Theo van Es (born Leiden, The Netherlands, 1946) is the former frontman of Dutch sixties band, The Shoes. Known for his rough, smokey voice he will be remembered as the man who sang Dutch chart hits such as 'Na Na Na', 'Don't You Cry For A Girl' and 'Osaka'.
After the demise of The Shoes, Van Es embarked on a solo career under the name Theo Vaness.
In recent years he sang his old hits as part of the 'Pioniers van de Nederpop' / 'Golden Years Of Dutch Pop Music' touring caravan, using his real name, Theo van Es.
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