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Classic Rock Revisited
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Rich Franz
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Tracy Heyder
Dave Hodgkinson
Paer Holmgren
Benny Holmström
Ted Hurst
Ed 'Janx' Jankauskas
Fredrik Jiglund
Dennis Karlsson
Martin Karski
Mark Dorson King
Stefan Krüger
Christer Lorichs
Don Love
Jeremy Marples
Melodic Rock.com
René Mikkelsen

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Rob Prior
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La Repubblica
Dave Rudders
Attila Scholtz
Garry Smith
Jan Thielking
Catrin Wiegand

Chart Attack
Scunthorpe Telegraph
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Jon Lord's Bananas
Does Jon Lord like Bananas?
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Associated Press
Bananas in Berlin
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Goose bumps

Bananas is pure joy to listen to... musically. After a week of intense listening I'm ready to say they've really made a superb job with this. It's fun, heavy, loose, inventive... I could go on. The icing on the cake is Ian's singing. He really shines with his sense of rythm, phrasing, melody, lyrics and ability to get you hooked by varying his lines so it never gets repetitive. No other Purple-connected singer comes close... not many others either.

It was so sad when Jon left and I couldn't imagine anyone coming close to filling his shoes. But Don Airey's input here is absolutely amazing. For me to say Jon isn't missed here (well, of course he is in one sense, the best player ever...) is something I never thought would happen.

I was really touched by Purpendicular, unmoved by Abandon and now sitting here with goosebumps listening to Bananas...

Christer Lorichs

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