- Bass Guitar – Roger Glover
- Crew [Equipment] – Ian Hansford, Rob Cooksey, Ron Quinton
- Design – Castle, Chappell & Partners Limited
- Drums – Ian Paice
- Electric Guitar, Lead Guitar – Ritchie Blackmore
- Engineer – Alan O'Duffy, Lou Austin*, Martin Birch
- Keyboards – Jon Lord
- Lead Vocals – Ian Gillan
- Mastered By – Pek*
- Photography By [Chagford Studios] – Tony Burrett
- Producer – Deep Purple
- Written-By – Gillan*, Paice*, Lord*, Blackmore*, Glover*
First edition label variation has a darker textured gatefold sleeve depicting five b&w live photos inside while later editions are paler and smooth;
The Gramophone Co. Ltd. appears at the beginning of the circular text on both labels which appear rough, not smooth.
Initial quantities came with a lyrics insert printed in purple on both sides and in a generic polylined EMI inner sleeve depicting other artists' current releases.
Date code 7109 (September 1971) and printer’s credit on inner gatefold.
“Printed and made by Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd.”
Album Devised And Produced By Deep Purple For Edwards/Coletta Productions.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Label Side A): SHVL.793A
- Matrix / Runout (Label Side B): SHVL.793B
- Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A Stamped ): SHVL 793A-2U
- Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A Etched): PE K
- Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B Stamped ): SHVL 793B-3U
- Rights Society: MCPS. Britico. NCB
- Other (Printing Date (Cover)): 7109
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|SHVL 793, IE 064 o 92726||Deep Purple||Fireball (LP, Album, Tex)||Harvest, Harvest||SHVL 793, IE 064 o 92726||UK||1971||Sell This Version|
|6215, SHVL 793||Deep Purple||Fireball (LP, Album)||EMI, Harvest||6215, SHVL 793||Argentina||1972||Sell This Version|
|WT-429||Deep Purple||Fireball (Cass, Album, Unofficial)||Western Thunder Records||WT-429||Ukraine||Unknown||Sell This Version|
|BS 2564||Deep Purple||Fireball (LP, Album, RP)||Warner Bros. Records Inc.||BS 2564||US||Unknown||Sell This Version|
|P-8092W||Deep Purple||Fireball (LP, Album, RE, Gat)||Warner Bros. Records||P-8092W||Japan||1974||Sell This Version|