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Frank Zappa 's Mothers* - Swiss Cheese (CD, Album) at Discogs. Article - Retour sur l'incendie du Casino de Montreux en 1971. Incendie du Casino de Montreux 4 décembre 1971.

Article - Retour sur l'incendie du Casino de Montreux en 1971

J'avais alors 10 ans et je m'en souviens comme si c'était hier. J'étais au bord de la Grand-Rue à Clarens et soudains j'ai entend des sirènes puisj'ai vus passer des dizaines de camions de pompiers filer à toute allure en direction de Montreux. Certains avais des chaines à neige et des étincelles jaillissais sous les roues des ses camions. Ensuite, j'ai été avec mon père voir de plus prés, c’était impressionnant pour un petitgarçon. Un sentiment de fin du monde tellement il y avais de camions de pompiers,de voitures de police et autres véhicules. Je vous dit, comme si c'était hier. J. Plusieurs articles récents retracent ce désastre.

Dans le journal "24 Heures": "A l’origine de cet incendie qui inspira une célèbre chanson, une fusée éclairante tirée par un spectateur pendant un concert de Frank Zappa et ses Mothers of invention le 4 décembre 1971" Lire l’article et voir des photos rares et peu diffusées Dans le journal "Le Matin" Bonne lecture. Mythique Montreux Jazz - rts.ch - Dossiers. Woodstock sur Riviera - rts.ch - Jeudis de Bernie. Paradoxe: lorsqu'est fondé le festival en 1967, le jazz ne fait plus recette auprès des jeunes qui lui préfèrent la charge séditieuse du rock.

Woodstock sur Riviera - rts.ch - Jeudis de Bernie

Soucieux de son développement et du renouvellement de sa clientèle, Montreux, à l’instar de Newport la même année, s’ouvre au rock en 1969, le groupe Ten Years After en est la tête d’affiche. Tandis que les puristes hurlent à la trahison, le mouvement est inéluctable et Montreux proposera en parallèle des concerts rock tout le reste de l’année, sous le label Super Pop Montreux. La Rose d’Or, de son côté, réoriente sa programmation, des variétés vers le rock. De 1969 à 1974, le gotha du genre défilera à Montreux devenue capitale du rock: Pink Floyd, Led Zep, Santana, Canned Heat, Yes, Chicago, Deep Purple, Frank Zappa… (contrats signés, Jimi Hendrix et les Doors auraient dû s’y produire fin 1970). Souvenirs de cet âge d’or avec Bernie Constantin, l'éternel rocker valaisan: "Claude Nobs fut pour moi comme un Père Noël!

". Montreux Casino. Montreux Casino (Casino Barrière de Montreux) is a casino located in Montreux, Switzerland, on the shoreline of Lake Geneva.

Montreux Casino

It has served as the venue for the Montreux Jazz Festival and was rebuilt following a 1971 fire memorialized in the Deep Purple song "Smoke on the Water". It is a property of Groupe Lucien Barrière. Facebook. Darius, Don't You Get The Feelin: Frank Zappa - Montreux Casino 1971-12-04 (Bootleg) Size: 204 MBBirate: 320mp3Found on the in my Blues MobileArtwork Included"Fire At The Casino" with Frank Zappa (Deep Purple wrote "Smoke on the Water" from this Zappa concert!!

Darius, Don't You Get The Feelin: Frank Zappa - Montreux Casino 1971-12-04 (Bootleg)

Frank Zappa:The 1971 European winter tour gets the award for being the mostdisasterous. On December 4, we were working at the Casino de Montreux in Geneva, Switzerland, right on the edge of the lake- just in front of Igor Stravinsky Street- a venue noted for its jazz festivals.In the middle of Don Preston's synthesizer solo on "King Kong," theplace suddenly caught fire. Somebody in the audience had a bottle rocketor a Roman candle and had fired it into the ceiling, at which point therattan covering started to burn (other versions of the story claim theblaze was the result of faulty wiring).There were between twenty-five hundred and three thousand kids packed into the room- well over capacity. Europe Travel Guide: Before You Travel Europe, Consult 'Travel Europe'!

The stunning beauty on the shores of the Lake Geneva, and the year-round moderate climate, have caused the area around Montreux and Vevey, Switzerland, located about 45 minutes west of Geneva, to be known as the Swiss Riviera.

Europe Travel Guide: Before You Travel Europe, Consult 'Travel Europe'!

The jewel of Montreux is the promenade along its shoreline. Lined with cafes, hotels and greenery, the promenade makes for a beautiful walk and a charming location to enjoy a lovely summer afternoon or moonlit romantic dinner. Led Zeppelin – Montreux Casino Fire 1971 (2CD WX OBI Strip) Wendy. WECD-240/241. Machine Head 1971 Diary. This article tracks the events leading up to the release of Machine Head, arguably Deep Purple’s seminal album, from the recording in Montreux in December 1971 onwards.

Machine Head 1971 Diary

This article originally began in 2011, but we feared it was being lifted to use on the 2011 anniversary CD set (much cheaper than paying the writer!) So took it off line. With the publication of the Machine Head book due in 2015, it seems timely to bring it back and update. I have left on the original comments as well. We would love to hear from anyone who was at the Zappa concert, or has any recollections of the events in Montreux.

Deep Purple had played at the Montreux Casino twice before, back in 1969 and in 1971, and had got to know Claude Nobs, in charge of tourism for the town and heavily involved with the promotion of rock concerts at the Casino and other venue. December 3 – 7. 1971. On December 3. 1971 the band began to arrive. Deep Purple – Fire In The Sky. The story of the making of Deep Purple’s classic album MACHINE HEAD and the worldwide rock anthem SMOKE ON THE WATER.

Deep Purple – Fire In The Sky

Join the mailing list at the bottom of the page to keep up to date on this forthcoming title, due spring 2015. These days Deep Purple’s Smoke On The Water is such a ubiquitous rock ‘anthem’ that it almost seems as if it has been out there forever. Yet the story of how this most famous of metal tracks came into being is shot-through with chance incidents, any one of which could have seen the recording stifled at birth, leaving music writers to scrabble about for another “best riff of all time” contender (and five hard-working musicians considerably less well-off.) FIRE IN THE SKY is a new book which looks in detail at this important period in Deep Purple’s history and the making of their break-through album MACHINE HEAD.

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