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Shocking Blue singer dies

Mariska Veres, better known as the lead singer of the legendary band
Shocking Blue has died in Den Haag (Holland) at the age of 59, due to cancer, on December 2, 2006.

In the sixties band Shocking Blue earned worldwide fame with their hit, 'Venus'. In 1974 the band fell apart, however the band played together on reunions. Nirvana fans will remember Shocking Blue the best from the song 'Love Buzz' which was covered by Nirvana and became their first single.

Thanks to John and others for the news.

Posted in NFC news section at www.nirvanaclub.com on 12-08-2006 @ 1:08 PM (GMT).

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