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Deep Purple is an English hard rock band that formed in Hertfordshire in 1968. Together with groups such as Black Sabbath and Led Zeppelin, they're considered as heavy metal pioneers. Especially influential to later metal bands were Ian Gillan's powerful screams and Ritchie Blackmore's virtuoso solos. Deep Purple were also very influential to progressive music as well, with their style evolving over the years and incorporating a variety of genres from art rock to blues to psychedelia and more.

The Early Days:

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Ian Paice
since 1968 till 1976 Percussion, Drum set
since 1984 Percussion, Drum set
Ian Gillan
since 1969 till 1973 Harmonica, Percussion, Lead vocal
since 1984 till 1989 Percussion, Lead vocal, Harmonica
since 1992 Lead vocal, Harmonica, Percussion
Don Airey
since 2002 Organ, Keyboard
Jon Lord
since 1968 till 1976 Background vocals, Organ, Keyboard
since 1984 till 2002 Background vocals, Organ, Keyboard
Roger Glover
since 1969 till 1973 Bass
since 1984 Bass
Steve Morse
since 1994 till 2022 Guitar
Ritchie Blackmore
since 1968 till 1975 Guitar
since 1984 till 1993 Guitar
Glenn Hughes
since 1973 till 1976 Lead vocal, Bass
David Coverdale
since 1973 till 1976 Lead vocal
Joe Lynn Turner
since 1989 till 1992 Lead vocal
Nick Simper
since 1968 till 1969 Background vocals, Bass
Rod Evans
since 1968 till 1969 Lead vocal
Tommy Bolin
since 1975 till 1976 Lead vocal, Guitar, Bass
Joe Satriani
since 1993 till 1994 Guitar

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07 Nov 2016, 15:50
В молодости был активным фанатом этой группы. Выход ни одного альбома не прошёл незамеченным!
10 Nov 2016, 11:05
Что сказать они легенды. Музыка у них специфическая, но под настроение всегда слушаю.
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