On This Day (March 13)…Deep Purple Taste Wembley

Deep Purple performed on this day in 1976 at the Empire Pool in London, England.

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Cover of an article which came out on that day. Retrieved from here.

This date came in the middle of a five-date UK leg at the end of the group’s turbulent Come Taste The Band Tour. As they had traveled the world, the band had experienced great difficulties both internally and externally, resulting in a general splintering of the group by the end of this tour.

The band had performed at the Empire Pool the previous day, albeit with poor results. This second show was apparently added after the first one had sold out. Thankfully, it was apparently a better concert than the night before! A set of photos from the night that I am unsure whether or not I can share here can be found at this link.

Tickets for both shows. Retrieved from here.

This concert has been recorded and is in circulation online.

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