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Deep Purple


British hard rock band, formed 1968, broke up 1976, reunited 1984.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Ritchie Blackmore
14-Apr-1945   Deep Purple and Rainbow
David Coverdale
22-Sep-1951   Frontman for Whitesnake
Ian Gillan
19-Aug-1945   Vocalist for Deep Purple
Jon Lord
9-Jun-1941 16-Jul-2012 Founder of Deep Purple
Joe Satriani
15-Jul-1956   Virtuoso rock guitarist


Shades of Deep Purple (1968, Parlophone (UK), Tetragrammaton (US))
1And the Address
3One More Rainy Day
4Prelude: Happiness / I'm So Glad (Skip James cover)
5Mandrake Root
6Help! (The Beatles cover)
7Love Help Me
8Hey Joe

The Book of Taliesyn (1968, Harvest (UK), Tetragrammaton (US))
1Listen, Learn, Read On
2Hard Road
3Kentucky Woman
4Exposition / We Can Work It Out (The Beatles cover)
7River Deep - Mountain High

Deep Purple (1969, Harvest (UK), Tetragrammaton (US))
1Chasing Shadows
3Lalena (Donovan cover)
4Fault Line
5The Painter
6Why Didn't Rosemary?
7Bird Has Flown

Concerto for Group and Orchestra (1969, Warner Bros.)
1Hard Road (Wring That Neck)
2Child in Time
3First Movement: Moderato-Allegro
4Second Movement: Andante
5Third Movement: Vivace-Presto

Deep Purple records with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

Deep Purple in Rock (1970, Harvest (UK), Warner Bros. (US))
1Speed King
3Child in Time
4Flight of the Rat
5Into the Fire
6Living Wreck
7Hard Lovin' Man

Fireball (1971, Harvest (UK), Warner Bros. (US))
2No No No
3Demon's Eye
4Anyone's Daughter
5The Mule
7No One Came

Machine Head (1972, EMI (UK), Warner Bros. (US))
1Highway Star
2Maybe I'm A Leo
3Pictures Of Home
4Never Before
5Smoke on the Water
7Space Truckin'

Made in Japan (1972, EMI (UK), Warner Bros. (US))
1Highway Star
2Child in Time
3Smoke on the Water
4The Mule
5Strange Kind of Woman
7Space Truckin'

Who Do We Think We Are (1973, EMI (UK), Warner Bros. (US))
1Woman from Tokyo
2Mary Long
3Super Trouper
4Smooth Dancer
5Rat Bat Blue
6Place in Line
7Our Lady

Bum (1973, EMI (UK), Warner Bros. (US))
2Might Just Take Your Life
3Lay Down, Stay Down
4Sail Away
5You Fool No One
6What's Goin' on Here
8"A" 200

Stormbringer (1974, EMI (UK), Warner Bros. (US))
2Love Don't Mean a Thing
3Holy Man
4Hold On
5Lady Double Dealer
6You Can't Do It Right (With the One You Love)
7High Ball Shooter
8The Gypsy
9Soldier of Fortune

Come Taste the Band (1975, EMI (UK), Warner Bros. (US))
1Comin' Home
2Lady Luck
3Gettin' Tighter
5I Need Love
7Love Child
8This Time Around/Owed to G (instrumental)
9You Keep on Moving

Perfect Strangers (1984, Polydor (UK), Mercury (US))
1Knocking at Your Back Door
2Under the Gun
3Nobody's Home
4Mean Streak
5Perfect Strangers
6A Gypsy's Kiss
7Wasted Sunsets
8Hungry Daze
9Not Responsible

The House of Blue Light (1987, Polydor (UK), Mercury (US))
1Bad Attitude
2The Unwritten Law
3Call of the Wild
4Mad Dog
5Black and White
6Hard Lovin' Woman
7The Spanish Archer
9Mitzi Dupree
10Dead or Alive

Slaves & Masters (1990, BMG (UK), RCA (US))
1King of Dreams
2The Cut Runs Deep
3Fire in the Basement
4Truth Hurts
5Breakfast in Bed
6Love Conquers All
8Too Much Is Not Enough
9Wicked Ways

The Battle Rages On (1993, BMG (UK), Giant (US))
1The Battle Rages On
2Lick It Up
4Talk About Love
5Time to Kill
6Ramshackle Man
7A Twist in the Tale
8Nasty Piece of Work
10One Man's Meat

Purpendicular (1996, BMG (UK), CMC/Prominent (US))
1Ted the Mechanic
2Loosen My Strings
3Soon Forgotten
4Sometimes I Feel Like Screaming
5Cascades: I'm Not Your Lover
6The Aviator
7Rosa's Cantina
8A Castle Full of Rascals
9A Touch Away
10Hey Cisco
11Somebody Stole My Guitar
12The Purpendicular Waltz
13Don't Hold Your Breath (hidden track)

Abandon (1998, EMI (UK), CMC (US))
1Any Fule Kno That
2Almost Human
3Don't Make Me Happy
4Seventh Heaven
5Watching the Sky
6Fingers to the Bone
7Jack Ruby
8She Was
11Evil Louie

Bananas (2003, EMI (UK), Sanctuary (US))
1House of Pain
2Sun Goes Down
4Razzle Dazzle
5Silver Tongue
6Walk On
7Picture of Innocence
8I Got Your Number
9Never a Word
11Doing It Tonight
12Contact Lost

Rapture of the Deep (2005, Edel (UK), Eagle (US))
1Money Talks
2Girls Like That
3Wrong Man
4Rapture of the Deep
5Clearly Quite Absurd
6Don't Let Go
7Back to Back
8Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye
10Junkyard Blues
11Before Time Began

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