Deep Purple performed on this day in 1969 at the Top Rank Club in Cardiff, Wales. The first lineup of Deep Purple. Clockwise from top left: Ritchie Blackmore, Jon Lord, … Continue reading On This Day (July 4)…Mark I Comes to an End
Deep Purple released their self-titled album Deep Purple in the United States on this day in 1969. Album cover. Retrieved from here. Despite the fact that this a self-titled album, … Continue reading On This Day (June 21)…Deep Purple Releases, Err, Deep Purple
When one thinks of Deep Purple, classical music probably isn’t the first genre which comes to mind. On its surface, failing to connect the world's loudest band, known for smashing … Continue reading Shades of Classical Quotes: Classical Music on Deep Purple’s Early Albums
Deep Purple performed on this day in 1969 at Homerton College in Cambridge, England. The first lineup of the group. Retrieved from here. This concert ushered in a unique experience … Continue reading On This Day (June 10)…Deep Purple’s Split Existence
The band Roundabout played their first live gig on this day in 1968 at Vestpoppen Parkskolen Club in Taastrup, Denmark. The group is better known today by the name they … Continue reading On This Day (April 20)…Say Hello to Deep Purple—Err, Roundabout
Some members of Deep Purple were inducted into the Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame on this day in 2016.
Deep Purple performed two shows on this day in 1969 at the Evergreen Ballroom in Olympia, Washington. Newspaper ad for the show. Retrieved from here. Deep Purple had begun their … Continue reading On This Day (April 2)…Deep Purple Dances in Evergreen
Deep Purple performed on this day in 1969 at the City Hall in Sheffield. Promotional image of the first lineup of the band. Retrieved from here. Despite the fact that … Continue reading On This Day (February 7)…Deep Purple In Sheffield
Released: June 21, 1969 Personnel Ritchie Blackmore--GuitarRod Evans--VocalsJon Lord--KeyboardsIan Paice--DrumsNick Simper--Bass Tracks "Chasing Shadows" (5:34)"Blind" (5:26)"Lalena" (5:05)"Fault Line" (1:46)"The Painter" (3:51)"Why Didn't Rosemary?" (5:04)"Bird Has Flown" (5:36)"April" (12:10) Oddly enough, … Continue reading Album Review: Deep Purple—Self-Titled (1969)
The singer Rod Evans was born on this day in 1947. Retrieved from here. Evans was the first voice of Deep Purple, joining along with Maze bandmate Ian Paice. He … Continue reading On This Day (January 19)…Happy Birthday, Rod Evans!