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Live At The Rainbow (1973)

Live At The Rainbow

Live At The Rainbow (US cover)

Live At The Rainbow (French cover)

Live At The Rainbow (Japanese cover)

Live At The Rainbow
(1973)

Live at the Rainbow / Hamburger Concerto

Live At The Rainbow / Hamburger Concerto
(1999)

Tracks:
  1. Focus 3 (T. van Leer) [3:54]
  2. Answers? Questions! Questions? Answers! (J. Akkerman; B. Ruiter) [11:38]
  3. Focus 2 (T. van Leer) [4:27]
  4. Eruption (excerpts) (T. van Leer; T. Barlage) [8:29]
    a) Orfeus
    b) Answer
    c) Orfeus
    d) Answer
    e) Pupilla
    f) Tommy
    g) Pupilla
  5. Hocus pocus (T. van Leer; J. Akkerman) [8:29]
  6. Sylvia (T. van Leer) [2:48]
  7. Hocus pocus (reprise) (T. van Leer; J. Akkerman) [2:47]

Musicians:

  • Thijs van Leer : Vocal, organ, flute.
  • Jan Akkerman : Guitar.
  • Bert Ruiter : Vocal, bass guitar
  • Pierre van der Linden : Drums

Information:
Production and Mix-down by Mike Vernon for R.T.M.
Recorded at the Rainbow Theatre, London, Saturday 5th May 1973.
Location recording : Pye Studios Mobile Unit.
Recording Engineer : Phil Dunne

LP Imperial 5C 054-24939 (1973)
LP Polydor 2443 118 (1973)
LP Sire SAS 7408 (1973)
LP EMI 5C 038-24939 (1977)
CD EMI-Bovema CDM 7 48969 2 (1988)
CD IRS (1993)
CD EMI (1999) (together with Hamburger Concerto)
CD Red Bullet (2001)
CD JVC (Japanese miniature sleeve) (2006)
LP MOVLP324 (2012

Focus at the rainbow - backLive At The Rainbow (Japanese cover) Cover

Focus at the rainbow - inside Inside

Focus Live

Focus live at the rainbow backLive At The Rainbow (US cover)

Reviews

Focus live in America (2003)

Focus live in America (2003)
Focus live in America
(2003)
Tracks:
  1. Focus I (T. van Leer) [12:59]
  2. House Of The King (J. Akkerman) [2:53]
  3. Focus II (T. van Leer) [5:20]
  4. Eruption (T. van Leer) [16:28]
  5. Sylvia (T. van Leer) [4:34]
  6. Focus V (T. van Leer) [4:37]
  7. La Cathedral de Strasbourg (T. van Leer) [6:47]
  8. Focus VII (T. van Leer) [9:55]
  9. Hocus Pocus (T. van Leer; J. Akkerman) [9:46]
  10. Focus III (T. van Leer) [4:46]

Musicians:

  • Thijs van Leer: Organ, flute and vocals
  • Jan Dumée: Guitar and vocals
  • Bobby Jacobs: Bass guitar
  • Bert Smaak: Drums

Information:
CD Classic Rock Production CRP1090 (2003)

Live at the BBC (2004)

Live at the BBC (2004)
Live at the BBC
(2004)
Tracks:
  1. Virtuous Woman (T. van Leer) [10:58]
  2. Blues In D (B.. Ruiter) [3:46]
  3. Maximum (T. van Leer, B. Ruiter) [14:01]
  4. Sneezing Bull (P. Catherine) [7:46]
  5. Sonata For Flute (J. S. Bach, T. van Leer) [2:48]
  6. House Of The King (J. Akkerman) [3:15]
  7. Angel Wings (P. Catherine) [5:39]
  8. Little Sister/What You See (T. van Leer) [8:18]
  9. Hocus Pocus (T. van Leer; J. Akkerman) [5:49]

Musicians:

  • Thijs van Leer : Flute, keyboards and vocals
  • Philip Catherine : Guitars
  • Bert Ruiter : Bass guitar and vocals
  • David Kemper: Drums

Information:
Recorded by the BBC for 'In Concert', 21 March 1976

CD Hux Records HUX051 (2004)

Reviews

Live in South America (2004)

Live in South America (2004)
Live in South America
2004
Tracks:
  1. Focus III (T. van Leer) [7:42]
  2. House Of King (J. Akkerman) [2:38]
  3. Focus II (T. van Leer) [4:42]
  4. Eruption (T. van Leer) [14:51]
  5. Sylvia (T. van Leer) [3:44]
  6. La Cathedrale De Strasbourg (T. van Leer) [6:38]
  7. Harem Scarem (T. van Leer) [12:05]
  8. Focus VII (T. van Leer) [8:21]
  9. Hocus Pocus (T. van Leer, J. Akkerman) [7:18]

Musicians:

  • Thijs van Leer: Organ, flute and vocals
  • Jan Dumée: Guitar and vocals
  • Bobby Jacobs: Bass guitar
  • Bert Smaak: Drums

Information:
CD Sol & Deneb CDSD 15 (2004)

Reviews

Live legends (2004)

Live legends (2004)
Live legends
(2004)

Greatest Hits (2004)
Greatest Hits
(2004)
Tracks:

CD 1

  1. Hocus Pocus (T. van Leer, J. Akkerman) [5:24]
  2. Hamburger Concerto (T. van Leer, J. Akkerman) [17:39]
  3. Anonymous II (T. van Leer; J. Akkerman; P. van der Linden; B. Ruiter) [9:37]
  4. Focus Medley [13:33]
  5. Sneezing Bull (P. Catherine) [1:58]
  6. Angels Wings (P. Catherine) [4:27]

CD 2

  1. Focus I (T. van Leer) [12:59]
  2. House of the King (J. Akkerman) [2:53]
  3. Focus II (T. van Leer) [5:20]
  4. Eruption (T. van Leer) [16:28]
  5. Sylvia (T. van Leer) [4:34]
  6. Focus V (T. van Leer) [4:00]
  7. Focus VII (T. van Leer) [9:47]
  8. Hocus Pocus (T. van Leer, J. Akkerman) [9:46]
  9. Focus III (T. van Leer) [4:46]

Information:
CD 2 is almost the same as the album Focus live in America, except for the track La Cathedral de Strasbourg.

CD Classic Rock Production (2004)
CD Dejavu Retro Gold Collection R2CD 42-78(2004)

Live in Europe (2009)

focus live in Europe (2009)
Live in Europe
(2009)
Tracks:

CD 1
  1. Sylvia's Stepson (B. Jacobs) [5:36]
  2. House of the king (J. Akkerman) [2:44]
  3. Tamara's move (J. Dumée) [8:28]
  4. Focus 7 (T. van Leer) [6:09]
  5. Aya-Yuppie-Hippie-Yee (B. Jacobs, T. van Leer) [6:24]
  6. Eruption (T. van Leer) [18:39]
  7. Sylvia (T. van Leer) [6:44]
CD 1
  1. Black Beauty (T. van Leer) [4:29]
  2. La Cathedrale de Strasbourg (T. van Leer) [7:34]
  3. Harem scarem (T. van Leer) [14:31]
  4. De ti o de mi (B. Jacobs) [9:25]
  5. Round goes the gossip (T. van Leer) [5:41]
  6. Ode to Venus (T. van Leer) [9:33]
  7. Hocus Pocus (T. van Leer, J. Akkerman) [15:58]

Musicians:

  • Thijs van Leer: Organ, flute and vocals
  • Niels van der STeenhove: Guitar and vocals
  • Bobby Jacobs: Bass guitar
  • Pierre van der Linden: Drums

Information:
Semi-official, limited edition double CD with live recordings made at European concerts

CD (2009)

Live On Air (2010)

focus live on air (2010)
Live on air
(2010)
Tracks:
  1. Focus (T. van Leer) [12:57]
  2. House of the king (J. Akkerman) [2:55]
  3. Focus 2 (T. van Leer) [5:20]
  4. Eruption (T. van Leer) [16:28]
  5. Sylvia (T. van Leer) [4:34]
  6. Focus 5 (T. van Leer) [3:58]
  7. Focus 7 (T. van Leer) [2:37]
  8. Hocus Pocus (T. van Leer, J. Akkerman) [7:06]
  9. Focus 3 (T. van Leer) [4:50]

Information:
Recorded at the Patriots Theatre, New Jersey

CD (2010)

Live In England (2016)

Live In England (2016)
Live In England
(2016)
Tracks:
CD 1
  1. Focus I (T. van Leer)
  2. House Of The King (J. Akkerman)
  3. Tamara's move (J. Dumée)
  4. Focus 7 (T. van Leer)
  5. Aya Yuppie Hippie Yee (B. Jacobs, T. van Leer)
  6. Eruption (T. van Leer)
  7. Sylvia (T. van Leer)
  8. Sylvia's Stepson (B. Jacobs)
  9. Focus 3 (T. van Leer)
  10. Focus 2 (T. van Leer)
CD 2
  1. Black Beauty (T. van Leer, H. Cleuver)
  2. De Ti O De Mi (B. Jacobs)
  3. Le Cathedrale de Strasbourg (T. van Leer)
  4. Harem Scarem / Adventure 10 (T. van Leer)
  5. Round Goes The Gossip (T. van Leer)
  6. Ode To Venus (T. van Leer)
  7. Hocus Pocus (T. van Leer, J. Akkerman)

Musicians:

  • Thijs van Leer: Organ, flutes, vocals
  • Niels van der Steenhoven: Guitars
  • Bobby Jacobs: Bass
  • Pierre van der Linden: Drums

Information:
CD Cherry Red IF006CD

Limited release with DVD, details here
Recorded at The Robin 2, Bilston, England, April 28th 2009