This Dutch progressive rock band was formed in Amsterdam in 1969 by
vocalist/keyboardist/flutist Thijs van Leer, bassist Martin Dresden and drummer Hans Cleuver, and is remembered most for its hit "Hocus Pocus."
Guitarist Jan Akkerman joined the group following the release of its debut
LP In and Out of Focus in 1971. The single "House of the King" brought a
large following in Europe...(more)