Selected Vinyl LP Albums of the Dutch Progressive Rock band Focus, a band best known for their hit Hocus-Pocus and the musicians Thijs van Leer ( Vocals, Flute ) and legendary Jan Akkerman (Guitars)
|Label & Catalogno
|Band/Performers - Album Title
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In And Out Of Focus (Germany)
"In and Out of Focus" is the debut album by the Dutch progressive rock band Focus, released in 1970. The album features the hit single "Hocus Pocus," which became a staple on rock radio. The album also features the band's other popular songs such as "House of the King" and "Anonymus II" which were also successful in the radio. The album features complex arrangements and instrumentation, including flute, saxophone, and organ, and has been praised for its musicianship and virtuosity. The album was a commercial success and it has been considered as a classic and a masterpiece of the Progressive Rock genre. The band's frontman is Jan Akkerman, and the band's drummer is Pierre van der Linden.
| Polydor 2383 229
"Focus Live at the Rainbow" has a gimmick die-cut gatefold cover which has two flaps.
EMI Harvest SHSP 4068 / Bovema
"Ship of Memories" is the compilation album by the progressive rock band Focus. Issued in 1976, it compiles previously unreleased songs recorded in 1973 that had been left off other Focus albums.