Hocus Pocus – Focus Guitar Lesson
How To Play “Hocus Pocus” by Focus performed by the 70’s Dutch progresive rock band Focus.
The song can be broken down into 3 sections, The main riff starts of with a pedal tone riff played over the A string. Then followed by some interesting Chords more reminicant of a Jazz progression than a rock song. Here is the tab for the opening sequence.
Here are the chords for the first part of the main riff
Here is the tab for the end part of the main riff
Now we have the yodelling section that uses major and minor descending arpeggios
Final part is the ascending double stop bending. To play this you bend the note on the B string up until it is the same pitch as the note on the E string.
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