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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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one that got away

A very mint copy of that rarest of Deep Purple UK singles, Hush / One More Rainy Day, in an original and very good picture sleeve, has sold for a grand at auction, according to George Costantini (himself a keen singles collector). 54 more words

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Hall of Fame

Deep Purple may keep being “overlooked” by the rock and roll hall of fame (they don’t deserve capital letters!) but Modern Drummer magazine have just named… 68 more words

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Updated dates

A few more dates added to the Deep Purple tour list for 2015, including two more shows in Canada spotted by eagle-eyed Gary Poronovich, including this massive ten day event in Québec (Purple play there on the final day.) Quite tempted by Full Flex Express With Jack U featuring Skrillex & Diplo myself…! 30 more words

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RSD

We covered last Saturday’s  Record Store Day Deep Purple releases a while back (details here) but for those who are interested we have some stock of three of the titles; the… 127 more words

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It's been Mistreated

As it’s Easter week and every other bugger seems to be on holiday, for those who aren’t, it’s competition time:  It gets harder and harder to devise competitions as 99 times out of 100 you can Bing the answer (yes, I’ve switched) within moments, but couldn’t resist trying people out on this, a very strange (but far from unaccomplished) cover version of… 116 more words

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