Tag Archives: Deep Purple

DEEP PURPLE: long overdue Long Beach memoir

January 20, 2015

There was no such thing as a typical DEEP PURPLE show back in the ’70s, only typical set lists: that’s why there’s so many concert recordings from that era – legal and otherwise. It’s taken years, though, to bring an old … Continue reading

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Simon Robinson and Stephen Clare: Deep Purple – Wait For The Ricochet

July 4, 2014

Easy On The Eye Books 2014 The breakdown of a groundbreaking “In Rock” album puts the grooves scrutiny in the swing. No matter how often you hear about the eponymous records by BLACK SABBATH and LED ZEPPELIN; when you listen … Continue reading

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Classic rockers’ new videos round-up

May 31, 2014

In the last two weeks, a string of rock veterans has released new videos – in different styles but united by quality. Some of these gained publicity, others didn’t, so it seems only logical to corral them in one place.

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TOMMY BOLIN – Whirlwind

October 24, 2013

Cleopatra 2013 Storm at the bottom of the barrel brings up some brilliant gems. His recording career was so short that one can’t stop wondering how this guitarist managed to make so much music which keeps on piquing interest and … Continue reading

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Tommy Bolin: another blast from the past

August 1, 2013

Mostly known for his spell with DEEP PURPLE, cherished for his contribution to JAMES GANG and revered for his work with Billy Cobham, there’s been quite a few releases over the last 15 years from the late Tommy Bolin archives. The guitarist … Continue reading

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