August 10, 2001 saw Deep Purple with Don Airey performing at another festival for their second date together. This festival was at Drøbak, Norway. Airey is often referenced as the … Continue reading Concert 2 – Drøbak, the First Record
Concert 1 – Skanderborg and the Start of Something New
The first gig was terrifying...so I just went on, and bugger me, I'm playing with Deep Purple! [laughs]Don Airey recalling his first concert with Deep Purple at Skanderborg. On August … Continue reading Concert 1 – Skanderborg and the Start of Something New
The Incident and What Came of It
Jon Lord's injury, plus an overview of Deep Purple's similar reactions to member injuries in the past and a brief discussion of a possible successor. The Surprising post #3.
Setting the Stage: Deep Purple Past and Present in 2001
To set the scene, an overview of the activities and members of Deep Purple past and present circa 2001. Post #2 for The Surprising.
On This Day (July 8)…Deep Purple Before the Change
Deep Purple performed on this day at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in Houston, Texas. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. This was the final concert on a short … Continue reading On This Day (July 8)…Deep Purple Before the Change
On This Day (January 9)…A New World of Music
“There is a music revolution happening right now.”Steve Jobs, 2001 Macworld expo. Retrieved from here. Apple introduced iTunes on this day in 2001 at the Macworld expo. Original CD for … Continue reading On This Day (January 9)…A New World of Music
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 … Continue reading Song Thoughts: Fools Through the Years