Sandy Coast was a Dutch rock band fronted by Hans Vermeulen (1947-2017); they were successful in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
The band's biggest hits include "Just a Friend" and "True Love (That's a Wonder)" in The Netherlands.
Vermeulen formed the band in 1961 as Sandy Coast Skiffle Group; his bass-playing brother Jan (1945-1999) joined and on his insistence they became Sandy Coast Rockers. The name was eventually abbreviated to Sandy Coast. They performed at community-centers and talent-contests; in... meer