- 2020-02-16 23:24:00
Fanfare/Fire Poem precedes "I am the God of Hellfire...and I bring you...Fire!" (5:20). The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown performs extended live version of globally successful Fire on his first tour in five decades! 74-year-old Englishman Arthur Brown is in top outlandish form, wearing his signature garb. The historic Regent Theater in Downtown Los Angeles, CA is the opening concert of The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown Tour on February 15, 2017. One-hit-Wonder Fire peaked at #2 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and #1 on UK singles charts in 1968. Debut album The Crazy World of Arthur Brown is considered by many as the godfather of psychedelic rock. The focus of Hell influenced many classic rock artists including David Bowie, Ozzy Osbourne, The Who, KISS. The start of ELP's Carl Palmer musical career was as Arthur Brown's drummer during 1968-1969. Watch Arthur Brown cameo on The Who film Tommy.. He appears on Eyesight To The Blind scene with Eric Clapton https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLWptyRPuZHuF8u7SfRHxQBeEoYlgN_QjC CBS News update March 15, 2019: After the New Zealand gunman shot two dozen people at the Christchurch mosque , Brenton Harrison Tarrant, 28, live streamed the attack in horrifying detail. He gets back in his car, where the song "Fire" by English rock band "The Crazy World of Arthur Brown" can be heard blasting from the speakers. The singer bellows, "I am the god of hellfire!" and the gunman drives away. The video then cuts out. Source: CBSNews.com Arthur Brown cancelled his March 17, 2019 performance at Waterloo Records in Austin, Texas out of respect for the victims of the attacks on two mosques in New Zealand.