On This Day (January 3)…Deep Purple Comin’ Home

Deep Purple returned to the UK from their first US tour on this day in 1969. Deep Purple In Shadow. Clockwise from top left: Ritchie Blackmore, Jon Lord, Nick Simper, Rod Evans, and Ian Paice. Retrieved from here. This info comes according to Simon Robinson in the Deep Purple Remastered CD booklet. I’ve seen this … Continue reading On This Day (January 3)…Deep Purple Comin’ Home

On This Day (January 3)…Happy Birthday, Sir George Martin!

The English musician and producer Sir George Martin was born on this day in 1926. Retrieved from here. As a producer, Martin spent the 1950s working to produce comedy records and championing classical and baroque recordings with Parlophone records, a branch of EMI. While searching for a group which could deliver surefire hits in 1962, … Continue reading On This Day (January 3)…Happy Birthday, Sir George Martin!