Episode #11 – Fireball (25th Anniversary Edition)

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Show Updates:

Patron Thanks!

  • Clay Wombacher

Album Art & Booklet Review

  • Ian Gillan had issues with drinking at this point.  He contributed extensively to the In Rock 25th anniversary CD booklet.  When asked about contributing to Fireball he said, “I can’t remember anything.”
  • Doing the Hollywood Bowl Concerto gig to try to ignite excitement in America, the same way it had in the UK.  This did not work.

Album Details and Analysis:

  • 25th Anniversary Booklet Review.
  1. Strange Kind of Woman
  2. I’m Alone (B-Side)
  3. Freedom
  4. Slow Train
  5. Demon’s Eye (Remix)
  6. The Noise Abatement Society Tapes
  7. Fireball (Take 1 Instrumental)
  8. Backwards Piano
  9. No One Came (Remix)

In The News . . .

This Week in Purple History . . .

July 8 through July 14

  • July 10 1942 Ronnie James Dio Born
  • July 10, 1969 Gover/Gillan’s first show at the Speakeasy
  • July 9, 1970 Fireball was released
  • July 14, 1973 Roger Glover quits deep purple
  • July 9, 2006 John Coletta dies in Spain

Deep Purple Deep Track of the Week:

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