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Leeds Polytechnic

Here are Mk.3 interviews from May 1974 also known among collectors as the Leeds Polytechnic Project. Parts 1-5 contain interviews with the band (including Ritchie Blackmore!) in the dressing room. Parts 6-8 include fragments of live Space Truckin’.

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Part 2:

Part 3:

Part 4:

Part 5:

Part 6:

Part 7:

Part 8:

Thanks for Brendan Clutton for spotting these.

5 Comments to “Leeds Polytechnic”:

  1. 1
    max says:

    Great. Thanks for putting it on!

    (Love the bit where a shy young DC gets his hand taken away from the front of his mouth while speaking so his words can be heard…)

  2. 2
    69 says:

    This one is actually supposed to begin with a full version of Burn. There must be something missing at the beginning here.

  3. 3
    Purple Princess says:

    These clips are amazing! I’ve never seen them before! Especially love the Blackmore interview!

  4. 4
    Jeff Summers says:

    Excellent…Are these available commercially does anyone know? It would be nice to own full res versions on DVD!!

  5. 5
    Zorz says:

    Have y’all noticed Ritchie slipping a bit of Hey Joe during his trademark eastern-flavoured solo in Space truckin’?

    Nice touch.

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