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Jan Akkerman

Jan Akkerman

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Jan Akkerman: A Poor Relation Comes Good

Interview by Tony Stewart, New Musical Express, 24 February 1973

IN A SMALL OFFICE at the Manchester Hardrock, reeking of stale beer and dirty ashtrays, Jan Akkerman is struggling to light a cigarette. Outside, where ...

Jan Akkerman: Dutch Treat

Interview by Steven Rosen, Guitar Player, May 1975

JAN AKKERMAN, lead guitarist of Focus, represents the new breed of European guitarists so long invisible under the veil of the English players. Where the ...

Phone Home: Jan Akkerman

Interview by Colin Harper, MOJO, July 1996

"AFTER FOCUS I MADE a record called Eli and toured Britain. The record was a success but the tour was a disaster. I did one ...

Jan Akkerman

Interview by Colin Harper, The Guitar, November 1997

ALL OVER the world there are individuals trading copies of grainy videos from European television, cassettes of horrendously obscure old records by people with unpronounceable ...

see also Focus


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