Episode #3 – Shades of Deep Purple

The Deep Purple Podcast

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Episode #3

“Shades of Deep Purple”

May 13, 2019

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The Formation of Deep Purple

Shades of Deep Purple

Album Review:

Tracks :

And the Address (Blackmore, Lord)

Hush (Joe South)

One More Rainy Day (Lord, Evans)

Prelude: Happiness/I’m So Glad (Blackmore, Evans, Lord, Paice, Simper/Skip James)

Mandrake Root (Blackmore, Lord, Evans)

Help! (Lennon McCartney)

Love Help Me (Blackmore, Evans)

Hey Joe (Billy Roberts)


In The News . . .

“Raving with Ian Gillan and the Javelins” is being reissued on May 10th.

Released April 19th.

David Coverdale buys rights to first two Whitesnake albums “Whitesnake” and “Northwinds”

Glenn Hughes Interview on “BBC Sounds of the 70s” Show

This Week in Purple History . . .

May 13 through May 19

May 13, 1948 – Colin Towns (keyboardist for Ian Gillan band) was born

May 13, 1968 – Completed recording of “Shades of Deep Purple” after a mere 72 hours in the studio

May of 1970 – Quatermass issued their self titled debut

May 16, 2010 – Ronnie James Dio dies

We go a little deeper with these on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram to highlight these landmark events

Three Degrees of Deep Purple:

Book and/or Documentary Reviews:

For future episodes.

For Further Information:

Deep Purple: A Matter of Fact by Jerry Bloom

Smoke on the Water: The Deep Purple Story

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