitarist George Kooymans sings in ‘supergroup’ Foreign board and lodging arrangement

Guitarist George Kooymans sings in ‘supergroup’ Foreign board and lodging arrangement

For the supergroup Foreign board and lodging arrangement will George Kooymans in English sing. In the broadcast of De wereld Draait door sang, the founder of Golden Earring with his musical friends Boudewijn de Groot and Henny Vrienten I am on the way.

That is one of the new songs which they sing during their joint tour of the Foreign board and lodging arrangement, which next week in The Goudse Schouwburg starts and on december 16, ends at the Philharmonie in Haarlem.

The three pioneers of nederpop for the first time together on stage. The singers performed in 2013-once together during the 65th birthday of drummer Cesar Zuiderwijk, then they remembered that this sequel had to get as soon as their calendars allowed. “Fourteen days later sent Boudewijn me six texts.”

New material

For the tour they wrote a new Dutch-language material. According to Henny Vrienten was George initially uncomfortable and unwilling to Folk singing.

The Great: “He comes from the English pop music and the rock’n’ roll. Those two things, he brings in his vocals. He has had a light Haags accent, what it smooth. The whole makes, that the Dutch at him insanely, of course, sounds within the rock’n’ roll.”


The detail of the tour was until now little known, but in DWDD told the singers about their new and existing repertoire that they played, bring in Carré in Amsterdam. In the theatre, supplementing the new songs with existing from their own repertoire. Kooymans: “We do all two or three famous songs. The rest is all new, which I have a lot of new material written to you.”

The Great: “I’m Annabel, As the smoke around your head is gone and The foundling of Ameland.” Henny Vrienten chose from his own repertoire under a more If you win, be a hit, made in 1984, had with Herman Brood.

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