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Deep Purple – A ‘Perfect’ Track For Today’s Vinyl Vault

Deep Purple fans can't miss today's Vinyl Vault track, being from one of their best albums and hardly ever on the air anymore, making it "perfect" for this program.  "Perfect" that is, being the title track to Perfect Strangers, the big 1984 reunion album for the classic "Mark II" line up.  We'll explain later this afternoon around 5:20pm.  Out of tow

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Warner Brothers Records
Warner Brothers Records
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‘Burn’ – Hot Vault Track on a Hot Day

Appropriate in more ways than one, Deep Purple's classic track Burn will be today's Vinyl Vault track.  Perfect!  The mercury is expected to creep above 90, and many folks will "burn" their doggies and burgers today!  Happy Memorial Day you grillers, and I hope you enjoy some early David Coverda

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John Li, Getty Images
John Li, Getty Images
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Deep Purple Teaming Up With Bob Ezrin for New Studio Album

In the past, Deep Purple often looked no further than each other when it came to selecting a producer.

But for their forthcoming studio effort, guitarist Steve Morse and company have recruited someone with an impressive resume: Bob Ezrin, best known for his work with Kiss, Alice Cooper and Pink Floyd, among many other legendary rock bands.

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Jon Lord From Deep Purple Health Update

Jon Lord of Deep Purple is undergoing specialist treatment for pancreatic cancer in Israel and hopes to be back at work with the band. The 70-year-old keyboard player confirmed the cancer last year.  Deep Purple drummer Ian Paice, says that Jon is receiving a new treatment, which appears to be working well.

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Warner Brothers Records
Warner Brothers Records
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Deep Purple MKIII – Today’s Vinyl Vault

1974.  Exit: Ian Gillan and Roger Glover.  Enter: David Coverdale and Glen Hughes.  Born: Deep Purple mark III, a system fans came up with to designate the different line-ups.  Mark II, with Gillan a

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Frazer Harrison, Getty Images
Frazer Harrison, Getty Images
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Dio Tribute Album Will Feature Judas Priest, Deep Purple Stars

Since early 2011, there’s been plenty of talk about a star-studded Ronnie James Dio tribute album.

Well, it looks like 2012 will be the year it finally arrives. And the list of artists lined up to honor the late solo singer and onetime Black Sabbath and Rainbow frontman is quite impressive: Rob Halford (Judas Priest), Ian Gillan (Deep Purple), Lemmy Kilmister (Motorhead) and Dave Grohl (Nirvana and Foo Fighters), among others.

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Polydor Records
Polydor Records
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Deep Purple – No “Strangers” to the Vault

I still remember the excitement I felt in 1984 when I heard the classic mkII line-up of Deep Purple were working again.  I was a big fan of the band, especially during the Machine Head period, so naturally I wanted to hear what

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Wymer Publishing
Wymer Publishing
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Deep Purple and Rainbow Fans – Good Reading Coming

Colin Hart was the road manager for Deep Purple through most of their career, including the superstar days.  He also did the same duties for Rainbow in between Purple stints.  Can you imagine the stories this guy has?  If you're a fan of either or, like me, read all about it soon in "A Hart Life" coming soon from Wymer Publishing

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Eagle Rock Entertainment
Eagle Rock Entertainment
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Deep Purple Fans – How’s Your CD Budget?

I've been a huge Deep Purple fan since I was a kid, and list "Machine Head" as one of my favorite Purple albums - the number one "desert island" album, if you will.  I've kept up on all the line-up changes over the years and experienced the embarrassment of every new record they made as they sank farther into "you've gotta be kidding me" territory

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Warner Brothers Records
Warner Brothers Records
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Burn with Deep Purple! Early Coverdale on The Vault

The "Mark II" line up of Deep Purple featuring Ian Gillan was the most popular line up during this band's long haul; think 'Smoke on the Water' , 'Highway Star' and 'Woman From Tokyo'.  However, when future Snake man David Coverdale came in around 1974, a whole new brand of Deep Purple was born.  "Mark III" was harder and bluesier, not as commercial, and fans loved it.

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deeppurple.com, Britta Stippich
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Deep Purple Day – The Vault Today and in Detroit Tonight!

We're tipping our hats to Deep Purple today and getting into their 1984 reunion album 'Perfect Strangers' on the Vault.  'Knocking At Your Back Door' got to be a pretty big hit for them that

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(Photo by Jo Hale/Getty Images)
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Deep Purple – Still Deep

Ian Gillan, Roger Glover and Ian Paice, the 3 holdovers from the classic "Mark II" Deep Purple line up that did Machine Head and other popular early 70's albums are still at it.  I've seen some footage from a recent show and it was surprisin

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