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Hocus Pocus by Focus into what song next ?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Redaxes, Mar 13, 2019 at 10:07 AM.


  1. Chicory Blue

    Chicory Blue Secretly Queen of the Moon Supporting Member

    If Hocus Pocus by Focus is your set’s central locus, then you should go from Hocus Pocus by Focus to Hilikus from Fungus Amongus by Incubus.

    Words!

    --^@
     
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  2. -Asdfgh-

    -Asdfgh-

    Apr 13, 2010
    UK
    That would actually work.
     
  3. -Asdfgh-

    -Asdfgh-

    Apr 13, 2010
    UK
    I would say a sustained chord then into the flute solo a couple of minutes into 'Anonymous Two' from 'Focus 3'. Assuming you have a very talented flautist on hand.
     
  4. Relsom

    Relsom Supporting Member

    Nov 23, 2013
    The Old Dominion
    That's the first thing that came to mind for me, but I've never associated the two before.
     
  5. Relsom

    Relsom Supporting Member

    Nov 23, 2013
    The Old Dominion
    Like that other thread....do a whole set of gibberish songs.
     
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  6. 40Hz

    40Hz Supporting Member

    ^This. First thng that popped into my head.
     
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  7. Bodeeni

    Bodeeni Supporting Member

    Jan 13, 2010
    NYC
    sweet emotion
     
  8. You could do a segue into Squeeze Box by The Who from the middle section of Hocus Pocus. The part that sounds like the accordion.
     
  9. I got it! Hocus Pocus, then into.........wait for it.........I put a Spell On You! Get it?
     
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  10. bearhart74

    bearhart74 Supporting Member

    Feb 26, 2009
    Stratus by Cobham or Freeway Jam by J Beck
     
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  11. Lesfunk

    Lesfunk Supporting Member

    Sehnsucht by Rammstein
     
  12. Reedt2000

    Reedt2000 Supporting Member

    Apr 26, 2017
    Central New Jersey
    Into Spooky then Black Magic Woman?
     
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  13. yodedude2

    yodedude2 Supporting Member

    hocus pocus / abracadabra
     
  14. 9Thumbs

    9Thumbs

    Jul 3, 2013
    Near Boston
    I dunno, If your singer can't go from a low E to a high note only dog's can hear, you might not be able to do it justice. Thijs has scary talent.

    If you are anywhere near Boston, avoid Frankenstein. WZLX, a "classic rock" station here plays Frankenstein, Stairway To Heaven , and Freebird, at least once an hour. I'm pretty sure no one I know ever wants to hear any of those, ever, again.
     
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  15. TNCreature

    TNCreature Jinkies! Supporting Member

    Jan 25, 2010
    Philadelphia Burbs
    Lou Reed's Metal Machine Music
    (My stock answer)
     
  16. InhumanResource

    InhumanResource

    Dec 28, 2012
    It's a great way to open the "things nobody knows" tour!
     
  17. Strait into " Sylvia " .
    Another fantastic instrumental by Focus.
     
  18. micguy

    micguy

    May 17, 2011
    That's the first thing that came into my head as well - rhythmically, it's a good combo/segue.
     
  19. lfmn16

    lfmn16 Supporting Member

    Sep 21, 2011
    charles town, wv
    Black Betty.

     
  20. When we play it our keyboard player covers it using two keyboards and it works out very well, although our sound guy Sven misses his moment in the spotlight.
     

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