Best known for their eccentric pysch-pop nugget "Father's Name Is Dad," Fire were a British rock combo active between 1968 and 1970. Though largely ignored in their time, they have nonetheless become a critically lauded cult band with an influential legacy that belies their brief existence. During their initial late-'60s run on Decca, Fire had a unique sound, quality material, and the might of Apple Records' publishing arm behind them. Despite this and plenty of airplay, they never managed to catch on and eventually moved over to Pye Records, which issued their 1970 debut, a progressive-leaning concept album called The Magic Shoemaker. Again success eluded them and they broke up shortly after its release. Fire's original lineup later reunited in the mid-2000s to perform a live version of their lone album, and their entire catalog was ...
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Underground and Overhead: The Alternative Fire Underground and Overhead: The Alternative Fire
 
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The Magic Shoemaker 1970 The Magic Shoemaker
 
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