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Before I Forget
Review by Gary Hill
This solo album from Jon Lord has been reissued with some bonus tracks. It's an intriguing album.

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Beyond The Notes
Review by Larry Toering
By the time of his previous solo album, Jon Lord had not broken away from Deep Purple yet.

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Concerto for Group & Orchestra
Review by Gary Hill

The music here is, by definition, a marriage of classical and rock sounds in three extensive pieces.

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Concerto For Group And Orchestra – Mediabook Edition
Review by Larry Toering
Just weeks before Jon Lord's passing in 2012, he finished work on what he took pride in being his ultimate achievement in the studio. 

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Pictured Within
Review by Larry Toering
Jon Lord released this long awaited solo album after much hesitation.

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Sarabande
Review by Larry Toering
At the moment there is much to be said on behalf of  Jon Lord, who recently earned an honorary degree, has been very busy recording and playing live since leaving Deep Purple at the turn of the century. 

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Deep Purple's third album, simply titled “Deep Purple,” was arguably the strongest of the first three, and most of this Eagle re-issue is of digitally remastered quality, done in 2000.


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Deep Purple - Graz 1975
Review by G. W. Hill

If you like this version of Deep Purple (guitarist Ritchie Blackmore, frontman David Coverdale, bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes, keyboard player Jon Lord and drummer Ian Paice) you must own this.


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Deep Purple - History, Hits and Highlights ’68-’76 DVD
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Deep Purple - In Concert 1970 – 1972
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One of several live and studio re-issues to come from Eagle this summer, is this two-disc set that was originally released in 1980, and a couple of times since.


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Deep Purple - In Concert With The London Symphony Orchestra DVD
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The whole nearly clichéd concept of doing a concert with a symphony orchestra is, thankfully, starting to fall out of style. Just you don’t misunderstand, there are some instances where it works really well, but more often than not it comes across as a gimmicky concept that falls pretty flat.
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Various Artists - Legends: Get it On (Limited Edition Hybrid SACD version)
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This album was originally released as a Time Life Series disc.


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Deep Purple - Live at Montreux 1996
Review by Gary Hill
Deep Purple has always had a special place in my heart. When I first started getting into hard rock a friend turned me onto the In Rock album and I was amazed.
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Deep Purple - Live at Montreux 1996 DVD
Review by Gary Hill
Sometimes it's all about the impression. I saw Deep Purple once quite a few years back, and frankly, I found them to be boring.
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Deep Purple - Live at NEC 1993
Review by G. W. Hill

Deep Purple has a lot of jam band built into the musical picture.


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Deep Purple - Live at the NEC DVD
Review by G. W. Hill
This comes from the 2002 tour. Jon Lord had announced his retirement from Deep Purple. Don Airey was the new keyboardist. 

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Deep Purple - Live in California 74
Review by G. W. Hill

I’ve always been a big fan of the Burn album.


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Deep Purple - Live In London
Review by Greg Olma

There has been much said about the different lineups of Deep Purple but for my money, the Mk 3 lineup stands up as their best. 


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Deep Purple - Live in Stuttgart 1993
Review by G. W. Hill

I can’t recommend this live recording enough.


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Deep Purple - MK III The Final Concert
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Eagle Records is certainly making Christmas come early this year. 


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Deep Purple - Perfect Strangers Live DVD
Review by G. W. Hill

I can still remember when the Perfect Strangers album was released.


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Deep Purple - Phoenix Rising Blu-Ray
Review by Gary Hill

One part concert film, one part documentary, Phoenix Rising looks at the Mark IV lineup of Deep Purple (David Coverdale, Glenn Hughes, Tommy Bolin, Ian Pace and Jon Lord).


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Deep Purple - Purpendicular
Review by Larry Toering

After Deep Purple found themselves without a guitarist once again when Joe Satriani left, they quickly settled on Steve Morse and he's been there ever since.


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Deep Purple - Purpendicular (Reissue)
Review by G. W. Hill

This new reissue of Purpendicular includes two bonus tracks.


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Deep Purple - Rapture Of The Deep (Special Edition 2CD)
Review by Greg Olma
Deep Purple never seems to get the respect that they deserve. Everyone talks about Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath as the creators of the hard rock sound.
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Various Artists - Stay Tuned – Bernhard Welz - All Stars Charity Album
Review by Larry Toering
Stay Tuned is the third album in a charity series by Bernhard Welz.

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Deep Purple - The Book Of Taliesyn
Review by Larry Toering

Deep Purple's second album was often the least critically acclaimed of the first three, perhaps rightfully so, perhaps not.



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Deep Purple - The Early Years
Review by Bruce Stringer
At just under 78 minutes, EMI's first CD compilation of the much-underrated Mark I line-up sees a bold collection taken from Deep Purple's first 3 LPs remastered with astounding clarity and a song collection that confirms the pioneering integrity of the fore fathers of British heavy metal.
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Various Artists - The Hammond Organ: An Introduction to the Instrument and the Players Who Made it Famous written by Scott Faragher
Review by G. W. Hill

There are only a few musical instruments that have changed music and defined a sound.


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Deep Purple - They All Came Down To Montreux – Live at Montreux 2006 DVD
Review by Gary Hill
When it comes time to figure out a list of the best videos of the year, this one will be very close to the top. While I enjoyed the DVD of Purple’s earlier Montreux appearances, this one is heads above that one.
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Deep Purple - Total Abandon: Australia '99
Review by G. W. Hill

This live album from Deep Purple finds the band in a killer performance.


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Ian Gillan with Tony Iommi and Friends - Who Cares
Review by G. W. Hill

An expanded set based on the concept and charity involved with the original single, this double disc set has some great stuff.


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