Here we are, folks! Today is August 7th, 2020, and Whoosh! is finally available worldwide. It's been a long journey from that short Facebook clip I covered in February. It's … Continue reading Sixth Impressions: Whoosh Was Worth the Wait
Deep Purple announced on this day in 2001 that Jon Lord would be unable to take the stage at the beginning of their forthcoming tour. The Highway Star carried the … Continue reading On This Day (August 7)…Deep Purple In The Absence of the Lord
Deep Purple, Dream Theater, and Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1998 at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, New Jersey. Ticket for the show advertising … Continue reading On This Day (August 6)…Three Bands at Holmdel
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.
In my “tour guide” series, I’ll be setting up guides to certain tours by certain bands. This is an aspect of a project I have been undertaking in some form or … Continue reading Tour Guide: Three Titans Tour
A guide to Deep Purple's Secret Mexican Tour, which took place in November of 1994.
To set the scene, an overview of the activities and members of Deep Purple past and present circa 2001. Post #2 for The Surprising.
Just the few of us walk arm in armIt's innocent and charmingThe children seem to be getting alongDon't worry kids, it's nothing at allIan Gillan, first verse of "Nothing at All". Retrieved from here. So far, … Continue reading Fifth Impressions: The Hits, They Keep Coming
Deep Purple performed on this day in 1969 at the Speakeasy Club in London. Mark II circa 1969. Retrieved from here. The Mark II lineup had been fairly busy in … Continue reading On This Day (July 10)…Welcome to the Stage, Mark II
Deep Purple released Fireball on this day in 1971. Album cover. Retrieved from here. This album was the group’s fifth studio release and the sixth release overall, a direct follow … Continue reading On This Day (July 9)…Fireball is Released