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Ton Lebbink
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Background information
Origin Netherlands
Genres Pop, rock, poetry
Occupation(s) Musician, poet
Instruments Drums, voice
Labels Ariola
Years active late 1970s-1980s
Associated acts Mecano
Musician

Ton Lebbink is a Dutch musician and poet. He is best known as the drummer of the Dutch band Mecano, and bouncer of Paradiso in Amsterdam, Netherlands. He also produced two LPs of poetry reading, in Dutch.

He was a support act for Duran Duran in 1981.

Background informationEdit

A few people still recognize Ton Lebbink as the drummer of the notorious Mecano, once a Dutch band and art collective which emerged at the end of the 1970s under the influence of British post punk.

After he left Mecano, Lebbink became known as the only true punk poet of the Netherlands and released two LPs of poetry reading, in Dutch. The albums include music. He doesn't play drums, but uses the Linn drumcomputer and some guitars.

He was also a bouncer of Paradiso in Amsterdam, where he was a support act for Duran Duran on 12 September 1981.