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June, 2015

  • 1 June

    Deep Purple – Basel 1970 (Darker Than Blue 154/155)

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    Basel 1970 (Darker Than Blue 154/155) St. Jakob Sporthalle, Basel, Switzerland – June 8, 1970 Disc 1 (47:32) Introduction, Speed King, Black Night, Child In Time, Paint It Black Inc Drum Solo Disc 2 (43:04) Wring That Neck, Mandrake Root After the acquisition of singer Ian Gillan and bassist Roger ...

October, 2014

  • 27 October

    Deep Purple – Burn In Sheffield (Darker Than Blue DTB 167/168)

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    Burn In Sheffield (Darker Than Blue DTB 167/168) City Hall, Sheffield, UK – May 6, 1974 Disc 1 (61:48) Intro, Burn, Might Just Take Your Life, Lay Down Stay Down, Mistreated, Smoke On The Water, You Fool No One inc. Drum Solo Disc 2 (38:55) MC, Space Truckin’, Wombling Song, ...

December, 2013

  • 27 December

    Deep Purple – Lyon 1973 (Darker Than Blue 131)

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    Lyon 1973 (Darker Than Blue 131) Palais Des Sports, Lyon, France – 16th March 1973 CD (50:11): 1. Highway Star, 2. Smoke on the Water, 3. Strange Kind of Woman, 4. Mary Long, 5. Lazy, 6. Drum Solo, 7. The Mule The Deep Purple tour for the “Who Do We ...

November, 2012

  • 23 November

    Deep Purple – Hannover 1970 (Darker Than Blue 156)

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    Hannover 1970 (Darker Than Blue 156) Messehalle, Hannover, Germany December 1, 1970 (70:20) Speed King, Wring That Neck, Mandrake Root, Black Night Deep Purples gig in Hannover Germany in December 1971 has been captured, in part, in a fair to good sounding mono audience recording. There are signs of distortion ...

  • 21 November

    Deep Purple – Berlin 1971 (Darker Than Blue 157/158)

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    Berlin 1971 (Darker Than Blue 157/158) Deutschlandhalle, Berlin, Germany – May 21, 1971 Disc 1 (37:49) MC, Strange Kind Of Woman, Into The Fire, Child In Time, Paint It Black Disc 2 (53:32) Mandrake Root, Black Night, Lucille The recording of Deep Purple’s concert in Berlin, Germany in May 1971 ...

September, 2012

  • 11 September

    Deep Purple – Köln 1970 (Darker Than Blue 143/144)

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    Köln 1970 (Darker Than Blue 143/144) Mulheim Stadthalle, Köln, Germany – April 4th, 1970  Disc 1 (52:23) Speed King, Mumbling Thing Blues, Wring That Neck, Paint It Black / Drum Solo  Mandrake Root inc. Bloodsucker. Stadhalle, Offenbach Germany April 10, 1971; Blsck Night, Lucille  Deep Purple circa early 1970 were ...

April, 2012

November, 2010

  • 18 November

    Deep Purple – The Bronx (Darker Than Blue 091/092)

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    The Bronx (Darker Than Blue 091/092)  Gaelic Park, Bronx, New York – August 30, 1972  Disc 1: (49:11) Intro, Highway Star, Smoke On The Water, Strange Kind Of Woman, The Mule inc. Drum Solo, Lazy  Disc 2: (38:48) Space Truckin’, Speed King, Lucille  Deep Purple was scheduled to play at ...

January, 2010

  • 16 January

    Deep Purple – Red Sky Kansas (Darker Than Blue 079)

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    Red Sky Kansas (Darker Than Blue 079)  Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri – August 28, 1974  (65:42) Intro, Burn, Might Just Take Your Life, Lay Down Stay Down, Mistreated, Smoke On The Water, Space Truckin’, Going Down, Highway Star  Deep Purple visited the US three times during 1974 with both ...

October, 2009

  • 25 October

    Rainbow – Monsters of Rock 1980 Definitive Edition (Darker Than Blue 074/075/076)

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    Monsters of Rock 1980 Definitive Edition (Darker Than Blue 074/075/076) Castle Donington, England – August 16, 1980 CD One: Land of Hope and Glory; Mars; Over the Rainbow; Eyes of the World; Love’s No Friend; Ritchie Solo; Since You’ve Been Gone; Over the Rainbow; Stargazer; Man on the Silver Mountain; Catch ...

  • 24 October

    Rainbow – Soundboard Archives 1976 (Darker Than Blue 077/078)

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    Soundboard Archives 1976 (Darker Than Blue 077/078) Disc One: (Budokan, Tokyo, Japan, 16 December 1976, Evening Show), Mistreated, Sixteenth Century Greensleeves, Catch the Rainbow Disc Two: (Koseinenkin Kaikan, Osaka, Japan, 9 December 1976), Over the Rainbow, Kill the King, Mistreated, Purple Haze/Lazy/Man on the Silver Mountain, Blues; (Koseinenkin Kaikan, Osaka, ...

August, 2009

  • 29 August

    Deep Purple – Mandrake Rock (Darker Than Blue 073)

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      Mandrake Rock (Darker Than Blue 073)  Town Hall, Birmingham, UK – February 12, 1971  Strange Kind Of Woman, Child In Time, Paint It Black/Drum Solo, Mandrake Root, Black Night, Lucille  The latest release from the Darker Than Blue label features Deep Purple’s Birmingham show from February 12, 1971. The ...

  • 15 August

    Deep Purple – Electric Ghost (Darker Than Blue 071/072)

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      Electric Ghost (Darker Than Blue 071/072)  Civic Hall, Wolverhampton, UK – February 20, 1972  Disc 1: (50:56) Highway Star, Strange Kind Of Woman, Child In Time, Mule/Drum Solo  Disc 2: (40:54) Lazy, Space Truckin’, Fireball, Lucille  Electric Ghost from Darker Than Blue features a good to very good, albeit ...

June, 2009

  • 7 June

    Deep Purple – Live In Germany (Darker Than Blue 068/069/070)

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    Live In Germany (Darker Than Blue 068/069/070)  Stadthalle, Offenbach, Germany – November 27, 1970  Disc 1: (61:46) Child In Time, Speed King, Into The Fire, Paint It Black, Mandrake Root  Stadthalle, Offenbach, Germany – April 10, 1971  Disc 2: (57:56) Intro, Yodel, Speed King, Strange Kind Of Woman, Child In ...

May, 2009

  • 23 May

    Deep Purple – Berlin 1973 (Darker Than Blue 066/067)

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      Berlin 1973 (Darker Than Blue 066/067)  Sportpalast, Berlin, Germany – January 16, 1973  Disc 1: (47:09) Highway Star, Smoke On The Water, Strange Kind Of Woman, Mary Long, Lazy, Drum Solo  Disc 2: (38:20) Space Truckin’, Black Night, Lucille  Berlin 1973 from Darker Than Blue presents a good sounding ...

July, 2008

  • 16 July

    Deep Purple – Burn The Witch (Darker Than Blue 057/058)

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    Burn The Witch (Darker Than Blue 057/058) Scandinavium, Gothenburg, Sweden – December 11th, 1973 Disc 1:  Intro., Burn, Might Just Take Your Life, Lay Down Stay Down, Mistreated, Smoke On The Water Disc 2:  keyboard solo, You Fool No One, drum solo / The Mule, Space Truckin’, What’s Going On ...

December, 2007

  • 25 December

    Deep Purple – Circus Khrone ‘70 (Darker Than Blue 056)

    Circus Khrone ‘70 (Darker Than Blue 056) Circus Khrone, Munich, Germany – December 5, 1970 Intro., Yodel, Speed King, Into The Fire, Child In Time, Mandrake Root, Black Night, Lucille 1970 was an extremely busy year for the new Deep Purple line up.  Their LP In Rock and single “Black ...

  • 6 December

    Deep Purple – Oldenburg 1971 (Darker Than Blue 055)

      Oldenburg 1971 (Darker Than Blue 055) Wesser Ems Halle, Oldenburg, Germany – April 7, 1971 Introduction, Speed King, Strange Kind Of Woman, Child In Time, Into The Fire, Mandrake Root Review: Darker Than Blue’s Oldenburg 1971 is their second consecutive release from Deep Purple’s 1971 spring tour of Europe. ...

October, 2007

  • 1 October

    Deep Purple – Danish Yodel Master (Darker Than Blue 053/054)

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     Danish Yodel Master (Darker Than Blue 053/054) Vejlby-Risskov Hallen, Arhus, Denmark – April 24th, 1971 Disc 1: Intro., Yodel, drum solo, Speed King, Strange Kind Of Woman, Into The Fire, Child In Time Disc 2: Wring That Neck, Mandrake Root, Black Night, Lucille Danish Yodel Master uses the same tape ...