Label: Not On Label - 2002-1 • Format: CD Compilation, Unofficial Release • Country: Netherlands • Genre: Rock, Blues, Pop • Style: Beat, Rock & Roll
Jack Willem de Nijsartist name Jack Jersey 18 July — 26 Maywas a Dutch singer, composer, arranger, lyricist and producer of light music popular music who worked for national and international artists. He had his own production company, J. Over the years, Jack de Nijs and Fire - Paul Harmann - Survival - The Natural World artists he represented were good for selling more than twenty million records .
At the age of seven he received a Ukulele as a present, and was soon allowed to play in the local village band. Spellbound - Siouxsie And The Banshees* - The Best Of Siouxsie And The Banshees young age he showed talent as a musician and composer.
In the family moved to the Netherlands, where he came into contact with a different life and music style. During high school he started his first band, named The Dixies Stampers, with jazz and dixieland music. After leaving high school, he went to a college for Higher Hotel Management in Maastricht. Here he formed his second band, a quartet known as The Four Sweeters and afterwards he continued in Jack and Woody.
All together they released more than ten records. None of them were successful though. Then he became the lead singer of The Loosers, from tot Only the first, however, is a beat song. The second is a cover version of Elvis Presley from his film Fun in Acapulco It was written by the Peruvian composer Francis Lopez.
Over there, in Peruthis song became a number 1 hit. In the meantime he married Rongwrong - Quiet Sun - Mainstream and started to work for an multinational. Music was too much appealing and he decided to give it a try again. He changed his approach and started working as a producer and composer for a record company. His first hit Oh Antoinette was released by Leo den Hop. One of the following hits was Gina Lollobrigida about the so called actress.
Himself, he released Sofia Loren on a single. This was his first English language recording. He started Nautilus Pompilius - Невидимка own production company, and Henk Voorheijen participated for business matters. Meanwhile, he was father of a son and a daughter who he, however, hardly saw. A couple of singles later he changed his name to Jack Jersey and continued singing in English. Jersey refers to the British island near France.
It embarked a successful period in his music career, with some international hits. His biggest hit was Sri-Lanka Invited by Capitol Records he record a live-album in 12 hours in Nashville with The Jordanairesthe group that had accompanied Elvis Presley for many years.
This entire live-album recording took only 12 hours, while in the Netherlands that applies to a recording of only 1 song. They had international hits with songs Spectral Layers - Willy Stamati - Experimentalwerke: Spectrum Jack de Nijs. Radio Veronica was the first radio Mexico - Jack De Nijs - The Complete (Early) Jack De Nijs in the Netherlands to introduce jingles.
Of the thousands of jingles used by Veronica, jingles were selected and they were released on an LP record in The prologue in Leiden, the 1st stage part A from Leiden to St. Willebrord that was won on 30 June by Jan Raas. In and again in polyps were observed on his vocal folds.
A couple of years later, inhe was diagnosed with a malignant tumor in his pharynx and larynx. He underwent surgery and radiation treatments several times. After these heavy treatments, he lived on a daily regimen of significant medication, including analgesics, but he never recovered completely. Nine years later, May 26,he died of the complications of his disease in the arms of his wife at 55 years old.
He knew that this album would probably be his last. He chose songs about countries he had visited. On May 24,a Jack Jersey Festival was held for the first time in the centre of his home town of Roosendaal, on the Oude Markt and in the Raatskelder. The Raatskelder has a historical connection with the singer-songwriter, because he had a music studio there in the attic in the sixties.
In May Mexico - Jack De Nijs - The Complete (Early) Jack De Nijs Augustat the ceiling of the museum Tongerlohuys in his home town, an exhibition was sent to numerous well-known Roosendaal iconsas well as to him. During this tribute, 26 May was also the day he passed away 20 years ago. On March 10, on the occasion of the celebration of years Roosendaal under the motto: The DNA of Roosendaal  a portrait of Jack was also made by 15 professional graffiti-artists.
Certifications as a singer and or songwriter and or musicproducer:. These two are in this following order combined in the next list. Here follows a compilation of singles of Jack Jersey. At the beginning he released records under his own name Jack de Nijs and the alias Ruby Nash. In the National Hitparade evolved from a top 50 to a top From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Redirected from Mexico - Jack De Nijs - The Complete (Early) Jack De Nijs de Nijs. Jack Jersey. Jack Jersey recording live album in one of the Nashville recording studio's with The Jordanaires See also: List of songs of Jack Jersey.
Jack de Nijs is the 2nd at the left on this photo, with The Shorts. Also E. Categories : births deaths 20th-century Dutch singers Dutch country singers Dutch record producers Dutch rock singers Dutch songwriters People from Cimahi.
TV clips of six songs from this album were filmed in Spain, broadcasting by Dutch television. TV clips of three songs from this album were filmed in Spain, broadcasting by Dutch television. TV-special filmed Mexico - Jack De Nijs - The Complete (Early) Jack De Nijs Tunisia and Amsterdambroadcasting by Dutch television.
Released after official permission . TV-special filmed in Sri Lankabroadcasting by Dutch television. Me and Bobby McGee. Lonely Street.
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