On This Day (June 21)…Deep Purple Releases, Err, Deep Purple

Deep Purple released their self-titled album Deep Purple in the United States on this day in 1969. Album cover. Retrieved from here. Despite the fact that this a self-titled album, something usually done for debuts, it was the third album the group had released. It had been recorded throughout the winter and spring of 1969 … Continue reading On This Day (June 21)…Deep Purple Releases, Err, Deep Purple

Album Review: Deep Purple—Self-Titled (1969)

Released: June 21, 1969 Personnel Ritchie Blackmore--GuitarRod Evans--VocalsJon Lord--KeyboardsIan Paice--DrumsNick Simper--Bass Tracks "Chasing Shadows" (5:34)"Blind" (5:26)"Lalena" (5:05)"Fault Line" (1:46)"The Painter" (3:51)"Why Didn't Rosemary?" (5:04)"Bird Has Flown" (5:36)"April" (12:10) Oddly enough, Deep Purple’s eponymous album is not the group’s debut, but rather their third effort, the last with the Mark I lineup which laid down so … Continue reading Album Review: Deep Purple—Self-Titled (1969)