Die Bats[1] is ’n Suid-Afrikaanse popgroep wat in 1964 deur Eddie Eckstein, Paul Ditchiield, Pete Clifford en wyle Barry Jarman begin is.[2] In 1966 haal hulle Radio Londen (BBC) se treffersparade met "Listen to My Heart".[3][4][5] In die 1970’s ontvang hulle ’n Sarie-toekenning vir liedjie van die jaar vir “Who’s That Girl". Die daaropvolgende dekade (1980's) was hulle treffers “Vat Hom Dawie” en “Shabby Little Hut”.

Bats
GenresPop
Jare aktief1964 — hede

Die groep het in 2000, ná ’n blaaskans van byna 20 jaar, weer saam begin optree met Derek Gordon as die vierde lid.

DiskografieWysig

  • All I Got (1964)
  • A Shabby Little Hut (1965)
  • That's How I Feel (1966)
  • Weltevrede (1968)
  • Turn You On (1969)
  • Impi as Impi (1971)
  • I Love My Wife (1976)
  • The Return Of Fatman And Bobin (1977)
  • Greatest Hits (1977)
  • The Best Of The Bats (1996)
  • Not Out (1999)
  • The Heart And Soul Of The Bats (2001)

Sien ookWysig

VerwysingsWysig

  1. Soms "The Bats", hoewel hulle meestal die benaming "Bats" op hulle albums gebruik.
  2. HAT Taal-en-feitegids, Pearson, Desember 2013, ISBN 978-1-77578-243-8
  3. Billboard – 17 Dec 1966 – Page 55 "Decca is also releasing a single, "Listen to My Heart," by a South African group, the Bats."
  4. History of contemporary music of South Africa Garth Chilvers, Tom Jasiukowicz – 1994- Part1 p7 " in 1968 Before The Bats formed, Eddie Eckstein played in Al Willcox's dance band, Paul Ditchfield was with The Vikings, Barry … Their single: Listen to My Heart was a hit on the Radio London charts.
  5. Chivers, G; Jasiukowicz, T (1994). History of Contemporary Music of South Africa Part 1. Toga Publishing. p. 7. ISBN 0-620-18121-4.

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