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!
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. … Continue reading On This Day (January 7)…A Letter for Emmaretta
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, … Continue reading On This Day (January 3)…Deep Purple Comin’ Home
Deep Purple performed on this day in 1968 at the Electric Circus. As with the previous eight days, they performed two shows. Poster for the New Year’s Eve concerts. Retrieved … Continue reading On This Day (December 31)…Deep Purple Ring In the New Year
Deep Purple's seventh night at the Electric Circus took place on this day in 1968.
Deep Purple performed on this day at the Electric Circus in New York City. It was their sixth consecutive night at this location. Advertisement for the show. Retrieved from here. … Continue reading On This Day (December 29)…Deep Purple at the Electric Circus, Part 6