On This Day (January 7)…A Letter for Emmaretta

Deep Purple recorded the single “Emmaretta” on this day in 1969. According to Simon Robinson from the liner notes to The Book of Taliesyn, it was recorded in four takes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zdrmJ-PE-50 The song was named for Emmaretta Marks, a singer known for her role in Hair. She also reportedly helped her friend Jimi Hendrix with … Continue reading On This Day (January 7)…A Letter for Emmaretta