On This Day (November 30)…Going Bananas in Copenhagen

Deep Purple performed on this day in 2003 at K.B. Hallen in Copenhagen, Denmark. Ad for the show. Retrieved from here. Deep Purple were at this time touring to support their most recent album, Bananas. This was the first album the group released which featured Don Airey on keyboards; he had become a permanent member … Continue reading On This Day (November 30)…Going Bananas in Copenhagen

On this Day (November 30)…Rainbow Celebrate!

Rainbow performed on this day in 1979 at Hempstead Calderone in Hempstead (Long Island), New York. The lineup of Rainbow as of Down to Earth: Ritchie Blackmore, Roger Glover, Don Airey, Cozy Powell, and Graham Bonnet. Retrieved from here. This concert occurred on the American leg of their Down to Earth tour, done in support … Continue reading On this Day (November 30)…Rainbow Celebrate!

On this Day (November 30)…Happy Birthday, Roger Glover!

 Two of the guys were better guitar players than me, so I volunteered to play bass. I was just being practical...[W]hen I actually got a proper bass and amp, I realized that it really suited me. I enjoyed the sound and power of it.Roger Glover about his path to playing bass. Retrieved from here. The … Continue reading On this Day (November 30)…Happy Birthday, Roger Glover!