Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Some stupid with a flare gun. 'Smoke on the Water' is the only hit song ever made that specifically describes a recording session.
|What great Deep Purple guitarist died of an overdose in a Miami hotel after performing a sellout solo concert?||Deep Purple Ponders
Tommy Bolin. The last song Tommy ever performed was 'Post Toastee'.
Jon Lord. I'd love to see a video tape of this show.
Jon Lord. This fact was noted on the liner notes of 'Shades of Deep Purple', the band's first album.
|What singer was spawned by Deep Purple's opening band, 'Elf' in the early seventies?||Deep Purple Ponders
Ronnie James Dio. Dio went on to provide lead vocals for Blackmore's Rainbow.
take the pill. Early Deep Purple song title.
Tetragrammaton. Tetragrammaton was owned by Bill Cosby and went bankrupt.
Nicky Simper. Rod Evans (vocals) and Nicky were replaced by Ian Gillan and Roger Glover. Evans went on to form the band, Captain Beyond.
|What was the title of the first sudio album for the mark 3 line up?||Deep Purple
Burn. A solid album from mark 3, the last of the Deep Purple rock albums of the 70's.
|'Take a little rice. Take a little beans.' From which song do these lyrics come?||Deep Purple
Speed King. The track comes from 'In Rock,' considered by many to be the first heavy rock album.
|What Deep Purple track has appeared on 2 studio albums?||Deep Purple
Bloodsucker. The spelling of the song title is slightly different on the 'Abandon' album compared to 'In Rock.' It is spelled 'Bludsucker' on 'Abandon'
|What was the last studio album recorded by the original mark 2 line-up in 1973?||Deep Purple
Who Do We Think We Are. The first track 'Woman from Tokoyo' was one of the best tracks by the mark 2 Deep Purple.
|Who originally wrote and recorded the song, 'Kentucky Woman,' which appeared on an early Deep Purple album?||Deep Purple
Neil Diamond. Deep Purple did many cover versions in their early days: 'River Deep', 'Help', 'Hey Joe' and 'Hush.'
Welsh. The rest of the band are English, apart from Steve Morse who is American.
|What was the title of Deep Purple's last album of the 90's?||Deep Purple
Abandon. 'Purpendicular' was the first Deep Purple album to feature Steve Morse on guitar. 'The Battle Rages On' was Richie Blackmore's last album and Joe Lynn Turner was the singer on the late 1980's album 'Slaves and Masters'.
|Which band did Glenn Hughes play with prior to joining Deep Purple?||Deep Purple
Trapeze. Glen joined Deep Purple in 1973 as a replacement for Roger Glover.
|From which album does the track 'Wring that Neck' originally come?||Deep Purple
|Who replaced Ritchie Blackmore on a temporary basis in the early 90's?||Deep Purple
Joe Satriani. Joe only stayed for a short while before being repaced by Steve Morse.
Switzerland, 1971. This was recorded in the city of Montreux before Christmas, 1971. It was released in April, 1972.
Richie Blackmore, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Jon Lord, Ian Paice. Richie Blackmore was lead guitarist, Ian Gillan vocalist, Roger Glover bass player, Jon Lord keyboard player and Ian Paice drummer.
|What song would you find this lyric from: "I'm alone here, with emptiness, eagles and snow, unfriendliness chilling my body and whispering..."?||"Machine Head" by Deep Purple
Pictures Of Home. This song about searching for one's self is over 5 minutes long.
Never Before. At 3 minutes and 56 seconds, this is the shortest track on the CD.
|"Wish that she was here, I wish she'd hold my hand. Maybe she would laugh, maybe understand. Why was I so cruel, where is she now." Which song would you find this lyric from?||"Machine Head" by Deep Purple
Maybe I'm A Leo. One of the only songs on the CD that doesn't have a chorus.
Space Truckin'. A humorous song about outer space.
Lazy. This is the longest song on the CD. It is 7 minutes and 19 seconds long.
|From which song does this lyric appear: "Frank Zappa and the Mothers were at the best place around, but some stupid with a flare gun burned the place to the ground"?||"Machine Head" by Deep Purple
Smoke On The Water. This was written about the burning about the fire at the Montreux Center on December 3, 1971. Deep Purple opened up for Frank Zappa at the concert.
|Which song features this lyric: "Nobody's gonna take my car, I'm gonna race it to the ground, nobody's gonna beat my car, it's gonna break the speed of sound"?||"Machine Head" by Deep Purple
Highway Star. This was inspired by Alice Cooper's "Under My Wheels".
Ian Paice. Ian Paice, with an incredible thirty-five years, is Deep Purple's longest serving member. Guitarist Roger Glover has thirty-one years of membership, guitarist Ian Gillan comes in third with twenty-nine years experience, while keyboardist extraordinaire, Jon Lord, played for twenty-seven years. That adds up to an incredible one hundred and twenty-two years among the four longest serving Deep Purple musicians.
250,000. They had become successful to a point where they were able to draw two hundred and fifty thousand plus to an open air concert at the California Jam Festival, which took place on April 6, 1974, at the Ontario Speedway. They were promoting their "Burn" album release and co-headlined with Emerson, Lake, and Palmer. Strangely enough, this was the band's biggest crowd ever and it came at a time where the band was in disarray and had some of the original members packing up for greener musical pastures.
Shades of Deep Purple. September 1968 saw the original members begin the band's successful career with the album "Shades of Deep Purple". It was followed up in December 1968 by "The Book of Taliesyn". Since 1968, Deep Purple has recorded over 20 best-selling records.