|Early bands, JC and the Machine, the Vincent Crane
Band, poetry and jazz with the Word Engine.
66: Joined with Arthur to form the Crazy World of Arthur Brown
and co-wrote songs for the album and the Hit Single "Fire".
Left CWOAB along with Carl Palmer and..
69: Formed Atomic Rooster.
70:With Carl and Nick Graham the 1st Rooster album "Atomic
Ro-0-oster, released in February. With John Cann and Paul Hammond, "Death
Walks Behind You", released in September.
71:With John, Paul and Pete French, "In Hearing of.."
released in July.
Played piano on "Wave Myself Goodbye" & "I'm
Not Surpised"on the self titled Rory Gallagher album.
72: With Chris Farlowe, Steve Bolton and Ric Parnell, "Made
73: With Chris, Ric and Johnny Mandala, "Nice 'N Greasy".
75: Disbanded Atomic Rooster, mid-February, the final gig being
with members of Sam Apple Pie for an RSPCA Benefit.
Graphics with thanks to
75:cont. Worked as Musical Director for Stomu Yamashta's Red Budhha
Theatre Company, "Raindog".
76:Worked in theatre as Musical Advisor to Royal Court's
Children's Theatre Festival
77: Recorded the music for Ritual Of The Stifling Air by Paul A
Green for BBC Radio. & renewed the jazz and poetry gigs with
Fire Fighter by Green Goddess recorded
during the Fireman's Strike '77
<click here> for Striking a
Chord an article by Keith Nicholls written at the time of the
Fireman's Strike 2002, a memory of that time, 25 years later.
|Also recorded an album "Calypso" with
Toni Verde, St Just's bassist.
<click here for more>
78: Met up with Arthur Brown again and began working on new
material. Played keyboards on the CWOAB, "Chisholm In My Bosom".
79: New albums, "Faster Than The Speed Of Light" with
Arthur Brown, "Dune" with Klaus Schulze, "Time Actor"
& "Wahnfried" with Arthur and Klaus.
80: Reformed Atomic Rooster with John Cann. "Atomic
Rooster" released on EMI, also 12" "Do You Know Who's
Looking For You.". 12" Singles, "Play it Again"
and "End of the Day" on Polydor.
83: With Paul Hammond on drums, guitarists, Dave Gilmour,
Bernie Torme and John Mizarolli, "Headline News".
84: Disbanded Atomic Rooster again.Under the name of Katmandu
with Peter Green, Ray
Dorset, Jeff Whittaker and others recorded "A Case
For The Blues".
|85: Joined Dexys Midnight Runners. "Don't
Stand Me Down".
<click here for the CD cover and
87: Dexys Midnight Runners Disband.
88: Working with John Mizarolli, Vincent played keyboards for
the track, "Tibet" on John's album "Gigging for the
February 14th 1989, sadly Vincent died of an overdose of
painkillers after a brave fight against manic-depression.
With many thanks to Jim Cabler, a real
collection of Vin's work!
Long Live the Rooster!