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  1. When Ron Thal tries to describe Yngwie Malmsteen, he pauses, making sure to choose his wording well.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | Weekender

    ... Though he's released 19 albums over the course of 22 years, spawning five Billboard Top 5 singles (most notably the Focus cover "Hocus Pocus," off 1993's "Animal Instinct"), it's clear Hoey's love for the guitar hasn't diminished a bit since his ...

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  2. When Ron Thal tries to describe Yngwie Malmsteen, he pauses, making sure to choose his wording well.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | Weekender

    ... Though he's released 19 albums over the course of 22 years, spawning five Billboard Top 5 singles (most notably the Focus cover "Hocus Pocus," off 1993's "Animal Instinct"), it's clear Hoey's love for the guitar hasn't diminished a bit since his ...

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  3. Rock of Ages: Guitar Gods bring metal legends to Wilkes-BarreRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2014 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... the mid to late 1970s. Hoey first hit it big with his "Animal Instinct" album in 1993, which included a cover of the Focus hit "Hocus Pocus" that made it into the Billboard Top 5. He's managed a successful songwriting, touring, producing and scoring ...

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  4. Live review: Lucius, The FillmoreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2014 | Creative Loafing

    ... bounces of energy when needed in the group's short-but-sweet seven-song set that left many in the crowd wanting more. Focus on Lucius isn't to diminish the talent and ability of Tegan and Sara who had the entire venue singing along to every song and ...

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  5. Gezellig! Dutch rock band pay first visit to music venue in cityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2014 | Ashbourne News Telegraph

    With their unique brand of progressive rock, Focus manifested themselves at the start of the 1970s as the most successful and appreciated of all Dutch pop-rock exports.

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  6. Dutch Rock Legends FOCUS Release New Album 'Golden Oldies' On April 14, 2014Read the original story

    Apr 14, 2014 | Mi2n

    Email: glassonyonpr@gmail.com Website: http://www.focustheband.com London, UK - Dutch rock legends Focus will be releasing their eagerly awaited new album on April 14, 2014.

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  7. No more 'Mater FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2014 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Ruth Harris, Carole Edwards, Jessalyn Rathbone, Deborah Reed, Dennis Reed and Todd Franklin, all members of FOCUS on Canton, sell t-shirts and tomatoes at last year's festival.

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  8. Of Men & MachinesRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2014 | The Wilson County News

    ... n Frank Sinatra's "Fly Me to the Moon," orchestrates a shootout to the loony '70s hit "Hocus Pocus" by the Dutch group Focus, and rolls end credits to the Clash's cover of "I Fought the Law" gets at least one pop-cultural attaboy from me.

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  9. Music in Focus: An interview with photographer Amber StokosaRead the original story

    Sep 3, 2013 | Examiner.com

    Hello and welcome back to Music in Focus, a weekly interview series featuring a music photographer and their stories.

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  10. Cellar Door Rendezvous music fest: 5 amazing songs from this year's lineupRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2014 | Cleveland.com

    ... White-style ad libs, both on guitar and vocally, that will keep you coming back for more. So Long, Albatross - "Out of Focus" "Running on energy to settle the score," is one of the standout lyrics on "Out of Focus," the opener to So Long, Albatross' ...

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  11. Music in Focus: An interview with photographer Amber StokosaRead the original story

    Sep 3, 2013 | Examiner.com

    Hello and welcome back to Music in Focus, a weekly interview series featuring a music photographer and their stories.

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  12. Music in Focus: An interview with photographer Amber StokosaRead the original story

    Sep 3, 2013 | Examiner.com

    Hello and welcome back to Music in Focus, a weekly interview series featuring a music photographer and their stories.

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  13. Movie review: New ‘RoboCop’ loses what the 1987 original work didRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... a street-fighting machine. In a test – set cheekily to the 1971 hit “Hocus Pocus” by the Dutch band Focus (a tip of the hat to Verhoeven?) – Alex outmaneuvers and outguns the real robots, proving he is, in fact, the best of both ...

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  14. Lake Street Dive, Rachael Price Bring Bad Self Portraits Into FocusRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2014 | The Huffington Post

    Rachael Price couldn't spend Valentine's Day at home in Brooklyn with her sweetheart, so she sang her heart out instead.

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  15. TV/FILM: Dutch Music Legends Focusa (TM) Hit Song Hocus Pocus Featured in New Robocop FilmRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2014 | All About Jazz

    London, UK - Focus fans rejoice! The group's 1972 worldwide hit "Hocus Pocus" is now being featured in the major motion picture 'RoboCop' starring Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman and Michael Keaton.

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  16. Movie review: New ‘RoboCop’ loses what the 1987 original work didRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... a street-fighting machine. In a test – set cheekily to the 1971 hit “Hocus Pocus” by the Dutch band Focus (a tip of the hat to Verhoeven?) – Alex outmaneuvers and outguns the real robots, proving he is, in fact, the best of both ...

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  17. Dutch Rock Legends FOCUS' Hit Song "Hocus Pocus" Featured In New 'RoboCop' FilmRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2014 | Mi2n

    Email: glassonyonpr@gmail.com Website: http://www.focustheband.com London, UK - Focus fans rejoice! The group's 1972 worldwide hit 'Hocus Pocus' is now being featured in the major motion picture 'RoboCop' starring Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman and Michael Keaton.

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  18. Dutch Rock Legends FOCUS Hit Song 'Hocus Pocus' Featured in New ROBOCOP FilmRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Focus fans rejoice! The group's 1972 worldwide hit "Hocus Pocus" is now being featured in the major motion picture 'RoboCop' starring Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman and Michael Keaton.

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  19. 'Robocop' remake stars with road but slips gearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2014 | Centre Daily Times

    ... the silicon into a street-fighting machine. In a test - set cheekily to the 1971 hit "Hocus Pocus" by the Dutch band Focus (a tip of the hat to Verhoeven?) - Alex outmaneuvers and outguns the real robots, proving he is, in fact, the best of both ...

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  20. Music in Focus: An interview with photographer Amber StokosaRead the original story

    Sep 3, 2013 | Examiner.com

    Hello and welcome back to Music in Focus, a weekly interview series featuring a music photographer and their stories.

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