Episode #26 – Rainbow – Ritchie Blackmore’s R-A-I-N-B-O-W

The Deep Purple Podcast

Show Notes

Episode #26

“Rainbow – Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow”

October 21, 2019

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Show Updates:

Comments from social media.

John is now on Twitter! Follow him: @jhurr1cane

David Coverdale responds back with his thoughts on Billy Cobham’s “Spectrum” album.

Lead Up To Album & Writing:

Album Lineup

Ritchie Blackmore: guitar

Ronnie James Dio: vocals

Mickey Lee Soule: keyboards

Craig Gruber: bass

Gary Driscoll: drums

Album Art & Booklet Review

Album Details and Analysis:

Recorded at Musicland Studios in Munich.

Produced by Martin Birch, Ritchie Blackmore, and Ronnie Jame Dio.

Man on the Silver Mountain (Blackmore, Dio)

Self Portrait (Blackmore, Dio)

Black Sheep of the Family (Hammond)

Catch The Rainbow (Blackmore, Dio)

Snake Charmer (Blackmore, Dio)

Temple of the King (Blackmore, Dio)

If You Don’t Like Rock ‘n’ Roll (Blackmore, Dio)

Sixteenth Century Greensleeves (Blackmore, Dio)

Still I’m Sad (Samwell-Smith, McCarty)

Album Review & Reception

This Week in Purple History . . .

October 21 through October 27

October 21, 1921 – Sir Malcom Henry Arnold is born

October 24, 1971 – Roger Glover sings lead vocals after Ian Gillan comes down with hepatitis

October 26, 1978 – Whitesnke begins their first ever tour of the UK

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

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