Classic Heavy Rock Album ‘DEEP PURPLE IN ROCK’ Turns 50 Today…

3 June 2020

Band: Deep Purple  (Hertford, UK)
Active: 1968–1976 / 1984–present
Classic line-up: Ian Gillan (vocals), Jon Lord (keyboards),
Roger Glover (bass), Ian Paice (drums), Ritchie Blackmore (guitar)
Album: Deep Purple In Rock
Released:
3 June 1970 – 50 years ago today!

BBC Music said: “Their collective chutzpah was captured via the album sleeve.
Rarely has a cover so presciently reflected the monumental influence its contents
would have in the years that followed. Reaching number 2 in the UK charts in 1970,
it made the band and pretty much carved out the template for heavy rock.”

Key tracks: Child In Time / Black Night

– CHILD IN TIME –

– BLACK NIGHT –

Album in full…

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DEEP PURPLE: Facebook

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