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Live performance is the only thing that matters

A vintage interview with our ever so thoughtful Roger Glover, originally published in New Musical Express on October 14, 1972. Roger talks about some side project with Big Ian he’s working on (wonder what had happened to it), the impending release of Made in Japan, and wonders why the British press and radio do not […]

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Child in Time: the story behind the song

A short documentary from Dutch TV on the story behind this iconic Deep Purple tune, with interviews from Roger Glover and Ian Gillan.

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Bass Player time

Glenn Hughes is on the cover of the Bass Player UK magazine issue number 404. Apparently it is out since early December and probably marked as January 2021 due to the ongoing “calendar inflation” in magazine business. The inside story contains an interview that eventually should show up on Magzter. By the way, Roger Glover […]

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White cliffs of Dover being re-chiseled

Second part of the fan interview with Roger Glover and Don Airey. This time they spoke to Chris Aston from the UK. This probably is as close as most of us will ever experience sitting in a pub with those two gentlemen. Enjoy!

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Not much of a carpenter

Edel had run a contest to interview the band in conjunction with the Whoosh! release. Anssi Herkkola from Finland was the winner and got to speak with Roger Glover and Don Airey. This produced a quite relaxed conversation with some off the beaten path questions. And good old THS gets a namecheck at the end. […]

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Three quarters

Happy birthday to our favourite bass player! Besides playing bass in a band most of us might have heard of, Roger is a man of many talents — he is a songwriter, producer, an artist, photographer, father, grandfather, and most importantly — just a wonderful human being. Cheers to the next three quarters!

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Zoom jam isn’t on the cards

An interview with Roger Glover is the cover feature of September edition of the Bass Player magazine. They talked about the pandemic, the new album, Bob Ezrin, bass gadgets and widgets, the dynamics inside the band, Jon Lord, and many other things. Presumably there won’t be any Long Goodbye tour dates in 2020, then? “No, […]

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Force of nature

Roger Glover was the featured guest on BBC’s Rock Show With Johnnie Walker this Saturday, September 19. He appeared on the show’s Rock God segment. Roger nomination for the deity was not one of his bandmates, but Gary Moore: When we had the reunion in 1984 — Deep Purple, that is — Paicey came in […]

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Not just a cabaret show

Roger Glover shows his artsy side in this early 80s vintage TV interview.

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Purple family double dip

Another long form interview courtesy of the dreaded lurgy. Eddie Trunk did a “double dip” on his latest (September 2) podcast by talking to Graham Bonnet and Roger Glover. Roger’s segment starts at around 7’00” into the podcast, and Graham’s at 48’25”.

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