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Focus made 1973 TV a bit weirder

Does anybody else miss The Midnight Special? When I was a teenager, it was one of the bright spots every week, with its wide variety of different music. Focus just rips it up, stellar in so many ways, from Akkerman's crazed guitar to Van Leer's insane yodeling. They don't make 'em like this anymore.

by Jon Davis, Published 2015-06-24


Filed under: Video

Related artist(s): Focus, Jan Akkerman

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