[% META title = 'The Deep Purple Discography' lineup = 'mk1, mk2a' releasetitle = 'Mark I & II' releasetype = 'album, compilation, live, studio' %]
Mark I & II

Germany December 1973 EMI/Purple Records 1c188-94865/6 [2LP; edited]
Belgium 1973 EMI/Purple Records 4C188-94865/66 [2LP]
Netherlands 1973 EMI/Purple Records 5C184-94865/66 [2LP]
France January 1974 Purple Records C188-94865/6 [2LP]
Italy February 1974 EMI/Purple Records 3C154-94865/66 [2LP]
UK 1974 EMI/Purple Records [2LP]
EEC/Germany 1974 EMI/Purple Records 1c284-94880 [1MC]
Sweden 1974 EMI/Purple Records 4e188-94865/6 [2LP]
Netherlands 197- EMI/Purple Records 1A184-94865/66 [2LP]
(Any CD release?)

Original LP Front

Original LP Back

A compilation of Mks I & IIa material. The timings (as printed on sleeves) differ from one release to another - a few seconds here and there. One of the early releases contain an edited version of "Woman from Tokyo". Most (all?) releases seem to have the full album version, though.


  1. Hush (South) 4.22
  2. Mandrake root (Blackmore/Evans/Lord) 6.03
  3. Why didn't Rosemary? (Blackmore/Evans/Paice/Simper/Lord) 4.56
  4. Hey Joe (Deep Purple) 7.21
  5. Wring that neck (Blackmore/Lord/Simper/Paice) 5.09
  6. Emmaretta (Blackmore/Lord/Evans) 2.58
  7. Help (Lennon/McCartney) 5.54
  8. Chasing shadows (Lord/Paice) 5.31
  9. Black night (Blackmore/Gillan/Glover/Lord/Paice) 3.24
  10. Speed king (Blackmore/Gillan/Glover/Lord/Paice) 5.49
    Complete album version, ie. with the Woffle and all.
  11. Strange kind of woman (Blackmore/Gillan/Glover/Lord/Paice) 4.00
  12. Into the fire (Blackmore/Gillan/Glover/Lord/Paice) 3.29
  13. When a blind man cries (Blackmore/Gillan/Glover/Lord/Paice) 3.29
  14. Smoke on the water (Blackmore/Gillan/Glover/Lord/Paice) 5.37
  15. Woman from Tokyo (Blackmore/Gillan/Glover/Lord/Paice) 2.44 or 5.47
    At least one of the earliest prints had the single edit version.
  16. Highway star (Blackmore/Gillan/Glover/Lord/Paice) 6.46
    Live version taken from Made In Japan 1972.