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(Vocal group, 1966–68)

With an alarming stage act and a debut single, ‘Devil’s Grip’, paving the way, 1968’s ‘Fire!’ was a No. 1 in Britain and came within an ace of doing the same in the US. However, after a fraught North American tour the group split. Vocalist Brown then travelled down many artistic avenues, most conspicuously as leader of Kingdom Come and as the Priest in 1975’s film version of The Who’s rock opera Tommy. He remains an active performer and recording artist.

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Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, general editor Michael Heatley


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