Episode #12 – Machine Head

The Deep Purple Podcast

Show Notes

Episode #12

“Machine Head”

July 15, 2019

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Show Updates:

Comments from social media.

Tbone’s Prime Cuts –

Skynyrd Reconsydyrd – “Don’t Ask Me No Questions”

Sabbath Bloody Podcast – TYR, Dio 2

YouTube woes

Ian Desrosiers on Twitter explains similarities between “Rockstar” by Warpig and Deep Purple’s song


Notes that there are hints of “Speed King” and “Hard Lovin’ Man” in this song.

Some speculate DP was playing this live and that Warpig stole it from them.

DP don’t exactly have a clean track record to support this.

Lead Up To Album & Writing:

Album Art & Booklet Review

Album Details and Analysis:

Highway Star

Maybe I’m a Leo

Pictures of Home

Never Before

Smoke on the Water


Space Truckin’

When a Blind Man Cries

Reception and Review

This Week in Purple History . . .

July 15 through July 21

July 15, 1956 – Joe Satriani is born

July 16, 2012 – Jon Lord Dies

July 17, 1968 – The album that started it all, “Shades of Deep Purple,” is released

For Further Information:

Deep Purple: A Matter of Fact by Jerry Bloom

Smoke on the Water: The Deep Purple Story

The Road of Golden Dust: The Deep Purple Story 1968-1976 by Jerry Bloom

Child in Time by Ian Gillan

Deep Purple: Complete Uk Vinyl Discography 1968-1982 By Neil Priddey

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