Live Review: Rainbow Live at the O2 Arena, Prague, Czech Republic 2018-04-20

Tracks/track lengths: Over the Rainbow (0:54)Spotlight Kid (5:00)I Surrender (3:56)Temple of the King (5:39)Since You Been Gone (3:03)Man on the Silver Mountain (with "Woman from Tokyo" snippet) (6:22)Street of Dreams (4:30)Perfect Strangers (4:47)Black Night (4:35)Mistreated (10:32)Difficult to Cure (with keyboard solo) (12:10)Child in Time (12:26)Stargazer (7:45)Long Live Rock 'n' Roll (6:10)Smoke on the Water (3:40)Burn … Continue reading Live Review: Rainbow Live at the O2 Arena, Prague, Czech Republic 2018-04-20

Song Thoughts: Fools Through the Years

Deep Purple has had fifty years and eight lineups, with a total of four singers, four guitarists, three bassists, two keyboardists, and one drummer. This has given the band as a whole a chance to explore a wide range of music. Better yet, they've been able to revisit old songs with greater musical experience and … Continue reading Song Thoughts: Fools Through the Years

Live Review: Deep Purple in Amsterdam, 1969-08-24

(Image retrieved from here) Date/Location: Recorded live at Paradiso, Amsterdam, 1969-08-24 Tracks/track lengths: Kneel and Pray (8:43)Child in Time (13:17), Mandrake Root (5:00; incomplete)Ritchie’s Blues (3:40)Paint it Black (11:25) Note: The original concert featured "Wring that Neck" between "Mandrake Root" and "Ritchie's Blues". However, as it's been officially released, I did not include it here. Personnel: … Continue reading Live Review: Deep Purple in Amsterdam, 1969-08-24