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Happy birthday, Big Ian

Best wishes to our favourite singer. Many happy returns, and take good care of yourself!

Thanks to Igor Gruden for the video (via deeppurpleos)



22 Comments to “Happy birthday, Big Ian”:

  1. 1
    Mike Whiteley says:

    Indeed,Happy Birthday,Ian !! Best wishes for health & good fortune.
    Job very well done on this video..It obviously took time and patience to assemble.Apart from IG wailing on the bongos during the gong crash,the audio sync’ing with the various visuals is quite remarkable.

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    LRT says:

    Great stuff Igor, and Happy Birthday Ian. Now let’s not hear any of this other line-up singer stuff, THS. Got your number here. 🙂

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    Tommy H. says:

    Congratulations to Ian! Unbelievable how time flies …

    Cheers,
    Tommy

  4. 4
    nupsi59 says:

    Happy Birthday Mr. Ian Gillan!

    Thank you for accompany us musically since our youth.

    Now enjoy your freetime and have a nice Day!

  5. 5
    Jeff Summers says:

    Fantastic vid Igor!! IG was nothing short of phenomenal on this track. As Joe Satriani said “A force of nature” 🙂 Happy Birthday to the greatest Rock singer of all time IMO… Cheers!!

  6. 6
    michael mazur says:

    happy birthday to one of the great heavy hard rock vocalist ever.

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    Michael says:

    What can I say, he is IAN GILLAN, the one and only. Happy Birthday to the greatest rocksinger of all times.

  8. 8
    Scott says:

    Happy B-Day Mr. Gillan

  9. 9
    Scott W says:

    Happy Birthday Ian! Hard to believe it’s been 9 years since I met you at Slim’s in San Francisco on the ‘Gillan’s Inn’ tour on Sept 11th. I still have the entire show I filmed that night!
    Interesting that this great synched video featured in this post shows the RB era not the current band…

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    Alexandre Santos says:

    Happy Birthday Gillan.
    Best wishes from brazilian fan. You are the great singer on the all time for me and purple fans.
    I hope see you on Brazil again.

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    Frank says:

    Bonne fete big G from Quebec.And thanks for another great show last month!

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    yance says:

    Without equal !

  13. 13
    Ivica says:

    Happy Birthday Ian
    Igor ,professional job, great vid
    HLM, after 45 years, still powerful song, fresh

  14. 14
    josh says:

    Best wishes, Mr. Gillan.

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    gustavo says:

    First time you came to Buenos Aires I gave the welcome in the airport, in 1990, 25 years ago, when you were 45 years old. Today I remember that time because it was your bithday and in the Obras stadium all people sang the “happy bithday”. Well, nothing more than the best for you and……..THANK YOU IAN

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    Victor says:

    Happy Birthday, Ian!!!!

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    Buttockss says:

    How come the good t-shirts don’t come in xtra large?

  18. 18
    Phil Reed says:

    Happy Birthday to “The Child in Time”………not one of the best rock singers THE best rock singer, without question, forget the other pretenders!! I will have a libation or two in your honour tonight.

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    Sal says:

    Happy Birthday Ian! Hope that you had a wonderful day.

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    Jeogger Matthews says:

    FELIZ ANIVERSÁRIO, GRANDE IAN GILLAN! BRAZIL LOVES YOU!

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    Ger Leender says:

    A bit late, but congratulations and all the best wishes from ‘the biggest ian gillan fan in the universe’. Still hope to meet you once before I fall apart, was close to that in June the 9th 2006 at the arrow rock festival in the netherlands. Cheers and bottoms up BIG Ian. You are the best ever !!

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