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    Part 2 - Items from the newest to the oldest (2002-2001-2000-1999-1998-1997):

    Much of these links are broken - please refer to the main menu to find articles and pages.


    2002:

    - REVIEW: Jan Akkerman Band - Deal, Kent (UK), Sat. 9th February, 2002 (added in Dec / 17 / 2002) - DELETED

    - PICTURES: Jan Akkerman at Deal and Stamford, UK 2002 (added in Dec / 14 / 2002)

    - PICTURES: FOCUS in Norway - Stavanger, 1974 (added in Dec / 05 / 2002)

    - REVIEW: Focus at Montreal - October 10th 2002 (added in Dec / 04 / 2002)

    - FOCUS IN BRAZIL (Rio and SP) - EXCLUSIVE PICTURES BY RODRIGO MANTOVANI (added in Nov / 17 / 2002)

    - FOCUS IN RIO DE JANEIRO - 6th November (added in Nov / 12 / 2002)

    - FOCUS IN SAO PAULO - 8th November - Photos by Paulo Henrique Leocadio (added in Nov / 12 / 2002)

    - FOCUS IN SAO PAULO - 8th November - Photos by Olavo Tomohisa Ito (added in Nov / 12 / 2002)

    - Greatest Hits vol.6 - Dutch Compilation with Focus (added in Oct / 22 / 2002)

    - THIJS VAN LEER as guest at the URIAH HEEP presentation in London, dec-2001 - Backstage (added in Oct / 21 / 2002)

    - All about the new FOCUS line-up:

    - FOCUS Crossword N° 3 (added in Sep / 26 / 2002)

    - FOCUS Crossword N° 2 (added in Sep / 03 / 2002)

    - FOCUS official site (new!): http://www.officialfocushomepage.nl (added in Sep / 03 / 2002)

    - Review - FOCUS at Philadelphia, 2 shows, different years (added in Sep / 03 / 2002)

    - The Music index - Jan Akkerman Book Updates: Jan Akkerman/Focus Forum - Extract in Adobe pdf format - E Mail a friend. Sent by Christine/Marketing Support (added in Aug / 30 / 2002)

    - CD "Focus 8" - Sleeves and liner notes (added in Aug / 13 / 2002)

    - Focus Official Pictures (added in Aug / 13 / 2002)

    - Focus Artistic Cassette Covers (added in Aug / 09 / 2002)

    - In and Out of Focus - inside pictures from the Australian release (added in Aug / 09 / 2002)

    - Ticket from a show in Melbourne, Australia 1974 (added in Aug / 09 / 2002)

    - Ticket from a show in Oslo, Norway, 1974 (added in Aug / 08 / 2002)

    - Review from a show in Stavanger, Norway, 1974 (added in Aug / 08 / 2002)

    - Focus concert at Spirit of ´66 Verviers/Belgium, April 12, 2002 (added in Jul / 25 / 2002)

    - FOCUS CROSSWORDS (added in Jul / 24 / 2002)

    - The new Focus on Studio - Page 1 | Page 2 (added in Jul / 11 / 2002)

    - Back Together Again - CD Release by Wonded Bird Records - 2002 (added in Jul / 06 / 2002)

    - There is a new website to support the book about Jan Akkerman and Focus: http://musicsogood.com/janakkerman - It gives more information about the book, features from the former Akkernet website and many interactive opportunities (added in Jun / 20 / 2002)

    - Focus entry in the book 'Scented Gardens Of The Mind' by Dag Erik Asbjornsen (added in May / 28 / 2002)

    - New Links in the CD Dealers section (added in May / 28 / 2002)

    - Thijs van Leer and Bert Monster, Kekerdom, The Netherlands, April, 20, 2002 (added in May / 22 / 2002)

    - Focus at Harderwijk, The Netherlands, May 03, 2002 (added in May / 22 / 2002)

    - Miguel Ríos - Rock & Ríos (better cover scan) (added in May / 20 / 2002)

    - In And Out Of Focus - A very rare Belgium print (added in May / 18 / 2002)

    - The Musical Box magazine N° 5 (link). Contain an extensive (9 pages) article about FOCUS wrote by Rodrigo Mantovani. It's in portuguese language only. (added in May / 17 / 2002)

    - Tales (real-audio) - Uriah Heep with Thijs van Leer - London, Dec 07, 2001 (added in May / 15 / 2002)

    - More Photos of the New Focus at Kekerdom Page 4 | Page 5 | Page 6 | Page 7 (added in May / 14 / 2002)

    - Jan Akkerman at "Single Luck - Hocus-Pocus" Dutch documentary, Dec 1995 (added in Apr / 26 / 2002)

    - New Focus at Kekerdom, The Netherlands, April, 20, 2002 - 3 pages of pictures (added in Apr / 26 / 2002)

    - Flash animation in the opening page (added in Apr / 18 / 2002)


    IN AND OUT OF FOCUS - The Music of Jan Akkerman and Focus
    David Randall

    The book is based on interviews with Jan Akkerman, Thijs van Leer and other key players including producer Mike Vernon and Yde de Jong the long-time Focus manager.
    This is the first full biography of Jan Akkerman and Focus and is heavily illustrated with more than 130 photos and items of memorabilia. Click here for more information.

    (added in Apr / 04 / 2002)

    - "DAG DAG" - Another Dutch Compilation with Focus, Brainbox and Hans Dulfer (added in Mar / 30 / 2002)

    - "Our Best To You" - Compilation with Focus and Brainbox (added in Mar / 29 / 2002)

    - THE HUNTERS Single: Russian Spy and I / Spring (added in Mar / 29 / 2002)

    - Tabernakel Newspaper Article (added in Mar / 16 / 2002)

    - "Pictured Within" - Jon Lord solo with participation of Thijs van Leer (added in Mar / 07 / 2002)

    - "Focus is Back!" - Willem Hubers (the new band manager) sent this e-mail (added in Feb / 27 / 2002)

    - THIJS VAN LEER as guest at the URIAH HEEP presentation in London, dec-2001 (added in Feb / 05 / 2002)

    - Focus at the "Book of Rock" (added in Jan / 26 / 2002)

    - 1975 Roskilde Festival Stagepass (added in Jan / 26 / 2002)

    - 1974 Harem-Scarem Advertisement (added in Jan / 26 / 2002)

    - 1976 Albums' Advertisement (added in Jan / 26 / 2002)

    - A double sided Dutch Focus single from 1973 with Hocus Pocus and Sylvia (added in Jan / 10 / 2002)


    2001:

    - The Morning After The Third - 1970 Hans Dulfer & Ritmo Naturel Featuring Jan Akkerman (added in Dec / 31 / 2001)

    - Ramses Shaffy met group Focus - rare single with the early Focus members (added in Dec / 28 / 2001)

    - Shaffy Chantate - Ramses Shaffy with Thijs van Leer and others (added in Dec / 28 / 2001)

    - Sunset Sunkiss - Ramses Shaffy and the early Focus members (added in Dec / 28 / 2001)

    - The Beauty of Bojoura - 1970 - Music Arranged & Conducted by Thijs van Leer (added in Dec / 19 / 2001)

    - Bojoura - 1971 - Everything's alright / I don't know how to love him (Single) (added in Dec / 19 / 2001)

    - Jan Akkerman with Jan Kuiper at the 'Bimhuis' - Amsterdam, Netherlands, 21st February 2001 (added in Dec / 16 / 2001)

    - FOCUS PLAYS FOCUS - Original 1970 Dutch Release (added in Dec / 14 / 2001)

    - Thijs van Leer at his home - images from the 'SINGLE LUCK' Dutch Documentary - Dec, 1995 (added in Dec / 14 / 2001)

    - Thijs van Leer with Conxi - images from the 'SINGLE LUCK' Dutch Documentary - Dec, 1995 (added in Dec / 14 / 2001)

    - REVIEW: FOCUS at the Hordin Pavlion - Sydney, Australia June '74 and July '75 (added in Dec / 13 / 2001)

    - Focus on Guinness Who’s Who of Seventies Music (added in Dec / 07 / 2001)

    - Focus re-mastered in glorious K2 20 bit digital sound (added in Dec / 06 / 2001)

    - AKKERMAN OUT OF NEW-LOOK FOCUS - March, 1976 - UK Newspaper article (added in Dec / 05 / 2001)

    - FOCUS UK Newspaper article from March 31, 1973 (added in Nov / 09 / 2001)

    - THREE OF FOUR SHADES OF BLUES - 1977 - COVER SCAN AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION [Charles Mingus - participation: Philip Catherine] (added in Oct / 28 / 2001)

    - Bernard Oattes' Soul Detective, 1995 - with Jan Akkerman (added in Oct / 23 / 2001)

    - Jan Akkerman's Tabernakel CD on Wounded Bird Records (added in Oct / 06 / 2001)

    - FOCUS REUNITED 1985 - Images from the 'Russian Roulette' video-clip (added in Oct / 05 / 2001)

    - Focus in 1972 (picture) - Thijs van Leer, Jan Akkerman, Bert Ruiter and Pierre van der Linden (added in Sep / 28 / 2001)

    - Liner notes from Philip Catherine's 'Splendid' by Mike Hennesseg (added in Sep / 24 / 2001)

    - Liner notes from Philip Catherine's 'Twin House' by Mike Hennesseg (added in Sep / 24 / 2001)

    - A 1974 Japanese issue of the single 'harem scarem/early birth' (added in Sep / 21 / 2001)

    - A 1971 UK import for House of the King/black beauty single (added in Sep / 20 / 2001)

    - Rare Brazilian Focus Single (added in Sep / 17 / 2001)

    - Rare Mexican Focus Single (added in Sep / 16 / 2001)

    - 12 Mooiste Liederen - 2000, another Thijs van Leer flute album (added in Sep / 02 / 2001)

    - Nouveau Tango - Luis Borda, including Thijs van Leer (added in Aug / 30 / 2001)

    - A portrait for strings - Various Artists, including Jan Akkerman (added in Aug / 29 / 2001)

    - Mother Focus advertisement (added in July / 20 / 2001)

    - Hair - The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical (added in July / 17 / 2001)

    - Cyril Havermans - Mind Wave - 1974 (added in June / 06 / 2001)

    - House of the King - Italian single (added in June / 05 / 2001)

    - A rare Focus' UK Tour program from 1976 (added in May / 25 / 2001)

    - FOCUS POP Classics - 1989 - an excellent compilation CD from 1989 (added in May / 18 / 2001)

    - Jan Akkerman - A 'Poor Relation' Comes Good - Interview 24/02/1973 (added in May / 01 / 2001)

    - Jan Akkerman Singles Page (added in April / 28 / 2001)

    - More Focus Singles! (added in April / 27 / 2001)

    - A rare Focus Tour program with signatures from Van Leer and Akkerman themselves! (added in March / 16 / 2001)

    - Thijs van Leer interview - Sounds Magazine, 1976 (added in February / 14 / 2001)

    - Vanessa Mae playing Hocus-Pocus (added in February / 07 / 2001)

    - Thijs van Leer solo: Bach For A New Age (added in January / 19 / 2001)

    - Jan Akkerman at Guitar Heroes - Brazilian Newspaper Advert (added in January / 18 / 2001)



    2000:

    - Philip Catherine' Solo: Blue Prince (added in December / 18 / 2000)

    - Explosion Extra Ordinaire - new ADVANCED WARNING live album with Pierre Van Der Linden on drums! (added in December / 14 / 2000)

    - HOCUS POCUS by HELLOWEEN, the famous German Heavy-Metal group (real-audio) (added in December / 13 / 2000)

    - The Guitar Album - 1973 guitarists compilation including Jan Akkerman (added in December / 05 / 2000)

    - It Could Happen To You - UK special release (Jan Akkerman solo) (added in November / 25 / 2000)

    - The Best of Jan Akkerman and Friends - 1980 compilation (added in November / 18 / 2000)

    - New FOCUS Audio Files - Now you can listen all the 'Moving Waves' and 'Hamburger Concerto' tracks in Real-Audio, and much more! (added in November / 16 / 2000)

    - FOCUS - A Dutch Treat 'Live at the Rainbow' (added in October / 12 / 2000)

    - Cavatina - Thijs van Leer single (added in September / 20 / 2000)

    - Am I Losing You - Jan Akkerman single (added in September / 14 / 2000)

    - Twin House + Five Splendid Bonus Tracks - 1992 (added in September / 09 / 2000)

    - Jan Akkerman's TABERNAKEL - SONGS OF SELF PRAISE - From Circus Magazine - June 1974 (added in September / 05 / 2000)

    - Summertime - Thijs van Leer solo (added in August / 24 / 2000)

    - Jan Akkerman's Profile - CD version (added in August / 23 / 2000)

    - Street Legal - Project by Ton Dijkman with Jan Akkerman on guitars (added in August / 18 / 2000)

    - Zbigniew Seifert with Philip Catherine on guitars (added in August / 17 / 2000)

    - Pedal Point - Dona Nobis Pacem, An Appreciation by Tom Watson (added in August / 14 / 2000)

    - Jan Akkerman - Live at Alexanders (added in August / 09 / 2000)

    - Jan Akkerman - Jazzah! (single) (added in August / 09 / 2000)

    - Jan Akkerman - Millenium (single) (added in August / 09 / 2000)

    - Kerstconcert - met Thijs van Leer & dochters en de Grootkoren (added in August / 09 / 2000)

    - CHASER - John Lee and Gerry Brown, featuring Eef Albers (added in August / 04 / 2000)

    - Greatest Hits of FOCUS (compilation) (added in August / 04 / 2000)

    - "Wachet Auf" single from Thijs Van Leer's "Introspection 92" (added in August / 03 / 2000)

    - Jean-Luc Ponty Experience - Open Strings (cover picture) (added in August / 02 / 2000)

    - Coryell, Catherine, Kuhn - Live! (added in July / 18 / 2000)

    - Six String Superclassics (added in July / 17 / 2000)

    - Rick Van Der Linden and Jack Lancaster - Wild Connections (added in July / 17 / 2000)

    - Transitory - Philip Catherine with Jasper Van't Hof's PORK PIE (added in July / 08 / 2000)

    - Thijs van Leer's Collage (compilation) (added in July / 07 / 2000)

    - Review: UK Polydor release of "In and Out of Focus" (added in May / 29 / 2000)

    - "Key to the Highway"- Akkerman' single (added in May / 27 / 2000)

    - Puccini's Cafe (Jan Akkerman) track's list (added in May / 26 / 2000)

    - Reviews: Jan Akkerman at the Roses Theatre in Tewkesbury and at the Robin R&B club in Birmingham - May/2000 (added in May / 22 / 2000)

    - Jan Akkerman at the Brook in Southampton on 1999 tour (added in May / 21 / 2000)

    - DUTCH TREAT - Jan Akkerman Interview - May 1975 (added in Apr / 23 / 2000)

    - THREE OF FOUR SHADES OF BLUES - Charles Mingus / 1977 - with Philip Catherine (added in Apr / 15 / 2000)

    - Particular version of the album "In And Out Of Focus" (added in Apr / 08 / 2000)

    - Sleevenotes from "Focus on Focus" compilation (added in Mar / 27 / 2000)

    - Sleevenotes from "Attention" German issue of "Mother Focus" (added in Mar / 25 / 2000)

    - Ansgar Krause HomePage - member of the duet "Les Deux Amis" (added in Mar / 20 / 2000)

    - Jan Akkerman at the Night of the Guitars, 1989 (added in Mar / 10 / 2000)

    - The origin of "Delitiæ Musicæ" (added in Mar / 03 / 2000)

    - In spanish language: Thijs van Leer interviewed by Martin Hudson (England)
    Wondrous Stories - August 1997
    (added in Mar / 01 / 2000)

    - Nouveau Tango / Astor Piazzolla - Thijs van Leer as guest musician (added in Feb / 11 / 2000)

    - House Of The King Compilation (added in Feb / 05 / 2000)

    - Jan Akkerman's "Can't Stand Noise" Lp version with liner notes (added in Jan / 27 / 2000)

    - Medium Rare - Polydor Compilation with 2 FOCUS tracks (added in Jan / 22 / 2000)

    - FOCUS Con Proby/1977, album review (added in Jan / 20 / 2000)


    1999:

    - Phillip Catherine in the "Guitars" album, back cover photo (add in Dec / 23 / 99)

    - Audio file - Thijs van Leer mistake in a FOCUS presentation at Bloomington, Indiana Nov/02/73 (add in Nov / 20 / 99)

    - PASSION - Jan Akkerman Acoustic (add in Nov / 14 / 99)

    - Shockwave © animation to celebrate 3 years of the FOCUS site (add in Nov / 04 / 99)

    - Video Pictures Collection (a new section!) (add in Nov / 01 / 99)

    - Jan Akkerman in Brazil - Guitar Heroes Project/89 (add in oct / 21 / 99)

    - Bolero single - Van Leer plays the love theme from "10" movie (add in oct / 20 / 99)

    - Jan Akkerman's 'Guitar for Sale' - tracks list (add in sep / 23 / 99)

    - Jan Akkerman's 'Live in Montreux' - liner notes (add in sep / 23 / 99)

    - FOCUS History in Spanish language (add in sep / 20 / 99)

    - Christmas Noel Weihnacht Kerstmis, 1983 (Thijs Van Leer compilation) (add in aug / 12 / 99)

    - P. J. Proby History (only in portuguese) (add in aug / 04 / 99)

    - POP'73 color picture card from Italy (front and back cover) (add in jul / 30 / 99)

    - HOCUS POCUS sheet music (add in jul / 29 / 99)

    - Focus at the Koseinenkin, 74 - bootleg review (add in jul / 27 / 99)

    - Moving Waves - Double Dutch compilation (add in jul / 14 / 99)

    - ROCK & RÍOS (1982): Miguel Ríos with Thijs van Leer (add in jul / 06 / 99)

    - EXTRAÑOS EN EL ESCAPARATE (1981): Miguel Ríos with Thijs van Leer
    (add in jul / 05 / 99)

    - Improvements in the 'Links page' (CD Dealers' item) (add in jun / 18 / 99)

    - The FOCUS LIST is the easier way to keep in touch with the FOCUS site, to receive notification of all the updates. (add in jun / 09 / 99)

    - Hocus Pocus/Hocus Pocus II - single from 1973 (add in jun / 05 / 99)

    - Open Strings: Jean-Luc Ponty Experience with Philip Catherine (add in may / 28 / 99)

    - In and Out of Focus - original album back cover notes (add in may / 22 / 99)

    - End of August - Philip Catherine solo - 1982 (add in may / 11 / 99)

    - Joy to the World - Thijs van Leer and Family (add in apr / 11 / 99)

    - The FRAMUS Akkerman guitar - Leigh Woolford's collection (add in apr / 05 / 99)

    - Blues Hearts - Cover Picture added (add in apr / 03 / 99)

    - Guitar Groove - Last Philip Catherine album (add in mar / 30 / 99)

    - The Glorious Album - The new Thijs van Leer' solo work (add in mar / 26 / 99)

    - Jan Akkerman's Live in Montreux - tracks list and inside picture (add in mar / 23 / 99)

    - Philip Catherine and Larry Coryell at the first Jazz Festival of São Paulo (Brazil), 1978 - pictures and text (add in mar / 19 / 99)

    - Article in a Dutch newspaper about "FOCUS 2000" (the new Focus line-up) and the last Van Leer's record "The Glorious Album" (add in mar / 13 / 99)

    - Attention ! Focus - German Compilation (add in mar / 11 / 99)

    - September Sky - Philip Catherine's album (add in mar / 05 / 99)

    - Oscar - Philip Catherine's album (add in mar / 04 / 99)

    - Philip Catherine & Chet Baker (new item in the Catherine's section)
    (add in feb / 27 / 99)

    - Rassinfosse / Baker / Catherine - 1983 (add in feb / 27 / 99)

    - Inside painting of Cyril's first album - 1973 (add in feb / 23 / 99)

    - Rick van der Linden (Trace, Ekseption) first solo album: Plays Albinoni, Bach, and Handel - 1976 (add in feb / 22 / 99)

    - Het Beste van FOCUS - Dutch Compilation (add in feb / 20 / 99)

    - Jan Akkerman's new album: Blues Roots - with Curtis Knight (add in feb / 19 / 99)

    - Musical Melody - Thijs van Leer solo (add in feb / 19 / 99)

    - VICTORIA (pre-FOCUS single) Thijs van Leer & Liesbeth List (add in feb / 18 / 99)

    - Kerst Met tracks list (Thijs Van Leer solo) (add in feb / 17 / 99)

    - The FOCUS return? - text only in portuguese (add in feb / 14 / 99)

    - FOCUS History - from the "Rock" magazine - Brazil/1975 - only in portuguese
    (add in feb / 13 / 99)

    - FOCUS Singles - A new section full of useful information by Tim Baugh
    (add in feb / 12 / 99)

    - Thijs van Leer in London, 1973 (picture) (add in feb / 11 / 99)

    - FOCUS Japanese Homepage - a new FOCUS site created and maintained by Keijiro Matsunaga (add in feb / 10 / 99)

    - FOCUS in Dutch Style (picture) (add in feb / 09 / 99)

    - The "FOCUS Fan Association Homepage": a new FOCUS site created and maintained by the friends of the F.F.A. (add in feb / 05 / 99)

    - TEN SHARP "The Fire Inside" - with Thijs van Leer (add in jan / 08 / 99)

    - More Real-Audio files (add in jan / 05 / 99)


    1998:

    - Eastern Sky (RealAudio file) - A rare song from the Proby period (add in dec / 21 / 98)

    - "Oh! Calcutta" by the Trio Thijs van Leer (add in dec / 21 / 98)

    - Roskilde Festival Collection - 1975 (add in dec / 18 / 98)

    - Thijs van Leer and P.J.Proby - 2 rare pictures (add in dec / 09 / 98)

    - FOCUS 2 album cover available (add in dec / 08 / 98)

    - Some FOCUS' lyrics available (add in dec / 07 / 98)

    - Jan Akkerman Concert in Eindhoven - 30 / 10 / 98 (Review) (add in nov / 27 / 98)

    - Jan Akkerman at the Roskilde Festival 1975 in Denmark (add in nov / 20 / 98)

    - Thijs van Leer at the Roskilde Festival 1975 in Denmark (add in nov / 18 / 98)

    - Jan Akkerman's new album: Live At The Priory (add in nov / 17 / 98)

    - Jan Akkerman (picture) (add in nov / 08 / 98)

    - Jan Akkerman at the Turfschip Hal, Breda, Netherlands (add in oct / 31 / 98)

    - FOCUS' Classics Tracks - Review (add in oct / 23 / 98)

    - Site Map (add in oct / 18 / 98)

    - Picture of the 'Moving Waves' line up, 1971 (add in oct / 17 / 98)

    - Updates in "FOCUS on FANS" page (add in oct / 10 / 98)

    - The Story of FOCUS - An germany compilation (2 Lps), including cool pictures and an interesting FOCUS biography from 1974 (add in oct / 08 / 98)

    - Rogier van Otterloo - Visions - 1974 (add in sep / 26 / 98)

    - FOCUS Classic line-up, 1973 (picture) (add in sep / 17 / 98)

    - Tracks list of "Introspection 4" - Thijs van Leer solo work (add in sep / 14 / 98)

    - "Ayreon - Into the Electric Castle" - With Thijs van Leer (add in sep / 13 / 98)

    - Thijs van Leer's family (picture), April, 1998 (add in sep / 13 / 98)

    - A classic masterpiece that inspired Hamburger Concerto (review and sound-files)
    (add in sep / 11 / 98)

    - Bert Ruiter's picture (Earth and Fire) (add in sep / 11 / 98)

    - A rare picture from the Hamburger Concerto line-up, 1974 (add in sep / 07 / 98)

    - Rogier van Otterloo - On the Move - 1975 (add in sep / 05 / 98)

    - Bert Ruiter in the band "Earth and Fire" (add in sep / 05 / 98)

    - Introspection 1 & 2 - Compilation (add in sep / 03 / 98)

    - Thijs van Leer picture from Introspection 4 - Lp album (add in sep / 01 / 98)

    - Thijs van Leer interviewed by Martin Hudson - Wondrous Stories (England)
    August 1997
    (add in aug / 31 / 98)

    - Thijs with his son Ruben, 13. (add in aug / 30 / 98)

    - Lindenboomschool, Holland, where FOCUS play in 1972. (add in aug / 30 / 98)

    - Frames in the Image Bank. (add in aug / 30 / 98)

    - O MY LOVE - complete section. (add in aug / 30 / 98)

    - Nielullemadoen - Thijs van Leer & CONXI. (add in aug / 30 / 98)

    - Introspection 1, 2 e 4 in Lp version (USA). (add in aug / 29 / 98)

    - New Audio Files - including MIDI and RealAudio. (add in aug / 28 / 98)

    - New editions of Jan Akkerman's 'Pleasure Point', 'From the Basement' and 'Heartware' albums with bonus tracks. (add in aug / 27 / 98)

    - "Personal Note" - MARK NAUSEEF - with Jan Akkerman on guitars.
    (add in aug / 27 / 98)

    - "Strangers On The Run" - SAMUEL EDDY - with Jan Akkerman on guitars.
    (add in aug / 20 / 98)

    - FOCUS at the K.B.Town Hall - Live in Copenhagen (review). (add in aug / 19 / 98)

    - Jan Akkerman in Chester (England) July/27/98 - 2 pictures. (add in aug / 17 / 98)

    - Who is Tom Barlage? Kill your curiosity here! (add in aug / 14 / 98)

    - Thijs van Leer standing outside his "castle" in Mill. (add in aug / 10 / 98)

    - Frames in the Discography and 'More' items sections. (add in aug / 05 / 98)

    - "Shine On" - The Cats, with Jan Akkerman on guitars. (add in jul / 28 / 98)

    - ADVANCED WARNING - Dutch band with Pierre van der Linden on drums. Link kindly sent by Herbert Noord (Holland). (add in jul / 09 / 98)

    - FOCUS advert of the "Roskilde" Danish Festival in 1975. (add in jul / 08 / 98)

    - Pink Project / Jan Akkerman (25 years of the album "Dark Side of the Moon") - Live in Delft, The Netherlands - Friday, June 12 1998 - Review by Irene Heinicke
    (add in jul / 06 / 98)

    - Jan Akkerman / B.B. King - Live At The Ahoy Arena, Rotterdam, Holland - May 2nd, 1998 - Review by Rodrigo Werneck (add in jun / 27 / 98)

    - Jan Akkerman in a Dutch pop-stars' picture book. (add in jun / 24 / 98)

    - FOCLUB magazine maintained by Jan van Beek in the 70's (Netherlands)
    (add in jun / 20 / 98)

    - ZING JE MOERSTAAL (1976) - FOCUS in a Dutch compilation with the song
    "O Avondrood"!
    (add in jun / 10 / 98)

    - Focus 3 line-up, from a Dutch music magazine called "Oor". (add in may / 30 / 98)

    - "PEACHES" (Steffen's band) playing "Hamburger Concerto" ! (add in may / 27 / 98)

    - "Les Deux Amis" liner notes with preface of Thijs and Jan. (add in may / 27 / 98)

    - Christmas album's tracks list. (add in may / 27 / 98)

    - "REVIEWS", a new section. (add in may / 23 / 98)

    - FOCUS on FANS updated. (add in may / 21 / 98)

    - Jan Akkerman to play "Dark Side of the Moon" - link (add in may / 21 / 98)

    - Jan Akkerman playing live, picture sent by Steffen Staugaard (add in may / 20 / 98)

    - Thijs van Leer playing live, picture sent by Steffen Staugaard (add in may / 20 / 98)

    - MARYSON - featuring Thijs van Leer - 1998 (add in may / 09 / 98)

    - SONGBOOK's pictures, issued in the 70's (add in may / 05 / 98)

    - FOCUS in the WEB - Rodrigo's comments (add in may / 03 / 98)

    - Thijs van Leer's Introspection page (add in may / 01 / 98)

    - Biography of the FOCUS' members (add in apr / 30 / 98)

    - Cartoon - Live at the Rainbow (add in apr / 29 / 98)

    - Introspection 1 - Tracks list and review (add in apr / 24 / 98)

    - Link to Hans Cleuver Drumschool (add in apr / 24 / 98)

    - FOCUS Classic Line-up - 1973 (add in apr / 23 / 98)

    - FOCUS Promotional Picture - 1998 (add in apr / 23 / 98)

    - RENAISSANCE - New item in the Thijs van Leer's discography (add in apr / 23 / 98)

    - FOCUS with Jan Akkerman playing lute - 1973 (add in apr / 18 / 98)

    - FOCUS in the PINKPOP festival - 1972 (add in apr / 18 / 98)

    - A picture from the first FOCUS line-up - 1969 (add in apr / 16 / 98)

    - FOCUS' 1998 PRESS-RELEASE - Exclusive ! "FOCUS LIVES AGAIN". As they appeared in a Dutch press-release in April / 1998 ! (add in apr / 14 / 98)

    - First "in and Out of FOCUS" cover version (add in apr / 08 / 98)

    - FOCUS "Dutch Masters" - U.S. compilation (add in apr / 08 / 98)

    - Cyril Havermans first solo album (add in apr / 08 / 98)

    - Irene sent this new interview with Thijs van Leer, on the occasion of the 75o birthday of a Dutch broadcasting organisation called AVRO and performs with the Metropole Orchestra in the Netherlands, 05 / April / 98. (add in apr / 06 / 98)

    - A picture from the new FOCUS line-up sent by Tim Baugh. (add in apr / 06 / 98)

    - New Lay-out for all the site, to celebrate the return of FOCUS ! New Logotype in pure gold 18 k, new background, a choice-bar and more...!!! (add in apr / 03 / 98)

    - A section with so many rarities from Hamburger Concerto period: Pictures, Interview with Thijs van Leer about the album, Lyrics and more !!! (add in mar / 23 / 98)

    - Exclusive Interview with Thijs van Leer about the new FOCUS !!! (add in feb / 26 / 98)

    - Phillip Catherine Discography (add in feb / 14 / 98)

    - BRAINBOX history - Link (add in feb / 08 / 98)

    - Table format in Solo Works (add in feb / 08 / 98)

    - FOCUS 1990 Reunion (picture) (add in feb / 07 / 98)

    - FOCUS available in Video (add in feb / 01 / 98)

    - Brainbox - Jan Akkerman before FOCUS (add in jan / 29 / 98)

    - More FOCUS history - Link (add in jan / 22 / 98)

    - More about FOCUS reunion (add in jan / 18 / 98)

    - Supernatural Fairy Tales (with "Hocus Pocus"!) (add in jan / 17 / 98)

    - FOCUS on Fans Update ! (jan / 10 / 98)


    1997:

    - Instrumental Hymns - The new Thijs van Leer' solo album !

    - 10.000 clowns on a rainy day - Live - The new Jan Akkerman' solo album !

    - Now FOCUS has an IMAGE BANK !

    - Solo Works update ! (all Thijs van Leer´s Introspections albums)

    - Les Deux Amis playing FOCUS music !

    - New FOCUS Compilations !

    - Mike Vernon's Comments :

      - From "Ship of Memories"

      - FOCUS in the Digital Age

    - A different version of the first FOCUS album!

    - AUDIO Files

    - Rumours about Thijs Van Leer reorganize FOCUS !

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