Until 1989 Jan Wijkmans not only loved Magna Carta's music but
like so many others he was convinced that the band was no longer around.
On vacation in Engeland he walked into a recordshop.
Looking for a cd version of earlier released albums he found a cd "One
The sleeve informed him that it was made by Magna Carta.
He was not convinced it was the real Magna Carta.
He decided to give it a shot and asked the lady in the shop to play
After a few notes he was sure, it indeed was the real Magna Carta.
The band still played the original music even though he heard a lady sing.
In 1991 Magna Carta got a fresh impetus from: a large tour in Holland and the new cd "Old Masters & New Horizons".
Jan Wijkmans was infected and founded "friends of Magna Carta'' in 1992. You could join "Friends of Magna Carta'', if you loved or liked the music the band played. The membership fee was always low. People outside Holland payed a little bit more than the ones living in Holland.
Members had three previliges:
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