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The Crazy World of Arthur Brown

Jacoba Atlas, Hullabaloo, December 1968

ARTHUR BROWN is after your soul. As he is lowered on stage by a thin wire that tempts fate, his full-length robe whips about him like a shroud. His face is covered with a black mask, and a blazing crown of candles throws weird and ominous figures across the stage. Dancing and twisting in sweat-producing contortions, he screams: "I've put a spell on you!"

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