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The importance of branding

While performing for two nights in Moscow, Glenn Hughes was interviewed by TASS (now, there’s an agency that is an oxymoron). He claimed that the current band tried to stop him from performing the “Classic Deep Purple Live” tour. The Deep Purple you know of with Gillan, Glover and Paice are very upset with me […]

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Hughes memorabilia auction

The private rock’n’roll memorabilia collection of one Noel Monk is now up for sale at Backstage Auctions. Back in the 70s he was the tour manager for Trapeze, and then briefly managed Hughes’ solo career in the 80s. There are a number of Trapeze and Glenn related items among the 800 lots, including his bass […]

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Glenn Hughes in Poughkeepsie, NY

Glenn Hughes brings the Purple to Poughkeepsie Glenn Hughes brought his incredible lung power and bass playing finesse to a small but very appreciative crowd at The Chance in downtown Poughkeepsie, New York last Tuesday September 11th, 2018. Glenn opened the show with Stormbringer and then settled into a really groovy Might Just Take Your […]

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Taking a penalty

Glenn Hughes did an interview with Metal Express promoting the upcoming UK leg of his Classic Deep Purple Live tour. When you joined Deep Purple back in 1973, was it always on the basis that you were to be the bassist and also as an occasional singer or did you expect to do more lead […]

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Moore Blues for Gary

Several members of the Purple family paid tribute to the late Gary Moore by taking part in recording of Moore Blues for Gary – A Tribute To Gary Moore album due out on October 26 via Edel/earMUSIC. This tribute album is a brainchild of Bob Daisley, who had played bass with Gary since the early […]

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The life and music of Glenn Hughes

There is a new book on Glenn Hughes out in Japan from the Young Guitar magazine, The life and music of the best funky R&R player Glenn Hughes. It features the “Glenn Hughes Story” and discography of his 163 pieces of work (including guest appearances), with song titles, performing artists for his major works, and […]

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As close as you’re going to get

Glenn Hughes did an interview with Icon vs Icon blog promoting his Classic Deep Purple Live tour in the US: You’re about to launch a U.S. tour playing the music of Deep Purple. What made now the time to bring this tour to the masses? I didn’t want to bring this to the stage with […]

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The song that kept on moving

Glenn Hughes spoke to the Talking Metal podcast, promoting his Classic Deep Purple Live tour and paying tribute to Aretha Franklin. In a bit of historical anecdotage, he revealed that You Keep on Moving was originally written in 1973 during Burn sessions, but never made it to that album, nor the next one. The interview […]

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Hughes’ live downloads

Glenn Hughes will release live recordings of his shows from the upcoming US tour. The tour starts on August 25 in Westbury, NY, and he will be performing his Classic Deep Purple Live Mk3/4 set. The recording will be made available as digital downloads only and can now be pre-ordered at $11.95 each, $29.95 for […]

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A bit of a hugger

Glenn Hughes was interviewed by Planet Rock at this weekend’s Steelhouse Festival in Wales. (watch inside)

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