Deep Purple ‎– Fireball

Harvest ‎– SHVL 793, Harvest ‎– 1E 064 o 92726
Vinyl, LP, Album, Textured Gatefold

Companies, etc.



‘Gramophone Co.’ variant labels, including e.g. different text positioning from Fireball and different fonts from Fireball.

First edition with a darker textured gatefold sleeve depicting five b&w live photos inside, while later editions are paler and smooth.
Rough labels with ‘The Gramophone Co. Ltd.’ at the beginning of the rim text.
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.

The second catalogue number appears on the rear sleeve.

Album devised and produced by Deep Purple for Edwards/Coletta Productions.

Made and printed in Great Britain.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, side A, stamped exc. PEK etched, variant 1): SHVL 793A-2U 02 C PEK
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, side B, stamped, variant 1): SHVL 793B-3U HT 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, side A, stamped exc. PEK etched, variant 2): SHVL 793A-2U PEK P H 3
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, side B, stamped, variant 2): SHVL 793B-3U OI I
  • Matrix / Runout (Label, side A): SHVL.793A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label, side B): SHVL.793B
  • Other (Sleeve printing date): 7109
  • Rights Society: MCPS
  • Rights Society: Britico
  • Rights Society: NCB

Other Versions (5 of 255) View All

Cat#  Artist Title (Format) Label Cat#  Country Year
P-8092W Deep Purple Fireball(LP, Album, RE, Gat) Warner Bros. Records P-8092W Japan 1974 Sell This Version
010 Deep Purple Fireball(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Not On Label 010 Russia Unknown Sell This Version
0946 3928992 9 Deep Purple Fireball(CD, Album, RM, 25t) EMI, Harvest, Gala Records (5) 0946 3928992 9 Russia Unknown Sell This Version
14C 062-92726, 2J 062-92726 Deep Purple Fireball(LP, Album, RP) Harvest, Harvest 14C 062-92726, 2J 062-92726 Greece 1976 Sell This Version
18379, 811927264 Deep Purple Fireball(Cass, Album) EMI, Harvest 18379, 811927264 Argentina 1971 Sell This Version