Named after club-house Alcuin of the catholic student's corps Sanctus Virgilius, established in the St. Barbaraklooster in Delft. The group is from Delft and was called Threshold Fear until 1971. Members in 1971: Ferdinand Bakker (vocals, guitar, piano, violin ex-Py Set) Job Tarenskeen (vocals, drums, percussion), Ronald Ottenhof (sax, flute) Dick Franssen (piano, organ, Wurlitzer), Paul Westrate (drums).
In 1974, Michel van Dijk (ex-Amsterdam) became the lead singer and Job replaced Paul on drums. From 1976 to 1977 (when the group disbanded), the line-up was: Job, Ronald, Ferdinand, Dick, Michel and on bass, at first (for a short while) Rob ten Bokum (ex-Vitesse) and after that Jan Visser (ex-Beehive). Bassist in the first years was Hein Mars, ex-Davies. Job and Ferdinand formed the rockgroup the Meteors in 1977.
1972 LP Marks Polydor 2925012 1973 LP Mountain queen 2925019 You always can change/Hard Royce 2050233 1975 LP Nobody can wait forever 2915030 Wheelchair groupie/Mister widow 2050358 1976 Fool in the mirror/Bootlegs ballet 2050419 LP The best kept secret 2925045 LP Live on tour 2441069 1977 2LP Crash, the best of Alquin 2925061 LP Marks (re) 2419060 USA single 1975: Mister widow/Stranger RCA PB 10414 (No hits)
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