In this period Frank was also a freelance guitarist. Together with his brother drummer Manuel and bass player Gerrit Veen, he sometimes played with a band called "AA & the Doctors". The leader, composer, vocalist, saxophonist, and pianist of this fantastic and energetic rockband is Appy Alberts.
|AA & the Doctors in 1987:|
|Appy Alberts||-||vocals, saxophone and keyboard|
|Frank Lopes||-||lead gituar|
|Gerrit Veen||-||bass gituar|
In 1988 Frank Lopes and Alex Poolman started a cover-band called, "De Nederlandse Prince & the Revolution". After several successful performances, "De Nederlandse Prince & the Revolution" had their last concert in Paradiso (Amsterdam) which was an amazing climax. There are several video-recordings of this period.
|De Nederlandse "Prince & the Revolution" |
cover band in 1988:
|Frank Lopes||-||lead guitar, backing vocals|
|Alex Poolman||-||lead vocals|
|Gert Jan Kelder||-||keyboards, backing vocals|
|Sandra / Henny||-||rhythm guitar, backing vocals|
|Jennifer Moesker||-||keyboards, backing vocals|
|Jos Ottens / Martin||-||drums|
|Ferry Pocerattu||-||bass guitar|
|Jannet Baars / Inge Bakker||-||dance girls|