Midnight 73`: Hocus Pocus: Foucus

Submitted by: McGovern1981 3 years ago in Entertainment

You want another live dutch band I give you yodeling, flute solos and cornholio faces!
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Male 3,231
god, i havent heard this on the radio for 20 years, and even that was on classic stations. yes, this was a quasi famous song.
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Male 7,031

Had the pleasure of seeing focus in NYC in `74. The reason we actually went was the opening band -- Gentle Giant. What a night. Both bands were great. If you think those gifs are something, you should see Van Leer`s sweaty, grimacing mug from 4th row-center.

It was a double-bill that made sense, unlike another one I saw also in `74 -- Golden Earring opening for King Crimson at Central Park. We were there for Crimson. Golden Earring played a good set, but it was a Crimson crowd all the way.

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Male 5,874
I saw Focus in 1973, can`t remember if it was Guildford civic hall or Bracknell sports centre, things were a bit hazy in those days!
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Male 140
To-geth-ah
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Male 2,419
best of the dutch huh?

Shocking Blue railroadman

The cats, sure he`s a cat

Pussycat - Missisipi

and we can`t forget pulp fiction now can we?


George baker - Litlle green bag
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Female 7,879
Oooh- really happy with the music choices recently!!
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Male 15,832
Thanks, McG. That was totally awesome. Even so, that is my LEAST favorite cut from the album Moving Waves.

It`s sad to hear this incredible band described as a "one-hit wonder" or even as "the best one-hit wonder." They always were an album-oriented band. They recorded this song as a joke, and it just happened to catch on. The rest of their music is truly stupendous.
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Male 9
A great band! I remember this one on the radio, along with their song "Sylvia." The album version is slower, but back then speed was the thing... I think `ludes would take you in the wrong direction.
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Male 2,097
and they`re still playing it 40 yrs on. A true prog pioneer and best one hit wonder ever.
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Male 14,867
I need drugs. Not getting it yet
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Male 38,783

You don`t get it?
Take some drugs and you will.
If memory serves, I usually enjoyed "The Midnight Special" with a couple Ludes, some Black Beauties and a couple Cross Tops to keep me awake.

Trust me, the more drugs you take the better this sounds.

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Female 846
lol my dad used to play that song when I was little and we would dance around the kitchen like idiots.
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Female 695
band isn`t bad but they need to get rid of the flautist that looks/sounds like he`s being raped up the back side
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Male 14,334
Focus: Hocus Pocus*
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Male 14,334
Link: Midnight 73`: Hocus Pocus: Foucus [Rate Link] - You want another live dutch band I give you yodeling, flute solos and cornholio faces!
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