Episode #146 – Elf – Carolina County Ball

The Deep Purple Podcast

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Episode #146

January 31, 2022

Elf – Carolina County Ball

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Lead up to the Album:


Bass – Craig Gruber

Keyboards, Vocals – Micky Lee Soule

Vocals – Ronnie Dio

Drums, Percussion – Gary Driscoll

Guitar – Steve Edwards

Additional Personnel:

Clarinet – Ray Swinfield

Performer [M.d.] – Martyn Ford

Strings – Mountain Fjord

Trombone – Chris Pyne

Trumpet – Henry Lowther

Vocals [Singer] – Barry St. John

Vocals [Singer] – Helen Chappell

Vocals [Singer] – Liza Strike

Choir – Manor Chorus


Arranged By [String Arrangements], Producer – Roger Glover

Engineer – Simon Heyworth

Engineer [Mixing] – Lou (Conway) Austin

Mastered By – Pecko, Melo

Mixed at Kingsway Recorders.

Album Art & Booklet Review

Photography By – Fin Costello

Art Studio – Nesbit Phipps and Froome LTD

Original US and Japanese release as “L.A. 59”

Art Direction – Sheri Leverich

Elf Illustration – Nigel Brook

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Album Tracks:

Side One:

Carolina County Ball

L.A. 59

Ain’t It All Amusing


Side Two:

Annie New Orleans

Rocking Chair Rock ‘N’ Roll Blues


Do The Same Thing


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