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Roger can sing

Not many of even the die hard fans know that Roger Glover actually has a beautiful singing voice (quite understandably, because he uses it in public so rarely). Here is an example from all the way back in 1966. It is an unreleased demo acetate of him singing his own song called Afterwards.

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Family men talking network latencies

Here’s another of Roger Glover’s interviews with classic rock radio stations, and this time it’s actually quite interesting. Roger gives status update on his memoir, talks about jamming in the pandemic, his domestic habits, shoving something up somebody’s arse, icing on the cake, and of course, the new album.

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A songwriter that happens to play bass

Here is the second part of the interviews from the Japanese Burrn! magazine Deep Purple special, courtesy of Akemi Ono who graciously supplied us with the reverse translations. Burrn! August 2020 edition Roger Glover Interview Roger Glover considers himself very lucky. At a bass players conference, he said “If you want to move forward, find […]

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We’re talking about state of the art

Roger Glover was on WLVQ radio a few days ago, having another one of those “Mr Grover ‘n’ Mr Gillian” moments — speaking about Whoosh for one second, and then retelling the story behind Smoke for the umpteenth time.

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The joy of music

Japanese Burrn! magazine has a 17-page Deep Purple special in its August 2020 issue. The feature includes pictures, discography, and interviews with Ian Gillan, Roger Glover and Ian Paice. Our Japanese correspondent Akemi Ono has graciously supplied us with the reverse translation of the more interesting tidbits of the three interviews. Here is the first […]

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What’s gonna happen when they’ll run out of movie titles?

Italian webzine Truemetal has a lengthy interview with Roger Glover, which was done by an obvious fan. That makes it twice as interesting for us as the usual fare from the mainstream press (even the musical mainstream press). This album is the band’s twenty-first over more than 50 years of career. I guess this is […]

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We live in hope

Roger Glover is doing publicity blitz for the new album, and was a guest on Detroit radio WRIF yesterday, July 27, talking to a slightly clueless, but typically enthusiastic classic rock radio DJ.

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Hear here

RG gives some insights on songs he likes to listen to: So, I thought I’d share some of the music and songs that interest me, plucked from my collection, sorry, database. Head over to RGs website for the first part of “Hear Here“.

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The twin towers of rock

Roger Glover posted a text about the death of Little Richard To me, the twin towers of rock, Little Richard and Chuck Berry, are gone, but their legacy will be felt for eons. Head over to the RG official website to read “Little Richard R.I.P.“

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Nothing seems important, yet everything is

Roger Glover posts a message to the world, in which he mourns the passing of John Prine on April 7 from COVID-19 complications. I sit at the computer attempting to describe feelings, views, thoughts, but nothing seems important right now, and yet everything is. Of course, I send my wishes for good health to anyone […]

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