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The Motions were a Dutch band founded in 1964 and active to 1970. The lead singer was Rudy Bennett.[1]

Guitar player Robbie van Leeuwen went on to achieve international success as a founder of Shocking Blue, with their song "Venus" in particular.

Rudy Bennett also released successful records, first with Galaxy-Lin and then as the duo Bennet & Bee later in his career.

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DiscographyEdit

AlbumsEdit

  • 1965 - Introduction to The Motions - HAVOC HJH 2
  • 1966 - Their Own Way - HAVOC IHLP 2
  • 1967 - Greatest Hits - HAVOC HJH 136
  • 1967 - Motions Songbook - TEENBEAT APLP 101
  • 1967 - Impressions of Wonderful - HAVOC HALP 021
  • 1968 - The Motions Live! (Studio opnames met fake applaus) - MARBLE ARCH MALH 201
  • 1969 - Electric Baby - DECCA DU 170 023
  • 1970 - Sensation - SIMOGRAM 00502
  • 1973 - Terug in de Tijd - NEGRAM HJN 205
  • 1979 - Golden Greats of The Motions - NEGRAM 5N 028 26153
  • 1989 - The Original Hit Recordings and More - EMI 791 943 2
  • 1992 - Wasted Words - DGR 6001
  • 1993 - Impressions of Wonderful 1965-1967 (Original studio-tracks, alternates & unreleased takes!) - PSEUDONYM CDP 1004 DD
  • 2001 - Introduction to The Motions + Their Own Way (+7) - PSEUDONYM CDP 1084 DD
  • 2002 - Singles A's & B's (2 CDs) - HUNTER MUSIC HM 1386 2

SinglesEdit

  • 1965 - "It's Gone" / "I've Got Misery" - HAVOC SH 105
  • 1965 - "You Bother Me" / "We Fell in Love" - HAVOC SH 107
  • 1965 - "For Another Man" / "I've Waited So Long" - HAVOC SH 108
  • 1965 - "Love Won't Stop" / "No Matter Where You Run" - HAVOC SH 110
  • 1965 - "Wasted Words" / "I'll Follow the Sun" - HAVOC SH 111
  • 1965 - "I've Waited So Long" + "It's Gone" / "For Another Man" + "I've Got Misery" - VOGUE INT 18017 (Frankrijk)
  • 1966 - "Everything That's Mine" / "There's No Place to Hide" - HAVOC SH 114
  • 1966 - "Why Don't You Take It?" / "My Love Is Growing" - HAVOC SH 116
  • 1966 - "Every Step I Take" / "Stop Your Crying" - HAVOC SH 121
  • 1966 - "It's the Same Old Song" / "Someday Child" - HAVOC SH 122
  • 1966 - "Wasted Words" + "I'll Follow the Sun" / "There's No Place to Hide" + "Everything That's Mine" (7" EP) - VOGUE INT 18069 (Frankrijk)
  • 1966 - "Every Step I Take" + "Hard Time Blues" / "Stop Your Crying" + "Everything That's Mine" (7" EP) - VOGUE INT 18097 (Frankrijk)
  • 1967 - "I Want You, I Need You" / "Suzie Baby" - HAVOC SH 130
  • 1967 - "Wonderful Impressions" / "Nellie the Horse" - HAVOC SH 137
  • 1967 - "Tonight We'll Be Stoned" / "One Million Red Balloons" - HAVOC SH 139
  • 1968 - "You're My Adee" / "Hey Conductor Man" - HAVOC SH 142
  • 1968 - "Take Your Time" / "Make It Legal" - HAVOC SH 146
  • 1968 - "Miracle Man" / "Something" - DECCA AT 10 327
  • 1968 - "I Ain't Got Time" / "Fantasy Club" - DECCA AT 10 337
  • 1968 - "What's Your Name" / "Little Boy's Life" + "Illusion" - DECCA AT 10 358 (Noit uitgebracht)
  • 1968 - "Take the Fast Train" / "Hamburg City" - DECCA AT 10 361
  • 1969 - "It's Alright" / "Hey Everybody" - DECCA AT 10 374
  • 1969 - "Freedom" / "Little Boy's Life" + "What's Your Name" - DECCA AT 10 382
  • 1969 - "Eliza" / "Wedding of the Hundred Brides" - DECCA AT 10 396
  • 1969 - "I Can't Help It" / "Look Away" - DECCA AT 10 405
  • 1970 - "Try to Make You Happy" / "We All Come Together" - NEGRAM NG 195
  • 1972 - "Wasted Words" / "It's the Same Old Song" + "My Love Is Growing" (7" EP) - NEGRAM NG 292
  • 1981 - "Wasted Words" / "It's the Same Old Song" - NEGRAM 5C 006 26700

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