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110 comments

  1. Careful Axeman Eugene

    here’s my latest complete up-to-date list of pressed silver original CD titles (or pro-CDR titles) that I’m searching for…..

    1. Deep Purple – any CD (or pro-CDR) titles that feature Ritchie Blackmore briefly playing the guitar riff of their song ‘Rat Bat Blue’ in a live show in 1985
    2. Deep Purple – any CD (or pro-CDR) titles that have a live version of their song ‘Demon’s Eye’
    3. Deep Purple 2CD “RAT BAT PURPLE” (Bio label)
    4. Deep Purple 2CD “RAT BAT RIFF IN PHILADELPHIA” (label unknown)
    5. Deep Purple 2CD “MACHINE HEAD” (quadraphonic – QuadraDisc label)
    6. Roger Waters 1-pro-CDR “SOUNDBOARD KAOS” (Ayanami-058)
    7. Roger Waters 3-pro-CDR “PROJECT KAOS” (LEM 031)

    i would really appreciate any help at all…thanx. you can email me at xyzXYZee “at” aol “dot” com. thankx

  2. Careful Axeman Eugene

    anybody know if any studio material (rarities, outtakes, demos, alt. versions, remixes, etc.) of the Allman Bros. Band’s first 3 studio albums (debut album, “Idlewild South”, & “Eat a Peach”) can be found on any pressed silver original CD titles? and esp. their songs “Whipping Post” & “Midnight Rider”? the only one that I know of so far is a 1CD called “One More Ride” that covers “Idlewild South” material, but it seems that it’s likely a rather old release that may be outdated by now in terms of sound quality. any help or info at all will be well-appreciated…thanx very much

  3. Careful Axeman Eugene

    here’s the complete up-to-date list of pressed silver original CD titles (or pro-CDR titles) that I’ve been looking for…..

    1. Deep Purple 2CD “SQUARE IT UP” (Reel Master label – RM-011/012)
    2. Deep Purple – any CD (or pro-CDR) titles that have a live version of their song ‘Demon’s Eye’
    3. Deep Purple 2CD “RAT BAT PURPLE” (Bio label)
    4. Deep Purple 2CD “RAT BAT RIFF IN PHILADELPHIA” (label unknown)
    5. Deep Purple 2CD “MACHINE HEAD” (quadraphonic – QuadraDisc label)
    6. Roger Waters 1-pro-CDR “SOUNDBOARD KAOS” (Ayanami-058)
    7. Roger Waters 3-pro-CDR “PROJECT KAOS” (LEM 031)

    i would really appreciate any help at all…thanx. you can email me at xyzXYZee “at” aol “dot” com. thankx

  4. Careful Axeman Eugene

    anybody know of a specific CD title on which we could find this particular video version of the Rolling Stones’ Jumpin’ Jack Flash for which the Stones wear garish makeup?….https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TIx9YWF02uU

    we don’t know of any so far that have it…not even one of the recent (Beggars’ Banquet) releases on the Mayflower or OMS labels.

    does it just not exist on CD? any info at all will be well-appreciated, esp. even it’s just confirmation that it doesn’t exist at all on CD…thankx very much

  5. Careful Axeman Eugene

    here’s the complete up-to-date list of pressed silver original CD titles (or pro-CDR titles) that I’ve been looking for…..

    1. Deep Purple 1CD “RITCHIE’S LAST” (Darker Than Blue 002)
    2. Deep Purple 2CD “2ND NIGHT OF RIZ” (Demon’s Eye DE-010-11)
    3. Deep Purple 2CD “PURPLE BLITZ” (Demon’s Eye DE-036/037)
    4. Deep Purple – any CD (or pro-CDR) titles that have a live version of their song ‘Demon’s Eye’
    5. Deep Purple 2CD “RAT BAT PURPLE” (Bio label)
    6. Deep Purple 2CD “RAT BAT RIFF IN PHILADELPHIA” (label unknown)
    7. Deep Purple 1CD “STUTTGART 2.16/17.72? (DP label)
    8. Deep Purple 2CD “MACHINE HEAD” (quadraphonic – QuadraDisc label)
    9. Roger Waters 1-pro-CDR “SOUNDBOARD KAOS” (Ayanami-058)
    10. Roger Waters 3-pro-CDR “PROJECT KAOS” (LEM 031)

    i would really appreciate any help at all…thanx. you can email me at xyzXYZee “at” aol “dot” com. thankx

    • Careful Axeman Eugene

      …..and now here are several more that i’m now also looking for…..

      11. Deep Purple 2CD “(DEEP PURPLE) DESTROYED THE ARENA” (TNT Studio label – TNT-940139/140)

      12. Deep Purple 2CD “SQUARE IT UP” (Reel Master label – RM-011/012)

      13. Deep Purple 2CD “WALVERHAMPTON (sic) (2.20.72)” (DP label)

      14. Deep Purple 1CD “FIRE IN THE SKY” (DPCD-41573)

      15. Deep Purple 1CD “LONG BEACH (4.15.73)” (DP label)

      16. Deep Purple 1CD “ATLANTIC CROSSING (1973)” (DP3121)

      and I’m still looking for all the other titles that I’ve listed, except for #1 (Deep Purple 1CD “RITCHIE’S LAST” (Darker Than Blue 002)) and #3 (Deep Purple 2CD “PURPLE BLITZ” (Demon’s Eye DE-036/037)), both of which I’ve recently managed to find & acquire. you can email me at xyzXYZee “at” aol “dot” com. thankx

  6. Careful Axeman Eugene

    anybody have available, or could get for me, or at least know where or how i can currently find, any Deep Purple CDs (or pro-CDRs) that have a live version of the song “Demon’s Eye”, which they apparently performed live only on a small number of occasions (rather rare), esp. such as their 6/24/1971 show in Birmingham (UK)? thankx to anybody who could kindly try to help me in any way at all. you can email me at xyzXYZee “at” aol “dot” com. thanx

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