On This Day (April 7)…Purple and Black(more) Separate

Deep Purple performed on this day in 1975 at the Palais des Sports in Paris, France. Poster for the show. Retrieved from here. Deep Purple were at this time on a tour supporting their most recent album, Stormbringer. The album saw a greater embrace of the R&B and funk genres than previous Purple albums thanks … Continue reading On This Day (April 7)…Purple and Black(more) Separate

On This Day (January 9)…Stormbringer Brings Gold

Deep Purple’s album Stormbringer was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America on this day in 1975. Screenshot of source. Retrieved from here. The album had been released the previous November. It received mixed but generally positive reviews, including from Rolling Stone Magazine. It was the last of Deep Purple's 1970s output to … Continue reading On This Day (January 9)…Stormbringer Brings Gold

On This Day (December 9)…Deep Purple Start Anew

On this day in 1973, David Coverdale and Glenn Hughes performed with Deep Purple for the first time in at K.B. Hallen in Copenhagen, Denmark. They would go on to be part of the band until it went on hiatus in 1976. Glenn Hughes, David Coverdale and Ritchie Blackmore onstage with Deep Purple's third lineup. … Continue reading On This Day (December 9)…Deep Purple Start Anew