Deep Purple

Deep Purple

Deep Purple are an English rock band formed in Hertford in 1968. Along with Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath, they are considered to be among the pioneers of heavy metal and modern hard rock, although some band members believe that their music cannot be categorised as belonging to any one genre. They were once listed by the Guinness Book of World Records as "the loudest pop group", and have sold over 100 million albums worldwide. Deep Purple were ranked #22 on VH1's Greatest Artists of Hard Rock programme.

Deep Purple Discography


T-107 Deep Purple The Book Of Taliesyn (Album) Tetragrammaton Records T-107 US 1968 Sell This Version
TET M 8102 Deep Purple Shades Of Deep Purple (Album) Parlophone TET M 8102 US 1968 Sell This Version
SHVL 759 Deep Purple Deep Purple (Album) Harvest SHVL 759 Israel 1969 Sell This Version
BP-8962 Deep Purple & The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Malcolm Arnold Deep Purple & The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Malcolm Arnold - Concerto For Group And Orchestra (Album) Harvest, Harvest BP-8962 Japan 1969 Sell This Version
SHVL 777, 1E 062 º 91442 Deep Purple Deep Purple In Rock (Album) Harvest, Harvest SHVL 777, 1E 062 º 91442 France 1970 Sell This Version
RL-12-1 Deep Purple / Mashmakhan Deep Purple / Mashmakhan - In Rock / Mashmakhan(LP, Transcription) AFRTS (Armed Forces Radio & Television Service) RL-12-1 US 1970 Sell This Version
SHVL 793, IE 064 o 92726 Deep Purple Fireball (Album) Harvest, Harvest SHVL 793, IE 064 o 92726 UK 1971 Sell This Version
TPSA 7504 Deep Purple Machine Head (Album) Purple Records, Purple Records TPSA 7504 Ireland 1972 Sell This Version
TPSP 351, TPSP 3511, TPS 3512 Deep Purple Made In Japan (Album, Single) Purple Records TPSP 351, TPSP 3511, TPS 3512 Israel 1972 Sell This Version
CN 1513/S Deep Purple Stereo Pop Special-12(LP, Transcription) BBC Transcription Services CN 1513/S UK 1972 Sell This Version
5C 064-93261, 5C 062-93671 Deep Purple / Ike & Tina Turner Deep Purple / Ike & Tina Turner - Machine Head / Feel Good(LP, TP) Purple Records, United Artists Records 5C 064-93261, 5C 062-93671 Netherlands 1972 Sell This Version
64023 Deep Purple Who Do We Think We Are (Album) Purple Records, Purple Records 64023 Argentina 1973 Sell This Version
W 2766 Deep Purple Burn (Album) Purple Records, Purple Records W 2766 US 1974 Sell This Version
WSTQ 2832-QF Deep Purple Stormbringer (Album) Purple Records, Purple Records WSTQ 2832-QF US 1974 Sell This Version
1775M Deep Purple Come Taste The Band (Album) Purple Records 1775M New Zealand 1975 Sell This Version
73499, 73500 Deep Purple / Chick Corea / Kenny Rankin / Carmen Deep Purple / Chick Corea / Kenny Rankin / Carmen - Nightbird & Company(2xLP, Promo) Army Reserve, Army Reserve 73499, 73500 US 1975 Sell This Version
264 1981814 Deep Purple Made In Europe (Album, MiniAlbum) Purple Records, EMI 264 1981814 Spain 1976 Sell This Version
P-10444W Deep Purple Powerhouse (Comp, Album) Purple Records P-10444W Japan 1977 Sell This Version
I C 064 60 900 Deep Purple Last Concert In Japan (Album) Warner Bros. Records, Purple Records I C 064 60 900 Turkey 1977 Sell This Version
1A 138-64156/7 Deep Purple In Concert (Album) Harvest 1A 138-64156/7 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
PC 501 Deep Purple Live In London (Album) Harvest, EMI Electrola PC 501 Ireland 1982 Sell This Version
824 003-1 M-1 Deep Purple Perfect Strangers (Album) Polydor, Polydor 824 003-1 M-1 US 1984 Sell This Version
LPR 16595 Deep Purple The House Of Blue Light (Album) Polygram LPR 16595 Mexico 1986 Sell This Version
835 897-2, 835 - 897 - 2 Deep Purple Nobody's Perfect (Album) Polydor, Polydor 835 897-2, 835 - 897 - 2 Europe 1988 Sell This Version
DP VSOP LP 125 Deep Purple Scandinavian Nights (Live In Stockholm 1970) (Album) Connoisseur Collection DP VSOP LP 125 UK 1988 Sell This Version

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March 1, 2015
edited 11 months ago


March 31, 2013
Think you will find his name is Blackmore - Ritchie Blackmore. He is a guitarist.


January 5, 2011
edited 8 months ago
"The loudest band in history"...."Posh Mans Led Zeppelin"....whatever people say deep purple were one of the founders of rock music and one of the greatest bands to have ever lived. No other band has a legacy like Deep Purple, whether you prefer the early and late material with Gillan on vocals or the late 1970s folk rock of David Coverdale, Deep Purple catered for a wide audience. The bands power peaked with the release of Machine Head which contains their biggest hit "Smoke on the water" but others were firm favourites too like Highway Star and Space Truckin.
They hit a low in the years to follow with Blackmore and Glover going on to play in Rainbow and Gillan having a break, but like birds to the nest they reformed to produce the stunning "Perfect Strangers" in 1984, my favourite album of the 1980s largely because it was the MKII line up.
Their sound was still as fresh as ever and Blackmores guitar tone is so heavenly angels are jealous!! [listen to "wasted sunsets" and youll hear what I mean]. Still touring to this day with Ian Paice the only member to have been in the band throughout its career, you cant beat a bit of Deep Purple!!.... child in time, fireball, stormbringer, burn, soldier of fortune, black night, hush are still all all the trainspotters ive edited "Blackmore" now, problems with predicted typing I guess, R.I.P. Jon Lord by the way

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