On This Day (May 11)…Deep Purple Enter the Studio

Deep Purple went into the studio for the first time on this day in 1968 at Pye Studios in London, England. This was the first time the group recorded material for an album. They had just completed their first-ever tour, which took place primarily in Denmark. On this tour, they had used the moniker "Roundabout", … Continue reading On This Day (May 11)…Deep Purple Enter the Studio

On This Day (May 9)…Yes Perform 14202

Yes performed on this day in 1984 at the Buffalo Memorial Auditorium in Buffalo, New York. Crew pass for the concert. Retrieved from here. This date came on Yes' 90125 tour, undertaken to support the album of the same name. Initially, Yes were scheduled to perform in Buffalo on Valentine's Day of that year. However, … Continue reading On This Day (May 9)…Yes Perform 14202

On This Day (May 4)…Roundabout at Club Dynamite

Deep Purple, then known as Roundabout, performed on this day in 1968 at Club Dynamite in Store Heddinge, Denmark. This was one of the final known dates of the group's debut tour. One week later, they went into the studio for the first time to record their first album. There is no known recording of … Continue reading On This Day (May 4)…Roundabout at Club Dynamite

On This Day (May 3)…Roundabout Return to Copenhagen

Roundabout performed on this day in 1968 at the Studenterforenigen in Copenhagen, Denmark. This is believed to be one of the final concerts on the group's first tour. They would soon enter the studio to record their first album. After this tour, the group changed their name formally to Deep Purple; the upcoming album, Shades … Continue reading On This Day (May 3)…Roundabout Return to Copenhagen