70's Music Revisited

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Category: Deep Purple

Deep Purple – Smoke on the Water

April 3, 2014 | 1972, Album Cuts, Deep Purple, Group, Top 40

The opening to this song, currently used in a Bank of America commercial, is as familiar as any recorded during the 1970s. The song was originally released on the “Machine Head” album released in 1972. But although it got radio play on FM radio it really didn’t become a big hit until it was the […]

Deep Purple – Highway Star

June 7, 2009 | 1972, Album Cuts, Deep Purple, Group

Deep Purple’s Album Machine Head is one of the first albums that is considered as Heavy Metal. The album’s most familiar song is Smoke On The Water, but another popular song from the Album is Highway Star. Highway Star opens the album as the first song on side 1 and was written, as were all […]