Arthur Brown

60’s Pop 

Years active 1965 - present

always klick on pic’s.

The Crazy World of Arthur Brown 1968

Whitby, North Riding of Yorkshire, England

Born June 24, 1942 (age 75)

Great Britain

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Arthur Wilton Brown (born 24 June 1942) is an English rocksinger and songwriter best known for his flamboyant theatrical performances and his powerful, wide-ranging operatic voice. He has been a significant influence on a wide range of musicians due to his vocal style, wild stage persona, and concepts; he is considered to be a pioneer of shock rockand progressive rock and has had an influence on heavy metal music.

Brown has been lead singer of various groups, most notably the Crazy World of Arthur Brown and Kingdom Come, followed by a varied solo career as well as associations with Hawkwindthe WhoJimi HendrixKlaus Schulze and Frank Zappa. He is best known for his 1968 single "Fire", reaching number one in the UK Singles Chart and Canada, and number two on the US Billboard Hot 100 as well as its parent album The Crazy World of Arthur Brown which reached number 2 on the UK album charts and number 7 in the US. Kingdom Come's 1973 album Journey was "most noted in retrospect as one of the first rock records to use a drum machine, which was still quite a novelty back in 1973. … Read the original text here >>> Arthur Brown  More Info! Arthur Brown

Fire - 1968

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