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On this page, you find the archives from my former weblog "All About Luv" (hosted on Blogger.com) that I started  to develop in March 2005. I wrote articles about the latest news and the highlights of Luv's career. As I decided to start a new site, I didn't want to lose my past work. That's why I converted all of my articles into PDF files. To read them, you have to click the underlined links.

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LUV ARCHIVES

Luv' News Archives

I) News in 2005:

click here to download "Luv' 2005 News" file

Significant Luv' moment in 2005:

* Luv' surprise performance at the 60th birthday party of Hans van Hemert in April. This event hit the headlines in De Telegraaf, Holland's most famous daily newspaper.

 

II) News in 2006:

click here to download "Luv' 2006 News" file

Significant Luv' moments in 2006:

* Release of the Back In Luv' DVD and the Completely In Luv' Box set

* Broadcast of the Back In Luv' TV docusoap 

* Luv' as guest stars at De Toppers spectacular shows at Amsterdam ArenA

* "Meet'n Greet" afternoon with Luv' and their fans in Amsterdam.

* Luv' graced the cover of TV guides and magazines due to their comeback and appeared in TV shows (Life & Cooking, Albert, Tros Muziekfeest, RTL Boulevard, Shownieuws...)

* Among the greatest live performances: Museumplein for the Queen's day, Amsterdam Gay Pride, Antwerp's Studio 54, Beau Monde Awards, Radio 2 Top 2000...

III) News in 2007:

click here to download "Luv' 2007 news" file

Significant Luv' moments in 2007:

* Luv' was supposed to disband after the Toppers shows in 2006. Due to the success of their concerts, Luv' accepted to go on and didn't announce a date for their farewell.

* TV performances (Sterren Dansen Op Het Ijs, Het Grootse Muziekfeest van Nederland)

* live performances (public shows, corporate events, private parties...):  Zieuwent's Easter Pop festival, Leiden's Dutch Stars Party, Yacht Boat Vision Show, Mega Pann Fest @ Tivoli, Efteling, Dicky Woodstock Festival, Woerdense Vakantieweek, Lemo Gaat Los....

IV) News in 2008

click here to download "Luv' 2008 News" file

Significant Luv' moments in 2008:
*The group continued its performances (mainly corporate events and private gigs).
*The trio was ranked third in an internet poll on a gay site (Gay Krant) to know which candidate should represent the Netherlands in the next Eurovision song context.

Luv' Articles

Find below articles dealing with Luv's story (best moments of their career, anniversaries of hit records...).

 

 

click here to download "Articles Part 1" file

click here to download "Articles Part 2" file

click here to download "Articles Part 3" file

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PATTY ARCHIVES

Patty Brard News Archives

I) News in 2005:

click here to download "Patty Brard 2005 News" file

Significant Patty Brard moments in 2005:

* Patty's 50th birthday on March 25th

* Broadcast of Pat's Life in Spring and Lieve Patty in Autumn: two TV shows featuring La Brard

 

II) News in 2006:

click here to download "Patty Brard 2006 News" file

Significant Patty Brard moments in 2006:

*Ik Wil Knallen (duet with Ome Henk); a Dutch Top 5 hit and a successful Après-ski song

*Patty & Ome Henk promo tour in the Mediamarkt stores through Holland

*José and Patty at Go Après Ski @ Ahoy

*Patty has a new lover : architect Antoine van de Vijver

*Patty's apperances in TV shows (De Wereld Draait Door, Mooi! Weer de Leeuw, Jensen!, Katja Vs de Rest)

*End of the 15 year-long partnership with the Dutch subsidiary of the RTL Group

 

III) News in 2007:

click here to download "Patty Brard 2007 news" file

Significant Patty Brard moments in 2007:

* Patty's funny performance at Sterren Dansen Op Het Ijs

* Patty 's presentation of Shownieuws on SBS 6

* Guest on TV shows (De Grote Beurt VIP, MAX & Catherine, Lotto Weekend Miljonair, Lachen met de TROS, Het Beste Idee van Nederland, Wilma Nanninga Privé, LOVE & Kick'n...)

* Plenty of articles and covers in the Tabloid press..as usually

IV) News in 2008:

click here to download "Patty Brard 2008 News" file

Significant Patty Brard moments in 2008:

*Presentation of Shownieuws on SBS 6 (including a special live broadcast for Frans Bauer's wedding)

*Regular guest of "De Nieuwe Uri Geller" on SBS 6

*Participation at the Huishoudbeurs 2008 (a trade fair dealing with women issues)

*Guest of famous TV shows (Jensen!, Life & Cooking, Mooi Weer de Leeuw!!! Doe Maar Normaal)

*Candidate of Ranking The Stars on BNN/Nederlands 3 with other female celebs

*A role in Paul de Leeuw's movie (Spion van Oranje) with Gerard Joling

*Reconciliation with Priscilla (Patty's daughter) and her father

 

Patty Brard Articles
Read articles about the greatest moments of La Brard's career (TV, music, gossips, Playboy...)
 

click here to download "Patty Brard articles" file

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JOSE ARCHIVES

José Hoebee News Archives

I) News in 2005:

click here to download "José Hoebee 2005 News" file

Significant José Hoebee moments in 2005:

* Release of José's first CD compilation "Alle Hits & Bonustracks"

* Second José's fan club day in Oirschot, Netherlands

 

II) News in 2006:

click here to download "José Hoebee 2006 News" file

Significant José Hoebee moments in 2006:

* Release of the CD single/DVD "I Will Follow Him 2005"

* Appearance in Hotel Big Brother, a real TV programme in which she performed Zoals Vrienden Doen with Bonnie St Claire

* Live performances: Go Après Ski @ Ahoy (with Patty), De Efteling  (having throat problems), Lommel's fair, Marjan Berger's fan club day

*Public's chat on internet: Sterrenchat

*Cancellation of third fan club day

*On December 5th: 25th anniversary of José's solo career

 

III) News in 2007:

click here to download "José Hoebee 2007 News" file

Significant José Hoebee moments in 2007:

*Guest appearance in "Het Glas Is Half Vol", a TV docusoap featuring Bonnie St. Claire and Viola Holt

*Attendance at the "Gala van de Nederlandse Lied" when the producer and songwriter  Peter Koelewijn recieved a Lifetime Achievement Award.

*Live performances: Siebrand Music Festival, Amsterdam Gay Pride (with Patty)

*25th Anniversary of José's #1 Hit "I Will Follow Him"

*60th Birthday of husband Will Hoebee (with family, friends, Marga, Patty and producer Piet Souer).

*Attendance at the presentation of Bonnie St. Claire's latest single (with other celebrities: Saskia & Serge, Jacques Herb, Gerard Joling....)

IV) News in 2008:

click here to download "José Hoebee 2008 News" file

Significant José Hoebee moments in 2008:

*José and Will's attendance at the Benny Neyman's funeral

*José's presence in an All-Stars wardrobe contest organized by the celebrity gossip magazine Weekend.

*Attendance at the presentation of Marjan Berger's latest album with other Dutch and Flemish artists (among them: Peter Koelewijn)

*José & Peter's duet filmed for "De Week van Cor" TV programme.

*Admission to Hospital for slipped disc.

 

José Hoebee Articles:
 

Read articles about the greatest highlights of José's career (anniversaries of solo hit singles, her duet with Bonnie St. Claire performing Dutch cover versions of ABBA's standards, Abbacadabra....)

click here to download "José Hoebee Articles" file

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MARGA ARCHIVES

Marga Scheide News Archives:
 
News in 2006-2008:

click here to download "Marga Scheide 2006-2008 News" file

2006-2008 Marga Scheide significant moments:

*Three years after Jacques Zwart's death in 2003, Marga Scheide has a new partner: Michiel Gunning

*Marga : Candidate of the first season of "Sterren Dansen Op Het Ijs" in 2006

 

Marga Scheide Articles:
Have a look at the highlights of Marga Scheide's career (Abbacadabra, Selectidols....)

click here to download "Marga Scheide Articles" file

Various Topics:

Articles about Hans van Hemert & Piet Souer (the group's producers), Will Hoebee (record producer and José's husband), René Moonen & Peter Boonstra (of the Luv' fan club), Diana van Berlo & Carina Lemoine (of Marga's Luv'), Dennis Jones (pop singer), Claude Vanheye (photographer).

click here to download "Luv's entourage" file

Articles about artists close to Luv's universe: Silver Convention, Dutch girl groups (Dolly Dots, Babe, Mai Tai...),  ABBA, Sheila & B. Devotion, Jos Brink, Benny Neyman, Frans Bauer

 

click here to download "Artists close to Luv's universe" file

 
Interviews:
I interviewed Dennis Jones (a pop singer who scored hits on the Dutch singles charts and a member of the official Luv club), Holm (a German fan born in former East Germany who told me his feelings about Luv' as a lived behind the Berlin wall) and Jessica van Riel (who runs the official Patty Brard's fan site).

click here to download "Dennis Jones interview" file

click here to download "Holm Interview" file

click here to download "Jessica van Riel Interview" file