Hamburger Concerto (live album) by Focus

Hamburger Concerto
Hamburger Concerto by Focus
(Live album)
Year: 1974
Overall rank: 3,798th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
76/100 (from 61 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top albums of 1974 (63rd)
Award Top albums of the 1970s (677th)
Award Best albums of all time (3,798th)
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LP Focus ‘ Hamburger Concerto’
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Time left: 3h 56m 38s
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LP/GF FOCUS Hamburger Concerto MP2385 POLYDOR JAPAN Vinyl
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Time left: 7h 37m 31s
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FOCUS Hamburger Concerto (Gatefold) POLYDOR 1974 UK press
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Time left: 14h 50m 24s
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76/100 (from 61 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 8% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 76.1/100, a mean average of 76.6/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 76.6/100. The standard deviation for this album is 13.8.

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90/100
From 10/06/2012 12:05
An undiscovered gem. A sweeping, symphonic masterpiece. This is not the Focus of Sylvia or Hocus Pocus but a more highbrow and elegiac work (although there is still a bit of yodelling)
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From 07/30/2012 20:29
This is a little known musical masterpiece from the 1970's - one of my all time favourite albums. Sits easily alongside Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, OK Computer, Selling England by the Pound etc. Why isn't it better known?....
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