The Moving Strings
(left to right): Johnny Noce Santoro (drums); Hans Breet (bass);
Peter Nuyten (lead guitar); Karel Raven
(piano/keyboards); Cees van Os (rhythm guitar); Dick van de Werf (rhythm guitar/vocals)
The Moving Strings started in July 1961, and in 1962 they placed second at the Romance Contest in Amsterdam (the winners were Rob De Nijs And The Lords). 1963, they won the vocal and instrumental category at the National Talentenjacht in The Hague and received a record contract for 2 singles from Delta Records. They did TV appearances in Holland and Belgium. In 1964, the group disbanded, and Peter Nuyten and Johnny Noce Santoro started The Zipps. The band did a reunion concert in 1981.
1963 DELTA DS 1064 Caravan / Tea For Two
1963 DISCOSTAR 45X1054 Caravan / Tea For Two (as THE MOVING
1963 DELTA DS 1067 Rockin' Road (v) / Hard Headed Woman (v)
1978 LP GIBSON GIB 424.038 - ROCKIN' GUITAR Vol.3 (Belgian bootleg)
Caravan / Tea For Two
1981 EP AL CAPONE SHOT 1 - THE MOVING STRINGS
Caravan / Tea For Two / South Of The Border
Hard Headed Woman (v) / Rockin' Road (v) / I want You To Know (Oh Boy)
1992 CD RARITY RECORDS - COLLECTOR ITEMS Vol.2 * MOSTLY INSTRUMENTALS
Caravan / Tea For Two (EMI/Delta master tapes used)
1983 CD RARITY RECORDS - COLLECTOR ITEMS Vol.3 * RARE & UNRELEASED
Rockin' Road (v) / Hard Headed Woman (v) / I Want You To Know (v) /
South Of The Border (EMI/Delta master tapes used)
* Much thanks to
Piet Muys, who provided the pictures and all the information on this page!
Be sure to check out Piet's great Dutch rock instrumental website !