Episode #51 – California Jam (Part 2)

The Deep Purple Podcast

Show Notes

Episode #51

“California Jam (Part 2: The Legend)”

April 13, 2020

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Extra Audio/Video:

Burn – 8:00 version

Lay Down, Stay Down from California Jamming CD – 14:20 on DVD rip video

Extended plays and camera angles


Ritchie Blackmore discussing the California Jam in 1974 (Part 1)

Ritchie Blackmore celebrating The California Jam (Part 2)

Glenn Hughes talks about California Jam

Jon Lord & Glenn Hughes Interview / 1974 California Jam

Deep Purple-Jon Lord Speech and Guitar Solo (Live 1974) – DO NOT INCLUDE

Mike Stark on Rock 50 with Don Branker

Reception and Review

Allen Pamplin

Letter from Don Hearston to Sandy Feldman (TV executive who promoted the show and sadly passed away in


Letter from City of Ontario Fire Department to Sandy Feldman

Deep Purple – Lets celebrate the California Jam from April 1974 – short documentary that reviews how

the show ran with some clips of the acts

“Mad John” and Simon interviewed about DP’s exploding amps

TV: ‘California Jam’ Simulates Live Rock Session – NY Times, scanned, some of text garbled

rocknpics deep purple – pics from concert

Darker than Blue – Concert listings for 1974

This Week in Purple History . . .

April 13 through April 19

April 14, 1945 – Ritchie Blackmore is born

April 15, 1977 – Ian Gillan Band releases Clear Air Turbulence

April 14, 1978 – Ritchie Blackmore Rainbow releases Long Live Rock

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