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Glenn Hughes on Brazilian TV

Glenn’s performance in Programma Todo Seu on December 9th:

Thanks to Daniel Bengtsson for the info.

25 Comments to “Glenn Hughes on Brazilian TV”:

  1. 1
    Maybe I'm a Leo says:


  2. 2
    stoffer says:

    Nice to hear some Trapeze and even a little Rainbow, liked Trapeze even before GH joined Deep, Glenn’s voice is INTACT!!

  3. 3
    Moreblack says:

    Yeah,we have tv on Brazil.And christmas trees,and rock and roll and rock,,,

  4. 4
    jantchc says:

    i didn’t saw the tv show but wen’t to his concert in são paulo..

    awesome show, the guy really can sing..

    maybe he should replace gillan in DP..

  5. 5
    bizon says:

    wow, they managed to misspell not only the title, but also glenn’s surname… bravo.

  6. 6
    HZ says:

    Glenn is the last one of DP family that’s still great in rock! Glenn is king!

  7. 7
    guitar_smasher says:

    A MK-IV reunion would be most awesome. The current DP has become very boring.

  8. 8
    byron says:

    Great voice yes..but Catch the rainbow is quite irrelevant…but I suppose it was a tribute to Ronnie

  9. 9
    Purple III and VI rules says:

    The comments right here above says it all. Glenn is vindicated!

  10. 10
    alf + says:

    sings like a… could be in the jacksons five, (four by now).

  11. 11
    Karl-Heinz says:

    Not everyone will like the way he’s singing and screaming – BUT: He has the best voice in the world. He’s 58 now and sings like he’s 20. And he sing sos soulful.

    You have to watch this very awesone. Great Versions of “Coast To Coast” and “Medusa” as well as the little Raonbow Medley, surely with the late Ronnie Dio in mind.

    Only Glenn with acoustic guitar. Wonderful.

    Just hearing his Christmas CD aain.

    Merry christmas to all Deep Purple and glenn Hughes Fans.


  12. 12
    Henrik says:

    – it sounds like a parody!

  13. 13
    stoffer says:

    @9 vindicate: to clear of accusation or blame
    Never thought of it that way but, I guess I blamed GH’s whooping and screaming for some bad DP shows in MK III & IV, who wouldn’t like to redo at least a few things from the seventies?? 🙂

    vindicated – absolutely (could use a new hair stylist though…lol)

  14. 14
    purplepriest1965 says:

    Always hate the Michael Jackson outings by Glenn.
    Appearantly he thinks different.

    Pity, without he is a GOD!!!!

    This week I finally received my CTTB vinyl and yesterday I read about Black Country Communions plans in Classic Rock magazine.
    It says , for example, that they have cleared their 2011 agenda to put maximum effort and focus into BCC.

    Great decision and I m looking forward with much anticipation now guys.

    Cheers, Mark

  15. 15
    Bronx says:

    Gleen Hughes sempre foi e sempre será inferior a Ian Gillan. Este Glenn Hughes é uma piada. KKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK!!!!!!!!!!!!

  16. 16
    Moreblack says:

    Ok Bronx.Já deu sua opinião.Agora volte ao normal.Acho que ninguem fez tal comparação aqui.

  17. 17
    GUILLERMO says:

    “jantchc says:
    maybe he should replace gillan in DP..”

    Maybe you are drunk….
    You know, Xmas time.

  18. 18
    Eddie6string says:

    Why don’t they employ this man to sweeten the grapes on the Vine to make a vintage ‘Out of this world’ – but I guess a recording played at volume would do the job adequately!

    Makes you wonder where Glenn & BCC could be in 5 or 10 yrs from now?

    Would love to see Glenn join DP on stage & do Child in Time & yes Mr Morse – then Put it out on You Tube to make the performing world realise how High the Bar is set in the Musical High Jump of Live performance!

    Respect & Admiration Glenn, Also for the TV host in understanding the ‘Black Country’ dialect!!!!

    ‘Tara a bit’

  19. 19
    Moreblack says:

    Catch the Rainbow,and i bursted in tears.Now,i can rest in peace.

  20. 20
    Rambone says:

    Glenn looks like an old lady in her best days. Beat it man!

  21. 21
    purplepriest1965 says:

    @ 17

    Nahhhhh, I prefer Candice and the 2 sisters.

  22. 22
    Moreblack says:

    #21 yeah mister priest,i prefer the two sisters by far.What a beautifull duo.

  23. 23
    T says:

    Although Glenn is not to everyone’s taste, it would be difficult to deny that of all the Purple family–including Purple itself–Glenn has been the one to keep the Purple fire burning. His output has been both profuse and exceptional, be it his numerous solo albums, collaborations with Tony Iommi and others, guest appearances, or in the new Black Country Communion.

    Glenn Hughes–more than any other–has kept the spirit of Purple-style music going. BCC has just put out an outstanding and strong-performing album and are ready to work on the next–amazing. And this from a new group with no pedigree other than loose associations to former groups.

    I look forward to the consistent releases of Glenn Hughes more than any other member or former member of Deep Purple. With the possible exception of First Underground Nuclear Kitchen–which was well-recorded but not to my own taste–I have never been disappointed, and the Hughes catalogue remains among the most played in my collection.

    As for this performance, with an acoustic guitar and lack of a backing band, his choice of tunes is limited but his voice is so powerful that he makes up for the lack of volume. “Medusa” is a good example. With no loud electric guitar and crashing drums to accompany him, Hughes relies on his voice to fill in the difference. These are difficult passages to sing–practically a capella at times and with the complication of playing the guitar at others. With Ronnie gone, Glenn arguably currently has the strongest voice in the Purple family.

    I suspect the on-screen “mispellings” are indigenous to Brazilian Portuguese pronunciation and conventions for the benefit of a non-English speaking audience. I wouldn’t put too much stock in that.

    Black Country Communion holds the greatest promise out of the Purple Family. They need only to push up the faders on the Hammond and put more emphasis on that heavy organ sound (perhaps they didn’t to prevent comparisons to Purple). For me, “Too Late for the Sun” was the most exciting BCC moment so far, with the extended organ and guitar soloing to the tune of 11 minutes–something Deep Purple has been afraid to do on record but of which are perfectly capable. Who among us wouldn’t like to see Deep Purple devote that much time to a jam on an official studio release.

    Keep ’em comin’ GH.

  24. 24
    HZ says:


    Well said,T!

  25. 25
    purplepriest1965 says:

    Talking about ” misspellings” ……

    Everyone seen the Paiste (Instead of Paice)mentionings in the Glover interview?

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