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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. Enjoy!

Thanks to BraveWords for the info.

5 Comments to “Not much of a carpenter”:

  1. 1
    James Steven Gemmell says:

    Hilarious. Roger and Don have great senses of humor. Yeah, don’t take opinions about music too seriously. Everyone’s got different tastes.

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    Gary Poronovich says:

    What a great cool fun interview!!! – Finally, different questions for Roger and Don and some good stories! Plus a little hint of a new album next year!!
    Good stuff!

  3. 3
    Tony says:

    Lovely…… great job, and to be honest….. they ( deep purple ) are still
    interested in fans opinions. I liked it a lot.

    …my questions for DP ,but I will never got an answer, but anyway….. the setlist….I wander
    isn’t there a possibilty to bring a live album with songs we never ever heard live , for example,
    watching the sky, never a word, blood from a stone, a castle full of rascals, the cut runs deep, solitaire, the spanish archer, clearly quite absurd, all I got is you…..

    ……would be something for the real fans to hear this songs live !!

  4. 4
    George Martin says:

    I would have loved to have done this interview. I have a million questions that I have never heard the answer to. He did a good job and nice to find out they may record some new material. He got an exclusive with that one. Roger, you say you read these comments so I hope you read this one. ” You are the coolest guy I have ever met in my life” Always a gentlemen and nothing but class. Can’t wait for an American tour!

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    Useless knowledge says:

    @Tony: Watching the sky has been performed live along with the concerto. You can find it on the double album from ’99 with the LSO live at the Royal Albert Hall

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