Episode #18 – Stormbringer

The Deep Purple Podcast

Show Notes

Episode #18


August 26, 2019

Show Updates:

Comments from social media.

Thanks to Our Patrons:

Clay Wombacher – $5 tier

Steve Seaborg (Alltheworldsastage.net) – $5 tier

Peter Gardow – $3 tier

Lead Up To Album & Writing:

Album Art & Booklet Review

Rundown of Album Art:

Album Details and Analysis:

Stormbringer (Blackmore, Coverdale)

Love Don’t Mean a Thing (Blackmore, Coverdale, Hughes, Lord, Paice)

Holy Man (Coverdale, Hughes, Lord)

Hold On (Coverdale, Hughes, Lord, Paice)

Lady Double Dealer (Blackmore, Coverdale)

You Can’t Do It Right (With the One You Love) (Blackmore, Coverdale, Hughes)

High Ball Shooter (Blackmore, Coverdale, Hughes, Lord, Paice)

The Gypsy (Blackmore, Coverdale, Hughes, Lord, Paice)

Soldier of Fortune (Blackmore, Coverdale)

Reception and Review

This Week in Purple History . . .

August 26 through September 1

August 27, 1960 – Neil Murray is born

August 30, 1950 – Micky Moody is born

September 1, 1973 – Bang by James Gang is released

August 27, 1978 – Gillan plays their first show at the Reading Festival

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

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

Purple Records 1971-1978 by Neil Priddey

Glenn Hughes The Autobiography: From Deep Purple to Black Country Communion by Glenn Hughes

Sail Away: Whitesnake’s Fantastic Voyage by Martin Popoff

Listener Mail/Comments

Comments about the show? Things you’d like us to cover? We’d love to hear from you. Send us an email at

info@deeppurplepodcast.com or @ us on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *