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Spreadin' Around

by The Veldman Brothers

Second studio album. Blues and Roots straight for the heart.
Genre: Blues: Electric Blues
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Spreadin' Around
2:34 $0.99
2. Heading For The Door
3:11 $0.99
3. Need to Know
4:13 $0.99
4. Leavin'
4:57 $0.99
5. Evil
4:20 $0.99
6. Target
4:01 $0.99
7. B-Low
3:30 $0.99
8. Everyday I Play The Blues
4:17 $0.99
9. Tell Your Daddy
3:37 $0.99
10. Say You There
7:20 $0.99
11. Questions
6:14 $0.99
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Album Notes
"The Veldman Brothers": A solid band moulded around "bloodbrothers" Gerrit and Bennie Veldman: Gerrit on guitar, Bennie on Hammond and bluesharp together with Marco Overkamp on drums and Donald van der Goes on bass.

Infinite energy, visible joy, tangible synergy; music played from the guts: a mean and tight rhythm-section that forces Gerrit and Bennie Veldman into fabulous measures as singers, soloists and entertainers.

Four talented musicians with massive experience, influenced by each other and by original heroes like the Vaughan Brothers, Muddy Waters, Jimi Hendrix, Elmore James, Howlin' Wolf, Jimmy Smith and the Fabulous Thunderbirds.

"The Veldman Brothers" follow these tracks respectfully: with covers, with their own songs and above all with a highly recognizable "Veldman Brothers-sound".

You I'l find "The Veldman Brothers" playing festivals as well as small blues joints and already they have managed to abash the audiences at every major bluesclub and festival in Holland.
Their first record "Home" was rewarded "Best Blues album of 2007" by dedicated internet-sites and radio-stations.

Blues, rhythm and blues, swing-blues and delta-blues, blues with a touch off rock and blues with a twist off soul or funk. "The Veldman Brothers" won't recognize any limits and obey to only one golden rule: "It has to be pure and straight from the heart".

"Blues and roots straight from the heart". Make sure that you've seen, heard and felt "The Veldman Brothers".


Spreadin' Around ( 2011 )

- CD of the month - february 2011 at Bluezy Radio

Debut album “Home"

- Rewarded "Best Blues album of 2007" by readers of
- Rewarded "Best Blues album of 2007" by listeners of Bluezy Radio
- Rewarded "Best Blues album of 2007" by readers of
- Debut album “Home" CD of the month - september 2009 by listeners of Bluezy Radio

- One more Chance 33rd at " the Gelderse Top 100 Charts" 2008
- One more Chance 41rd at the Dutch Bluesbox Top 50 Charts at Arrow Classic Rock 2009
- One more Chance 10th at "the Gelderse Top 100 Charts" 2010
- One more Chance ( live album version) 17th at the Dutch Bluesbox Top 50 Charts at Arrow Classic Rock 2010

5th Anniversary Live Tour 2009

- "CD of the year 2009" by listeners of Radio Bluezy
- 3rd at the Blues award 2009 by readers of
- 3rd at the Top 10 cd of the year 2009
- CD of the month- october 2009 at Bluezy Radio



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Wonderful Blues Album
I can highly recommend this album of the Dutch, four piece, Blues Formation The Veldman Brothers.
Bennie Veldman and brother Gerrit wrote all the songs, Bennie plays Hammond B3 and Harp and Gerrit is the Guitar player of the band. Donald van der Goes is the bass man and Marco Overkamp the drummer.
Since 2006 they are together and this is their second studio album after a Live album last year.
The 11 songs don't leave you bored thats for sure. It's shufflin', groovin' and rockin' all over the album.
The Hammond B3 is played in a wonderful style, never too much but present, so that the ballads are one of the highlights on this CD. You don't hear much B3 these days and so is this a special event.
On their first album "Home" the band sounded a bit rough but it was not bad, some people like that a lot.
The new album is produced at high class and as I said earlier all songs are written by the band members, no more covers.
The ballade "leavin'" is my personal hit, just perfect. Not overproduced, the instruments giving a nice smooth atmosphaere and the B3 got that wonderful sound.
Target is another ballade almost acoustic, Everyday I Play the Blues starts with a Bass soli and then the B3 kicks in, a jazzy feeling is the result and that sounds great.
The 7:20 minute Song "saw you there" got everything a good Bluessong needs. Guitar, Harp and a B3 solo. Slowly the song is developing into a finale grande with a wonderful voice of Gerrit.