Hocus Pocus" is a song by the Dutch rock band Focus, written by keyboardist, flautist and vocalist Thijs van Leer and guitarist Jan Akkerman. It was recorded and released in 1971 as the opening track of their second studio album, Moving Waves.
i orôrôi rôrôrôi rôrôrôi rôrôrôi rôrôrôi ohrorô poPÔ Yôi orôrôi rôrôrôi rôrôrôi rôrôrôi rôrôrôi ohrorô PoPÔ Aaaah aaah aaah aaah Uuuh oooh oooh ooooooooh. i orôrôi rôrôrôi rôrôrôi rôrôrôi rôrôrôi ohrorô poPÔ Yôi orôrôi rôrôrôi rôrôrôi rôrôrôi rôrôrôi ohrorô BoumPÔ Aaaah aaah aaah aaah Uuuh oooh oooh ooooooooh. An iconic and unusual song, Hocus Pocus consists of a guitar riff, broken up by varied interludes of yodeling, organs, accordions, and even more. The song has been covered numerous times, famously live by the Foo Fighters, and appears in many films and TV shows, including a scene in 2017’s Baby Driver. Hocus Pocus" Track Info. Written By Thijs van Leer & Jan Akkerman.
Hocus Pocus (Single Version). 16 Songs, 1 Hour 16 Minutes. 1975 Red Bullet Productions.
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Although it includes none of the band's lengthy jams which made up the bulk parts of Focus III, Moving Waves, and Hamburger Concerto, Hocus Pocus is one of the best releases to highlight what Focus were all about.
Hocus Pocus bass tab. by Focus. Difficulty: advanced. Artist : Focus Song: Hocus Pocus Album: Moving Waves Tabbed By: Skish. This is the Whole Bass line to the song including all the fills.
- Manufactured By – Polydor Records Ltd.
- Pressed By – Phonodisc Ltd.
- Lacquer Cut At – Phonodisc Ltd.
- Published By – Radio Tele
- Published By – Louvigny-Marquee Music
- Producer – Mike Vernon
- Written-By – Akkerman*, Van Leer*
NotesThis version has no Britico credit on the B-side.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, stamped): 04 2001211 A//2∇420 11 22
- Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, stamped): 01 0 1 2 2001211 B//1∇420 12 16
- Matrix / Runout (Variant 2 - Runout A-side): 04 2001211 A//2∇420 12 20
- Matrix / Runout (Variant 2 - Runout B-side): 01 0 1 2 2001211 B//1∇420 12 17
- Matrix / Runout (Variant 3 - Runout A-side): 04 2001211 A//2∇420 11 19
- Matrix / Runout (Variant 3 - Runout B-side): 01 0 1 2 2001211 B//1∇420 13 18
- Matrix / Runout (Side A, label): 2001-211 A
- Matrix / Runout (Side B, label): 2001-211 B
- Rights Society: Britico
|5C 006-24 415, 5C 006-24415||Focus||Hocus Pocus / Janis (7", Single, Fou)||Imperial , Imperial||5C 006-24 415, 5C 006-24415||Netherlands||1971|
|2001 211||Focus||Hocus Pocus (7", Single, Promo)||Polydor||2001 211||Germany||1971|
|2001-211||Focus||Hocus Pocus (7", Single, Sol)||Polydor||2001-211||UK||1971|
|2001-211||Focus||Hocus Pocus (7", Red)||Polydor||2001-211||UK||1971|
|2001 211||Focus||Hocus Pocus (7")||Polydor||2001 211||New Zealand||1971|