Personalities | Ruud Hermanns | New Country & The Neo-Traditionalists

(Vocals, songwriter, b. 1950)

One of Holland’s premier country artists, Hermanns recorded with the folk group Heating, before joining country act The Tumbleweeds, whose eponymous 1975 album went platinum. Their cover of Merle Haggard’s ‘Somewhere Between’ topped the Dutch pop chart. In 1977, he formed his own country band, Tulsa, touring Europe and making regular visits to the USA.

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Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Country Music, consultant editor Bob Allen


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