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A Long Strange Trip Deep Purple

On this day in 1968 Deep Purple made their live debut at a gig in Tastrup, Denmark. Formally known as Roundabout, guitarist Ritchie Blackmore suggested a new name: Deep Purple, named after his grandmother’s favorite song (which had been a hit for Peter De Rose), after his grandmother had repeatedly asked if they would be performing the song.

Concert Posters

Joe English on Jaimo: He Was Incredible

SKF NOTE: Joe English was tough to interview. Here’s what I wrote as part of the interview introduction in the June 1986 Modern Drummer… 706 more words

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Returning to the Fold

I keep proving to myself time and time again that writing is the toughest exercise in the world. How light is a pen? How much strength does it take to press buttons on a keyboard? 406 more words

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The Allman Brothers - Whipping Post (Live At Filmore East, 1970)

Hot fucking fire. Incredible performance by The Allman Brothers a year before Duane Allman would pass and the lineup would change forever. At the time of this performance, The Allman Brothers were finally beginning to take off, using extensive and exhausting touring to build their fanbase. 186 more words

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The Allman Brothers Band - Full Concert - 12/16/81 - Capitol Theatre

Setlist:
0:00:00 – Jessica
0:07:18 – Can’t Take It With You
0:11:21 – Straight from the Heart
0:15:25 – Blue Sky
0:20:02 – Leavin’
0:24:06 – Crazy Love… 63 more words

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