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On August 7, 2020.

On August 7, 2020, “earMUSIC” label released “Whoosh!”, the twenty-first Deep Purple studio album. It was recorded 2019 – 2020, at “The Tracking Room”, “Anarchy Studios” and “Ocean Way” in Nashville, Tennessee, “Noble Street Studios” in Toronto, Canada, “Henson Recording Studios” in Hollywood, California, and was produced by Bob Ezrin.


  • Ian Gillan – vocals
  • Steve Morse – guitars
  • Don Airey – keyboards
  • Roger Glover – bass
  • Ian Paice – drums
  • Saam Hashemi – programming
  • Ayana George, Tiffany Palmer – backing vocals
  • Bob Ezrin – percussion, backing vocals, mixing
  • John Metcalf – orchestra arrangements
  • Alan Umstead – conductor
  • Julian Shank – engineer, mixing
  • Alex Krotz, Jaime Sickora – engineer
  • Zach Pepe – engineer assistant
  • Nick Spezia – orchestra recording
  • Justin Cortelyou – mixing, tracking
  • Jason Elliott, Justin Francis – mixing
  • Bryce Robertson – tracking assistant
  • Eric Boulanger – mastering
  • Jekyll & Hyde – cover art, design
  • Ben Wolf – band photography
  • Elena Saharova – landscape photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Ian Gillan, Steve Morse, Don Airey, Roger Glover, Ian Paice and Bob Ezrin, except where noted.

  1. Throw My Bones
  2. Drop the Weapon
  3. We’re All the Same in the Dark
  4. Nothing at All
  5. No Need to Shout
  6. Step by Step
  7. What the What
  8. The Long Way Round
  9. The Power of the Moon
  10. Remission Possible
  11. Man Alive
  12. And the Address – Ritchie Blackmore, Jon Lord
  13. Dancing in My Sleep (bonus track)

On May 10, 2020.

On May 10, 2020, John Michael McKenzie died aged 64. He was musician (bass, guitar, backing vocals), member of the bands Global Village Trucking Company and Man. He recorded and performed with Eurythmics, The Pretenders, Alison Moyet, Lionel Richie, Dr. John, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Annette Peacock, Steve Hillage, Noel McCalla, Bob Young, Shusha Guppy, Wham!, Deke Leonard, Morrissey-Mullen, Claire Hamill, Space Monkey, Jim Diamond, Bob Dylan, Al Corley, Jeffrey Lee Pierce, Microdisney, Five Star, Endgames, John Mizarolli, Gary Moore, Ian Paice, Jaki Graham, Don Airey, Richard Bailey, Peter Auty, Billy Bremner, Terry Stannard, Simon Kirke, Earl Slick, Graham Lyle, Chris Thompson, Patti Austin, Latin Quarter, Phil Manzanera, Matt Bianco, Pete Brown, Helen Watson, Kevin Rowland, Shakira, David Bowie, Tina Turner, Eric Burdon, Kajagoogoo, Johnny Mathis, Everything But The Girl, Todd Sharpville, Branford Marsalis, Rui Veloso, Tim Finn, Ive Mendes, Tom Scott, David Dundas, Danny Tenaglia, The Christians, Phenix Horns, Duran Duran’s Andy Taylor, Jimmy Iovine, Dave Stewart, Wild, Leon Ware, Eternal, James Ingram, Francis Rossi, Karl Jenkins, Albert Lee, Barbara Dickson, Davy Spillane, Charles Aznavour, Raw Stylus, Linda Taylor, Blair Cunningham, Andy Newmark, Teresa Teng, Annabel Lamb, Nadirah X, Bob Clearmountain, Mitchell Froom, Arthur Louis, and Reggae Philharmonic Orchestra.

On October 23, 2001.

On October 23, 2001, “ATO” and “Evangeline Records” labels released “The Deep End, Volume 1”, the fourth Gov’t Mule studio album. It was recorded in 2001, at “The Theater 99” in New York, NY, “Sunset Sound” in Hollywood, CA; “Fantasy Studios” in Berkeley, CA, “Water Music” in Hoboken, NJ, and was produced by Michael Barbiero, Warren Haynes, John Cutler, David Z, and Stefani Scamardo.


  • Warren Haynes – vocals, guitar
  • Matt Abts – drums
  • Allen Woody – bass
  • Jack Bruce  – bass, mixing
  • Oteil Burbridge – bass
  • Bootsy Collins – bass
  • John Entwistle – bass
  • Flea – bass
  • Roger Glover – bass
  • Mike Gordon – bass
  • Larry Graham – bass
  • Stefan Lessard – bass
  • Dave Schools – bass
  • Mike Watt – bass
  • Willie Weeks – bass
  • Chris Wood – bass
  • Gregg Allman – vocals, keyboards
  • Rob Barraco – organ, Wurlitzer
  • Keith Barry – tenor saxophone
  • Randall Bramblett – organ
  • Jerry Cantrell – vocals
  • Audley Freed – guitar
  • Eddie Harsch – keyboards, organ
  • Huck Leavell – organ, Wurlitzer
  • Little Milton – vocals, guitar
  • Danny Louis – organ, Wurlitzer
  • Page McConnell – organ, Wurlitzer, synthesizer
  • John Scofield – guitar
  • Derek Trucks – slide guitar
  • Mike Uhler – trumpet
  • Dan Weinstein – trombone
  • Bernie Worrell – organ, clavinet
  • Tim Reynolds – guitar
  • Michael Barbiero – mixing, engineering
  • John Cutler – engineering
  • David Z – mixing, engineering
  • Ray Martin – engineering, mixing
  • Stefani Scamardo – executive producer
  • Raeanne Zschokke – assistant engineer
  • Greg Griffith – assistant engineer
  • Jeff Hoffman – assistant engineer
  • Ryan Castle – assistant engineer
  • Michael Rosen – assistant engineer
  • Dan Jurow – assistant engineer
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Steve Fallone – editing

Track listing:

All tracks by Warren Haynes, except where noted.

  1. Fool’s Moon
  2. Life on the Ouside – Warren Haynes, Audley Freed
  3. Banks of the Deep End – Warren Haynes, Audley Freed
  4. Down and Out in New York City – Bodie Chandler, Barry De Vorzon
  5. Effigy – John Fogerty
  6. Maybe I’m a Leo – Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Jon Lord, Ian Paice
  7. Same Price
  8. Soulshine
  9. Sco-Mule
  10. Worried About the Blues – Warren Haynes, Allen Woody, John Jaworowicz
  11. Beautifully Broken – Warren Haynes, Danny Louis
  12. Tear Me Down
  13. Sin’s a Good Man’s Brother – Mark Farner

On April 27, 2015.

On April 29, 2015, “Frontiers” label released “The Purple Album”, the twelfth Whitesnake studio album. It was recorded 2014 – 2015, at “Hook City” in Reno, Nevada, and was produced by David Coverdale, Michael McIntyre and Reb Beach.


  • David Coverdale– lead vocals, mixing
  • Reb Beach– guitars, backing vocals, mixing
  • Joel Hoekstra– guitars, backing vocals
  • Michael Devin – bass, harmonica, backing vocals
  • Tommy Aldridge– drums
  • Derek Hilland – keyboards
  • Michael McIntyre – engineer, mixing
  • David Donnelly – mastering

 Track listing:

  1. Burn – Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale, Glenn Hughes, Jon Lord, Ian Paice
  2. You Fool No One – Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale, Glen Hughes, Jon Lord, Ian Paice
  3. Love Child – Tommy Bolin, David Coverdale
  4. Sail Away (featuring Elegy for Jon) – Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale
  5. The Gipsy – Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale, Glen Hughes, Jon Lord, Ian Paice
  6. Lady Double Dealer – Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale
  7. Mistreated – Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale
  8. Holy Man – David Coverdale, Glen Hughes, Jon Lord
  9. Might Just Take Your Life – Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale, Glen Hughes, Jon Lord, Ian Paice
  10. You Keep On Moving – David Coverdale, Glen Hughes
  11. Soldier of Fortune – Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale
  12. Lay Down Stay Down – Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale, Glen Hughes, Jon Lord, Ian Paice
  13. Stormbringer – Ritchie Blckmore, David Coverdale

On March 19, 1971.

On March 19, 1971, “Decca” label released “Green Bullfrog”, album by an ad-hoc band of musicians lead by Derek Lawrence. It was recorded in 1970, at “De Lane Lea Studios” in London, and was produced by Derek Lawrence.


  • Earl Jordan – vocals
  • Ritchie Blackmore – guitar
  • Albert Lee – guitar
  • Big Jim Sullivan – guitar
  • Rod Alexander – guitar
  • Tony Ashton – piano, organ
  • Matthew Fisher – piano
  • Ian Paice – drums
  • Chas Hodges – bass
  • Martin Birch– engineer

Track listing:

  1. My Baby Left Me – Arthur Crudup
  2. Makin’ Time – Eddie Phillips, Kenny Pickett
  3. Lawdy Miss Clawdy – Lloyd Price
  4. Bullfrog – Derek Lawrence, Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Paice
  5. I Want You – Tony Joe White
  6. I’m a Free Man – Mark “Moogy” Klingman
  7. Walk a Mile in My Shoes – Joe South
  8. Lovin’ You is Good for Me Baby – Derek Lawrence, Corlett, Hutton

On April 26, 2013.

On April 26, 2013, “earMusic” label released “Now What?!”, the 19th Deep Purple studio album. It was recorded in 2012, at “The Tracking Room”, “Anarchy Studios” and “Rainbow Recorders” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Bob Ezrin.


  • Ian Gillan– vocals
  • Steve Morse– guitar
  • Roger Glover– bass
  • Ian Paice– drums
  • Don Airey– keyboards
  • Jason Roller – acoustic guitar
  • Eric Darken– percussion
  • Mike Johnson – steel guitar
  • David Hamilton – additional keyboards
  • Students of Nimbus School of Recording Arts– gang vocals
  • Bob Ezrin– additional backing vocals, percussion, mixing
  • Justin Cortelyou – engineer, mixing
  • Li Xiao Le – assistant engineer
  • Zach Allan, Jarad Clement, Rob Harris, Mike Airey, Nathan Sage – additional engineers
  • Greg Calbi- mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Don Airey, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Steve Morse, Ian Paice and Bob Ezrin.

  1. A Simple Song
  2. Weirdistan
  3. Out of Hand
  4. Hell to Pay
  5. Bodyline
  6. Above and Beyond
  7. Blood from a Stone
  8. Uncommon Man
  9. Après Vous
  10. All the Time in the World
  11. Vincent Price


In November 1974.

In November 1974, “Purple” label released “Stormbringer”, the ninth Deep Purple studio album. It was recorded August – September 1974, at “Musicland Studios” in Munich, “The Record Plant” in Los Angeles, and was produced by David Coverdale, Ritchie Blackmore, Jon Lord, Glen Hughes, Ian Paice and Martin Birch.


  • David Coverdale– lead vocals
  • Ritchie Blackmore– lead guitars
  • Jon Lord– organ, keyboards, electric piano, backing vocals
  • Glenn Hughes– bass guitar, lead vocals
  • Ian Paice– drums, percussion, mixing
  • Martin Birch – engineer, miixing
  • Reinhold Mack, Hans Menzel – engineer assistance
  • Gary Webb, Garry Ladinsky – mixing assistance
  • Lucille Handberg – cover photography

Track listing:

  1. Stormbringer – Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale
  2. Love Don’t Mean a Thing – Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale, Glenn Hughes, Jon Lord, Ian Paice
  3. Holy Man – David Coverdale, Glen Hughes, Jon Lord
  4. Hold On – David Coverdale, Glen Hughes, Jon Lord, Ian Paice
  5. Lady Double Dealer – Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale
  6. You Can’t Do It Right (With the One You Love) – Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale, Glen Hughes
  7. High Ball Shooter – Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale, Glenn Hughes, Jon Lord, Ian Paice
  8. The Gipsy – Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale, Glenn Hughes, Jon Lord, Ian Paice
  9. Soldier of Fortune – Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale


In August 1972.

In August 1972, “Purple Records” label released the debut, self-titled Elf album. It was recorded April – July 1972, and was produced by Roger Glover and Ian Paice.


  • Ronald Padavona(Ronnie James Dio) – vocals, bass guitar
  • David Feinstein- guitar
  • Mickey Lee Soule- piano, organ
  • Gary Driscoll- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Driscoll, Mickey Lee Soule, David Feinstein and Ronald Padavona.

  1. Hoochie Koochie Lady
  2. First Avenue
  3. Never More
  4. I’m Coming Back for You
  5. Sit Down Honey (Everything Will Be Alright)
  6. Dixie Lee Junction
  7. Love Me Like a Woman
  8. Gambler, Gambler

In July 1976.

In July 1976, “Polydor” label released “Child in Time”, the debut Ian Gillan Band album. It was recorded December 1975 – January 1976, at “Musicland Studios” in Munich, and was produced by Roger Glover.


  • Ian Gillan– vocals, harmonica
  • Ray Fenwick– guitars, slide guitar, vocals
  • John Gustafson– bass guitar, vocals
  • Mark Nauseef– drums, percussion
  • Mike Moran– Fender Rhodes, Hohner Clavinet, Hammond organ, ARP 2600, piano, ARP string ensemble
  • Roger Glover– synthesizer (ARP 2600), kalimba, vocals

Track listing:

  1. Lay Me Down – Ian Gillan, Ray Fenwick, Mark Nauseef, John Gustafson
  2. You Make Me Feel So Good – Ian Gillan, Mike Moran, Dave Wintour, Bernie Holland, Andy Steele
  3. Shame – Ian Gillan, Ray Fenwick, Mark Nauseef, John Gustafson
  4. My Baby Loves Me – Ian Gillan, Ray Fenwick, Mark Nauseef, Roger Glover
  5. Down the Road – Ian Gillan, Ray Fenwick, Mark Nauseef, John Gustafson, Roger Glover
  6. Child in Time – Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Jon Lord, Ian Paice
  7. Let It Slide – Ian Gillan, Ray Fenwick, Mark Nauseef, John Gustafson, Mike Moran