George Kooymans

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George Kooymans in 1974

George Jan Kooymans (born 11 March 1948, The Hague, Netherlands) is a Dutch guitarist and vocalist. He is best known for his work with the Dutch group Golden Earring.[1] Kooymans wrote "Twilight Zone", the group's only Top 10 Pop Single on the US Billboard Hot 100 which hit No. 1 on the Billboard Top Album Tracks chart.[2]


Solo albums

  • Jojo (1971)
  • Solo (1987)
  • On Location (as Kooymans-Carillo with Frank Carillo) (2010)


  • "Lovin' and Hurtin'" / "For Gail" 1971
  • "Lost For Love" / "The Devil Rides Again Tonight" 1987
  • "The Beat Goes On" / "Again" 1987
  • "World of Our Own" / "All Things Are Light" 1987


  1. Huey, Steve. "Biography: George Kooymans". Allmusic. Retrieved 23 July 2010.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Whitburn, Joel (2010). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits',' 9th Edition (Billboard Publications), page 259.