Episode #4 – The Book of Taliesyn

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Show Updates:

  • Welcome to our new Bulgarian, Russian, and Swedish listeners who joined us this past week!  That gives us listeners from 16 different countries!
  • We went a little long last week. Wanted to make sure we were thorough. We’ll try to tighten it up a little bit this week.  Or should we not worry? Let us know what you think!
  • Continuing to get support and kind words from @sabbathbloodypc on Twitter — check his show out if you want a deep dive into the history and music of Black Sabbath!
  • Mike Ladano (who has a great music blog at mikeladano.com, @MikeLadano on Twitter) had a nice back and forth about his review on the Deep Purple – In Rock (Anniversary Edition).  Check it out at mikeladano.com. Spoiler: he gives it 6/5 stars!
  • More listener feedback: Who are we? Where do we come from?  What’s our story?
    • People want to know what we’re all about and honestly, it never occurred to me that anyone would care.
    • A little about us . . .

John’s Notes From The Field:

  • Recent Whitesnake show in Lincoln, RI on Saturday, May 11.

History Leading Up to The Book of Taliesyn:

The Book of Taliesyn Album Review

Tracks :

  1. Listen, Learn, Read On (Blackmore, Evans, Lord, Paice)
  2. Wring That Neck (Blackmore, Simper, Lord, Paice)
  3. Kentucky Woman (Neil Diamond)
  4. (a) Exposition (b) We Can Work It Out (Blackmore, Simper, Lord, Paice/Lennon, McCartney)
  5. Shield (Blackmore, Evans, Lord)
  6. Anthem (Lord, Evans)
  7. River Deep, Mountain High (Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich, Phil Spector)

History After Release:

In The News . . .

This Week in Purple History . . .

May 20 through May 26

Deep Purple Mystery Track!

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Listener Mail/Comments

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