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Chris Squire

As someone is always quick to point out if I so much as dare to mention politics in a passing comment, this is first and foremost a Deep Purple site.  321 more words

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Smoke On The Radio

As most fans know, the studio / live edits of Smoke On The Water were issued as a (more or less) contemporary single almost everywhere but Britain. 176 more words

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Remembering Jon

A blue plaque marking Jon Lord’s first home has been placed on Number 120 Averil Road, Leicester. The story has been reported in the local paper, the Leicester Mercury, from which we quote (you can see more pictures by Will Johnston and the full story in their site.) 533 more words

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SHVL777@45

Unlike famous musicians, who we expect to be able to recall what they did on every day of their career (because we have to know!), I haven’t got the foggiest notion what I was up to on Friday June 5th 1970, beyond getting through another day at school.  596 more words

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Bolin supports Purple

Deep Purple have added another date to the US tour (and given the gaps in this, I expect more may follow), and will be playing the… 81 more words

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Tories turn Purple?

It turns out the new Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, John Whittingdale, likes Deep Purple and went to see them on their 2011 UK tour (he’s also into Judas Priest and Motörhead.)  Fellow MPs reckon he’s been known to do karaoke versions of Smoke On The Water after hours too. 72 more words

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one made earlier

Why? Well The Grauniad newspaper online reran a picture story about finding famous album covers on Google ‘street view’ (sort of like that Sleeveface craze from a few years back) some time ago (see link below).  44 more words

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