Looking back to the 4th December when "Some stupid with A Flare Gun' burnt the casino to the ground. Montreux Casino, Switzerland - This is the complete recording of the entire concert, from the intro. einer Klappe schlagen: Konzert von Frank Zappa & The Mothers Of Invention im Casino Montreux, Smoke on the water – a fire in the sky.».
The Festival continued to be hosted there until , when it moved to a larger Convention Centre located approximately one kilometre from the Casino. Smoke on the Water We all came out to Montreux On the Lake Geneva shoreline To make records with a mobile We didn't have much time Frank Zappa and the Mothers Were at the best place around But some stupid with a flare gun Burned the place to the ground Smoke on the water, fire in the sky They burned down the gambling house It died with an awful sound Funky Claude was running in and out Pulling kids out the ground When it all was over We had to find another place But Swiss time was running out It seemed that we would lose the race Smoke on the water, fire in the sky We ended up at the grand hotel It was empty cold and bare But with the Rolling Stones truck thing just outside Making our music there With a few red lights and a few old beds We make a place to sweat No matter what we get out of this I know we'll never forget Smoke on the water, fire in the sky Interviews and more: The flare hit the wooden roof and quickly spread. Deep Purple bei einem Auftritt in Montreux im Jahr December 6, at 1: Sign up for Ultimate Classic Rock quickly by connecting your Facebook account. Für uns galt, nix wie raus, es brannte lichterloh.
Fortunately -- miraculously, even -- no one was killed in the blaze. Ganze Gemeinden waren von der Landkarte gewischt worden. Top '70s Songs. The Festival continued to be hosted there until , when it moved to a larger Convention Centre located approximately one kilometre from the Casino. When the music stopped people got up in a daze and started to make their way out of the building. However, that also ended disastrously when, during the encore, Zappa was pushed offstage by a fan into the concrete orchestra pit. Deep Purple was in Montreux with a sound truck rented from the Rolling Stones to lay down some tracks. The band was nearly 90 minutes into the show, cranking through "King Kong," when someone in the crowd fired a flare gun at the wooden roof, which instantly caught fire. I am also a Zappa fan; I understand that their next concert Zappa broke his leg. Häutung im Zeitraffer Wenn eine Tarantel wächst, wirds gruslig. Oooh, so cute and cuddly. Erlebnisfernsehen bei Tele Zappin Zum Glück ist SRF-Silberschmidt ganz dicht! Ian Paice erinnert sich: Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License ; additional terms may apply. He told everyone to stay cool and calm and go to the exits. The song " Smoke on the Water " by English rock group Deep Purple is about the incident:. The Mothers were performing "King Kong" -- about 80 minutes into the show -- when, during Don Preston's synthesizer solo, someone shot off a flare gun. Please try one of our supported browsers. As if that was not enough, another event happened that also saved precious lives: I was sitting very close to the front, on a cushion on the floor, around the 4th or 5th row with my English girlfriend Cecily and a Swiss friend.