Episode #5 – Deep Purple

The Deep Purple Podcast

Show Notes

Episode #5

“Deep Purple”

May 27, 2019

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Show Updates:

Welcome to Australia, Estonia, Serbia, Romania, Japan, Namibia, and the UK who just joined our listeners!

20 countries!

Copyright issue on Episode #4 for “The Shield” only. Pretty sure it was a glitch with the algorithm.

John has a new mic!

Listener Feedback:

Numerous tweets to review.

It’s pronounced QWAY-ter-mass!!

Got the date wrong on the Rainbow Rising release!! 5/17, not 5/15.

Mike Healy sent in a great interview with Bobby Caldwell (former drummer of Captain Beyond). Thanks,


Matteo Masiello leaving us a 4 star review on Apple Podcasts. Thanks, Matteo!

Lots of Quatermass links to recordings. Thanks to Mike Healy!

Quatermass Live (1970)

Quatermass Live on Swedish TV with Introduction and proper pronunciation

Quatermass – One Blind Mice (Hits à Gogo 28th April 1971)

QUATERMASS: “A Phantom Pteranodon” (Live in Berlin, March 4th, 1971), full show, audio only

QUATERMASS: Bern, Switzerland: November 9, 1970 (full show)

Elf Covering “War Pigs” in 1972

History Leading Up to Deep Purple:

Album Review: Deep Purple

Tracks :

Chasing Shadows (Paice, Lord)

Blind (Lord)

Lalena (Donovan Leitch)

Fault Line (Blackmore, Simper, Lord, Paice)

The Painter (Blackmore, Evans, Lord, Simper, Paice)

Why Didn’t Rosemary? (Blackmore, Evans, Lord, Simper, Paice)

Bird Has Flown (Lord, Evans, Blackmore)

April (Blackmore, Lord)

History After Release and Reception:

In The News . . .

Glenn Hughes announces rescheduled dates for his UK tour

Rescheduled tour dates can be found at glennhughes.com

Whitesnake releases new album “Flesh & Blood”

Purchase Flesh & Blood here

Rainbow releases “The Storm” Single

This is a “rocked up” version of the Blackmore’s Night track of the same name

Listen to “The Storm” here

This Week in Purple History . . .

May 27 through June 2

May 27, 1977: Steve Morse’s first album with Dixie Dregs “Free Fall” is released

May 28, 2001: Tony Ashton passed away

May 30, 1974: Jon Lord performs the first of his Munich shows which will become his “Windows” album.

May 30, 1987: Performance that will be released as “Nobody’s Perfect”

June 1, 1972: Warhorse releases their second, and final, album “Red Sea”

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Mystery Track

For Further Information:

Deep Purple: A Matter of Fact by Jerry Bloom

Smoke on the Water: The Deep Purple Story

Gettin’ Tighter: Deep Purple ’68 – ’76 by Martin Popoff

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

Deep Purple & Rainbow – Every Album, Every Song 1968-1979 by Steve Pilkington

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