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The story of the unlikely path of 'After The Fire' on Miami Vice

On Miami Vice, some liked Crockett best; some favored Tubbs but the most celebrated cop on the show was Lieutenant Martin Castillo, whose performance by Edward James Olmos won him the 1985 Emmy for Best Supporting Actor. You might even call him Der Kommisar. So in our game of word association, Der Kommisar is the famous '80s song by Falco and the English band After The Fire and look what we have today - a Miami Vice featured song After The Fire by rock legend Roger Daltrey.

In the same Miami Vice season 2 finale that featured Long, Long Way From Home we also got the epic After The Fire from Roger Daltrey. Written by fellow Who compatriot Pete Townsend, After The Fire was a single off of Daltrey's Under A Raging Moon album and made it to No. 48 on the singles chart in 1985.

After The Fire was originally to be a Who song and set to debut when the Who performed for Live Aid, but when that didn't happen, Townsend gave the song to Daltrey for his solo album. At age 71, Daltrey defies the aging process and together he and Townsend are still performing in concert as The Who.

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