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Archive for January, 2009



Zabrze, Poland, 1993

Professionally shot footage from Purple show in Zabrze, Poland on October 31, 1993, has surfaced. Local TV crews are routinely given permission to film part of the show to accompany news coverage. Usually it results in a few seconds of the band on stage making it all the way on the air. This one is […]

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One Eye To Morocco radio premiere

Italian Capital Radio has posted online the Whatever show from January 26 that guested Gillan with what appears to be the world radio premiere of One Eye To Morocco. The show is 53 minutes long, with the interview itself starting about 14 minutes into the stream, and is quite interesting. Big Ian explains title of […]

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The other eye to Europe

Ian Gillan is doing a media blitz around Europe for his new solo album One Eye To Morocco. Tonight, January 26, he will appear on Capital Radio in Italy. You can listen to it online (if you’re lucky that is, I got an error message in Italian). Over the next two weeks his promo tour […]

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Caveat emptor: Live 1974 DVD

There is a new live Deep Purple DVD scheduled for release on February 10. It’s called “Live 1974 (TV Recordings)” and the label press release claims that […] the 55-minute disc features footage of “DEEP PURPLE performing for the TV cameras in 1974 in Germany, originally broadcast in Argentina. […] Track listing: Burn Might Just […]

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A Light In Zoetermeer

A review of the Don Airey’s show in Zoetermeer on January 22 and a brief interview with the man himself apears on the Here Comes The Flood blog: Any chance of Deep Purple recording one of your songs on a new studio album? I don’t know. I contributed a lot to the last one, Rapture […]

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Classic Rock in search of the Voice Of Rock

Terry Bezer writes in the Classic Rock Magazine blog: Classic Rock needs your help in selecting rock’s greatest singers and best-loved voices. Britain’s best rock magazine is putting together a list of the singers that changed our lives: the belters, the screamers, the warblers, shriekers, and crooners that helped define the music we know and […]

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Glenn Hughes at the NAMM

Glenn Hughes was interviewed by Eric Blair at the NAMM, which was held January 15-18, 2009 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Glenn talks about his plans, his life, the F.U.N.K album, and the much discussed here and elsewhere Mk3 reunion, which he says is definitely not going to happen this year.

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Ian Gillan’s Moroccan tracklist

A 12-track list for Ian Gillan’s forthcoming solo album One Eye To Morocco has been published on Amazon Germany with a release date of March 6. No cover is shown. 1. One Eye To Morocco 2. No Lotion For That 3. Don’t Stop 4. Change My Ways 5. Girl Goes To Show 6. Better Days […]

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All Night Long in Munich

Don Airey is wrapping up his solo tour of Europe that was rescheduled from last September. On January 20 he and his band have performed in Munich. Here’s some video evidence from the act.

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Tommy Bolin biography on US radio

Greg Prato continues promotion of his new book Touched by Magic: The Tommy Bolin Story. He will appear with an interview in the Electric Ballroom show on New Jersey radio station 95.9 WRAT FM this coming Sunday, January 25 at 10 am EST. WRAT says they broadcast over the Internet (see their website), but it […]

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